NDO – A film themed ‘Father and Son’, directed by Luong Dinh Dung, will become the first Vietnamese film to be nominated for a Remi Award at the 50th Houston International Film Festival. (Feb 22, 2017)
NDO—Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama speaks Vietnamese as fluently as his native language. This year marked his fifteenth Tet (lunar New Year) celebration in Vietnam. After more than 36 years as a strong connection to the land and people of Vietnam, the ambassador has adopted many habits common among Vietnamese.
NDO – In the Bahnar ethnic group’s community in Glar commune, Dac Hoa district, Gia Lai province, the trades of sculpting, forging and carpentry are considered as men’s jobs while wine making and brocade weaving are the typical trades of women.
NDO – In Vietnam, each year all people are eager to make due preparations in order to welcome in the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. For painter Thanh Chuong, producing some 60 paintings of chickens is his own way to celebrate the New Year of the Rooster.
NDO—In the Vietnamese entertainment market, which experienced many ups and downs in 2016, numerous outstanding young artists, with their ambition and creative capacity, have left an initial impression on arts lovers.
NDO—Despite many ups and downs in the development of Vietnamese pottery, Bat Trang Pottery Village in Hanoi has constantly developed to affirm its brand, which has a history of nearly 1,000 years. People’s Artisan Tran Do, who was honoured as an outstanding Hanoi citizen in 2016, is among the villagers making great contributions to preserving the soul of the ancient pottery.
NDO/VNA—An exhibition featuring maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on January 13.
NDO – The 2017 Vietnamese Film Day will be organised in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the first time, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the RoK.