Forest God worshipping ceremony of H’Mong people

Forest God worshipping ceremony of H’Mong people

NDO – H’mong ethnic communities often stage their important rituals at the beginning of the year as they believe that it is the “cleanest” time of the year. One of the rituals is the Forest God worshiping ceremony, which has been observed by many generations of H’mong people in northern localities. (Feb 24, 2021 10:37:39)


Ensuring epidemic preventive measures when joining cultural and spiritual activities

  Feb 14, 2021 17:05:52
NDO – Going to spiritual places in the first days of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday has become a familiar cultural activity of many Vietnamese families. This year, due to the complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, the number of people travelling into temples and pagodas was not as large as in previous years, while epidemic preventive measures were strictly implemented. 

A peaceful Hanoi on first morning of Lunar New Year

  Feb 12, 2021 16:16:56
NDO - On the first morning of the Lunar New Year, the weather in Hanoi is pleasantly cool, the air is fresh, and the streets are peacefully quiet. 

Traditional Hanoi on the last morning of the lunar year

  Feb 11, 2021 14:06:11
NDO – Hanoi was flooded with golden sunshine and bustling shopping atmosphere on the last morning of the lunar year. 

Nhat Tan peach blossoms bloom brilliantly

  Feb 10, 2021 13:22:03
NDO – In the days leading up to Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival, people in Nhat Tan peach blossom village in Tay Ho District, Hanoi, have been rushing to harvest blossoms to serve the market. 

Chung cakes console firefighters on duty during Tet

  Feb 09, 2021 16:24:35
NDO – As a customary act, on the 27th-28th days of the last lunar month, police officers from the Fire and Rescue Police Team (belonging to Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem District Police) gather to make chung cakes at their unit to welcome the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival. 

A Royal rite to welcome the peace and prosperity of Spring

  Feb 08, 2021 18:57:06
NDO – The ritual “Tien Xuan Nguu” (The ceremony of offering an earthen buffalo in Spring) of the Le Trung Hung Dynasty (16th to 18th centuries), a unique rite in the old court has been re-enacted at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi. 

H’Mong people welcome Tet Festival

  Feb 08, 2021 18:15:52
NDO - Living mainly in the northern mountainous region and also in the Central Highlands, the H’Mong ethnic minority people have their own language and traditional cultural identity. The 12th lunar month is considered the most exciting season in the year. 

Bac Ha white plateau brilliant with spring flowers

  Feb 03, 2021 17:24:28
NDO – In addition to mai anh dao (Prunus Cerasoides), cherry blossoms on O Long tea hill in Sapa, especially in Bac Ha town, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai are blooming, creating an impressive spectacle. 

Gardens in Tu Lien Ward bustle with shoppers for kumquat bonsai trees ahead of Tet

  Feb 03, 2021 10:38:07
NDO – As Lunar New Year 2021 marks the Year of the Buffalo, gardeners in Tu Lien Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, are providing shoppers with kumquat bonsai trees placed in buffalo-shaped pots. 

Brilliant Hang Luoc Flower Market ahead of Tet

  Feb 02, 2021 13:23:56
NDO – The Tet flower market on the street of Hang Luoc, Hang Ma, is a unique fair each year, held once a year on the occasion of the traditional Tet holiday as a familiar beauty for Hanoi people in each spring. This is the flower market of the people in Hanoi’s Old Quarter in particular, and Hanoians in general, open from January 27 to 20:00 on February 11 (from 15th day to 30th day of the last month of the lunar month). 

Ensuring accurate and timely information on 13th National Party Congress

  Jan 28, 2021 16:18:39
NDO – In recent days, information on the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam has become the main focus across all publications in the press. In order to achieve this, hundreds of reporters and technicians have been working hard to bring readers onstream with all the updated official information. 

Foliage seasons comes brilliantly in deciduous broad-leaved forests

  Jan 25, 2021 16:42:28
NDO – Forests in the Central Highlands region are entering their most beautiful season of the year when leaves on trees are changing to brilliant colours of red and yellow. 

Hanoi residents get a glimpse of Nhon-Hanoi Station metro train

  Jan 24, 2021 12:14:10
NDO - The Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) has begun allowing the public to visit the S1 Station and a train of the Nhon-Hanoi Station metro line. 

Bell-shaped peach blossoms on top of the Ba Na Hills

  Jan 22, 2021 17:57:33
NDO – During early spring, on top of Ba Na Hills, bell-shaped peach blossoms begin to bloom. This unique flower blooms only in the spring, when the cold season passes through each street, visitors can give themselves a quiet space to contemplate life in their company at the top of the Ba Na Hills.