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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4/20/2017 - 18:15

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice powder in the form of edible figurines of animals, flowers and characters from folk tales.

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Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

4/20/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Tours of villages in Vietnam’s northwest and Lai Chau province in particular have become popular in recent years. With its diverse culture and beautiful landscape, Lai Chau has promoted community tours in recent years giving tourists an insight into local culture and lifestyle.

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Papoose weaving craft of the Churu

Papoose weaving craft of the Churu

4/19/2017 - 16:37

(VOVworld) – A papoose is a carrying container used by a number of ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, including the Churu. The papoose reflects the Churu people’s culture and view of nature and life.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

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Nearly 100 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

Nearly 100 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

4/14/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - A Libyan coastguard official on Thursday said close to 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast near Tripoli.

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Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

4/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – The Chu-ru are one of several indigenous groups living in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. They have developed and continued to maintain unique customs, festivals, folk arts, and cultural values.

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Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

4/13/2017 - 15:05

(VOVworld) - Sa Huynh salt village is located in Duc Pho district 60 kilometers south of Quang Ngai city. Sa Huynh has a beautiful beach and is well-known in the central region as a salt-making area. From the section of Highway 1A that runs through Sa Huynh village, the salt fields look like mirrors sparkling in the sunlight.

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Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

Dai Bai Bronze Casting Village

4/7/2017 - 11:32

(VOVworld) - Dai Bai village, also known as Van Lang, is located on high ground near the bank of the Bai Giang River in Bac Ninh province. It’s famous for bronze casting.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4/7/2017 - 10:57

A: We think we sent you an embroidery painting of Ha Long Bay. Embroidery painting is a popular craft in many localities throughout Vietnam. XQ embroidery, for example, is a famous hand embroidery shop in Da Lat designed to look like a traditional and historical rural village.

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Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

Boosting Hanoi’s tourism development

4/4/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld) – Hanoi hopes to welcome 23 million tourists including 4.3 million foreigners this year. The city has implemented a number of measures to achieve this target.

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Artisan Quach Van Hieu preserves jewelry craft

Artisan Quach Van Hieu preserves jewelry craft

3/31/2017 - 18:56

(VOVworld) – The jewelry craft in Dinh Cong village, Hanoi, has been famous through its long history. Village artisan Quach Van Hieu is doing all he can to preserve the traditional craft.

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Dao Xa village preserves traditional musical instruments

Dao Xa village preserves traditional musical instruments

3/30/2017 - 14:28

(VOVworld) – Dao Xa village in Ung Hoa district, 50 km from the center of Hanoi, is famous for making musical instruments.

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Photos and films to promote Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

Photos and films to promote Vietnam-Japan bilateral ties

3/29/2017 - 18:39

(VOVworld) – The Ministry of Information and Communication on Wednesday presented 180 photos and 70 films to the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan in service of national events and information campaigns.

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The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

The World Water Day: waste water becomes solution to world safe water crisis

3/22/2017 - 19:24

(VOVworld) - A national meeting and a range of activities in response to World Water Day opened in the northern province of Bac Ninh on Wednesday.

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Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

Promoting innovation and emulation movement among Youth Union members

3/16/2017 - 19:19

(VOVworld)- The Youth Union is to celebrate its 86th anniversary on March 26 by granting awards to 87 outstanding young people nationwide.

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Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi

3/16/2017 - 17:47

(VOVworld) - Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout the northern region and nationwide. Its reputation has remained strong since the 17th century.

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Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

Society: Khanh Hoa promotes Vietnam’s cultural beauty to APEC delegates

2/27/2017 - 14:40

(VOVworld) – Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province has been selected to host the first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM-1) as part of APEC Year 2017. This will be a major international event and an opportunity for Nha Trang to introduce to APEC participants and international visitors the beauty of its natural landscapes, culture, and people.

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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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Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

2/12/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

2/10/2017 - 14:22

(VOVworld) – When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances. VOV reporter Dieu Linh visited the village this week.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A: To He, or toy figurine, is a traditional toy that Vietnamese children are exceedingly fond of. Dating back to the 17th century, To He are made of glutinous rice...

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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...