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Buddha’s birthday celebrated in Vietnam, at the UN

Buddha’s birthday celebrated in Vietnam, at the UN

5/21/2016 - 16:20

(VOVworld) –The Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held a ceremony on Saturday to commemorate Buddha’s 2560th birthday, towards the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha at the Vietnam Buddhism Institute in Quan Su pagoda.

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President Tran Dai Quang attends Buddha’s 2560th birthday

President Tran Dai Quang attends Buddha’s 2560th birthday

5/21/2016 - 16:16

(VOVworld) – The Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held a ceremony on Saturday to commemorate Buddha’s 2560th birthday, towards the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha at the Vietnam Buddhism Institute in Quan Su pagoda.

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Promoting the study of President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morals, and style

Promoting the study of President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts, morals, and style

5/19/2016 - 15:40

(VOVworld) – To commemorate the 126th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh, the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam has reviewed the implementation of the Politburo’s Directive 3 on studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts and morals over the past 5 years and issued Directive 5 on enhancing the study and follow-up of President Ho Chi...

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European Film Festival opens in Hanoi

European Film Festival opens in Hanoi

5/14/2016 - 14:54

(VOVworld) - Movie lovers in Vietnam will be enthralled by an array of the best European films during the European Film Festival 2016 (EFF) which opened in Hanoi on Friday as part of a broader series of “Europe Days 2016” events.

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Eating Habits in Germany

Eating Habits in Germany

5/12/2016 - 15:14

(VOVworld) - Each region in Germany has its own specialties and variations. Some say that the cooking and eating habits there are greatly influenced by the French and has more of an Eastern European flavor. Today we talk to with Paula Fabricius, a volunteer at the Volunteer for Peace Vietnam who comes from Northern Germany, to learn more about general...

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Movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example accelerated

Movement to follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example accelerated

5/7/2016 - 13:54

(VOVworld) – The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat will hold a national online conference on May 16 to review 5 years of implementing politburo directive 3 on following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example. The implementation of the directive has contributed significantly to realizing the party resolution on urgent issues in Party building and encouraging people and state officials to lead...

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Voters’ meeting, important in any election

Voters’ meeting, important in any election

4/15/2016 - 14:53

(VOVworld)- By April 14th, the local Vietnam Fatherland Fronts had finalized the official lists of nominees for the upcoming National Assembly and the People’s Council elections. Voters who are neighbours of nominees gave comments on their abilities, ethics, and behaviors within their residential community, in the hope that, once elected, these deputies will be true representatives of the people. VOV’s...

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Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Hanoi’s Old Quarter

4/1/2016 - 15:12

(VOVworld)- Hanoi's Old Quarter has a long history and represents the eternal soul of the city. Although the Old Quarter is often called the "36 Old Streets," there are actually more than 36 streets. In the 15th century, skilled craftsmen began migrating to the Old Quarter, and guilds were formed by craftsmen from the same village.

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40th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh city’s Youth Volunteer Force marked

40th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh city’s Youth Volunteer Force marked

3/28/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – A ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh city’s Youth Volunteer Force was held on Sunday.

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Whole political system mobilized to realize Resolutions of 12th Party Congress

Whole political system mobilized to realize Resolutions of 12th Party Congress

3/25/2016 - 22:57

(VOVworld) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has signed a decision to issue the Party Political Bureau’s Directive on study, understanding, communicating, and implementing Resolutions of the 12th National Party Congress.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

3/4/2016 - 16:08

A: Vietnamese festivals are variously categorized as agricultural festivals, religious festivals, competitions of folk singing and games, and cultural festivals honoring local heroes and traditions.

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Chol Chnam Thmay festival of the Khmer

Chol Chnam Thmay festival of the Khmer

2/15/2016 - 16:47

(VOvworld) – Chol Chnam Thmay is the New Year celebration of the Khmer. Their biggest festival of the year marks the end of the dry season and the beginning of a new year and new crops. The 3-day Chol Chnam Thmay festival takes place in the middle of April.

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Hanoi welcomes the spring

Hanoi welcomes the spring

2/6/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – The lunar new year, called Tet in Vietnamese, is coming in 2 days. Hanoi residents are busy preparing to welcome the year of the Monkey. VOV reports on the festive atmosphere in Hanoi.

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12th National Party Congress focuses on Party building

12th National Party Congress focuses on Party building

1/20/2016 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – Strengthening activities to build a strong, transparent Party is a key item on the agenda of the 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam from January 20-28, 2016. It’s a primary way for the ruling Party to strengthen its power and gain the people’s trust.

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Central Party Organization Commission plans for 2016

Central Party Organization Commission plans for 2016

1/18/2016 - 17:46

(VOVworld) – The Party Central Committee’s Organization Commission convened in Hanoi on Monday to discuss its plans for 2016.

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The Khmer in Vietnam

The Khmer in Vietnam

12/29/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has 1.3 million Khmer people living in the southern provinces of Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Kien Giang, An Giang, Bac Lieu, Can Tho, and Vinh Long. The Khmer do farm work, fish, and produce handicraft products. They have a rich culture of folk songs, folk tales, festivals, temples, and pagodas.

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Wednesday December 23, 2015

Wednesday December 23, 2015

12/26/2015 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - We’re so happy to receive beautiful Christmas and New Year greeting cards and warm wishes from our listeners around the world.

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Culture of HCM City reflected in art

Culture of HCM City reflected in art

12/23/2015 - 13:14

(VOVworld) - A photo exhibition of the beauty and lifestyle of Ho Chi Minh City, taken by veteran photographer Phan Tam Thai, is opening at the city's Photography Association.

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Personnel preparations for 12th National Party Congress

Personnel preparations for 12th National Party Congress

12/22/2015 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – The 13th Plenum of the 11th Party Central Committee closed in Hanoi on Monday. Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong said the outcomes of the meeting are significant to the upcoming 12th National Party Congress. Here’s the gist of his closing speech.

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Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

Tug-of-war becomes world heritage

12/18/2015 - 15:39

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s folk game tug-of-war and its ritual was recognized as a multinational project for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO at the 10th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Namibia. Vietnam now has 10 UNESCO-recognized world cultural heritages.

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Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

(VOVworld) - We’ve received a lovely postcard and letter from Marlene Sherburne of the US. She wrote: “I haven’t written to you in some time and wanted to send you...

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Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam