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Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski honored

Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski honored

3/20/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Polish architect Kazimiers Kawiatkowski was commemorated in Thua Thien-Hue province on Sunday on his 20th death anniversary.

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Japanese architect donates model of Vietnam’s ancient village gate

Japanese architect donates model of Vietnam’s ancient village gate

3/17/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi Museum on Thursday received a model of the Mong Phu village gate created by Japanese architect Ejima Akiyoshi.

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Architect Vo Trong Nghia wins British Royal award

Architect Vo Trong Nghia wins British Royal award

2/7/2017 - 9:53

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia has been awarded with the RIBA International Fellows 2017 at a recent ceremony in London, the UK.

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The organization of a typical Viet village

The organization of a typical Viet village

1/19/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld)-Bamboo hedges and village gates symbolize the autonomy of Viet villages. In the past, virtually all daily activities of Vietnamese villagers occurred within the space demarcated by the bamboo hedge. Thus, the village was a closed social structure which defined the thousand-year-old character of the Viet village as a close-knit and stable community.

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The structure of a traditional Viet village

The structure of a traditional Viet village

1/12/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld)-An outgrowth of wet rice civilization, Viet villages are characteristically agricultural villages. The structure of a Viet village is adapted to rice farming and constitutes Vietnam’s typical rural space.

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Prime Minister: MPI should be chief architect of economy

Prime Minister: MPI should be chief architect of economy

1/11/2017 - 19:05

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc says the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has given useful advices on formulating socio-economic development policies and plans.

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Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

12/29/2016 - 15:16

(VOVworld) - Each country and region has a typical architectural style based on its climate, economic conditions, technology, available materials, as well as other factors including local customs and beliefs. Throughout history, Vietnamese people, especially those in the northern region, have applied some distinctive rules to house building and decorating which they believe bring good fortune and chase away evil.

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National Assembly Chairwoman lays wreath at Ho Chi Minh Monument in Cuba

National Assembly Chairwoman lays wreath at Ho Chi Minh Monument in Cuba

11/30/2016 - 16:52

(VOVworld) – On Tuesday, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Monument in Havana’s Peace Park during a trip to Cuba to pay tribute to late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

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Turkey to recruit 30,000 new soldiers

Turkey to recruit 30,000 new soldiers

11/17/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - Turkey's armed forces will recruit 30,000 new personnel to fill vacancies following the dismissal of personnel suspected of involvement in the coup attempt of July 15, the Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese architect upholds “happiness architecture” philosophy

Vietnamese architect upholds “happiness architecture” philosophy

11/13/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese architect Hoang Thuc Hao has won a gold medal of the Sia-Getz Architecture Prize 2016 for his design “happiness architecture”.

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US celebrates 130th anniversary of Statue of Liberty

US celebrates 130th anniversary of Statue of Liberty

10/30/2016 - 16:24

(VOVworld) - The Statue of Liberty is New York City’s recognized landmarks and a true symbol of American freedom. On October 28th, 130 years ago, the US inaugurated the statue that has become so special to Americans.

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Bamboo building wins American prizes

Bamboo building wins American prizes

10/27/2016 - 9:34

VOVworld)- A bamboo building inside Muong Museum, 80 kilometres west of Hanoi, has just been awarded a silver prize in the Cultural Architecture category by the organisers of the American Architecture Prize 2016.

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Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

Foreign Ministry's building recognized as national relic site

8/27/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters in Hanoi is presented a certificate of national relics on August 26.

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Wednesday August 10, 2016

Wednesday August 10, 2016

8/11/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) - First up we would like to inform you some of our frequency changes as VOV has revised its shortwave frequencies and broadcasting times.

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Canada opens 130 heritage sites to tourists

Canada opens 130 heritage sites to tourists

6/6/2016 - 18:24

(VOVworld)- Ottawa, the capital of Canada, last weekend opened more than 130 heritage sites, including the Vietnam House, for free visits.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

5/6/2016 - 10:40

B: The success of the 1975 Spring General Offensive and Uprising, which culminated in the historic HCM campaign ended Vietnamese people’s anti-US war. It marked a milestone in Vietnam’s history of resisting foreign invaders.

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Creative spaces kindle artistic dreams

Creative spaces kindle artistic dreams

4/16/2016 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Creative centers such as Hanoi Creative City, Heritage Space, Hanoi Rock City, and Nha San Collective and Station 3A in HCM city are places where artists can exchange ideas and introduce their new works to the public.

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Designer Vo Trong Nghia wins Green Era Award

Designer Vo Trong Nghia wins Green Era Award

4/7/2016 - 8:38

(VOVworld)- The Sheraton Phu Quoc Resort designed by Vo Trong Nghia won the 2016 Green Era Award. The architecture was honoured for outstanding sustainable practices and environmental achievements.

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Fashion Designer Diego Chula on Vietnam’s traditional Ao Dai

Fashion Designer Diego Chula on Vietnam’s traditional Ao Dai

4/6/2016 - 12:08

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam’s traditional long dress, known as Ao Dai, has become the symbol of the Vietnamese feminine beauty, and the pride of the Vietnamese people for Ao Dai designs has been modified to be more than just a piece of traditional clothing only to wear on formal occasions. Today, we talk with Diego Chula, a Spanish fashion designer,...

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Mekong Ceramics: The Fine Art of Commoners

Mekong Ceramics: The Fine Art of Commoners

3/23/2016 - 10:48

(VOVworld) - Running through 6 countries with an estimated length of 4,350 km, the Mekong is the longest river in the southeast Asia region and is home to many unique cultural features, including ceramics. Made by generations of Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese people, ceramic products from this region are considered by many people to be the fine art of commoners,...

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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...