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Vietnam’s best sportsmen in 2016 honored

Vietnam’s best sportsmen in 2016 honored

3/28/2017 - 16:12

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s best athletes and coaches in 2016 were honored in Hanoi on Monday as part of the 71st celebration of Vietnam Sports Day.

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Activities to mark the 86th anniversary of the Youth Union

Activities to mark the 86th anniversary of the Youth Union

3/26/2017 - 16:58

(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh University of Pedagogy held a get together to honor outstanding young people and recruit new Youth Union members on the occasion of the 86th anniversary of the Youth Union. Luu Tuyet Tran was a first year student: “The Youth Union

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New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

 New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

3/21/2017 - 17:49

(VOVworld) – The New Rice celebration is a time-honored tradition of ethnic groups in the Truong Son range. Today, VOV reporter Hong Lam reports on the New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng.

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Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

Vietnam’s northwestern culture converges at Dien Bien Ban Flower Festival

3/17/2017 - 17:54

(VOVworld) – March is the month when Ban (Bhauhinia) flowers bloom in Vietnam’s northwest and Dien Bien province organizes its Ban Flower Festival to honor, preserve, and promote local culture and boost its tourism.

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20th Mekong Delta Francophone Day held in Can Tho

20th Mekong Delta Francophone Day held in Can Tho

3/12/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) –The 20th Francophone Day of the Mekong Delta came back to Can Tho city on March 11-12 in celebration of the International Francophonie Day (March 20).

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International Women’s Day marked abroad

International Women’s Day marked abroad

3/6/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Women’s Union in the Czech Republic held a gala event on Sunday in Prague to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event was attended by Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Truong Manh Son. During the event Vietnamese women living in the Czech Republic shared their experience in doing business, taking care of a family and participating...

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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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Pagoda and village culture

Pagoda and village culture

2/23/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Red River Delta is the cradle of the ancient Vietnamese wet rice civilization and culture. It is also the place where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam. Pagodas have been built in almost every village to worship Buddha.

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Celebration marks 70th anniversary of President HCM’s first visit to Thanh Hoa

Celebration marks 70th anniversary of President HCM’s first visit to Thanh Hoa

2/20/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld)- A meeting to celebrate the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s first visit to Thanh Hoa province was held on Monday.

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The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 14:16

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to the Mother; and when they feel sad, they seek comfort from Her. Even long before the UNESCO recognition as the world’s intangible cultural heritage last year, “Đạo...

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Valentine’s Day in the US

Valentine’s Day in the US

2/19/2017 - 18:07

(VOVworld) – Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14, is a festival of love and many people give cards, letters, flowers, or presents to their spouse or partner. They may also arrange a romantic meal in a restaurant or a night in a hotel. Today we will talk with Joseph Fitzsimmons, an English language teacher and a photographer of the US...

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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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Nam Hai whale worshipping festival celebrated in Ben Tre

Nam Hai whale worshipping festival celebrated in Ben Tre

2/12/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – The annual Nam Hai Whale Worshipping Festival took place in Ben Tre province on Saturday.

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Vietnam Poetry Day

Vietnam Poetry Day

2/11/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year. The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has attracted a great number of Vietnamese poets. VOV’s Bui Hang reports.

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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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Vietnam, RoK celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

Vietnam, RoK celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

2/9/2017 - 17:21

(VOVworld)-A ceremony was held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-RoK diplomatic relations, opening a series of events year to celebrate the bilateral ties.

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French President hosts Asian New Year celebration

French President hosts Asian New Year celebration

2/9/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) - The Elysee Palace on Wednesday held a meeting to welcome the Asian New Year with the participation of Asian communities in France, including 50 Vietnamese-born, French-Vietnamese people and the Vietnamese Ambassador to France.

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H’re customs and belief

H’re customs and belief

2/7/2017 - 17:03

(VOVworld) – The H’re grow wet rice and other crops on terraced fields. Their religious practices are associated with rice. The H’re believe all things are administered by genies and they pray to the genies for peace, protection, bumper crops, and chasing away bad luck and diseases.

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Book Street, a highlight of spring celebration

Book Street, a highlight of spring celebration

2/3/2017 - 14:36

(VOVworld) – The Book Walkway in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has been open for more than a year. Today, we ‘ll take a stroll with VOV reporter Hong Hai around the area, which stretches from Nguyen Van Binh Street across Hai Ba Trung Avenue to Paris Commune Street.

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Vice President attends Trung sisters’ uprising celebration

Vice President attends Trung sisters’ uprising celebration

2/2/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld)- Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended a ceremony to mark the 1977th anniversary of the Trung sisters’ uprising at Hai Ba Trung Temple, a special national relic site in Hanoi’s Me Linh district on January 2 or the sixth day of the first lunar month.

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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...