Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

Wedding ceremony of the Red Dao

(VOVWORLD) - Getting married is a significant milestone in a person’s life. Wedding rituals of the Red Dao ethnic people embrace traditional cultural features that need to be promoted and preserved....
Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

Doi Tam village and the art of drum making

(VOVWORLD) - In Vietnam, drums are a traditional instrument at festivals and weddings. They are also used to announce arrivals to the community, signal when school starts or ends, and accompany musical performances. Depending on...
Vietnam’s other puppetry art

Vietnam’s other puppetry art

(VOVworld) – Bảo Hà village in Hai Phong province has a long history of creating and performing puppets. Here, two types of puppetry co-exist: water and non-water puppetry. Together with...
Ba Mun island - a paradise for wild animals

Ba Mun island - a paradise for wild animals

(VOVworld) - This year the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has launched a program promoting Vietnam as a paradise of sea and island for tourists. Besides traditional tourist destinations, travel agents...
Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

(VOVworld) -“Do” paper is made from the bark of the Do tree, which can be found in Vietnam’s northern region. Having first appeared in the 13th century, this type of paper has been used widely...
Tran Nguyen Dan - An Icon Woodblock Painter

Tran Nguyen Dan - An Icon Woodblock Painter

(VOVworld) - In woodblock carved paintings, a design or picture is carved into a block of wood, then printed onto a sheet of paper or other special materials. Tran Nguyen Dan...
Stamp collecting hobby in Vietnam

Stamp collecting hobby in Vietnam

(VOVworld) - Stamp collecting is one of the world’s most popular hobbies thanks to its affordability, educational benefits, and historical value. For many collectors, philately is an art, a passion, a way to communicate...
The Vietnamese Bamboo Flute

The Vietnamese Bamboo Flute

(VOVworld) - The Vietnamese bamboo flute has long been one of the most popular wind instruments, containing the essence of Vietnamese music. The moody sound it produces has signified the spiritual life of...
Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

Chầu văn - Vietnamese ritual singing

(VOVworld) - Chầu văn is a Vietnamese form of ritual singing. Chầu means supplication, văn means literature. Chầu văn is a highly rhythmic form of singing that often accompanies “hau dong” (mediumship)...
One day at Hoan Kiem Lake

One day at Hoan Kiem Lake

(VOVworld) - Summer might be the best time to visit Hanoi and Hoan Kiem Lake might be the best destination if one wants to explore Hanoi to the full
Pedestrian streets & Night market in Hanoi

Pedestrian streets & Night market in Hanoi

(VOVworld) - As the oldest continuously developed area of Vietnam, Hanoi's Old Quarter has a history that spans 2,000 years and represents the eternal soul of the city. Located between Sword Lake, the...
Scenario for climate change response in Vietnam

Scenario for climate change response in Vietnam

(VOVworld ) - Vietnam continues to be singled out as one of the world’s climate change hotspots. With its long coastline and low-lying deltas, researchers warn millions of people in the country...