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Hanoi’s West Lake

Hanoi’s West Lake

9/12/2014 - 17:28

(VOVworld) – West Lake is one of Hanoi’s most beautiful sites. Its many historical and cultural relics reflect the development history of the capital city. West Lake is perhaps the most romantic corner of Hanoi.

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The Muong group and their typical culture

The Muong group and their typical culture

8/30/2014 - 14:42

(VOVworld) – The Muong have a population of around 1 million who live mainly in northern provinces like Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa. The Muong culture is related to Hoa Binh culture dating back more than 10,000 years. Today VOV’s Colorful Vietnam – Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic Groups takes a look at Muong culture.

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Chay Ro folk game in Bac Ninh

Chay Ro folk game in Bac Ninh

8/1/2014 - 12:09

(VOVworld)- Quan Ho duet singing and folk games are always the main features of traditional festivals in Bac Ninh province. One of the attractive folk games in these festivals is running with a bag, known as Chay ro, which attracts a lot of players.

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Elephant taming job of the M’Nong

Elephant taming job of the M’Nong

7/28/2014 - 17:33

(VOVworld) –The M’Nong are famous for hunting and taming elephants in the Central Highlands. Elephant are their valuable assets and have an important position in their spiritual and cultural lives. Elephants are considered members of the community and everything related to the elephants must follow the M’Nong traditions.

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Cultural identity of the M’Nong

Cultural identity of the M’Nong

7/14/2014 - 18:11

(VOVworld) – The M’Nong was one of the first groups to settle in the Central Highlands. They have preserved many unique cultural features of their traditional festivals and folklore including epics, beating gongs, songs, and dance.

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Kilometer Zero: Starting point of the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail

Kilometer Zero: Starting point of the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail

7/10/2014 - 15:22

(VOVworld) – On May 19, 1959, the Politburo of the Vietnamese Communist Party and the Central Military Party Committee conceived a military transport axis along the Truong Son mountain range, to be called the Ho Chi Minh Trail. For years after it was completed, the road served to transport supplies to the southern front. The trails’ starting point is in...

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Freedom of association in line with the Constitution

Freedom of association in line with the Constitution

6/24/2014 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – Freedom to establish associations is a basic right of Vietnamese people stipulated in the Constitution and law. This right has been ensured and promoted in society. But abuse of the right to organize associations in order to sabotage the nation is illegal. VOV comments:

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ASEAN Family Day celebrated in New York

ASEAN Family Day celebrated in New York

6/23/2014 - 16:38

(VOVworld) - Representatives of the permanent missions of ASEAN countries to the United Nations celebrated “ASEAN Family Day” in New York on Sunday.

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Tug of war- a multinational cultural heritage

Tug of war- a multinational cultural heritage

6/20/2014 - 18:16

(VOVworld)- Vietnam has completed a dossier on “Rituals and Tug of War folk games” to seek UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by 2015. Vietnam has joined the Republic of Korea, Cambodia and the Philippines to submit a multinational dossier about their traditional tug-of-war games. This has helped promote Vietnamese culture and strengthen cultural exchanges between Vietnam...

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Preparations for UN Vesak Day 2014 completed

Preparations for UN Vesak Day 2014 completed

4/28/2014 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha will host the UN Day of Sevak 2014, Buddha's Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away, from May 7 to 11 at Bai Dinh pagoda in Ninh Binh province.

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New Year celebration of the Mong people

New Year celebration of the Mong people

4/28/2014 - 17:27

(VOVworld) – The Mong people have many celebrations which are associated with agricultural production and aim to enhance clan and community relations. The New Year festival is one of their most important events. The Mong in each locality organize the Tet holiday some days earlier or later than others in November.

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2014 Spring Economic Forum opens

2014 Spring Economic Forum opens

4/28/2014 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – The 2014 Spring Economic Forum opened on Monday in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province.

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Exhibition on Dien Bien Phu victory opens in Kon Tum province

Exhibition on Dien Bien Phu victory opens in Kon Tum province

4/26/2014 - 15:48

(VOVworld) – Around 190 photos and 19 scientific documentations on Dien Bien Phu victory are on display at an exhibition in Kon Tum province’s museum.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4/25/2014 - 14:41

First on our show today, we’d like to welcome Reginalou Annuciadao, our new listener from Brazil. Reginalou sent us a beautiful postcard of theater Jose De Alencar in Brazil and as a new listener to VOV, he is interested to know about VOV English section and its staff.

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Charming Hue singing

Charming Hue singing

4/18/2014 - 16:01

(VOVworld)-With passionate and romantic melodies, Hue singing is one of three musical genres that inspired patriotism among VOV listeners during Vietnam’s resistance war against American aggressors. Tran Ngoc Bich, Mong Ung, Ton Nu Thi Ninh, Chau Loan and Hong Le are the most famous artists of Hue singing.

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Wednesday September 10, 2014

Wednesday September 10, 2014

(VOVworld) - First of all, we sincerely thank all listeners for your warm wishes on our 69th founding anniversary last week. Your wishes and sentiment for VOV are a special...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...