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Thailand: Coronation for King Vajiralongkorn will be held later this year

Thailand: Coronation for King Vajiralongkorn will be held later this year

4/22/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld)- The schedule for royal cremation of late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be known when the Cabinet meeting is notified next Tuesday.

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Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

4/21/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) –Covering more than 2,000 square meters, Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province is comprised of a number of architectural structures including a three-door temple, a Buddha pagoda, a Genie temple, a bell tower, corridors, and a tower garden…

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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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Sweden commemorates Stockholm attack victims

Sweden commemorates Stockholm attack victims

4/11/2017 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – A remembrance ceremony was held outside Stockholm’s City Hall on Monday to commemorate the victims of a recent truck attack that killed 4 people and wounded 15 others.

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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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Vietnam, Sweden foster all-round cooperation

Vietnam, Sweden foster all-round cooperation

4/3/2017 - 16:42

(VOVworld) – Swedish King Carl Gustaf XVI expressed his hope for a flourishing friendship and cooperation with Vietnam while accepting credentials of new Ambassador Doan Thi Phuong Dung last week.

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Hung Kings temple festival begins

 Hung Kings temple festival begins

4/1/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld)- An incense offering ceremony was held in Hung King temple, Phu Tho province on Friday as part of the Hung King Temple festival from the 5th to the 10th of the third lunar month which falls on April 1st to the 6th this year.

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Exhibition of over 500 antiques since Hung King regime

Exhibition of over 500 antiques since Hung King regime

3/29/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – The Hung King Museum in Phu Tho province exhibits antiques since the Hung Kings until the 19th century.

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Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

Hope Choir lights up dreams for the visually-impaired

3/25/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Impressive, amazing, and emotional are how people describe the Hope Choir. Consisting of visually-impaired singers, the Choir sings with the hope of bringing happiness to everyone.

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Village well tells local spiritual life

Village well tells local spiritual life

3/23/2017 - 17:40

(VOVworld) – The village banyan tree, water well, and communal house yard have long been icons of the Vietnamese village. A banyan tree gives shade and a village well provides water for the villagers’ daily use. A communal house yard offers a place to conduct cultural activities and religious rituals. According to Vietnamese elders, water represents the source of vitality,...

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Japanese architect donates model of Vietnam’s ancient village gate

Japanese architect donates model of Vietnam’s ancient village gate

3/17/2017 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – The Hanoi Museum on Thursday received a model of the Mong Phu village gate created by Japanese architect Ejima Akiyoshi.

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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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Kong: Skull Island tops box office

Kong: Skull Island tops box office

3/16/2017 - 8:00

(VOVworld) - Kong: Skull Island, a 2017 American monster film which delivers a message about environmental protection and harmony between humans and animals is a worldwide hit. The film follows a team of scientists and soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty Kong.

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Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

Hollywood’s “Kong: Skull Island” hits Vietnam theaters

3/10/2017 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – “Kong: Skull Island”, Hollywood’s thrilling summer blockbuster premiered in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city on Thursday.

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Duong Lam ancient village, “the land of two kings”

Duong Lam ancient village, “the land of two kings”

3/9/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld) – Duong Lam ancient village in Son Tay Town lies 30 kilometers west of Hanoi along the Red River. The laterite village is famous as the cradle of the Red River Delta civilization and the home of two Vietnamese kings.

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Scottish kilts – most recognizable symbol of Scotland

Scottish kilts – most recognizable symbol of Scotland

3/8/2017 - 11:42

(VOVworld) – Have you ever seen a Scottish man wearing what appears to be a “skirt”? If yes, don’t say that word to him. You may get punched in the face. This article of clothing is called a “kilt”. The kilt is one of the most recognizable symbols of Scotland and something modern-day Scots are very proud of. Today on...

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Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred and peaceful Buddhist sanctuary

2/25/2017 - 23:56

(VOVworld) - An early spring pilgrimage to the Buddhist sanctuary on Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh province is popular with both Buddhists and tourists. Many like to climb to Dong (Bronze) Pagoda at the peak of Yen Tu Mountain, about 1,068 meters above sea level, to greet the sunrise of a new day.

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Street Carnival in Brazil

Street Carnival in Brazil

2/23/2017 - 9:00

(VOVworld) – Rio Carnival, one the most spectacular street festivals in the world, will begin on Friday, turning Brazil into a hot tourist destination with its exciting ambience, upbeat music, and flashy dancing.

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Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US

2/20/2017 - 12:43

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true? Do American really prefer packed than fresh food? Today VOV’s reporter Dieu Ha will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to learn...

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Buying luck at Vieng market

Buying luck at Vieng market

2/9/2017 - 15:16

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese people in the Red River Delta believe in going to the market to pray for luck. From midnight of the 7th day to the morning of 8th day of the first lunar month, people flock to Vieng market in Nam Dinh province to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year.

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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...