The Voice of Vietnam is a national radio station and government agency which disseminates the Party’s guidelines and State laws, contributing to the people’s enhanced intellectual standards and spiritual lives.

The Voice of Vietnam is abbreviated in Vietnamese to “Đài TNVN” and has the English name “Voice of Vietnam”, or VOV for short

The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) was established immediately after the August 1945 Revolution. Its first program was aired at 11.30 AM on September 7th 1945 with the signature phrase: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam”. At 11.30 AM on 2nd July 1976, this phrase was changed to: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.


Organizational Structure

The Voice of Vietnam is a multimedia broadcaster. It runs several channels: News and Current Affairs channel (VOV1), Culture, Science and Education channel (VOV2), Music, News and Entertainment channel (VOV3), Ethnic languages channel (VOV4) Overseas Service channel (VOV5) and VOV Traffic channel. VOV Print Newspaper was launched on 2nd November 1998. On 3rd February 2008 VOVTV officially made its first broadcast.

The Voice of Vietnam operates a News Center, a Radio Technical Center, 2 Broadcasting Colleges, a Radio Broadcasting Service and Advertisement Center (VOVas) and an Equipment Materials Information Export Import Corporation (EMICO).

The Voice of Vietnam has 5 domestic bureaus based in the Northwest region, central region, central highlands, Ho Chi Minh city and Mekong delta. Its 10 foreign bureaus are based in Beijing (China), Vientiane (Laos), Bangkok (Thailand), Phnompenh (Cambodia), Moscow (Russia), Tokyo (Japan), Paris (France), Washington DC (US), Cairo (Egypt), Prague (Czech Republic).

VOV leadership

President Nguyễn Thế Kỷ
Member of the Party Central Committee

Vice President Vũ Hải

Vice President Vũ Minh Tuấn

Vice President Trần Minh Hùng

Vice President Nguyễn Xuân Huy

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.


Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea


(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...