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7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicks off

4/29/2017 - 16:35

(VOVworld) - The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on Friday in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across the country.

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Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

Phan Thanh Liem modifies traditional puppetry

4/28/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – In recent years, a model of mini water puppet stages has become popular with domestic and foreign audiences. The mini mobile stage was created in order to reach closer to the audience. Puppeteer Phan Thanh Liem is the one who initiated the mini water puppetry.

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Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

Phu Luu village in Bac Ninh province

4/27/2017 - 23:02

(VOVworld) - Phu Luu, a village in Bac Ninh province, is famous for trading betel and areca, which used to be a specialty of the Vietnamese. Also known as Giau village or Giau market, Phu Luu is also home to intellectuals and famous artists. The area has been urbanized, yet still retains cultural traditions.

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International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

International Silk-Brocade festival to be held in Hoi An

4/27/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – The 2017 International Silk-Brocade festival, part of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival, will be held in Hoi An on June 12th.

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Unique culture of the Churu

Unique culture of the Churu

4/27/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – Churu culture leaves visitors to Vietnam’s Central Highlands with unforgettable memories. The Churu people have faithfully preserved their traditional costumes, folklore, and handicrafts.

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President Tran Dai Quang meets voters in Can Gio

President Tran Dai Quang meets voters in Can Gio

4/26/2017 - 19:34

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang informed voters in Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh city, of major planned agendas of the upcoming 3rd session of the 14th National Assembly.

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The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

The hardships of hydro-meteorologists

4/24/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) – The prerequisite for a reliable weather forecast is collecting accurate data on wind, clouds, and rainfall. These are the daily work of hydro-meteorological observers at Vietnam’s hydro-meteorological stations. Collection of the data can be very difficult, especially in remote areas.

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Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

4/21/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) –Covering more than 2,000 square meters, Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province is comprised of a number of architectural structures including a three-door temple, a Buddha pagoda, a Genie temple, a bell tower, corridors, and a tower garden…

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President urges for greater effort to narrow development gap between regions

President urges for greater effort to narrow development gap between regions

4/21/2017 - 16:10

(VOVworld) - President Tran Dai Quang on Thursday met 122 village chiefs, artisans, and other influential people from ethnic minority groups in 15 northern mountainous provinces.

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Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

Exploring Lai Chau with community tours

4/20/2017 - 17:37

(VOVworld) – Tours of villages in Vietnam’s northwest and Lai Chau province in particular have become popular in recent years. With its diverse culture and beautiful landscape, Lai Chau has promoted community tours in recent years giving tourists an insight into local culture and lifestyle.

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Cultural Day celebrates ethnic groups’ identities

Cultural Day celebrates ethnic groups’ identities

4/20/2017 - 16:14

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese ethnic groups’ cultures are being highlighted at an event which began on Wednesday at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, on the outskirts of Hanoi.

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Activities to celebrate Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day

Activities to celebrate Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day

4/19/2017 - 17:04

(VOVworld) – Activities celebrating Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day (April 19) will be held from Wednesday to Sunday at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town on the outskirts of Hanoi.

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Culture Day promotes ethnic groups’ identities

Culture Day promotes ethnic groups’ identities

4/19/2017 - 16:49

(VOVworld)-Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day is taking place from Wednesday until Sunday at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi’s Son Tay town.

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Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

Onion and garlic farming on Ly Son Island

4/19/2017 - 14:37

(VOVworld) – Surrounded by sea and plagued with severe weather, Lý Sơn Island in Quang Ngai province does enjoy certain advantages – like delicious onions and garlic. Though small, they have an incomparable flavor. Ly Son has long been considered “the kingdom of onions and garlic”.

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PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

PM promises optimal conditions for investors in tourism

4/14/2017 - 9:25

(VOVworld)-The Government always creates the best conditions for domestic and foreign investors, especially in tourism, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a meeting on Thursday with executives of Sun Group, one of the major investors with large tourism projects in Phu Quoc island.

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Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day 2017 to honor bamboo instruments

Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day 2017 to honor bamboo instruments

4/13/2017 - 16:53

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day 2017 scheduled for next Wednesday at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi’s Son Tay town will promote ethnic people’s musical instruments.

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EU calls for boosting migrant child protection

EU calls for boosting migrant child protection

4/13/2017 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – The European Commission on Wednesday asked its members to put forward measures that will protect underage migrants, who account for one-third of all asylum seekers.

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Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

Chu-ru group in the Central Highlands

4/13/2017 - 16:30

(VOVworld) – The Chu-ru are one of several indigenous groups living in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. They have developed and continued to maintain unique customs, festivals, folk arts, and cultural values.

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Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

Sa Huynh Salt Village in Quang Ngai

4/13/2017 - 15:05

(VOVworld) - Sa Huynh salt village is located in Duc Pho district 60 kilometers south of Quang Ngai city. Sa Huynh has a beautiful beach and is well-known in the central region as a salt-making area. From the section of Highway 1A that runs through Sa Huynh village, the salt fields look like mirrors sparkling in the sunlight.

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Feast and Commemoration of Hoang Sa soldiers in An Vinh village

Feast and Commemoration of Hoang Sa soldiers in An Vinh village

4/12/2017 - 19:45

(VOVworld) – The Feast and Commemoration of Hoang Sa (Paracel) soldiers took place in An Vinh village’s communal house, Ly Son district, Quang Ngai province, on Wednesday. After a traditional ritual, a boat racing was held.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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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...