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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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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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Traditional lunar New Year celebration in Russia

Traditional lunar New Year celebration in Russia

2/1/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) - Youth Union members in Puskin University in Moscow held an art performance to celebrate the traditional lunar New Year this week. The program was applauded by the university executives, Vietnamese and foreign students in a dozen of schools in Moscow. They now get a better understanding about Vietnam’s customs and Tet celebration from north to south. All art...

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Tet celebration on Truong Sa island district

Tet celebration on Truong Sa island district

1/30/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – Located hundreds of nautical miles from the mainland, Truong Sa (Spratly) district of Khanh Hoa province is enjoying a joyful Tet festival. Despite difficulties, soldiers and people on the islands are hopeful about the New Year.

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Memory of the spring 70 years ago

Memory of the spring 70 years ago

1/27/2017 - 7:00

(VOVworld) - 70 years ago today, the soldiers and ordinary people of Hanoi were in high spirits to fight for national salvation. Hanoi welcomed the New Year of 1947 enduing 60 days and nights of fierce fighting. Despite hardship and dangers, the people were all united and optimistic about the success of the resistance and the defense of their national...

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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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Diplomatic representatives pay Tet visits to Vietnamese community

Diplomatic representatives pay Tet visits to Vietnamese community

1/26/2017 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Ambassador to Laos, Nguyen Ba Hung, gave Tet gifts to families of revolutionary contributors living in Laos.

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Vietnamese in Germany celebrate the Lunar New Year

Vietnamese in Germany celebrate the Lunar New Year

1/26/2017 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Embassy in Germany and the Vietnamese community there have organized a New Year celebration at Dong Xuan Trade Center in Berlin.

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National Assembly Chairwoman opens Nguyen Hue flower walkway

National Assembly Chairwoman opens Nguyen Hue flower walkway

1/26/2017 - 16:00

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a ceremony to open the Nguyen Hue flower walkway for Lunar New Year celebration on Thursday in Ho Chi Minh City.

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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...