Hanoi in young leaf season

Hanoi in young leaf season

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. (Apr 07, 2017)


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. 

Quan Nhan - a market village in the midst of an urban neighbourhood

  Jan 25, 2017
NDO - The year-end market of Quan Nhan Village, now part of Hanoi’s Thanh Xuan District, takes place on the 27th day of the final lunar month each year with a wide variety of Tet-themed items on sale.  

Oldest flower market in the capital bustling for Tet

  Jan 24, 2017
NDO—As a routine, every year after Kitchen God Day (the 23rd day of the twelfth month of the lunar calendar), peach branches, kumquat trees and various kinds of fresh flowers are gathered at Hang Luoc Flower Market in Hanoi, attracting thousands of Hanoians and domestic and foreign visitors to enjoy and buy flowers to prepare for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival. 

Signs of Tet on Ly Son island

  Jan 23, 2017
NDO – A variety of goods and necessities needed to celebrate Tet (lunar New Year festival) have arrived at Ly Son island district, Quang Ngai province, which is bustling with a warm atmosphere and preparations for Tet. 

“Tet Viet 2017” creates traditional cultural space for Lunar New Year

  Jan 18, 2017
NDO—The traditional atmosphere and cultural space of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in the old days are being introduced and vividly recreated within the framework of an exhibition and trade fair named Tet Viet 2017, which opened at the Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre at 2 Hoa Lu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi on January 18. 

Colourful blossoms bloom in Nhat Tan flower village before Tet

  Jan 06, 2017
NDO – As the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival is approaching, Hanoi’s flower villages are blossoming with colourful fresh flowers of various kinds. According to tradition, flowers are an indispensable feature in each Vietnamese family home during Tet, therefore, the high demand for flowers during the most important holiday helps preserve traditional villages growing flowers. Nhan Dan Online makes a visit to Nhat Tan flower village, one of the most famous and largest flower baskets in Hanoi. 

Hanoi in colourful Christmas Eve

  Dec 25, 2016
NDO – As usual, Hanoi’s streets at the end of the year are transformed into a brilliant space along with shimmering lights and decorations for the Christmas holidays. A happy Christmas atmosphere prevailed over the capital with a range of bustling activities on Christmas Eve made it a sleepless night for thousands of people to celebrate the last days of 2016. 

Over 600 people run for wildlife protection

  Dec 11, 2016
NDO – Over 600 participants took part in a fun run at Ciputra urban area, North Tu Liem District, Hanoi on December 11, aimed at supporting and acting to prevent the extinction of wild animals while urging the community not to use herbal medicinal products derived from endangered wildlife.