The sound of gongs in Ba Vi district

The sound of gongs in Ba Vi district

NDO – Ba Vi is a mountainous district in Hanoi, home to the Muong, Dao and Kinh ethnic minority groups along with customs imbued with unique local cultural identities. Gong art of the Muong ethnic minority group is a traditional cultural art form, creating a unique attraction for the district. (20 hours ago)


Exhibition honours exemplary examples

  May 12, 2017
NDO – An exhibition on outstanding individuals and organisations that have excelled in the “Studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example” campaign was opened in Hanoi on May 11. 

Vietnam Tourism Ambassador revisits Kong filming locations in Ninh Binh

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA - Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of the Hollywood movie “Kong: Skull Island”, revisited filming locations at Trang An landscape complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 10.  

Festival to highlight worship of Mother Goddess of Forests

  May 10, 2017
NDO – A festival honouring practices related to the worship of Mother Goddess of Forests will be held for the first time in Dong Cuong Temple in Ben Dien village, Dong Cuong commune, Van Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai, on May 20-21. 

Exhibition highlights sea and island cultural heritage

  May 09, 2017
NDO – An exhibition on Vietnam’s sea and island cultural heritages is taking place in Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province from May 9 to 14, as a highlight of the framework of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017. 

Preserving statue sculpting in Central Highlands

  May 06, 2017
NDO—Being well-known as a grave statue–carving artisan and wooden statue–maker, artisan A Doan in Dac Ha Commune, Tu Mo Rong District in the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum, has greatly contributed to preserving this unique art, promoting the culture of the Central Highlands. 

Exhibition features urban beauty in Hanoi

  May 05, 2017
NDO—An exhibition, featuring nearly 200 photos reflecting the urban beauty and environmental sanitation of Hanoi officially kicked off on May 4 at the Exhibition House in Trang Tien Street in the capital city. 

Europe Days to bring Europe closer to Vietnamese audience

  May 05, 2017
NDO – ‘Europe Days 2017’ will be held from May 4 to 30 in Vietnam with a series of intellectual and cultural activities, an occasion to bring Europe closer to Vietnamese citizens and to strengthen the close bonds that Europe has established with Vietnam. 

Quintessence of Vietnamese craftsmanship honoured

  May 04, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Hue Traditional Craft Festival, themed ‘Quintessence of Vietnamese Craft’ was held from April 28 to May 2 in Hue city, gathering the participation of craft villages from cities and provinces across the country. 

2017 Da Nang International Fireworks Festival opens

  May 01, 2017
NDO - The annual international fireworks competition opened in the central city of Da Nang on April 30. 

Youth art festival to run in October

  Apr 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – The fourth National Youth Fine Art Festival, which is slated for October, will open for submissions from June 19 to 23, in Hanoi. 

Exhibition on Vietnam’s reunification day held in Cuba

  Apr 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – A photo exhibition to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and national reunification has been held at the General Antonio Maceo Military Academy of Cuba. 

Programme highlights northern mountainous cultures in Hanoi

  Apr 27, 2017
NDO – An art, cultural and exchange programme highlighting ethnic cultures of the northern mountainous provinces will be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi from April 29 to May 2.  

Winners of Dedication Music Awards announced

  Apr 26, 2017
NDO - The winners of the 2017 Dedication Music Awards were officially announced and honoured at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 25. 

Exhibition celebrates liberation of the South

  Apr 25, 2017
NDO – The photo exhibition, ‘Great Spring Victory 1975 in Mekong Delta’ kicked off at Can Tho city Museum on April 25.