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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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Queen Elizabeth II marks 65 years on throne

Queen Elizabeth II marks 65 years on throne

2/7/2017 - 16:48

(VOVworld) - A 41-gun salute was staged in Green Park, London, on Monday to mark the 65-year reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.

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Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

Vietnamese Royal Embroidery - From past to present

2/7/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) -Vietnamese royal embroidery, the art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread, has a history of more than 700 years. As time passed, embroidery came and went in popularity, but it still connected closely to, and reflected the cultural values and beliefs, of the Vietnamese people. Nowadays, even though embroidery machines have become very sophisticated they still can...

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Spring festivals celebrate Lunar New Year

Spring festivals celebrate Lunar New Year

2/6/2017 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – The 2017 Ngoa Van spring festival opened on Sunday in Dong Trieu town, Quang Ninh province.

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Dong Da Hill Festival tributes national heroic tradition

Dong Da Hill Festival tributes national heroic tradition

2/2/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld)-Thousands of people gathered at Dong Da Hill in Hanoi on February 1 to celebrate the 228th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory.

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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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Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

Vietnam’s cultural identity affirmed globally

1/31/2017 - 6:00

(VOVworld)-Vietnam’s cultural identity is partly reflected in the cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO. Along with economic integration, Vietnam’s culture is being spread globally through these heritages.

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US, Saudi leaders agree to support enforcing nuclear deal with Iran

US, Saudi leaders agree to support enforcing nuclear deal with Iran

1/30/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld) – US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud agreed in a Sunday phone call on the need of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear program.

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Top leaders join Tet celebrations

Top leaders join Tet celebrations

1/28/2017 - 15:37

(VOVworld)-Vietnamese top leaders have paid visits to scores of localities on the occasion of the ongoing Tet or the traditional Lunar New Year Festival.

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The Netherlands enhance cooperation with Vietnam

The Netherlands enhance cooperation with Vietnam

1/27/2017 - 15:27

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa on Wednesday presented a letter of credence to Dutch King Willem-Alexander in The Hague. At the welcoming ceremony, King Willem-Alexander wished Vietnamese Ambassador all success during her term of office. He emphasized that the Dutch government and enterprises always want to deepen bilateral cooperation with Vietnam

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HCM City presents Tet offering to nation founders

HCM City presents Tet offering to nation founders

1/24/2017 - 18:38

(VOVworld)- Ho Chi Minh City’s top leaders on Tuesday offered the traditional Tét cake to the Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the nation, on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.

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The organization of a typical Viet village

The organization of a typical Viet village

1/19/2017 - 17:06

(VOVworld)-Bamboo hedges and village gates symbolize the autonomy of Viet villages. In the past, virtually all daily activities of Vietnamese villagers occurred within the space demarcated by the bamboo hedge. Thus, the village was a closed social structure which defined the thousand-year-old character of the Viet village as a close-knit and stable community.

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President Tran Dai Quang pays Tet visit to Nghe An province

President Tran Dai Quang pays Tet visit to Nghe An province

1/15/2017 - 16:43

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang presented Tet gifts to social beneficiaries and victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin in Nam Dan District, Nghe An province on Sunday.

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National treasures-Vietnam’s pride

National treasures-Vietnam’s pride

1/13/2017 - 7:48

(VOVworld)- A special exhibit of Vietnam’s 18 national treasures is taking place from January to May at the National Museum of Vietnamese History.

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Thailand’s King asks for changes to draft constitution

Thailand’s King asks for changes to draft constitution

1/11/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) - The office of the new Thai King has requested changes to a draft constitution regarding royal powers, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.

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Christmas celebration in the US

Christmas celebration in the US

12/29/2016 - 15:38

(VOVworld) - Christmas is an occasion that has been celebrated across the world. People from the US particularly have developed their own Christmas traditions and observances, and these have changed greatly over time. So today we will talk to Charles Jensen, an English teacher from the US, to see how his family prepares for Christmas now and then.

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Thailand has new king

Thailand has new king

12/2/2016 - 16:46

(VOVworld) - Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed himself the new king of Thailand in a televised ceremony on Thursday after accepting an invitation from the parliament to ascend the throne.

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Practices of beliefs in Mother Goddesses become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Practices of beliefs in Mother Goddesses become intangible cultural heritage of humanity

12/2/2016 - 8:59

(VOVworld)-The Practices related to the Vietnamese people’s beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms have been added to UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn accepts throne

Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn accepts throne

12/1/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) - Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn will officially ascend to the Thai throne as King Rama X of the 234-year-old Chakri Dynasty.

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Bonfire Night traditions in Britain

Bonfire Night traditions in Britain

11/30/2016 - 13:20

(VOVworld) – November 5th is the day when Britons everywhere celebrate Bonfire Night or The Guy Fawkes Night. The event is accompanied by firework displays, the lighting of bonfires and the ceremonial burning of Guy Fawkes. What is the meaning of the event and why is it so widely celebrated across Britian? Today we will talk with Stella Ciorra from...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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...

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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...