NDO – At his premier in filmography, Vietnamese young songwriter and singer Pham Hong Phuoc won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA Award) 2017 for his role in the film ‘The Way Station’. On this occasion, Phuoc granted Nhan Dan Monthly an interview to share his experiences in filming.
NDO – The Quang Ninh provincial People’s Committee, in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), held a ceremony in Ha Long city on May 19 to receive a certificate recognising Bai Tu Long National Park as the 38th Heritage Park of ASEAN.
NDO - Heritage items recognised by UNESCO will be highlighted at the biennial Hue Festival of which the next edition is set to take place from April 24 to May 2, 2018, according to tentative programming announced by the local government.
NDO - It is a meaningful event for Binh Dinh province when the monument of President Ho Chi Minh, known as Nguyen Tat Thanh in his younger days, and his father Nguyen Sinh Sac, has been completed on the occasion of the great leader’s 127th birth anniversary.
NDO – A photo exhibition honouring President Ho Chi Minh’s great sacrifices opened at the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City, on May 17, as part of activities to celebrate his 127th birthday anniversary (May 19, 1890 – 2017).
NDO – A Photography Museum was inaugurated on May 15 in Lai Xa village, Kim Chung commune, Hoai Duc district in Hanoi, making it the first museum to be built by a Vietnamese community to showcase their traditional trade.
NDO – After many years, the long awaited book street has finally become a reality for Hanoi located on December 19 Street in Hoan Kiem District. Only weeks after it was first launched on May 1, Hanoi’s first book street has received a warm response from local readers and international tourists, not only due to being a convenient location to browse and purchase books but also as it has created a new cultural and creative space in the 1,000-year-old capital city.
NDO – A book exhibition, entitled “President Ho Chi Minh with the People’s Public Security and Army”, officially opened at the People’s Public Security Museum in Hanoi on May 16 as part of activities to celebrate the 127th birthday of the former President (May 19, 1890-2017).
A siren was echoing from the ferry landing. Huong was busy cooking. It was her daily chore, from early morning to late at night. When she lived with her parents, she did field work, and now with her husband’s family, she had to farm. She planted maize, beans, chili, pepper and cucumber. She was always busy, day in day out. But she was used to it. Every woman she knew was in the same boat.