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.
(Nov 26, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NDO – Around 1,000 volunteers joined the “Cleaning Hanoi’s Lakes” campaign on September 17, aimed at spreading awareness on the importance of environmental protection and promoting community efforts to restore and preserve lakes in the capital city.
NDO – An arts programme entitled “I Love My Country” was organised by the Vietnam Youth Federation in Lung Cu commune, Dong Van district, Ha Giang on September 14. The event brought an exciting atmosphere to local children.
NDO – Ly Son island district in the central province of Quang Ngai has long been known for its onion and garlic, which are favoured by consumers for their spicy flavour. These days, farmers on Ly Son Island are busy with harvesting the second red onion crop of the year. All the islanders are very happy as the onions yielded a bumper crop and are sold at reasonable prices.