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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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Madonna Lily - the flower of April

Madonna Lily - the flower of April

4/15/2014 - 15:42

(VOVworld) - Thought to be a native of the semi-deserts between Turkey and Afghanistan, Madonna Lily spread to Carthage and Greece with the Phoenicians, to England with the Romans and from there to Central Europe, then Asia. In April, Madonna lily flowers can be found everywhere along Hanoi streets, inspiring the passers-by with its green color and soft fragrance. VOV5...

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Traditional houses of Flowery Mong people

Traditional houses of Flowery Mong people

4/14/2014 - 16:51

(VOVworld) – The Mong people live mainly in Ha Giang, Lai Chau, Son La, and Yen Bai province. Each Mong group has its own construction techniques but the Mong traditionally use wood and earth. Lan Anh has a report on the houses of the Flowery Mong.

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Russia rejects PACE decision to cancel Moscow’s voting rights

Russia rejects PACE decision to cancel Moscow’s voting rights

4/11/2014 - 18:04

(VOVworld) - Russia’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) boycotted the PACE session Thursday in reaction to a decision to cancel Russia’s voting and observing rights because of its annexation of Crimea.

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EU sets up “support group” for Ukraine

EU sets up “support group” for Ukraine

4/10/2014 - 18:51

(VOVworld) – European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso announced Wednesday the setting up of a ‘Support Group’ for Ukraine led by Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Commissioner Stefan Fuler. The group will be based in Brussels and will send its staff to Ukraine if necessary.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate...

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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...