An exceptional candle for the rainy night

An exceptional candle for the rainy night

In the afternoons of early summer, I usually sat alone in the deserted courtyard of our compound. When sunset began, frogs appeared in ponds and lakes, resulting in a symphony of croaks. (13 hours ago)

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  Apr 19, 2018
NDO - The 13th National Radio Broadcasting Festival 2018 will be held from May 3 to 5 in Vinh city, Nghe An province, according to a press briefing in Hanoi on April 19.  

Winners of National Book Awards honored

  Apr 19, 2018
NDO – Twenty-two good books and thirteen nice books were honoured in the first National Book Awards 2018 at a ceremony in Hanoi on April 19.  

Exhibition sheds lights on X’tieng ethnic culture

  Apr 19, 2018
NDO – Around 120 objects highlighting the cultural diversity and identity of the X’tieng ethnic community are on display at an exhibition that opened at the Ho Chi Minh City History Museum on April 19.  

HCM City hosts ASEAN trade, culture exchange event

  Apr 19, 2018
NDO/VNA – A trade and culture exchange programme among ASEAN nations opened at Ho Chi Minh City’s September 23 Park on April 18. 

Documentary on Vietnamese war to be screen

  Apr 19, 2018
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City Television, the Military Broadcasting Centre and the Media 21 Communication Joint Stock Company signed a media cooperation agreement and launched a series of documentary films entitled ‘Vietnam War: National Interest’, at a ceremony in Hanoi, on April 18.  

Fifth Vietnam Book Day features exciting activities

  Apr 18, 2018
NDO – The 5th Viet Nam Book Day 2018 officially kicked off at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi on April 18, featuring nearly 20 events with different themes. 

Robam dance – A unique genre of Khmer traditional theatre

  Apr 18, 2018
NDO – Robam dance, a traditional art form of the Khmer ethnic community in Tra Vinh province has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage, according to a recent decision issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

Thang Long imperial city excavation reveals large structures

  Apr 18, 2018
NDO - An archaeological excavation at the Thang Long imperial city in 2017 has uncovered many traces of former buildings and other artefacts dating from the period of Chinese domination up to the Nguyen Dynasty.  

Vietnamese artist Thu Thuy wins silver at International Design Awards

  Apr 17, 2018
NDO - Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thu Thuy has won the silver trophy of the A’Design Awards in Italy in the category of Public Arts Design for Society and Environment for her Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mirror House Project.  

Violinist Huu Quoc to perform in Ho Chi Minh City

  Apr 16, 2018
NDO – Violinist Tran Huu Quoc will play a selection of masterpieces by famous composers in a concert at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on April 19, according to an announcement from the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra (HBSO).  

Activities celebrate Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day

  Apr 16, 2018
NDO – A wide variety of unique cultural activities will be held from April 19-22 at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town, Hanoi, to celebrate the Vietnam Ethnic Groups’ Cultural Day (April 19).  

National-scale art programme to mark establishment of Dai Co Viet dynasty

  Apr 16, 2018
NDO - A national-scale ceremony and art programme entitled 'Shining epic on Dai Co Viet' will take place from April 24-27, to mark the 1050th anniversary of the establishment of Dai Co Viet, the first imperial dynasty in Vietnam.  

The Tailor wins Best Feature Film at Golden Kite Awards

  Apr 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – “Co Ba Sai Gon” (The Tailor) won the Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite Awards, which was announced in Hanoi on April 15. 

Fireworks to mark Reunification Day, May Day in Ho Chi Minh City

  Apr 15, 2018
NDO/VNA – Fireworks will light up the sky of Ho Chi Minh City later this month to celebrate 43 years of the South Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975) and the 132nd May Day (May 1, 1886).