Lai Xa photography museum opens

Lai Xa photography museum opens

(VOVWORLD) - Lai Xa Village on the western outskirts of Hanoi opened a photography museum on Monday. The museum is located in a two-storey house in the middle of the...
Prioritizing female resource development

Prioritizing female resource development

(VOVWORLD) -Female resource development topped the agenda of workshops as part of the APEC’s second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM2) in Hanoi this week. Participants discussed measures taken by APEC...
Chi Ceramics, simple but elegant

Chi Ceramics, simple but elegant

(VOVWORLD) - At a get-together of schoolmates earlier this year, I learned about Chi ceramics, a long-famous Hanoi brand
Traditional festivals promoted as tourist attractions

Traditional festivals promoted as tourist attractions

(VOVWORLD) - Traditional festivals in Vietnam share certain similarities, so it’s important to promote each one’s uniqueness. The Vietnamese tourism sector has implemented a strategy to promote traditional festivals...
Phu Vinh Bamboo and Rattan Village

Phu Vinh Bamboo and Rattan Village

(VOVWORLD) - 417-year-old Phu Vinh village in Chuong My District, 25km west of the center of Hanoi, is famous for its sophisticated bamboo and rattan products
Quang Nam Heritage Festival

Quang Nam Heritage Festival

(VOVWORLD) - The 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017 themed “Quang Nam – A journey of heritage connectivity” will open on June 9 in the coastal city of Tam Ky, Quang Nam...
Van Lam embroidery and lace village

Van Lam embroidery and lace village

(VOVWORLD) - Van Lam village in Ninh Binh province is one of the most famous embroidery craft villages in Vietnam. Its products are popular with consumers here and abroad
 Festivals in Lai Chau

Festivals in Lai Chau

(VOVWORLD) - Lai Chau province is home to more than 20 ethnic minority groups with diverse cultures.  Each group has its own cultural event making Lai Chau a great destination for...
Hue craft festival closes

Hue craft festival closes

(VOVWORLD) -The 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival wrapped up on Tuesday, honoring the finest values of Vietnamese crafts
Ao dai fashion show honors Hue painters

Ao dai fashion show honors Hue painters

(VOVworld)-A combination between Vietnam’s long dress or Ao dai with paintings was the main theme of an Ao dai show in Hue city on Sunday night as part of...
Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

(VOVworld) – Celebrations are underway throughout Vietnam to mark the Reunifcation Day on April 30 and May Day.  The Sa Pa summer tourism festival until June 30 features a cloud festival, the Cat...
“Love deposit” of the Churu

“Love deposit” of the Churu

(VOVworld) – The Central Highlands region attracts tourists for its magnificent forests and mountains and the unique culture of ethnic groups. Continuing our series about the Churu, today we talk about...
7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

(VOVworld) -  The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on Friday in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across...
Unique culture of the Churu

Unique culture of the Churu

(VOVworld) – Churu culture leaves visitors to Vietnam’s Central Highlands with unforgettable memories. The Churu people have faithfully preserved their traditional costumes, folklore, and handicrafts
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 powder in the...