NDO – The Ariêuping (sepulcher) festival is taking place at A Dang hamlet, Ta Rut commune, Dakrong district, Quang Tri province from August 8 to 10, attracting the participation of thousands of local people. (Aug 10, 2017)
NDO – Wood carving and painting is a profession with a long tradition in Vietnamese culture. In its long history of development, crimson and gilded objects with fine carvings, red paint, and sparkling gold, not only reflect the aesthetics and skills of craftsmen but also express historical values of Vietnamese culture.
NDO - A double-decker sightseeing bus embarked on a trial operation in the capital city on June 30, to collect public feedback before starting official service which is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.
NDO – An art road, with a total length of 1.5 kilometres, is displaying 111 painting works on boats at Tam Thanh commune, Quang Nam province. The works are part of the community-based ecotourism development project held by Tam Ky city’s People’s Committee and teachers of the Singapore Technology and Design University.
NDO – Flourishing during the 13th-17th centuries, Chu Dau pottery later waned in popularity but thanks to the tireless efforts of scientists, related authorities and with support from the business community, the local pottery has been revitalised, with its unique characteristics from the past, as one of the nation’s most beautiful ceramic styles.
NDO – Over 300 years ago, Hoi An ancient town, in the central province of Quang Nam, was a famous trading port and was considered as the centre of the legendary Silk Road, bringing silk products from Vietnam’s southern region to China, Japan and various European countries.
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.
NDO – “… Admiring various types of flowers in Uncle Ho’s garden, we still feel his cherished presence around, species of flowers from regions far away, gathering here to bloom and omit their sweet fragrances, reminding us of the President’s sacrifices…”
NDO - Hanoi’s summer is welcomed by not only the songs of cicadas, the calls of koels and the reddish hues of flamboyant flowers, but also the bright purple tones of giant crape-myrtle flowers, known in Vietnamese as bang lang.
NDO – Dong Van is the northernmost district of Ha Giang province and located in the most unique karst plateau geopark in Vietnam. Arriving in Dong Van, tourists will have the chance to admire the majestic beauty of rolling mountains and forests as well as to learn more about the daily life of Dong Van residents. The Dong Van market is one of the most popular visiting sites for tourists.
NDO - The Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa (Paracel) flotilla soldiers (Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa) was held on April 12 in An Vinh commune, Ly Son district, the central province of Quang Ngai.
NDO – They may not be colourful or fragrant, but lilies are an all-time favourite with many. Fondly called the flower of April or simply summer flowers, lilies bloom only once a year. Unlike the vibrant roses, which bloom throughout the year, lilies are short-lived and last for only a month in April.