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Pagoda and village culture

Pagoda and village culture

2/23/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Red River Delta is the cradle of the ancient Vietnamese wet rice civilization and culture. It is also the place where Buddhism was first introduced to Vietnam. Pagodas have been built in almost every village to worship Buddha.

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Champa artifact unearth in Quang Ngai province

Champa artifact unearth in Quang Ngai province

2/21/2017 - 8:46

(VOVworld) - Brick ruins from the Champa era have been found during an archeological excavation at Nui But (Pen Mountain) tower, Nghia Chanh ward, the central city of Quang Ngai.

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Celebration marks 70th anniversary of President HCM’s first visit to Thanh Hoa

Celebration marks 70th anniversary of President HCM’s first visit to Thanh Hoa

2/20/2017 - 18:50

(VOVworld)- A meeting to celebrate the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s first visit to Thanh Hoa province was held on Monday.

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Dao San country fair in spring

Dao San country fair in spring

2/17/2017 - 18:42

(VOVworld) – The Dao San country fair in Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province is busy and colorful on spring days. At this time of the year, groups of H’mong, Dao, and Ha Nhi flock to the Dao San market on Chung Sua Dan mountain to trade their specialties.

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Festival highlighting Northern region’s folk culture in Central Highlands

Festival highlighting Northern region’s folk culture in Central Highlands

2/12/2017 - 16:09

(VOVworld)-A festival featuring the northern mountain region’s folk culture was held in Ea Tam commune, Dak Lak province on Friday and Saturday.

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New book tells history of Vietnamese calligraphy

New book tells history of Vietnamese calligraphy

2/12/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – An exchange was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday to launch a book by researcher Nguyen Su featuring the history of Vietnamese calligraphy.

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Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday February 8, 2017

2/9/2017 - 18:49

A: VOV’s Letter Box is back after one week off for special features celebrating Vietnam’s Lunar New Year. We hope you are all well. Thank you very much for sending us your New Year’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.

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A journey to Bai Dinh Complex and Trang An Ecological Tourism Site

A journey to Bai Dinh Complex and Trang An Ecological Tourism Site

2/8/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Tens of thousands of people visited the Bai Dinh Temple Spiritual and Cultural Complex and the Trang An Ecological Tourism Site in Ninh Binh Province during the Lunar New Year holiday from January 27th to February 2nd. Visitors enjoy the magnificent view and prayed for a new year full of health and prosperity.

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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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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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Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

Pilgrimage to Tram pagoda, where President Ho Chi Minh read 1947 New Year poem on VOV

1/17/2017 - 12:19

(VOVworld) - On Thursday night, the Voice of Vietnam will host a ceremony to remember the first time President Ho Chi Minh read a poem on VOV to wish Happy New Yearto Vietnamese people and foreigners at home and abroad on New Year’s Eve in 1947. The ceremony, accompanied by an art program, will take place at the National Radio...

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H’re ethnic group’s community organization

H’re ethnic group’s community organization

1/16/2017 - 14:25

(VOVworld)-H’re ethnic people have long been living in the southern part of the Truong Son Mountain Range. The H’re are united, which can be seen in the way they help each other in production and festive activities. The connectivity among H’re families and between an individual and the hamlet is based on kinship or neighborhood.

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Wednesday January 11, 2017

Wednesday January 11, 2017

1/13/2017 - 19:16

(VOVworld) - We’re continuing to receive many New Year’s greeting cards from our listeners around the world. Thank you very much for your sentiments and nice wishes for VOV.

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PM says patient satisfaction top priority

PM says patient satisfaction top priority

1/13/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld)- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday attended a video conference in Hanoi with the Health Ministry to set out tasks for 2017.

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The unique names of Vietnamese markets

The unique names of Vietnamese markets

1/12/2017 - 19:39

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese markets come in all sizes. In the city, markets are often bigger and more crowded than in a village or commune. Each of them also has a name and a story behind it. We now explore the meaning of some Vietnamese markets' names.

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PM urges Cao Bang to become model for overcoming difficulties

PM urges Cao Bang to become model for overcoming difficulties

1/9/2017 - 18:11

(VOVworld)-Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Cao Bang to become a province with greenest, cleanest and most comprehensive growth in Vietnam.

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Vietnam’s colorful markets

Vietnam’s colorful markets

1/6/2017 - 14:06

(VOVworld)- No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists.

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Tom singing of the Kho Mu

Tom singing of the Kho Mu

12/30/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – Tom call-and-response singing is the most popular folk singing genre of the Kho Mu.

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Role models for new-style cooperative development in Ha Tinh

Role models for new-style cooperative development in Ha Tinh

12/29/2016 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – A number of new-style cooperatives have recently been established in Ha Tinh province, combining production, trading, and new rural development targets. The new model and its dynamic, creative way of thinking has boosted profitability.

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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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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...