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

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

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. (23 hours ago)


Colourful flower streets and festivals held nationwide to welcome Tet Festival

  Jan 23, 2020 12:14:55
NDO –Nguyen Hue Flower Street in District 1 officially opened to the public on January 28 in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, to welcome Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival. 

Vietnamese language class in Kawagoe

  Jan 22, 2020 15:17:32
NDO – For Vietnamese people living and working abroad, just listening to Vietnamese in the foreign land, the nostalgia for their homeland becomes more earnest. However, due to many different conditions, the generations of Vietnamese born and raised abroad face many difficulties in learning and maintaining Vietnamese. In this context, the establishment of a Vietnamese language class in Kawagoe, Japan, is an interesting story about the admirable efforts of Vietnamese mothers who are trying to teach and maintain Vietnamese for their children so that young Vietnamese people there can have a connection to their homeland. 

Turkish singer releases MV in Vietnamese

  Jan 22, 2020 13:32:10
NDO – Turkish artist Erdem Aslan has released a music video (MV) in Vietnamese named ‘The Gioi Tuoi Dep’ (Wonderful World), composed by songwriter Nguyen Van Chung. 

Traditional Tet Festival in Thang Long ancient royal court reproduced

  Jan 18, 2020 16:47:48
NDO – The Tet Festival in the ancient royal court of Thang Long (now Hanoi) is being reproduced at the Thang Long Royal Citadel Heritage in the capital city. 

Vietnam Musicians’ Association honours outstanding musical works

  Jan 18, 2020 16:42:32
NDO – A ceremony was held by the Vietnam Musicians’ Association (VMA) in Hanoi on January 18 to present the 2019 Music Awards to 68 outstanding musical works. 

Programme features experience of traditional Tet activities

  Jan 18, 2020 11:32:32
NDO - A programme was held at Vietnam National Museum of Ethnics in Hanoi on January 17, offering a chance for children to take part in traditional activities during traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival. 

Contemporary installation exhibition spotlights Japanese architecture

  Jan 17, 2020 16:26:08
NDO – An exhibition displaying contemporary paintings and installations on Japanese architecture which are made from Vietnamese traditional silk, designed and made by Japanese architectures, officially opened at the Hue Fine Arts Museum on January 17. 

Choreographer Tran Ly Ly: Bigger dreams are still ahead

  Jan 16, 2020 10:16:39
NDO - Tchaikovsky’s ballet masterpiece “Swan Lake” was recently restaged in Hanoi in October 2019, marking the first time ever over the last 30 years that the full ballet has been performed instead of excerpts by Vietnamese dancers. 

Vietnam Writers’ Association honours outstanding members

  Jan 15, 2020 12:48:08
NDO – The 2019 Vietnam Literature Awards were presented to eight outstanding winners at a ceremony held by the Vietnam Writers’ Association in Hanoi on January 14. 

Exhibition introduces paintings of the Zodiacal Rat

  Jan 15, 2020 11:33:01
NDO – An exhibition entitled ‘Colour of Spring in the Year of the Rat’ opened at the Da Nang City Fine Arts Museum on January 14 as an event the celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (1930-2020). 

Art programme to welcome Lunar New Year's Eve

  Jan 14, 2020 17:34:37
NDO – A special art programme, bringing together many renowned and world-class artists from abroad, who are returning to Vietnam for the first time with their families to participate in the Lunar New Year's Eve programme, which will be officially broadcasted on Vietnam Television (VTV) at 9:15 pm on January 24 (the Lunar New Year's Eve). 

Vietnamese photographers win big at India’s photo contest

  Jan 14, 2020 13:12:14
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese photographers have won many prizes at the first International Photography Awards of India’s Apawards. 

Exhibition features Vietnam’s lands and people through lens of Hungarian photographer

  Jan 12, 2020 14:44:00
NDO – A photo exhibition entitled ‘Vietnam’s heartbeats’ opened in Budapest, Hungary, on January 10 as the first event in 2020 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Vietnam – Hungary diplomatic relations (1950 – 2020). 

2020 Ha Long International Music Festival opens in Quang Ninh

  Jan 11, 2020 11:47:11
NDO – The 2020 Ha Long International Music Festival opened in Ha Long City, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on the night of January 10, gathering both domestic and international artists to treat the local audience with various attractive performances.