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Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

Music, the shortest road linking listeners and radio stations

2/25/2017 - 13:41

(VOVworld)- Lonán Ó Briain, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nottingham, recently gave a presentation on the history of Voice of Vietnam’s music at the French Cultural Center L’Espace in Hanoi. Lonan spent a great deal of time talking with VOV musicians and staff to prepare for the presentation.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

2/24/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280 khz and rated SINPO at 45433 with moderate fading.

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VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

VOV launches Health and Food Safety Channel

2/22/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld) - Next Monday, the Voice of Vietnam will officially launch its Health and Food Safety Channel on 89 FM. The program will air daily from 06:00 to 23:00 hours in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Can Tho city.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

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 the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

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Vietnam, Thailand hold sixth political consultation

Vietnam, Thailand hold sixth political consultation

2/16/2017 - 17:27

(VOVworld)- The Vietnamese and Thai Foreign Ministries convened their sixth political consultation in Bangkok on Wednesday.

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VOV celebrates World Radio Day

VOV celebrates World Radio Day

2/13/2017 - 19:40

(VOVworld)-Voice of Vietnam (VOV) President Nguyen The Ky has affirmed that radio has always been a convenient, engaging, popular and diverse media platform.

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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards

2/13/2017 - 9:45

(VOVworld) - The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony takes place on February 12 in Los Angeles to honor the best recordings, compositions, and artists. Audience expects surprising announcements as most nominees are well known entrants.

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Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

2/11/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opened in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on Saturday. Deputy Chief of the Party Commission for Communications and Education, Bui The Duc, beat the drum to launch the festival. The annual event included various activities such as exchanges between poets, the “Way of poets” presenting works of popular

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World Radio Day 2017 celebrated in Vietnam

World Radio Day 2017 celebrated in Vietnam

2/10/2017 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – The Voice of Vietnam Radio (VOV) and UNESCO’s Hanoi Office will jointly host a ceremony to mark World Radio Day 2017 on February 13 in Hanoi, highlighting the role of the audiences.

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Tet in memory

Tet in memory

2/10/2017 - 11:36

(VOVworld) – Tet, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year festival, is the biggest festival of the Vietnamese people and its core element is the family reunion. Tet, a time spent with loved ones, leaves vivid memories because people wait for it all year with growing excitement. In this week’s edition of That’s Life, we will compare some foreigners’ views of Tet with...

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

Pham Tuyen, a composer who writes history with music

2/9/2017 - 14:15

(VOVworld) – Pham Tuyen is a composer whose music has been closely associated with different periods of Vietnam’s history. Tuyen wrote music when he was filled with emotion, often to encourage himself or to predict a national victory. It has been said Tuyen wrote history with his music.

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Media praised for contributions to national achievements

Media praised for contributions to national achievements

2/7/2017 - 19:37

(VOVworld)-The media’s performance last year and plans for this year were high on the agenda of a meeting on Tuesday, attended by representatives of Government and media agencies.

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Media praised for contributions to national achievements

Media praised for contributions to national achievements

2/7/2017 - 19:26

(VOVworld)-The media’s performance last year and plans for this year were high on the agenda of a meeting on Tuesday, attended by representatives of Government and media agencies.

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Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

2/7/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own lifestyles, customs, traditions, and, of course, worship faiths. Ancestral and gods worship is central to the spiritual lives of the ethnic people living in Vietnam’s northern regions including Tay, Nung, Dao, Thai, and Muong. As the custom of hanging worship paintings in ritual ceremonies remained, a...

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Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

2/7/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) -Vietnamese royal embroidery, the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread, has a history of more than 700 years. As time passed, embroidery came and went in popularity, but it still connected closely to, and reflected the cultural values and beliefs, of the Vietnamese people. Nowadays, even though embroidery machines have become very sophisticated they still can...

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Tuyen Quang has special national historical site

Tuyen Quang has special national historical site

2/2/2017 - 18:33

(VOVworld)- The Kim Binh historical site in the northern province of Tuyen Quang received a certificate accrediting it as a special national relic site at a ceremony on Thursday.

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Top leaders join Tet celebrations

Top leaders join Tet celebrations

1/28/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld)-Vietnamese top leaders have paid visits to scores of localities on the occasion of the ongoing Tet or the traditional Lunar New Year Festival.

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

Wednesday January 25, 2017

1/26/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese people are rushing to prepare for Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, which will begin on Saturday. It is the most important holiday in Vietnam. Many people get a week off from work for the Lunar New Year holiday.

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VOV President pays Lunar New Year visit to officials, reporters

VOV President pays Lunar New Year visit to officials, reporters

1/26/2017 - 16:06

(VOVworld) – The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) President Nguyen The Ky and his Deputies paid Lunar New Year (Tet) visits to officials, reporters, editors, and technicians of VOV’s sections on Wednesday night.

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280...

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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...