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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Vietnam-Venezuela friendship and comradeship

3/31/2015 - 17:22

(VOVworld) – A delegation of Venezuelan friends of Vietnam has visited Quang Nam province and Da Nang city on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Quang Nam (March 24) and Da Nang (March 29).

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Young Hanoians conserve energy

Young Hanoians conserve energy

3/28/2015 - 15:01

(VOVworld) – Each year Earth Hour carries a different message but always targets a green and clean planet and raises people’s awareness of energy conservation. This year’s Earth Hour themed “Energy saving – responding to climate change” has received positive response from young Hanoians through dozens of activities.

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Three generations – a love

Three generations – a love

3/21/2015 - 13:44

(VOVworld) – Many Vietnamese who live and work in the Czech Republic perform traditional Vietnamese arts as a way to express the love they feel for their homeland and its traditional culture. Through this activity, they hope to teach the Vietnamese language, customs, and culture to second- and third-generation overseas Vietnamese. We want to share with you the story of...

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Panpipe playing at Dao weddings

 Panpipe playing at Dao weddings

3/14/2015 - 13:53

(VOVworld) – Panpipes are an integral part of the spiritual life of the red Dao ethnic minority in Vietnam. The red Dao only play the panpipes at weddings and maturity rituals, not at festivals or funerals as other ethnic minorities do. They say the sound of panpipes brings joy and happiness.

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Female scientists bring light for patients

Female scientists bring light for patients

3/7/2015 - 15:02

(VOVworld) – The Kovalevskaia Science Award 2014 was granted to an individual and a group of 16 female scientists led by Associate Professor Nguyen Thi Binh for their excellent achievements in applied science. The group, from the Hanoi Medical University and the Central Eye Hospital, was honored for their research into a new treatment method that uses stem cell technology...

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Khuoc Cheo village in spring

Khuoc Cheo village in spring

2/28/2015 - 14:42

(VOVworld) - Khuoc village in Dong Hung district, Thai Binh province is one of 7 cradles of Cheo or traditional opera in Vietnam. Dozens of Cheo troupes from here have performed in many parts in Vietnam. Khuoc villagers are famous for their gentle manner of speaking and beautiful Cheo performances.

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Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

Prospects await Vietnam in 2015

2/21/2015 - 7:00

(VOVworld) – As spring is approaching, it’s time to review what has been done in the past year and discuss new prospects for Vietnam in 2015. VOV’s Le Phuong reports….

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2015 Valentine Day in Hanoi

2015 Valentine Day in Hanoi

2/14/2015 - 15:06

(VOVworld) – 5 days ahead of the lunar New Year Festival, Hanoi streets are crowded with people busy shopping for Tet or preparing for their Valentine celebrations. VOV’s Le Phuong reports….

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