Fashion show revives Vietnamese court attires in 15th century

Fashion show revives Vietnamese court attires in 15th century

NDO – Vietnamese court attires of the 15th century were revived at fashion show entitled ‘Weaving a Realm’ in Hanoi on December 30. (Jan 01, 2018)


Concert celebrates Vietnam – Japan diplomatic ties

  Dec 30, 2017
NDO – Japanese music band ‘Kuricorder and Friends’ will grace the stage with two special concerts, the first in Hanoi on January 12, 2018 and the second in Ho Chi Minh City on January 14, 2018.  

Martin Rama, a Uruguayan economist with big love for Hanoi

  Dec 29, 2017
NDO – Martin Rama, former Lead Economist of the World Bank in Vietnam, has recently been appointed as the Project Director of the Sustainable Urban Development Centre under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, a position usually taken over by a Vietnamese person but is now held by a foreigner. It’s worth noting that he serves as an honourary director, working without pay and even using his own money for the project.  

HBSO celebrates New Year with operetta The Bat

  Dec 29, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra (HBSO) is due to stage the operetta Die Fledermaus (The Bat) by Austrian composer Johann Strauss II at the Opera House on December 29 evening.  

200-year-old canon discovered in Quang Ninh

  Dec 28, 2017
NDO – A cannon dated back 200 years ago was recently discovered in mid December during the implementation of a water supply project on Long Dinh lake, Son Hao hamlet, Quan Lan commune, Van Don district in the northern province of Quang Ninh. 

‘Tale of Kieu’ lacquer painting auctioned for US$83,000

  Dec 27, 2017
NDO/VNA – The painting “Nguyet Uoc” (Promise under Moonlight) depicting the love between Thuy Kieu and Kim Trong in Kieu’s Tale by Nguyen Du, has been auctioned at Chon’s Auction House in Hanoi for US$83,000. 

Exhibition shows talents of Vietnamese fine arts lecturers

  Dec 26, 2017
NDO – A total of 30 artworks by four lecturers from the Vietnam University of Industrial Fine Arts are being displayed at an exhibition that opened at the Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi on December 26. 

K-Pop to take stage in Da Nang countdown

  Dec 25, 2017
NDO/VNA - The K-Pop trio, Simon Dominic, Gray and Loco, will perform at the New Year Countdown Party Midnight Kiss at the coastal entertainment centre, Coco Bay Da Nang. 

Unique rite of passage of Dao ethnic minority

  Dec 25, 2017
NDO – ‘Cap sac’ ritual is a rite of passage to mark the coming-of-age of the Dao ethnic men, affirming the recognition of the community and gods to them. With the Dao ethnic minority people in Hoanh Bo district, Quang Ninh province, ‘cap sac’ is the most important ritual. 

Tears of American former POW as he returns to Hoa Lo prison

  Dec 24, 2017
NDO – Although he has returned to Vietnam many times, when he put his step back into Hoa Lo prison in Hanoi, the American anti-war prisoner sergeant Robert P. Chenoweth can’t hold back his feeling. He had to stop at times to hold back his tears while addressing the opening ceremony of the ‘Finding Memories’ exhibition, which was held in late November in Hanoi.  

The Ghost of Gold

  Dec 24, 2017
The trading platform I used to operate 23 hours a day with the software mt4. It attracts investors through leverage; if an investor is wise enough, the leverage will be their advantage, bringing profits when they have good luck. But the wise investor will never be distracted by the leverage.  

Art programme praising Vietnamese cultural beauty held in Australia

  Dec 21, 2017
NDO – An art programme entitled ‘Vietnam – Beauty and Fragrance of Spring’ was held in Sydney, Australia on December 20, attracting the participation of Overseas Vietnamese students and officers of Vietnamese representative offices in Sydney. 

Light festival to delight HCMC audience on New Year's Eve

  Dec 21, 2017
NDO - A New Year's Countdown festival combining lights with modern and traditional music will take place at the Nguyen Hue Walking Street in Ho Chi Minh City on New Year's Eve.  

Exhibitions highlight Spring 1968 uprising, country’s achievements

  Dec 20, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Exhibitions marking 50 years of the Spring 1968 uprising and Vietnam’s economic, cultural, social and national defence achievements opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, on December 19. 

2018 Hue Festival attracts 20 international art troupes

  Dec 20, 2017
NDO – As many as 20 international art troupes from many countries around the world have registered to participate in the 2018 Hue Festival, which will take place from April 27 to May 2, 2018.