Vietnam Poetry Day to feature myriad of activities

Vietnam Poetry Day to feature myriad of activities

NDO – The 2018 Vietnam Poetry Day will be held from February 27 to March 2 at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi with various activities for literary lovers  (13 hours ago)


Traditional Tet market reproduced in Phong Nha – Ke Bang

  Feb 20, 2018
NDO - A traditional Tet market was held at Phong Nha – Ke Bang tourist centre in the central province of Quang Binh on February 19 (the fourth day of the lunar new year). 

Buddhist followers, visitors flock to Keo Pagoda festival

  Feb 19, 2018
NDO/VNA – Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and followers and visitors flocked to the Keo Pagoda festival that opened in Vu Thu district in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh on February 19 – the fourth day of the Lunar New Year. 

Ho Chi Minh, a source of eternal pride

  Feb 19, 2018
NDO – November 13, 2017 marked an important event at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Paris (France), as the UN body celebrated the 30th anniversary of its resolution honouring President Ho Chi Minh as “a Vietnamese hero of national liberation and a great man of culture.” 

Developing Vietnam’s cultural industry

  Feb 19, 2018
NDO – The "cultural industry" is an umbrella term for the combination of the industries involved in the creation, production, distribution, and consumption of cultural or creative products and the protection of intellectual property rights. Specifically, it covers the production and service activities inherent in the act of creation, so it can often be referred to as the "Creative Industry". 

Spring Book Street opens in Hanoi

  Feb 18, 2018
NDO/VNA – The spring book street opened in Hanoi on February 18 (the third day of the Lunar New Year), introducing books of different genres to visitors. 

The angel child

  Feb 18, 2018
He sat waiting for his ex-wife at the coffee shop. He had not talked with anyone in a long while, so he was looking forward to it with a mix of excitement and unease.  

Vietnamese literary translator honoured with Russian award

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese female writer and translator Nguyen Thuy Anh was honoured with the annual Russian award for literature translation during a ceremony held in Moscow on February 16 (the first day of the traditional Lunar New Year).  

New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – Visiting pagodas at the beginning of Lunar New Year has become an age old tradition of Vietnamese people.  

Vietnamese literature quietly promoted in US

  Feb 17, 2018
NDO - Over the past few years, several Vietnamese American intellectuals have quietly built the bridges of love, hope, reconciliation and peace between the two countries through literature and culture. 

Long Tong, unique farming ritual of the Tay

  Feb 16, 2018
NDO/VNA - Long Tong (going to the field) is the most typical agricultural festival of the Tay, a big ethnic minority group living in the northern mountain region with a population of over 1.6 million. 

International artists join circus gala during Tet

  Feb 15, 2018
NDO – As many as 50 talented circus performers from Russia, the US, Ukraine and Mongolia, along with domestic ones, will gather at the first international circus gala in Vietnam during the Lunar New Year (Tet).  

Young art talents in 2017

  Feb 15, 2018
NDO – In the Vietnamese performing arts scene in 2017, there is no denying the artistic effort of many artists. Particularly in the field of music and cinema, there are a number of young faces who made their art hallmark.  

The sand and the sea

  Feb 15, 2018
I met Etgar Keret when we were attending an international writing camp. He is considered a master among writers of contemporary Israeli short stories, best known for The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God And Other Stories.  

A memorable old Tet market

  Feb 14, 2018
NDO – What is more fun than to go shopping in preparation for Tet (Lunar New Year)? Adults go to the market to purchase goods, while children, though having nothing specific to do, are very eager to go the Tet market, because they will have a chance to watch, play, and if lucky, get a tasty snack.