Monument of Uncle Ho and his father in Binh Dinh province

Monument of Uncle Ho and his father in Binh Dinh province

NDO - It is a meaningful event for Binh Dinh province when the monument of President Ho Chi Minh, known as Nguyen Tat Thanh in his younger days, and his father Nguyen Sinh Sac, has been completed on the occasion of the great leader’s 127th birth anniversary. (May 18, 2017)


Hanoi’s book street attracts nearly 20,000 visitors

  May 16, 2017
NDO – Hanoi’s first book street has attracted nearly 20,000 book lovers to visit, purchase books and join activities related to reading culture since its debut on May 1. 

What a quiet ferry landing!

  May 13, 2017
A siren was echoing from the ferry landing. Huong was busy cooking. It was her daily chore, from early morning to late at night. When she lived with her parents, she did field work, and now with her husband’s family, she had to farm. She planted maize, beans, chili, pepper and cucumber. She was always busy, day in day out. But she was used to it. Every woman she knew was in the same boat.  

Winners of Vietnam-Laos relations songwriting contest awarded

  May 13, 2017
NDO - Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will award prizes to ten entries in a songwriting contest on Vietnam-Laos relations.  

Exchange programme honours outstanding examples

  May 13, 2017
NDO - The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Education and Communications co-ordinated with Vietnam Television to hold an exchange programme for outstanding examples in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example on May 12.  

Mural painting at Da Nang airport wins bronze at International Design Awards

  May 12, 2017
NDO - A mural painting created by artist Nguyen Thu Thuy and her colleagues from the New Hanoi Art Company located in Da Nang International Airport won the bronze medal at the 10th International Design Awards (IDA), the awards jury announced on May 11.  

Festival delights Vietnamese K-pop lovers

  May 12, 2017
NDO - The 2017 K-pop Lovers Festival and national qualifying round of K-pop World Festival are being held at the Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi from May 10 to 13, bringing together 26 K-pop fan clubs in Hanoi.  

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. 

Vietnamese movie "Father and Son" honoured at international film festivals

  May 08, 2017
NDO – The paternal themed film “Father and Son” (Cha cõng con), directed by Luong Dinh Dung, has been honoured with a number of awards at prestigious international film festivals around the world. 

President Ho highlighted in live broadcast on Egyptian channel

  May 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – A 150-minute programme about the life and career of late President Ho Chi Minh was live broadcast on the Egyptian Nile TV cultural channel on May 6, on the occasion of his 127th birth anniversary (May 19) and the 63rd anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7).  

Vietnam’s “The Way Station” earns ASEAN film fest awards

  May 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – “The Way Station”, directed by Hong Anh, has been in the limelight after being announced “best film” at the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA Award) 2017 in Malaysia on May 6.  

Champa culture's Linga-Yoni set discovered in Quang Ngai

  May 07, 2017
NDO – A set of stone lingam and yoni, believed to be the biggest-ever in ancient Champa culture, has been found in Thien But mountain area, Quang Ngai province.