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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Meeting with VOV winners of 2014 National Press Award

Meeting with VOV winners of 2014 National Press Award

6/20/2015 - 17:21

(VOVworld)- The Voice of Vietnam won a number of awards at the 2014 National Press Award. A group of journalist of the News and Current Affairs Channel won A Prize for a program themed “Ho Chi Minh testament- A testament about humans and for the humans”. On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day, we talked...

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Promoting Vietnam’s traditional long dress to the outside world

Promoting Vietnam’s traditional long dress to the outside world

6/13/2015 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The governor of Paris’s district 8 said Vietnam’s traditional long dress (ao dai) really beautifies women after attending a fashion show in France’s capital. Vietnam’s ao dai has made a reputation at many fashion shows around the world but there’s still a long way to develop an international market for it.

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Summer, call of the sea

Summer, call of the sea

6/6/2015 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – In the scorching summer, there’s nothing more interesting than playing freely at the seaside. Beaches such as Co To, Cat Ba, and Do Son in the north, Sam Son, Cua Lo, and Thien Cam in the central region, and Danang, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc in the south are packed with Vietnamese and foreign tourists.

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Southern-style Vietnamese gardens in Hawaii, US

Southern-style Vietnamese gardens in Hawaii, US

5/30/2015 - 11:10

(VOVworld) – Lines of straight areca-nut trees, verdant betel trellises, sweet-smelling jackfruits, and bushes of lushy piper lolot, which are typical images in a garden in Vietnam’s southern region, can be seen on a farm in the US state of Hawaii state in the Pacific. VOV introduces Lam Hanh’s farm, an overseas Vietnamese in Hawaii.

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US war veteran opens free English classes in Hanoi

US war veteran opens free English classes in Hanoi

5/23/2015 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – Returning to Vietnam nearly 4 decades after the war, Paul George Harding, a US was veteran, has opened free English classes in Hanoi as he wants to make amends as far as possible to the Vietnamese people.

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Songs about President Ho Chi Minh

Songs about President Ho Chi Minh

5/16/2015 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - Songs about President Ho Chi Minh have been popular among the Vietnamese people. Musicians wrote about President Ho Chi Minh with great love and respect for the Vietnamese great leader. VOV’s Thu Hang reports.

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Effective community-based tourism model in Dien Bien

 Effective community-based tourism model in Dien Bien

5/9/2015 - 12:27

(VOVworld) – Famous tourist attractions in the northern province of Dien Bien include the Dien Bien Phu victory relic complex and villages of the local ethnic minorities. Dien Bien has been developing a model of community-based tourism to attract more tourists, which has proved effective.

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Tug of war game in Ngoc Tri village, Long Bien district of Hanoi

Tug of war game in Ngoc Tri village, Long Bien district of Hanoi

5/2/2015 - 15:00

(VOVworld) - Located along banks of the Red river, ancient villages in Long Bien still maintain their traditional rituals and games. The tug of war game in Ngoc Tri village in the Long Bien district of Hanoi is a traditional game that takes place annually in the spring. The game represents local people’s wish for prosperity and good luck in...

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Life in Truong Sa today

Life in Truong Sa today

4/25/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – As the Vietnam People’s Army forces were marching to liberate southern Vietnam and reunify the country in April, 1975, several troops were sent to Truong Sa islands to take control over there. 40 years after liberation, Truong Sa has become an island district with strong economic development and national defense. VOV’s Thai Binh reports…

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“War minutes 1-2-3-4.75” – a view of the victors

“War minutes 1-2-3-4.75” – a view of the victors

4/18/2015 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – “War minutes 1-2-3-4.75” is a historical novel by journalist Tran Mai Hanh. Historical stories in the novel recall the pressing atmosphere during the last days of Vietnam’s national resistance war against the American aggressors in 1975. The novel reflects the unbiased view of a journalist and historical witness over a fierce but glorious period in Vietnam’s history.

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Czech-Vietnamese dictionary-a book of friendship

Czech-Vietnamese dictionary-a book of friendship

4/11/2015 - 13:24

(VOVworld) – Two linguists, one Vietnamese, one Czech have been compiling a 6-volume Czech-Vietnamese dictionary to help the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic overcome the language barrier. 2 of the 6 volumes have already been published. The work is a symbol of friendship between the peoples of Vietnam and the Czech Republic.

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Tapping potentials for water tourism in Can Tho

Tapping potentials for water tourism in Can Tho

4/4/2015 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – More and more visitors are coming to Can Tho today thanks to new flight routes connecting Can Tho with other major localities across Vietnam. Located in the Mekong River Delta, Can Tho has rich potentials for ecological and waters tourism development. VOV’s Thanh Tung reports….

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...