The attraction of interactive books

The attraction of interactive books

NDO – While parents are struggling to deal with their children’s addiction to TV, smartphones and tablets, interactive books are a useful way to pull their kid’s attention away from modern technology while encouraging their learning and imagination. Since their introduction in Vietnam, these books have proven to be an interesting way to entertain children as well as a useful tool in the fight against counterfeit and fake books. (23 hours ago)


Vietnam’s ‘Then’ practice honoured as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Dec 13, 2019 10:57:30
NDO – ‘Then’, an essential ritual practice in the spiritual life of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in Vietnam, has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, announced the Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on December 13. 

2020 Book Road Festival to feature 60,000 books

  Dec 12, 2019 16:58:51
NDO – The 2020 Book Road Festival, themed ‘The miracle from books’, is scheduled to take place along Ho Chi Minh City’s main streets from January 22 to 28, showcasing over 60,000 books. 

HCM City to set off fireworks to welcome New Year

  Dec 12, 2019 15:35:15
NDO/VNA – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee will organise 15-minute firework displays to welcome the upcoming New Year 2020. 

Vietnamese culture promoted at Winternational in Washington DC

  Dec 09, 2019 16:16:26
NDO – Vietnamese culture has been promoted at the Winternational 2019, the 8th Annual Embassy Showcase, held in Washington DC on December 5 (local time). 

Exhibition displays gouache paintings by Luong Van Tien

  Dec 09, 2019 16:03:26
NDO – Around 30 gouache paintings on paper by Hai Duong based painter Luong Van Tien, a member of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, are being displayed at an exhibition opened in Hanoi on December 7. 

Russian Film Week opens in Hanoi

  Dec 08, 2019 15:11:37
NDO – Russian film-lovers in Hanoi will have a chance to enjoy the country’s well-known films with free entrance from December 9 to 13 during the “Russian film week in Hanoi”. 

Nguyen Tran Khanh Van crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2019

  Dec 08, 2019 15:07:51
NDO – Nguyen Tran Khanh Van was crowned Miss Universe Vietnam 2019 on the final night of the pageant which concluded in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province on December 7. 

Exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci opens Hanoi Railway Station

  Dec 08, 2019 15:04:49
NDO – The Italian Embassy in Hanoi opened an exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci, as part of activities to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci (1519-2019), at the Hanoi Railway Station, on December 6. 

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019 opens in Hanoi

  Dec 07, 2019 12:41:39
NDO – The 2019 World Press Photo Exhibition, organised by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam, opened in Hanoi on December 6 presenting stories with different perspective through more than 100 photos on display. 

Japanese Film Festival to delight Hanoi audiences

  Dec 06, 2019 16:23:59
NDO – The 2019 Japanese Film Festival will be held in Hanoi from December 6-22, promising to entertain the audiences of the capital city. 

39th National Television Festival to take place in Khanh Hoa in mid-December

  Dec 05, 2019 16:11:59
NDO - The National Television Festival will be held for the fourth time in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province from December 11 to 14, heard a press conference held in Hanoi on December 5. 

Painter creates unique harmony between Ao Dai and wood-carved paintings

  Dec 04, 2019 14:22:12
NDO – With nearly 20 years following her arts career, female Tay ethnic painter Vi Viet Nga has found her own way in working in wood-carved paintings and Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress). 

Community’s role in preserving and promoting Hoi An heritage’s values

  Dec 03, 2019 16:59:50
NDO – An international conference named “Hoi An Cultural Heritage - 20 years of conservation and sustainable development orientation" took place in Hoi An city, on December 3, as part of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town. 

Fifth Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange festival ends

  Dec 02, 2019 21:42:30
NDO/VNA – The fifth Vietnam-Japan cultural and trade exchange festival wrapped up in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 2.