Cooking like a Hanoian

Cooking like a Hanoian

(VOVWORLD) - Travelers who come to Hanoi often think about exploring this city’s culture and history by visiting some famous sites like Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, or Water Puppet...
Mam hen sauce & ngan dishes

Mam hen sauce & ngan dishes

(VOVWORLD) - Welcome to VOV’s Sunday Show, our biggest feature of the week, delving into Vietnamese culture and landscape. Today, we are going to learn about the mam hen sauce of the Thai...
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...
Obsession with war and mental therapy

Obsession with war and mental therapy

(VOVworld) - 40 years since the end of the Vietnam war, many American war veterans haven’t been able to find peace of mind. They have been struggling with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder...
Đồng dao – children’s folk songs

Đồng dao – children’s folk songs

(VOVworld) - Đồng dao – children’s folk songs – are simple folk verses created long ago by unknown authors and passed orally from generation to generation. The lyrics are plain, often incoherent or illogical verses...
12 zodiac animals

12 zodiac animals

(VOVworld) - 12 zodiac animals symbolize the changes of the heaven and earth and bring calmness to people’s minds whenever spring comes. The 12 zodiac pictures reflect good wishes, good luck, hope, and...
Nghệ Tĩnh’s folk singing

Nghệ Tĩnh’s folk singing

(VOVworld) - Each region in Vietnam has its own typical folk songs. The land of Hồng Lam in Central Vietnam with its mountains and rivers, picturesque beauty, and brave, hardworking...
Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

Lên Đồng or “Going into a trance” Ritual

(VOVworld) – Worshipping the Mother Goddess – Mother of the Universe - has been a time-honoured spiritual practice in Vietnam since prehistoric times. The ancient Vietnam people initiated the practice of communicating with the...
BBC Media Action: project on climate change communication

BBC Media Action: project on climate change communication

(VOVworld) - Vietnam is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change in the world. Temperature increases and changes in rainfall patterns will affect agricultural production, water resources and human health. Despite these far...