Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

Exhibition to honour Vietnamese heritage

NDO – The "Vietnamese Cultural Heritage 2018" exhibition will take place in Hanoi from November 23 to 25, as one of the cultural events to honour and promote the values of national cultural heritages of various regions, especially the Vietnamese heritages that have been recognised by UNESCO.  (11 hours ago)


Exhibition features Vietnamese pagodas in eyes of French photographer

  Nov 10, 2018 12:06:10
NDO – Nearly 50 photo capturing Vietnamese pagodas through the lenses of French photographer Nicolas Cornet are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on November 9.  

A jackpot winner

  Nov 10, 2018 11:56:39
For all of their lives, Ba and Bay, two young men of the same village, had only one dream: winning the national lottery jackpot. Within their budget, they tried to save money so that every three days they could buy a lottery ticket from a wandering vendor while having a few cups of coffee or tea at Miss Hau’s refreshment stall. 

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

  Nov 09, 2018 13:04:09
NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.  

Hilario Segovia to perform in Vietnam

  Nov 09, 2018 11:57:24
NDO – Well-known Spanish pianist Hilario Segovia will perform in Vietnam for the first time, with a chamber concert at Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music, No.112 Nguyen Du Street, District 1, on November 30.  

Two underground tunnels to open at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Nov 09, 2018 11:36:13
NDO - Two additional underground tunnels at Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi will be reconstructed and connected with the revolutionary relic system to open to the public in 2019. 

Austrian pianist to perform in Vietnam

  Nov 08, 2018 18:26:07
NDO – Renowned Austrian pianist Robert Lehrbaumer will perform at the Vietnam National Academy of Music (ANAM) in Hanoi on November 13 and at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music on November 15.  

Festival provides chance to experience British atmosphere in Hanoi

  Nov 08, 2018 17:02:50
NDO – The Inspire Me Festival 2018 will be held for the first time at the Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in Hanoi, from November 9 to 11, providing a chance for visitors to experience the British atmosphere without leaving Hanoi. 

Famous Vietnamese painters’ works showcased in London

  Nov 07, 2018 16:28:23
NDO – Several art works by renowned Vietnamese painters Nguyen Tu Nghiem and Bui Xuan Phai are being showcased in London, the United Kingdom, from November 5-9.  

Thua Thien-Hue hosts Asia-Pacific conference on intangible cultural heritage

  Nov 07, 2018 08:37:57
NDO/VNA – The 2018 Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference opened in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 6, under the theme of “ICH NGOs towards the Sustainable Development of Communities”. 

Chu Dau pottery - the journey to maintain Vietnamese cultural quintessence

  Nov 06, 2018 16:46:06
NDO – Chu Dau pottery (Nam Sach district, in the northern province of Hai Duong) is among the elite Vietnamese pottery genres, flourishing from the 14th to the 17th centuries. After more than 300 years of waning in popularity, Chu Dau is now reviving strongly, becoming a valuable handicraft item on both the domestic and international markets. 

Crowd-funding for art projects

  Nov 05, 2018 16:00:50
NDO – In recent years, the appearance of crowd-funding for the implementation of art projects has opened up a new and promising path for Vietnamese artists. 

Traditional Vietnamese products introduced in France

  Nov 05, 2018 11:09:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese handicrafts, herbal tea and dried fruit are being introduced at the ongoing Grenoble International Fair in Grenoble city, France’s Isere province. 

Researcher Mai Van Lang: I hope for more supportive policies to be designed to safeguard folk music

  Nov 05, 2018 10:21:14
NDO – The absence of traditional music in contemporary life has raised concerns among art enthusiasts of the potential disappearance of long-standing cultural values. In his interview granted to Nhan Dan (Newspaper) Weekly newspaper, researcher Mai Van Lang, who has had more than 20 years collecting, researching and rewriting new lyrics for folk songs, spoke more about the threat and suggested solutions to address the problem. 

Spring thunderstorm

  Nov 04, 2018 11:48:28
One day before the wedding, he knocked at the door of his bride’s apartment to ask her a question. She screamed "No!" He turned away, and fifteen minutes later, he returned with a shaved head. In spite of what she had said to him, he was not wearing a groom’s suit. She burst out crying and wiped the tears.