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Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

Celebrations of Reunification Day and May Day

4/30/2017 - 16:17

(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 Cat hamlet festival of the Mong ethnic group, a program of experiencing farm work in Ta Phin commune, and other cultural and sports activities.

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Unique culture of the Churu

Unique culture of the Churu

4/27/2017 - 16:56

(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.

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Ethnic group development-No one left behind

Ethnic group development-No one left behind

4/26/2017 - 19:42

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Committee for Ethnic Affairs defined its tasks of fine-tuning policies and laws to ensure equality, respect, and solidarity between ethnic groups and boost the development of ethnic-inhabited areas and human resources in ethnic communities.

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Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

Bamboo musical instruments in Vietnam

4/21/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has a rich treasure of traditional musical instruments, of which bamboo instruments are the oldest.

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NA Chairwoman concludes Czech visit

NA Chairwoman concludes Czech visit

4/15/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her entourage left Prague on Friday, concluding an official visit to the Czech Republic.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front President pays New Year visit to Tra Vinh

Vietnam Fatherland Front President pays New Year visit to Tra Vinh

4/9/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan visited to the Khmer retired cadres and revolutionaries and the Association for Patriotic Buddhist Monks’ Solidarity in Tra Vinh province on Sunday on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival of the Khmer people.

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Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

4/7/2017 - 10:54

(VOVworld) – Waterwheels have become a typical feature of Lai Chau province. Bo hamlet in Tam Duong district has the largest number of waterwheels.

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Vietnamese people in Czech honored for helping disaster victims

Vietnamese people in Czech honored for helping disaster victims

3/12/2017 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front on Saturday organized a meeting in Prague to present certificates of merit to 4 Vietnamese organizations and 5 individuals to honor their help for Vietnamese people who were affected by floods in 2016.

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Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

Dak Lak museum preserves central highland culture

3/10/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) – Nestled in the center of Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak museum attracts visitors because it preserves and displays cultural heritage, human life and nature of the central highland region.

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Young, devoted doctor Ba Van Khuong

Young, devoted doctor Ba Van Khuong

3/3/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – 32-year-old doctor Ba Van Khuong of the Cham ethnic group has constantly improved his knowledge and expertise. Khuong together with other medical staff members at GiaDinh People’s Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have saved many lives.

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Vietnam strives to reduce social inequality

Vietnam strives to reduce social inequality

2/15/2017 - 17:31

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s economic model in the post-renewal process has yielded high growth rates and helped the majority of the population escape poverty. But increasing social inequality has become an issue of concern for authorities.

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Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

Worship paintings of Vietnam’s northern ethnic groups

2/7/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own lifestyles, customs, traditions, and, of course, worship faiths. Ancestral and gods worship is central to the spiritual lives of the ethnic people living in Vietnam’s northern regions including Tay, Nung, Dao, Thai, and Muong. As the custom of hanging worship paintings in ritual ceremonies remained, a...

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Ethic group cultures highlighted at spring festival

Ethic group cultures highlighted at spring festival

2/5/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld)-Vistiors to the Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnam Ethnic Groups on the outskirts of Hanoi have been treated to a variety of traditional customs of Vietnamese ethnic groups.

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State President joins ethnic group Spring festival

State President joins ethnic group Spring festival

2/4/2017 - 16:58

(VOVworld)-Vietnam defines ethnicity affairs and national unity as being of strategic importance, said State President Tran Dai Quang at the opening ceremony of the 2017 “Spring colors throughout the country” festival in Hanoi on Saturday.

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“Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival opens

“Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival opens

2/2/2017 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – The “Spring Colors throughout the country” 2017 festival will open this Saturday and Sunday at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnam Ethnic Groups on the outskirts of Hanoi.

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Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

Rooster in Vietnamese folklore

2/1/2017 - 10:00

(VOVworld) – The rooster is associated with Vietnam’s historical myths. From a domestic animal, rooster became a sacrifice that Vietnamese offer to the genies during the Lunar New Year festival. The year of the rooster 2017 is believed to be promising and favorable.

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Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

Marigiah of Cham ethnic group, a role model in social work

1/6/2017 - 17:59

VOVworld) – Marigiah from the Cham ethnic group in Xuan Loc district, Dong Nai province, is a role model in social work. Working for the local Women’s Association, Marigiah has been passionate about elevating women’s roles in the family and society.

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Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

12/24/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - For the last three years, Mr. Yasushi Ogura from Japan has visited Lung Cu, Dong Van, Ha Giang province every month. Yasushi Ogura opened Cà phê Cực Bắc or the northernmost coffee house in Lo Lo Chai village which is a must stop for visitors on their journey to the Lũng Cú Flag Tower. Lan Anh reports.

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Bac Kan specialties

Bac Kan specialties

12/23/2016 - 14:27

(VOVworld)- Pac Ngoi Village in Nam Mau Commune, Bac Kan province, is one of just a few places where the traditional customs of the Tay minority ethnic group are still practiced. Sampling local cuisines is also a way to better understand the local culture.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

12/22/2016 - 16:07

A: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Christmas is just around the corner and we wish you a happy holiday season.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...