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Vietnam takes part in 2017 Ottawa Tourism Fair

Vietnam takes part in 2017 Ottawa Tourism Fair

3/26/2017 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – The image of Vietnamese landscape and people were introduced at the 23rd Ottawa Tourism Fair which has been concluded in Ottawa, Canada.

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Son Tra Peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula

3/25/2017 - 17:16

(VOVworld) – Son Tra Peninsula is considered a pearl island and a famous ecological and spiritual tourism site of Da Nang City. Lan Anh reports.

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Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

Sin Ho Plateau- unspoiled beauty

3/23/2017 - 18:02

(VOVworld) – Sin Ho district in Lai Chau province has attracted more tourists in recent years thanks to its unspoiled nature and the diverse cultures of local ethnic minorities.

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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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New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

 New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng

3/21/2017 - 17:49

(VOVworld) – The New Rice celebration is a time-honored tradition of ethnic groups in the Truong Son range. Today, VOV reporter Hong Lam reports on the New Rice celebration of the Gie Trieng.

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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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Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

Terraced rice fields in Mu Cang Chai

3/2/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld)- At 1,000 meters above sea level, Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is particularly beautiful with terraced rice fields winding around mountain sides. Covering more than 3,500 ha, the terraced rice fields are attractive tourist destinations.

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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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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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Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

Yen Bai province, an alluring destination in the northwest

2/23/2017 - 0:00

(VOVworld)- Yen Bai province has become a tourist destination thanks to its beautiful unspoiled landscape and diverse culture. Over the past few years, the province has invested in upgrading roads and developed a variety of local tours.

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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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The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

The unique Mother Goddess Worship of Vietnam

2/20/2017 - 14:16

(VOVworld) – Mother Goddess worship, or Đạo Mẫu”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature. When people are happy and joyful, they come to the Mother; and when they feel sad, they seek comfort from Her. Even long before the UNESCO recognition as the world’s intangible cultural heritage last year, “Đạo...

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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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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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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...