Young women show off grace besides pure white daisies

Young women show off grace besides pure white daisies

NDO - In late autumn when the weather becomes cooler, the pure-white daisies are in full bloom, competing with the graceful young Hanoian women who don pure-white ao dai to create a serenely beautiful picture of the capital city. (Nov 21, 2018 16:00:10)

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Festival brings German experiences to Hanoi

  Nov 03, 2018 11:58:58
NDO – Organised by German agencies, organisations and companies under the sponsorship of the German Embassy in Vietnam and the Goethe Institute, the Deutschland-Fest 2018: German experiences in Hanoi, opened at the Ly Thai To Statue, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, on November 2. 

"Bun cham mam oc", a beloved after-hours delicacy of Hanoi

  Nov 01, 2018 13:36:56
NDO - "Bun cham mam oc" (rice noodle and boiled freshwater snails infused with spicy fish sauce) seems strange to many people, including original Hanoians. However, this after-hours food staple, modified from the original boiled snails with lemongrass, has become familiar with most of Hanoians. 

Xo Dang people celebrate new rice season

  Oct 26, 2018 11:17:56
NDO – Every year in the tenth lunar month, Xo Dang ethnic people start harvesting nice and celebrate new rice season festival. Families are busy with decorating their houses to welcome the God of Rice from their fields to the houses. In the early morning, villagers preparing offerings for the God  

Visitors savour Hanoi Cuisine Festival

  Oct 14, 2018 15:32:29
NDO – ‘Banh cuon Thanh Tri’ (Thanh Tri steamed rolled pancake), ‘com Me Tri’ (Me Tri young sticky rice), ‘bun Phu Do’ (Phu Do noodle) and ‘gio cha Uoc Le’ (Uoc Le steamed pork paste and deep-fried cinnamon paste), and others, are among the signature dishes of Hanoi being introduced to visitors at the Hanoi Cuisine Festival. 

Cham people in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan celebrate Kate Festival

  Oct 09, 2018 16:18:48
NDO - Thousands of Cham people in the south central provinces of Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan gathered at temples and towers on October 9, to celebrate the traditional festival of Kate, which is already included in the national intangible heritage list. 

Ox racing festival stirs an air of excitement in An Giang

  Oct 09, 2018 12:48:21
NDO – Tens of thousands of An Giang province locals and visitors flocked to Tho Mit pagoda in Vinh Trung commune, Tinh Bien district for the opening ceremony of the annual Bay Nui (Seven Mountains) Ox Race. 

“Moments of October 1954” in Hanoi

  Oct 05, 2018 11:41:39
NDO – A photo exhibition named "Hanoi: Moments of October 1954" reviving historical memories of Hanoi’s celebrations of Liberation Day on October 10, 1954 are on display at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in downtown Hanoi. The exhibition takes place from October 3 to 31 to celebrate the 64th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation.  

Com, a purely pastoral gift of the autumn

  Oct 03, 2018 16:42:21
NDO - As autumn approaches Hanoi with mild sunshine and gentle breezes, it is time to make the first batch of com, one of Hanoi culinary specialities made from young sticky rice flakes. 

Ninh Thuan culture featured at Mid-Autumn Festival in Hanoi

  Sep 23, 2018 14:45:37
NDO - The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology organised a Mid-Autumn Festival programme on September 22 and 23, featuring the Cham culture of the south-central province of Ninh Thuan. 

Artisans keep the soul of traditional paper masks

  Sep 21, 2018 13:44:22
NDO - Crafted paper masks are the traditional toys of Hanoians during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Previously, this kind of toy was very popular and attracted great attention from children in the capital city. However, over time, this traditional toy has gradually fallen into oblivion and only a few artisans remain attached to this profession.  

Beautiful Cu Lao Cham islands

  Sep 17, 2018 11:57:55
NDO – Cu Lao Cham islands are under the administration of Tan Hiep commune, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. Located about 15 km from Cua Dai Beach, the Cu Lao Cham islands (also known by other names such as Chiem Bat Lao, Tiem Bich La, or Pa-lau-cham) cover about 15 km2 with more than 2,900 people living separately from the mainland. With eight small islands stretching along the green bow, the Cu Lao Cham islands are one of many pristine sites be put into operation in recent years in Quang Nam. Everybody will be attracted by its beauty for the first time visit. It looks amazing with the green of forest and blue of the sea, a white ribbon of beach sand sparkling under the yellow sunshine, and the blue sky. 

Mu Cang Chai in harvesting season

  Sep 16, 2018 15:50:46
NDO – September is the season when the rice-terraced fields are turning yellow and are ready for harvest in the mountainous district of Mu Cang Chai, in the northern province of Yen Bai. The place has become a magnetic attraction enchanting any visitor who has ever been there during the season of grain. 

Artisans “keep” Mid-Autumn season

  Sep 14, 2018 18:07:52
NDO – In the midst of more developed lifestyles, it seems that the Mid-Autumn Festival increasingly fades away with traditional values. The sounds of the lion dance are quieter and quieter, while the folk toys are now lost among the digital products of modern life. However, over the past years, there are still people who quietly preserve the craft of making traditional toys, keeping the beauty of the Mid-Autumn season of the old days. 

Flood in the Mekong Delta through satellite remote sensing

  Sep 13, 2018 12:22:37
NDO – In order to quickly provide information on flooded areas in the Mekong Delta, the Vietnam Space Centre, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), has used the image of Radar Remote Sensing Satellites sent by the Sentinel- 1 of the European Space Agency in the Mekong region located on both sides of Vietnam and Cambodia for analysis. The results show that floods in the Mekong Delta are complicated.