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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Tet family reunions on Hon Khoai island

Tet family reunions on Hon Khoai island

2/7/2015 - 7:00

(VOVworld) – Hon Khoai island is off the coast of Vietnam’s southernmost province of Ca Mau. This year Tet, Vietnam’s traditional lunar new year festival, will be full of happiness for naval soldiers on the island, particularly lieutenant Nguyen Tho Truong, because he can see his wife and son. Lan Anh reports:

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Craft villages prepare for Tet

Craft villages prepare for Tet

1/31/2015 - 6:32

(VOVworld) – Craft villages in the central province of Thua Thien Hue and garden houses in the southern province of Binh Phuoc are busy at the moment preparing for the upcoming Tet. VOV reports:

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Clap film festival promotes new talents

Clap film festival promotes new talents

1/24/2015 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – The first film festival gathering new talents in film making, be it for cinema, television or the internet is ongoing in Hanoi until the weekend. Entitled ‘Clap! Hanoi’, the event, sponsored by the French Cultural Centre, L’Espace, is based on emerging trends in audio and visual fields.

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Hanoi, an elegant, civilized city

Hanoi, an elegant, civilized city

1/17/2015 - 14:27

(VOVworld) – Hanoians’ elegance and civilized behavior are two of the fine cultural characteristics of Vietnam’s capital city. A project is underway to preserve and promote Hanoi’s culture in the community. Bui Hang reports:

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Traveling to love the country more

Traveling to love the country more

1/10/2015 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has diverse scenic spots from the north to the south, world-recognized tourist sites to beautiful, untouched places in remote areas. Traveling to explore the hidden charms of Vietnam is the pastime of many young, dynamic people. Today VOV joins members of a group called “phuot.vn” who are preparing for a trip during the Lunar New Year holiday.

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Tra Su melaleuca forest in high-water season, a must see in An Giang

Tra Su melaleuca forest in high-water season, a must see in An Giang

1/3/2015 - 13:54

(VOVworld) - The high water, particularly in October and November, turns Tra Su melaleuca forest in the Mekong province of An Giang into a tourist attraction. The journey around the green, peaceful melaleuca forest, which has a typical wetlands ecological system, west of the Hau River, is an interesting experience.

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Visiting Chau Doc fish sauce market

Visiting Chau Doc fish sauce market

12/27/2014 - 14:52

(VOVworld) – Chau Doc fish sauce in the southern province of An Giang has been famous for more than a century for its unique flavor and high quality. Located in the riverheads of the Tien and Hau rivers, fish sauce makers in Chau Doc always have abundant supplies of different kinds of fish, especially in the flood season. Visiting Chau...

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Hanoi’s parishioners jubilantly prepare for Christmas

Hanoi’s parishioners jubilantly prepare for Christmas

12/20/2014 - 14:45

The special ambience of Christmas has spread throughout Hanoi. In many corners of the capital, from churches to shops, everywhere is decorated with colorful lights, Santa Clauses, reindeers, and snow houses. Everyone is looking forward to a warm Christmas. Bui Hang reports on preparations for Christmas in Hanoi.

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Vietnam Insight: Vietnam in the early 20th century through photos of the French School of the Far Ea

Vietnam Insight: Vietnam in the early 20th century through photos of the French School of the Far Ea

12/13/2014 - 6:00

(VOVworld) - A special exhibit, entitled “Vietnam Insight: Vietnam in the early 20th century through photos of the French School of the Far East (EFEO) has opened in Hanoi. The exhibit consists of 60 photos depicting people’s everyday life, anniversaries, folk festivals, and religious rituals in the last century. Thu Duyen and Vinh Phong report:

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Old book festival 2014 in Hanoi

Old book festival 2014 in Hanoi

12/6/2014 - 16:04

(VOVworld) - The first Hanoi Old Book Festival 2014 took place in late November, attracting a great number of book lovers. The event is of great significance as it has encouraged the reading culture among Vietnamese people while introducing book lovers to famous time-honored books.

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Exhibition: “Yem - The beauty of Vietnamese costume”

Exhibition: “Yem - The beauty of Vietnamese costume”

11/29/2014 - 16:22

(VOVworld) - An exhibition titled “Yem - The beauty of Vietnamese costume” opens at Dong Lac temple at 38 Hang Dao street, Hanoi. The exhibition treasures the value of Yem, a special item and part of the traditional costume of Vietnamese women in the northern region, and silk weaving craft.

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ASEAN great unity days promote regional connectivity

ASEAN great unity days promote regional connectivity

11/22/2014 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – The “ASEAN great unity days, one vision, one identity, one community” will take place at the Vietnam National Village of Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi from November 21 to 23.

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Vegetarian eating in Hue

Vegetarian eating in Hue

11/15/2014 - 7:18

(VOVworld) –Vegetarian eating according to Buddhist beliefs is a way to show respect to and treasure life. But to Hue citizens, it’s a good way to stay healthy. Vegetarian restaurants in the city are also a meeting place of Buddhist followers. Le Hieu reports:

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Ba So – green flat rice flake making village

Ba So – green flat rice flake making village

11/8/2014 - 15:50

(VOVworld) – These days, Khmer people in Tra Vinh province are jubilantly celebrating the Ok Om Bok festival, one of their 3 biggest festivals of the year. In Cau Ngang district’s Ba So village, people are busy producing green flat rice flakes in preparation for the festival. VOV’s Sa Oanh reports….

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Hanoikids – Ambassadors of Hanoi

Hanoikids – Ambassadors of Hanoi

10/25/2014 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Being called “the Ambassadors of Hanoi”, Hanoikids’ members, most of whom students, are loved by international visitors to Hanoi. With the motto “No tips, no charge”, Hanoikids club has guided more than 7000 tours for international visitors to explore Hanoi over the past 8 years. VOV’s Bui Hang reports….

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Artisan Pham Quang Xuan, maker of rubber sandals

Artisan Pham Quang Xuan, maker of rubber sandals

10/18/2014 - 6:53

(VOVworld) – Anyone who visits the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is moved by the President’s rubber sandals made from old tires. The simple sandals and clothing symbolize his modesty. Such sandals were used by Vietnamese soldiers during Vietnam’s two national resistance wars. Most are now on display in museums but artisan Pham Quang Xuan is able to reproduce them.

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Misao Ishigaki sends Vietnam’s message to the world

Misao Ishigaki sends Vietnam’s message to the world

10/11/2014 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- On September 9, 1969, thousands of people in Vietnam could not hold back their tears at President Ho Chi Minh’s state funeral in Ba Dinh square in Hanoi. At such a historic moment, Japanese cameraman Misao Ishigaki, representing the Nihon Denpa News of Japan in Vietnam, recorded those precious 10 minutes of Vietnamese people in color motion picture film....

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...