Artist Hoang Viet: measures needed to preserve and promote traditional art form

Artist Hoang Viet: measures needed to preserve and promote traditional art form

NDO – Less than a month after ‘Bai Choi’ singing was added to the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the first individual live show has been organised in Binh Dinh province to honour this unique folklore style of singing. (Jan 21, 2018)


Vietnamese veteran painter passed away

  Jan 22, 2018
NDO – Veteran painter Phan Ke An, one of the rare survivors of the Indochinese art movement, passed away in Hanoi on January 21, at the age of 95. 

Children enjoy early Tet cheer in Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Jan 23, 2018
NDO – Children in Hanoi are having an opportunity to enjoy an early Tet (lunar New Year festival) celebration at a programme that opened in Thang Long Imperial Citadel on January 22. 

Joint concert brings Vietnamese and US music students together

  Jan 20, 2018
NDO – A concert themed ‘Spring Harmony’ was held in Hanoi on January 19, bringing together students from the Vietnam National Academy of Music and 50 choir members from the Juniata University, the US.  

Exhibition on cultural heritage of ASEAN Community opens

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO – An exhibition on cultural heritage from the ASEAN Community opened in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on January 17, as part of activities to mark the 88th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the 105th founding year of Kon Tum province. 

Music night to highlight folk melodies of ancient cities

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO – A music night will be held at the French Culture Centre in Hanoi (L’Espace) on January 20, with a highlight on the music repertoires of Hanoi and Hue cities. 

Art programme praises Party and country

  Jan 07, 2018
NDO – A special art programme entitled ‘Resounding the country’s melody’ was held at the Hanoi Opera House on January 6 to honour the Party and fatherland.  

E De ethnic minority beauty crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2017

  Jan 07, 2018
NDO – H’Hen Nie from E De ethnic minority group was crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 on the final night of the pageant which concluded in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province on January 6. 

Graphic designer Dang Thi Bich Ngoc: Coming to the end with great passion

  Jan 07, 2018
NDO - Vietnamese designer Dang Thi Bich Ngoc has won the 2017 Graphic Design Awards of the USA (GDUSA) for the first time with a set of four posters featuring characters from an ancient Tuong (classical drama) play entitled ‘San Hau’. 

Programme to feature cultural identities of ethnic minority groups

  Jan 04, 2018
NDO – A range of activities will be held from January 1-31 at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi to celebrate the New Year 2018. 

Vietnamese drama wins six international awards

  Jan 03, 2018
NDO – The Vietnamese drama entitled "Aspiration" of Ta Xuyen, directed by Meritorious Artist Lam Tung from the Vietnam National Drama Theatre, has won six awards in Shenzhen, China. 

Japanese film week in Da Nang to screen 11 movies

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO/VNA - Eleven Japanese films will be screened at the Le Do Cinema in Da Nang City from January 5-7 and 13-14 as part of an annual cultural exchange programme between Japan and the central city.  

Vietnamese Ao Dai for men: A tough way to make a comeback

  Jan 01, 2018
NDO – At the similar starting point, there are heritages receiving enthusiastic support from the community for preservation and then shine as a symbol of Vietnamese culture, but there are also others that don’t have such luck. This is the adverse story of two versions of Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long robes) for women and men.  

Ho Chi Minh City to welcome New Year with firework shows

  Dec 30, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City has been given the green light to let off fireworks during the upcoming New Year 2018 and Lunar New Year (Tet) Festivals.  

Cultural beauty of communal house in the eyes of youngsters

  Dec 30, 2017
NDO – Exhibition ‘Vestige of a Land’ by young artist Le Giang, which is taking place from December 15 to January 12, features the youngster’ perspective on the life of communal houses in Northern Vietnam, along the Red River Delta region.