Clothes of the Gie Trieng

Clothes of the Gie Trieng

(VOVworld) - The Gie Trieng have developed a unique culture while adopting cultural features of other groups in the northern Central Highlands
Mercosur wants to boost trade, investment with Vietnam

Mercosur wants to boost trade, investment with Vietnam

(VOVworld) – Rodolfo Caffaro Kramer, President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) – ASEAN, said on Saturday that a delegation of officials and entrepreneurs from Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay...
Elle Fashion Journey 2016 to open in HCM City

Elle Fashion Journey 2016 to open in HCM City

(VOVworld)- Vietnamese and foreign fashion designers will introduce luxury and ready-to-wear clothing and accessories at the Elle Fashion Journey 2016 at HCM City’s Gem Centre this week
Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

Indigo fabric – the beauty of Nung costumes

(VOVworld) – Nung women teach their little girls to grow cotton trees, twine yarn, weave fabric, and embroider. In the Nung community, girls, who don’t know how to weave fabric and...
Ai Lao singing and dancing in Giong festival

Ai Lao singing and dancing in Giong festival

(VOVworld) – Ai Lao singing and dancing is a traditional ritual only seen at the Giong festival in Phu Dong village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi.  Ai Lao, one of the rare remaining ancient...
Joint efforts to prevent child labor abuse

Joint efforts to prevent child labor abuse

(VOVworld)- “Ending child labor in supply chains” is the focus on this year’s World Day against child labor which falls on June 12. In the context of globalization, supply chains have...
The Nung ethnic group

The Nung ethnic group

(VOVworld) – The Nung have about 1 million people, ranking 7th in population among Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.  They live in all 63 provinces of Vietnam, but mainly in northern provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang...
Costumes of the Ha Nhi

Costumes of the Ha Nhi

(VOVworld) – The Ha Nhi grow cotton for the fabric they weave and make into clothes. Today VOV’s reporter To Tuan describes the Ha Nhi clothing
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...
Hanbok, the traditional costume of Koreans

Hanbok, the traditional costume of Koreans

(VOVworld) - The Koreans love their traditional costume Hanbok just as the Vietnamese love Ao Dai. Hanbok appears at weddings, funerals, folk festivals, special anniversaries and many other Korean events. The term Hanbok means "Korean clothing".  One Korean...
Traditional work of the Ha Nhi

Traditional work of the Ha Nhi

(VOvworld) – Settling in high mountains for hundreds of year, the Ha Nhi depend on agricultural production on terraced fields. They have well-organized irrigation systems and have mastered cultivation techniques on terraced...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

A: We’d like to thank Robert Krolikowski of the US for sending us late Easter greetings with a beautiful Easter Card and a greeting card marking St Patrick’s Day...
Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

Red silk cotton trees in full bloom in Do Son

(VOVworld)- Red silk cotton tree flowers, also known as Bombax ceiba, in Do Son district started to bloom these days, turning the popular tourist destination into a giant red carpet