Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

Hanoi’s Autumn Book Festival 2015

10/31/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) - The 2015 Autumn Book Festival, featuring around 5000 book titles opened at the Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi on Thursday. Books on displayed are published by the Women Publishing House, Kim Dong Publishing House, and the Youth Publishing House.

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Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

Vietnamese women’s contributions to community

10/24/2015 - 13:51

(VOVworld) – 9 collectives and 10 individuals have received the 2015 women’s award of the Vietnam Women’s Union. The award acknowledges their efforts to overcome difficulties in life and support for others in the community, contributing to promoting gender equality and women’s advancement in Vietnam.

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Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

Aroma young glutinous rice of the northwest

10/17/2015 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Tourists prefer to visit the northwestern region in the autumn to watch ripen terraced rice fields, indulge in the aroma, and participate in the glutinous young rice festival of the local ethnic groups - Tay, Thai, Nung, Giay, and Mong. It’s the most joyous time of the year when people harvest young rice to make “Cốm” – green...

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‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

10/12/2015 - 15:42

(VOVworld) – Every Wednesday and Saturday, members of ‘A better Hanoi’ project gather at a number of restaurants in the city to collect the food not used in local restaurants and hotels, package them, and deliver them to needy people. For these young people, the weekend is not time for relaxing after hard days at university or college, but for...

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‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

‘A better Hanoi’ for the poor

10/10/2015 - 14:01

(VOVworld) – Every Wednesday and Saturday, members of ‘A better Hanoi’ project gather at a number of restaurants in the city to collect the food not used in local restaurants and hotels, package them, and deliver them to needy people. For these young people, the weekend is not time for relaxing after hard days at university or college, but for...

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Earrings of the Mong in Son La

Earrings of the Mong in Son La

10/3/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s northwestern region appeals to visitors for its natural beauty and the unique culture of local ethnic groups, which includes their costumes and architecture. Viet Anh reports on the peculiarity of the earrings of the Mong.

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Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

Jubilant atmosphere of mid-autumn festival in Hanoi

9/26/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – The jubilant atmosphere of the full-moon festival prevails every corner especially in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Colorful lanterns, masks and moon cakes are sold everywhere in the streets, making the children more eager for the festival.

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Making paper masks for Mid-autumn festival

Making paper masks for Mid-autumn festival

9/20/2015 - 14:53

(VOVworld) – “Making paper masks, enjoying the Mid-Autumn Festival” is a project run by painter Trang Thanh Hien and students of the Vietnam University of Fine Arts. They have instructed children making traditional Vietnamese paper masks as a way to preserve and promote the cultural value of paper masks.

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Vietnamese doctors provide free eye surgery for poor Lao patients

Vietnamese doctors provide free eye surgery for poor Lao patients

9/12/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – A program was conducted from August 24 to August 28 to provide free eye examinations, treatment, and surgery for poor people and war veterans in Laos’ capital Vientiane. The program, which is held every 2 years over the past 8 years, was organized by the War Veterans’ Associations of Vientiane and Vietnam’s HCM city, the HCM city Eye...

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Voice of Vietnam Radio: a close friend to all people

Voice of Vietnam Radio: a close friend to all people

9/5/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – The Voice of Vietnam will celebrate its 70th anniversary on September 7. VOV’s development over the past 70 years has always been accompanied by its listeners. Several VOV listeners clubs have been formed in cities and provinces.

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VOV broadcasters’ contributions to Vietnam’s resistance wars against invaders

VOV broadcasters’ contributions to Vietnam’s resistance wars against invaders

8/29/2015 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Radio the Voice of Vietnam played as a bridge connecting people of northern and southern Vietnam during Vietnam’s two resistance wars against the French colonialists and the US aggressors. VOV broadcasters endured a lot of hardship fulfilling their tasks during this time, contributing to the success of national resistance wars. VOV’s Thanh Trung reports…

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Significant work to welcome VOV’s 70th anniversary

Significant work to welcome VOV’s 70th anniversary

8/22/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The Radio Technology Center has produced a bust of President Ho Chi Minh to mark the Voice of Vietnam’s 70th anniversary on September 7. The statue was cast from red copper, extracted from radiator panels of used electronic vacuum tubes.

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The translation of Kieu, an expedition into Vietnam’s literature

The translation of Kieu, an expedition into Vietnam’s literature

8/15/2015 - 14:52

(VOVworld) – The translation of the Tale of Kieu by Nguyen Du into foreign languages has never been an easy task. Up to present, the Tale of Kieu has been translated into 20 languages and is available for readers in many countries and territories around the world. VOV’s Phuong Thuy reports…

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The Tale of Kieu adapted to Cheo popular theater

The Tale of Kieu adapted to Cheo popular theater

8/8/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – “The tale of Kieu” by famous Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du has been adapted to several genres including Cheo popular theater and Tuong classical opera. A memorable scene featuring a jealous lady from “The tale of Kieu” has been adapted for a Cheo performance in Chuong village, Tan Phong district, Hai Duong province as part of activities to honor...

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ASEAN traditional music festival

ASEAN traditional music festival

8/1/2015 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN traditional music festival will be held in Thanh Hoa province from August 1-6. This is the first time Vietnam will be hosting the event. During the 5-day festival, ASEAN artists will showcase their countries’ unique culture and music.

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Farmer tourist guides in Quang Ninh province

Farmer tourist guides in Quang Ninh province

7/25/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – In addition to growing rice and vegetables, farmers in Yen Duc commune, Dong Trieu town, Quang Ninh province are both tourist guides and performing artists. They might receive tourists in the morning, drive an electric car, cook a meal at noon, show tourists how to make sticky rice cakes and catch fish in the afternoon, and perform a...

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Women who detect and clear bombs and mines

 Women who detect and clear bombs and mines

7/18/2015 - 6:59

(VOVworld) – Detecting and clearing explosive remnants of war is often thought of as men’s work but many women in Quang Tri province have gotten involved in such activities. 8 members of the project “Restore the Environment and Neutralize the Effects of War – RENEW” are women.

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Cooperation in education, healthcare, and humanitarian activities deepens Vietnam-US relationship

Cooperation in education, healthcare, and humanitarian activities deepens Vietnam-US relationship

7/11/2015 - 8:53

(VOVworld) – Recent cooperation in education, healthcare, and humanitarian activities has greatly consolidated Vietnamese-US relations.

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Tourism development in Mong Cai city

Tourism development in Mong Cai city

7/4/2015 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Being one of the most important international border gates in the north of Vietnam, Mong Cai city in Quang Ninh province has great potential for the development of border travel. The tourist potential is fully and effectively exploited in this area.

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Pako, Van Kieu women make their living

Pako, Van Kieu women make their living

6/27/2015 - 16:37

(VOVworld) - Lao Bao township in Quang tri province shares the border with Laos’ Savanakhet province. The women there, mainly from the Pako and Van Kieu ethnic minority groups, make their living by pulling rickshaws. Starting with only 10 rickshaws, they have now formed a pulled-rickshaw team of more than 80 members to transport goods and earn stable incomes and...

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