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

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

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. (Jan 18, 2017)


Vietnamese Party leader pays visit to Laos

  Nov 26, 2016
NDO—Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid an official friendly visit to Laos from November 24-26 at the invitation of Lao Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith.  

Photo contest boasts cultural identity and integration process of Hoa Binh Province

  Nov 16, 2016
NDO – A photo contest titled ‘Hoa Binh – Cultural Identity and Integration Process’ attracted nearly 100 photos capturing the life, production activities, customs, cultural traditions, tourism potential, and security and defence situation of ethnic groups in the province. 

Vietnam incinerates tonnes of illegal elephant ivory and rhino horn

  Nov 13, 2016
NDO – Vietnam disposed of over two tonnes of elephant ivory and 70kg of rhino horn by incineration for the first time ever on November 12, aiming to join the international community in sending a strong message to illegal wildlife fauna and flora traders. Stages of the process of disposal were captured by a Nhan Dan Online reporter.  

Vietsovpetro, a fine symbol of Vietnam-Russia relations

  Nov 08, 2016
NDO—After 35 years of operation (from 1981-2016), the Vietnam-Russia Oil and Gas Joint Venture (Vietsovpetro) has exploited more than 220 million tonnes of crude oil from Bach Ho (White Tiger) Oilfield and Rong (Dragon) Oilfield, earning over US$74 billion in revenues, contributing nearly US$47 billion and sending US$9.4 billion in profits to the Russian side. 

Bewildered Phat Diem Cathedral’s architecture

  Nov 01, 2016
NDO—With a quintessential harmony between Buddhism and Catholicism and a combination of Eastern and Western cultural features, it can be said the Phat Diem Cathedral in the northern province of Ninh Binh is the most unique piece of religious architecture in Vietnam. 

Visiting Hanoi’s Quan Son Lake—“Ha Long Bay on Land”

  Oct 26, 2016
NDO—Just about 50km southwest of Hanoi’s centre, a “green gemstone” is tucked away in the suburban district of My Duc. Quan Son Lake is the perfect attraction for nature-lovers to enjoy on the weekend. 

Ripening rice fields in Sa Pa

  Oct 18, 2016
NDO—With a landscape and culture imbued with identity of the minority nationalities of Lao Cai Province, Lao Chai–Ta Van has attracted large numbers of domestic and international visitors for a long time. During the season when the rice fields ripen, the terraced paddy fields in Lao Chai–Ta Van become an especially gorgeous expanse of yellow. 

Vietnamese ao dai on show at Thang Long Imperial Citadel

  Oct 15, 2016
NDO—Colourful Vietnamese ao dai (“long dress”) collections imbued with Hanoi’s charming cultural values left a lasting impression on the audience at the opening night of the 2016 Hanoi Ao dai Festival on October 14. 

Traditional song and dance performances held in Hanoi

  Oct 11, 2016
NDO—The Hanoi Association of Dance Artists organised a traditional song and dance performance by the statue of Emperor Ly Thai To by Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi on October 9 to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the capital’s liberation on October 10, 1954. The dances, imbued with historical significance, are closely connected with the spiritual life of locals and the cultural value of the capital. Apart from playing a role in spiritual activities, dance is also a highly aesthetic performance art.  

Festival brings a taste of traditional cakes in Southern region

  Oct 08, 2016
NDO—A festival introducing 100 traditional cakes from across southern Vietnam is being held in Hanoi as a highlight of the ongoing High-Quality Vietnamese Clean Food and Agricultural Products Fair.  

Autumn in October: Hanoi at its best

  Oct 04, 2016
NDO—Hanoi’s autumn charms, its serene scenes of golden-yellow foliage accompanied by the wafting scent of 'com' (young rice flakes), attract countless visitors to the city.  

Programme allows students to act as archaeologists

  Oct 03, 2016
NDO—An educational programme entitled “I Am an Archaeologist,” held every Sunday at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, allows schoolchildren to acquire some first-hand experience of archaeology.  

Eye-catching moments at Asian Beach Games in Da Nang

  Sep 30, 2016
NDO – The fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG 5) has entered its sixth day of competition on September 30. Nhan Dan Online introduces a number of eye-catching moments during the ongoing Games in the central city of Da Nang, Vietnam. 

Exhibition showcases latest technology on fire prevention and rescue

  Sep 22, 2016
NDO—The 2016 Vietnam International Fire Safety & Rescue and Security Technology & Equipment Exhibition kicked off at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace on September 21, showcasing the latest products from leading manufacturers and suppliers from eighteen countries and territories.