Keyword
Search In

Kimjang culture of making and sharing Kimchi

Kimjang culture of making and sharing Kimchi

9/20/2016 - 16:57

(VOVworld) – Kimjang is the most typical example of food culture in the Republic of Korea. In Korean, Kimjang means making large quantities of Kimchi. In 2013, UNESCO recognized Kimjang as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, which promotes solidarity among Korean people. In today’s Culture Rendezvous, we will introduce to you Kimjang, the special Korean culture of making and...

More

Fish Spring Roll

 Fish Spring Roll

9/15/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) - The fish spring roll is a little bit different from traditional spring rolls using pork, shrimp or sea-crab as main ingredients, so, it would be a very good idea to diversify your menu. The dish is a great combination of fish meat, mushroom, wood ear, spring onion, dill, and pepper, which will definitely create a fantastic song in...

More

Autumn Book Festival nurtures reading habit

Autumn Book Festival nurtures reading habit

9/15/2016 - 15:27

(VOVworld) – This year’s annual Autumn Book Festival displayed thousands of book titles from 70 publishing houses and book companies. Besides selling books, the festival had many interesting activities to inspire the reading habit in children and young people.

More

Vietnamese traditional dishes introduced at Asian Food & Culture Festival

Vietnamese traditional dishes introduced at Asian Food & Culture Festival

9/11/2016 - 15:18

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has introduced its traditional dishes at the Asian Food and Culture Festival 2016 in Prague, the Czech Republic.

More

Visiting Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province

Visiting Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province

9/9/2016 - 15:22

(VOVworld)- Keo pagoda is famous for its unique wooden structure, which represents Vietnam’s ancient architectural style.

More

Musician Van Ky and timeless musical work

Musician Van Ky and timeless musical work

9/5/2016 - 16:47

(VOVworld) – Van Ky is a well-known musician of red and romantic music. The Song of Hope is associated with this musician’s name. Van Ky has written a number of songs, operas, and symphonies, which have had a great influence on the Vietnamese music scene.

More

General Vo Nguyen Giap's central role in Vietnam’s victories

General Vo Nguyen Giap's central role in Vietnam’s victories

8/23/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – A seminar about General Vo Nguyen Giap and Vietnam’s revolution was held in Hanoi on Tuesday prior to the General’s 105th birthday anniversary, August 25. Participants discussed General Vo Nguyen Giap’s life and revolutionary career.

More

Vietnam International Fashion Week to be held in Hanoi

Vietnam International Fashion Week to be held in Hanoi

8/22/2016 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - Numerous Vietnamese and international designers will gather at the Vietnam International Fashion Week, to be held in Hanoi for the first time from November 1-6.

More

Xam Singing – A unique traditional music genre in Viet Nam

 Xam Singing – A unique traditional music genre in Viet Nam

8/19/2016 - 16:55

(VOVworld) - “Xam” singing is a traditional art form which originated in Vietnam’s northern regions. As its deep lyrics narrate daily life stories, the art form has been considered to be the nation’s delicate cultural item, and has become an important part of the Vietnamese people’s spiritual life. For a long time, the art-form fell into oblivion and faced a...

More

Traditional folk music program “Ha Thanh, 36 Old Quarters”

Traditional folk music program “Ha Thanh, 36 Old Quarters”

8/15/2016 - 15:45

(VOVworld) – Ca Trù (Vietnamese ceremonial singing), Chau Van (Vietnamese ritual singing), Xam (a form of unique traditional folk singing), Luc Cung Hoa Dang (Lanterns Dance) and many other folk melodies from Vietnam’s Northern Delta Region have been restored, performed and introduced to audiences through a program called “Ha Thanh, 36 Old Quarters”.

More

Nung’s New Year celebration and the meal to chase away bad luck

Nung’s New Year celebration and the meal to chase away bad luck

8/10/2016 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – Like many other ethnic groups, the Nung’s New Year festival is the biggest event of the year. They perform several rituals to say farewell to the old year and welcome the new year. In this edition of Colorful Vietnam - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups, we introduce the Nung Phan Sinh’s New Year celebration and their meal to chase...

More

More than 2,000 people join blood donation festival

More than 2,000 people join blood donation festival

7/17/2016 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – More than 2,000 people joined a blood donation festival, which was held in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, on Saturday.

More

Wednesday July 12, 2016

Wednesday July 12, 2016

7/14/2016 - 18:56

(VOVworld) - Northern Vietnam is in the middle of its summer, which is also the rainy season. Here in Hanoi, we are experiencing intervals of extremely hot days and torrential rains.

More

Vietnamese cuisine promoted in India

Vietnamese cuisine promoted in India

7/4/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) - A Vietnamese cuisine promotion event was held by the Embassy of Vietnam at Trident Gurgaon Hotel in Haryana State, India, on Saturday.

More

Economic development in the Mekong Delta adapting to climate change

Economic development in the Mekong Delta adapting to climate change

6/29/2016 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – Climate change has negatively impacted the Mekong Delta, a region that contributes 15% of Vietnam’s GDP. A forum named “Prosperous and Climate Resilient Mekong Delta" was convened on June 27 to call for international support for the Mekong Delta to overcome sea level rise and other climate change challenges. The participants suggested Mekong Delta provinces improve regional connection...

More

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hails support for Mekong Delta

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hails support for Mekong Delta

6/27/2016 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – The 2016 Mekong Delta Forum, entitled “Committed to a Prosperous and Climate Resilient Mekong Delta”, took place in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday to discuss solutions to the critical challenges climate change posed to the region.

More

Hanoi’s culinary attraction

Hanoi’s culinary attraction

6/18/2016 - 16:41

(VOVworld) – Hanoi has long been an attractive destination for its scenic spots, historical and cultural sites, and unique cuisine. In 2012 the Asia Record Organization recognized 12 Vietnamese dishes in the food category of Asian values. They include 3 dishes from Hanoi: Pho, Bun Cha, and Bun Thang. Recently the Telegraph selected Hanoi as one of the world’s best...

More

Vietnamese goods week successful in France

Vietnamese goods week successful in France

6/13/2016 - 17:19

(VOVworld) - The 3rd Vietnamese goods week themed “Honoring Vietnam”, was recently held in the French city of Lyon, attracting nearly 100 French trade agencies and firms and 20 Vietnamese businesses.

More

The Nung ethnic group

The Nung ethnic group

6/13/2016 - 0:00

(VOVworld) – The Nung have about 1 million people, ranking 7th in population among Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. They live in all 63 provinces of Vietnam, but mainly in northern provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Can, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, and Tuyen Quang. The Nung have a long history of development and many age-old, unique customs have been...

More

The 16-String Zither - Traditional Vietnamese Musical Instrument

The 16-String Zither - Traditional Vietnamese Musical Instrument

6/3/2016 - 18:51

(VOVworld) - Viet Nam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions. Those groups have created a variety of traditional musical instruments, which have played an important role in Vietnamese people’s lives. The many types of musical instruments found in Vietnam include "monochord zither", "moon-shaped two-string lute", and “pear-shaped lute with four strings”. One of...

More

Wednesday September 21, 2016

 Wednesday September 21, 2016

(VOVworld) - We want to welcome Russ Ivey of the US to VOV’s worldwide Dx’er community. Russ wrote us an emailed saying “I just recently picked up the shortwave listening...

More

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam