London’s 100-year-old orchestra to hit the stage in Hanoi

London’s 100-year-old orchestra to hit the stage in Hanoi

NDO/VNA – Around 90 talented artists from the over-100-year-old London Symphony Orchestra will deliver classical symphonies in Hanoi on March 4, To Van Dong, Director of the Municipal Department of Culture and Information, said at a press conference on February 21. (Feb 22, 2017)


Hammock under a leaf canopy

  Feb 19, 2017
Grandfather died. After the funeral, the bed he used to lie on was put under the pomelo tree. It was a quiet May afternoon. Everything in the house was a mess, but nobody thought to clean up. 

Vietnam wins gold medals at international photo competition

  Feb 19, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese photographers won two gold medals in the tourism category at the second International Photo Contest – 2017 which has recently taken place in India. 

Photo exhibition on Hanoians’ national resistance struggle

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO—A photo exhibition showcasing 60 days of fighting by the soldiers and general populace of Hanoi against the French colonialists opened on February 17 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the battle (February 17, 1947-2017). 

Israeli films to delight Vietnamese audiences

  Feb 16, 2017
NDO – A number of outstanding Israeli films will be introduced in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during the Israeli Film Festival, taking place from February 24 to March 6. 

11 new intangible forms of the nation’s cultural heritage recognised

  Feb 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced a list of eleven newly recognised forms of the nation’s intangible cultural heritage.  

Vietnam to participate Materia Prima Festival

  Feb 13, 2017
NDO—The Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre will represent Vietnam for the first time to participate the Materia Prima–International Festival of the Form Theatre in Cracow, Poland.  

HCM City celebrates Vietnam Poetry Day

  Feb 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – Dozens of young poets presented their works at universities and colleges around HCM City on the night of February 11 as part of the opening ceremony for Vietnam Poetry Day held on the 15th day of the first lunar month.  

Vietnam Poetry Day opens at Temple of Literature

  Feb 11, 2017
NDO—The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day opened at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on the morning of February 11 as an annual event to promote Vietnam’s poetry to domestic and international poetry lovers.  

Book on Vietnam’s economic development debuts in India

  Feb 09, 2017
NDO/VNA—The book Vietnam: The Emerging Asian Star from a War-Stricken Nation, which deals with various aspects of the Southeast Asian country’s economy, made its debut at a ceremony in New Delhi, India on February 7. 

Vietnamese designs to be showcased at New York Fashion Week

  Feb 09, 2017
NDO/VNA—Designer Luong Minh Son, founder of fashion brand Son Collection, will introduce traditional Vietnamese silk to the world at the upcoming New York Fashion Week. 

Vietnam Poetry Day to open in Hanoi

  Feb 08, 2017
NDO/VNA—The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day will take place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month, which falls on February 11 this year, according to Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Literature Association Nguyen Quang Thieu. 

Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival scheduled for March 8-13 in Dak Lak

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO – The sixth Buon Ma Thuot coffee festival and the 2017 Central Highlands gong culture festival will take place in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak from March 8-13 with the theme “Converging quintessence – Promoting identity – Connecting for development”.  

Vietnamese manga work honoured at international manga award

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO - Gateway to the Underworld, known as Dia nguc mon in Vietnamese, a manga work by the Vietnamese artist Can Tieu Hy, has won the Silver Award at the 10th Japan International Manga Award. 

Two bells in Da Quan Pagoda recognised as national treasures

  Feb 05, 2017
NDO – The Two bells in Da Quan Pagoda, Cao Bang province have been announced as precious national objects at a ceremony held by the provincial People’s Committee.