A man’s devoted heart to “Then” melodies

A man’s devoted heart to “Then” melodies

NDO – Van Tien Khoi in Khuoi Tac Village, Bang Long Commune, Cho Don District, in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan, is famous for his special love to “Then” singing (the traditional art form of the Tay, Nung and Thai groups). (Jul 12, 2020 13:40:09)


Muong Ethnic Cultural Festival to be held in Thanh Hoa Province

  Jul 08, 2020 11:49:18
NDO – The second Muong Ethnic Cultural Festival will be held from October 29-31 in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa. 

Various activities to entertain children during summer holiday

  Jul 07, 2020 16:59:59
NDO – A wide variety of attractive activities are being held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay district, Hanoi, in July, to entertain children during summer holiday. 

Circus programme to honour naval and coast guard forces

  Jul 07, 2020 13:31:22
NDO – A special circus programme will be held on July 25-26 at the Hanoi Central Circus to pay gratitude to the naval and coast guard forces who are protecting the country’s seas and islands. 

Kite artisans show talents at festival in Nam Dinh

  Jul 06, 2020 12:27:46
NDO – The first national kite festival was held in the northern province of Nam Dinh on July 5, attracting the participation of nearly 60 kite clubs from 40 cities and provinces nationwide. 

Bandland, a new playground for music bands

  Jul 04, 2020 11:49:55
NDO - Bandland, a new playground for music bands wasrecently launched by musician and producer Duong Cam with an aim to discover and develop talented and promising young bands in Vietnam. 

Hundreds of thousands of entries for ‘Ambassadors of Reading Culture’ contest

  Jul 04, 2020 11:42:36
NDO - Launched in mid-June, the ‘Ambassadors of Reading Culture’ contest has attracted hundreds of thousands of entries sent from cities and provinces across the country, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

200-million-year-old mollusc fossils found in Gia Lai province

  Jul 03, 2020 16:34:53
NDO/VNA - Ammonite fossils dating back 150-200 million years ago have been recently discovered in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, according to Nguyen Quang Tue, head of the cultural heritage management office at the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 

Artisan makes art from butterfly wings

  Jul 02, 2020 12:02:58
NDO – With her creativity and skilled eye for art, artisan Vu Thi Nguyen Anh from Loc Chau Commune, Bao Loc City, Lam Dong Province, has created unique paintings from colourful butterfly wings. 

German journalist launches new book on late President Ho Chi Minh

  Jul 01, 2020 15:46:28
NDO/VNA – German journalist Hellmut Kapfenberger on June 30 presented his newly-published book on late President Ho Chi Minh to Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyen Minh Vu. 

Ra Glai ethnic people express filial piety to parents

  Jun 30, 2020 17:51:48
NDO – The Ra Glai ethnic minority people from Bac Ai district in the southern province of Ninh Thuan have reproduced a traditional ceremony to express their filial piety to their parents at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay district, Hanoi. 

Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure

  Jun 30, 2020 12:25:13
NDO/VNA – A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure. 

US-funded conservation project of Ho Dynasty Citadel completed

  Jun 30, 2020 10:53:58
NDO/VNA – A ceremony to announce the completion of the restoration project of the southern gate of the Ho Dynasty Citadel in the north central province of Thanh Hoa, which was funded by the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), took place at the World Cultural Heritage site on June 29. 

Vietnam’s world cultural heritages honoured through Ao Dai

  Jun 29, 2020 13:02:58
NDO – Twenty-one collections of Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress), which featured world cultural heritages of Vietnam, were introduced to the public at a programme held at Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature) on June 28. 

Promoting traditional cultural value of Vietnamese families

  Jun 28, 2020 15:55:15
NDO - Themed “Preserve and promote cultural traditions and good behaviours within the family”, the 2020 Vietnam Family Festival is being observed across the country with assorted activities honouring time-honoured traditions practiced by many generations of Vietnamese families.