A charming north-western region begins new rice season

A charming north-western region begins new rice season

NDO – May arrives with early summer rains starting to pour down, drawing water from the upper streams into the North-western region. Terraced rice fields take off their boring brown coat of winter to enter a new crop season. (19 hours ago)

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Nomad life frames in Ninh Thuan

  Apr 08, 2017
NDO – Ninh Thuan is a province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. Coming to Ninh Thuan, one can see images of nomadic people, with their sheep in farms, fields and mountain slopes. 

Hanoi in young leaf season

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – As old leaves shed to make way for new ones, Hanoi soaks in an array of charming spring colours. As new leaves sprout, they turn the capital city into an artist’s magical palette. 

Vietnam Book Day attracts thousands of book lovers

  Apr 07, 2017
NDO – The fourth Vietnam Book Day – 2017, entitled, ‘Book and Development of community knowledge’, officially kicked off on April 6 at Thong Nhat Part in Hanoi. 

Hanoi turns off the lights during Earth Hour 2017

  Mar 26, 2017
NDO – In response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017, a turning off the lights ceremony with the message "Lights off to turn on the future" was held on the evening of March 25 at the August Revolution Square in Hanoi organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Hanoi People's Committee. 

Bombax ceiba flowers in full bloom

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO – As usual each year, bombax ceiba flowers are in full bloom by the end of March and early April in rural areas and the northwest region.  

Indian Holi festival celebrated in Hanoi

  Mar 20, 2017
NDO – Holi, the festival of colours, is a traditional festival celebrated by Hindus in India and several other countries. Those who joined the event in Hanoi on March 19 were treated to an array of Indian dishes and had the chance to throw colourful powder at each other.  

Japanese cherry blossoms boast their charm in Hanoi

  Mar 12, 2017
NDO - As many as 1,200 blossom branches and 50 Japanese cherry trees are on display at at Ly Thai To Flower Garden in Hanoi under the Japanese Cultural Exchange 2017 and Japanese Cherry Blossom Exhibition that opened on March 10.  

Painter Nguyen Thu Thuy’s installation works on display at Hanoi’s Bulgaria Rose Festival

  Mar 06, 2017
NDO – Painter Nguyen Thu Thuy, responsible for the Ceramic Road along the Red River dyke in Hanoi has introduced ten new installations of roses at the ongoing Bulgaria Rose Festival at Hanoi’s Thong Nhat (Reunification) Park. 

Hanoi’s streets dotted with early white Dalbergia tonkinensis flowers

  Feb 13, 2017
NDO - Flowers of the perennial tree known scientifically as Dalbergia tonkinensis or sưa in Vietnamese usually bloom in late March when Hanoi’s streets are in the wet of drizzle. But this year the flowering season has come one month earlier than usual. 

Calligraphy for the New Year – a fine custom of Vietnamese culture

  Feb 10, 2017
NDO – For a long time, the Vietnamese custom of asking for and giving good words has become an indispensable traditional custom on the first days of the Lunar New Year. The agile strokes of the brush contain therein good aspirations for a new year full of prosperity, luck and peace. 

Young men show off power at Thuy Linh village’s Vat cau festival

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO – The Vat cau (a traditional Vietnamese ball game) festival takes place annually in Linh Nam ward’s Thuy Linh village in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district on the fourth, fifth and sixth day of the first lunar month. Nhan Dan Online introduces some vibrant pictures of the Thuy Linh Vat cau festival on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2017.  

Colourful Spring Flower Festival at Ecopark

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO – A wide range of different kinds of flowers have been arranged at the Spring Flower Festival which is taking place at Ecopark Urban Area in Hung Yen province under the theme ‘Tu Co Tich Den Tuog Lai (From fairy tales to the future).  

Spring Book Street – A destination for book lovers

  Jan 31, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Spring Book Street was officially opened on January 30 (the third day of the first Lunar month), in Le Thach Street and Ly Thai To Flower Garden, Hanoi, attracting many people.  

Hanoians welcome New Year

  Jan 28, 2017
NDO—Hanoi people salute the new spring and a new year full of hope for peace and happiness. Many interesting art programmes were held on the evening of January 27 (the last day of the Year of the Monkey) to stir excitement for city dwellers to enter 2017, the Year of the Rooster.