Preserving folk singing with drums

Preserving folk singing with drums

NDO/VNA – The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art. (Feb 03, 2020 10:21:35)


Keeping kiln burning in My Thien pottery village

  Jan 31, 2020 18:09:54
NDO – Located along the bank of Tra Bong river, My Thien village in Chau O town, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai province has more than 200-years of history making pottery. 

Exhibition opens in Hanoi to celebrate new spring

  Jan 31, 2020 17:05:10
NDO – An exhibition entitled ‘Greeting the Spring of the Year of the Rat 2020’ opened in Hanoi on January 31. 

Doi Son Ploughing Festival opens in Ha Nam

  Jan 31, 2020 16:49:32
NDO – Doi Son Ploughing Festival 2020, an annual tradition held on the seventh day of the Lunar New Year, opened in Doi Tin hamlet, Doi Son commune, Duy Tien district, Ha Nam province on January 31. 

Au Co Temple festival opens to commemorate Vietnam’s legendary mother

  Jan 31, 2020 15:35:42
NDO - A festival opened on January 31 in the northern province of Phu Tho in commemoration of Au Co, who, according to Vietnamese legend, gave birth to the first Hung King, the legendary founder of the country. 

Programme offers Hanoi residents a glimpse of Thai Binh province’s culture

  Jan 29, 2020 17:29:59
NDO – A programme introducing the traditional cultural practices of Thai Binh province was held at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on January 28 and 29. 

Hanoi opens 2020 Spring Book Street

  Jan 27, 2020 19:50:17
NDO/VNA – The 2020 Spring Book Street was opened in Hanoi on January 27 as part of the activities to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3) and the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet). 

Vietnamese culture introduced in Germany’s fair

  Jan 27, 2020 14:59:10
NDO/VNA – An event titled “Vietnam in Germany” is taking place within the framework of the AFA Augsburg spring fair 2020 in Augsburg city of Germany’s Bavaria state from January 24-28. 

Spring Festival entertains tourists to Temple of Literature

  Jan 27, 2020 14:00:20
NDO – Thousands of local people and tourists flocked to the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on January 26 (the second day of the Lunar New Year) to immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of the traditional Spring Festival. 

Check out the strange spring celebration customs of ethnic groups in northern Vietnam

  Jan 26, 2020 13:53:27
NDO – Festivals are an indispensable parts of spring celebrations across villages in Vietnam during Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival. In some ethnic minority groups in the northern region, several customs and traditions are practiced as a way for locals to welcome the Lunar New Year. 

“Vietnam is my lucky choice”

  Jan 26, 2020 13:05:00
NDO – After joining many volunteer programmes in various fields and different regions around Vietnam, volunteers in the Australian Volunteers Programme always consider Vietnam as their most lucky. 

Preserving the homeland’s language

  Jan 25, 2020 12:36:28
NDO – Can Van Kiet and Can Anh Claudine have spent over 20 years teaching Vietnamese to both Vietnamese and French nationals, with the desire to help overseas Vietnamese to preserve their homeland’s language. Despite being hard work, they are happy and proud to have more and more French friends, understand and come to Vietnam. 

Pianist Luu Hong Quang: Homeland – An integral part of the heart

  Jan 24, 2020 15:07:10
NDO – Although busy with his training schedule and performing abroad, Luu Hong Quang stills spend the time to return to Vietnam each year because he believes that the homeland is an inseparable part of his heart. Quang cherishes a big dream of claiming a prestigious music award. On his chosen career path, he appears to be in the shadow of the artist Dang Thai Son - a hard, lonely path with a true love for music. 

Hue Ao Dai brand

  Jan 24, 2020 14:57:14
NDO – Hue has long been a place of distinct beauty, a place to produce and nurture the traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai (traditional Vietnamese long dress). Over time, the Ao Dai of Hue has become a unique feature imbued with identity and pervasive power. Therefore, Hue Ao Dai brand should be built using a traditional meaningful approach. 

Teaming up with the world to better understand Vietnam

  Jan 24, 2020 10:43:47
NDO - Vietnam’s Institute of Han-Nom Studies is seeking to enhance the status of Han-Nom culture by boosting international cooperation and following the trend of digitisation today.