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The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

The Gie Trieng live in the Vietnam-Laos border area

2/21/2017 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – The Gie Trieng, one of 6 tribes in Kon Tum province, has about 33,000 people. They live in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi district along the Ho Chi Minh trail near the border with Laos. Like other ethnic groups in Vietnam, the Gie Trieng have a distinct culture and have contributed to national construction.

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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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NA Chairwoman receives Swedish, Hungarian ambassadors

NA Chairwoman receives Swedish, Hungarian ambassadors

2/17/2017 - 19:36

(VOVworld) - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has applauded the Swedish Government’s activities to encourage and support Swedish enterprises’ investment and business in Vietnam, affirming that Sweden is one of Vietnam’s important trade partners in Europe and the Northwest Europe.

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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

2/17/2017 - 16:47

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for the couple involved but also for their entire families and it usually includes quite a few formal ritual observances.

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Ambassador promotes Vietnam’s Ao dai

Ambassador promotes Vietnam’s Ao dai

2/17/2017 - 16:24

(VOVworld) – Diplomat Pham Sanh Chau has initiated the idea of wearing Ao dai to promote Vietnamese traditional attire. Donning a black Ao dai and head covering, Chau amazed So villagers when he visited them in Quoc Oai district on the outskirt of Hanoi last month.

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HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

HCMC’s Oriental medicine streets attract tourists

2/16/2017 - 19:00

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City has been developing Oriental medicine streets in District 5 into an attractive tourism destination while helping pharmaceutical and medicinal expand their business.

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Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

Vietnam, Cuba pledge to strengthen legislative ties

2/16/2017 - 18:49

(VOVworld)- Chairman of Cuban National Assembly (NA) Esteban Lazo Hernandez has praised the special friendship and traditional unity between Vietnam and Cuba during his reception of Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong in Havana on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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2/16/2017 - 13:06

(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 makes them feel warm in their hearts.

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H’re folk singing

H’re folk singing

2/15/2017 - 15:57

(VOVworld) – The H’re love singing. They sing anywhere and anytime: at work, in leisure time, and at festivals. They have developed unique and diverse singing genres, typically Kaleu and Kachoi.

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Sweet Valentine’s Day

Sweet Valentine’s Day

2/14/2017 - 15:54

(VOVworld) – Valentine’s Day is in the air – red roses, sweet chocolate, and delicate gifts symbolizing love.

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Vietnam's water puppetry performance in Czech

Vietnam's water puppetry performance in Czech

2/14/2017 - 10:04

(VOVworld) - The Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre is taking a theatrical journey to appear for the first-time ever at Materia Prima (February 18-25) in Cracow, Poland.

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11 newly-recognised national intangible heritages announced

11 newly-recognised national intangible heritages announced

2/14/2017 - 9:41

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of 11 newly-recognised national intangible cultural heritages.

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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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Prime Minister attends ceremony on Bac Ninh’s 20 years of reestablishment

Prime Minister attends ceremony on Bac Ninh’s 20 years of reestablishment

2/13/2017 - 9:31

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc applauded Bac Ninh provincial Party Committee and people for their achievements over the past 20 years.

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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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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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Festival of Tran Thuong Temple and Seal-stamp opening ceremony at Tran temple

Festival of Tran Thuong Temple and Seal-stamp opening ceremony at Tran temple

2/11/2017 - 16:39

(VOVworld) - Ha Nam province held a ceremony on Friday to receive a certificate recognizing Tran Thuong Temple festival and Saint Tran’s food distributing festival as national intangible cultural heritages. Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, local leaders and

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Laotian newspapers hail the success of the 39th Vietnam Laos Joint Governmental Committee meeting

Laotian newspapers hail the success of the 39th Vietnam Laos Joint Governmental Committee meeting

2/11/2017 - 16:34

(VOVworld) - Laotian newspapers considered the success of the 39th Vietnam Laos Joint Governmental Committee meeting a foundation to raise bilateral ties to a new height. The Paxason newspapers reported on the meeting chaired by Vietnamese and Laotian Prime Minister

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Vietnam Poetry Day

Vietnam Poetry Day

2/11/2017 - 16:17

(VOVworld) - The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year. The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day has attracted a great number of Vietnamese poets. VOV’s Bui Hang reports.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A: The traditional Vietnamese wedding is one of the most important ceremonies in Vietnamese culture with influences from Confucian and Buddhist ideology. It is a significant day not only for...

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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...