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Promoting traditional Vietnamese products in India

Promoting traditional Vietnamese products in India

2/27/2017 - 18:05

(VOVworld) - The International Charity Bazaar opened at the Ashok Hotel in New Delhi, India, on Sunday.

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2017 National Press festival to be held

2017 National Press festival to be held

2/26/2017 - 17:34

(VOVworld)- The 2017 National Press Festival will open in Hanoi on March 17.

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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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Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

Visiting the Clay Cracker Festival in Hai Duong

2/24/2017 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Clay cracker, a traditional game that involves hurling clay crackers to produce noise, originated in Vietnam’s northern delta region. Clay cracker festival is organized in the spring to entertain locals and pray for a bumper crop.

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Vietnam welcomes investors from Asia Business Council

Vietnam welcomes investors from Asia Business Council

2/24/2017 - 16:15

(VOVworld) - Vietnam welcomes and aims to create optimal conditions for investors, especially those with high technology and good management skills.

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Vietnam takes advantages of global economic integration

Vietnam takes advantages of global economic integration

2/24/2017 - 16:08

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said Vietnam has striven to improve its economic competitiveness and build a new growth model based on creativity, productivity, quality, and efficiency. He made the remark at a function to welcome the 2017 Spring Forum held by the Asia Business Council in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.

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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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Street Carnival in Brazil

Street Carnival in Brazil

2/23/2017 - 9:00

(VOVworld) – Rio Carnival, one the most spectacular street festivals in the world, will begin on Friday, turning Brazil into a hot tourist destination with its exciting ambience, upbeat music, and flashy dancing.

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Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

Spiritual tourism attracts tourists

2/18/2017 - 16:59

(VOVworld) – Spring is the season of festivals and spiritual tourism. After the Lunar New Year, historical and cultural relic sites, pagodas, and temples attract great numbers of visitors, who come to pray for a prosperous and lucky new year. In recent years, spiritual tourism has grown.

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Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

Blood donation festival opens in Hanoi

2/18/2017 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Around 8,000 blood units were expected to be collected at the 10th “Xuan Hong” (Red Spring) blood donation festival which opened in Hanoi on Saturday.

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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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National Tourism Year 2017 themed “Color of the Northwest”

National Tourism Year 2017 themed “Color of the Northwest”

2/13/2017 - 22:00

(VOVworld)- “Colors of the Northwest” is selected as the theme for National Tourism Year 2017 which opened last weekend in Lao Cai city, Lao Cai province. This event will promote cultural values of more than 30 ethnic minority groups and the beauty of the northwestern region.

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Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

2/13/2017 - 16:13

(VOVworld) - The annual Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017, is underway in Hai Duong province to commemorate the 683th death anniversary of monk Huyen Quang, who was the third founder of Vietnam’s Truc Lam Zen sect.

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Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens

2/13/2017 - 10:40

(VOVworld) - The Con Son-Kiep Bac Spring Festival 2017 opens in Hai Duong province on Sunday, the 16th day of the first lunar month.

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Spring village festivals

Spring village festivals

2/12/2017 - 17:56

(VOVworld)-Village festivals offer a way to preserve the national identity and educate younger generations about their origins. Village festivals are usually held in the spring.

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Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh works with Hai Duong province

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh works with Hai Duong province

2/12/2017 - 17:13

(VOVworld) - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh participated at the opening ceremony of Con Son Kiep Bac spring festival and the Cuu Pham Lien Hoa tower in the Con Son Kiep Bac relic in Hai Duong province.

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Outstanding ethnic individuals in HCMC honored

Outstanding ethnic individuals in HCMC honored

2/12/2017 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Outstanding individuals of ethnic minority groups in Ho Chi Minh City were honored at Sunday’s spring gathering for their contributions to movements launched by the municipal administration, Fatherland Front, and social organizations.

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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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Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opens

2/11/2017 - 16:47

(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s 15th Poetry Day opened in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on Saturday. Deputy Chief of the Party Commission for Communications and Education, Bui The Duc, beat the drum to launch the festival. The annual event included various activities such as exchanges between poets, the “Way of poets” presenting works of popular

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Vietnamese localities and Chinese Guangxi province boost cooperation

Vietnamese localities and Chinese Guangxi province boost cooperation

2/11/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Guangxi province and Vietnamese localities to take the lead in strengthening unity and traditional friendship neighborliness to fuel bilateral strategic comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and China. In his reception of the Secretary of the Party Committee of China’s Guangxi Zhuang

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Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday February 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We’re very glad to get a letter from David Ansell of Sussex, England, after quite a long time. He listened to our broadcast on January 19 on 7280...

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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...