Vietnamese cuisine at International Gastronomy Village in Paris

Vietnamese cuisine at International Gastronomy Village in Paris

NDO – The fourth "International Gastronomy Village" with the participation of more than 40 countries, including Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Russia and France, is taking place from March 21 to 24, at Trocadero Garden, in Paris. The event introduces the culinary culture and unique foods of countries. (Mar 23, 2019 11:13:28)


Hanoi adorned with pure white of Dalbergia tonkinensis flowers

  Mar 03, 2019 14:58:53
NDO - Every year when March arrives, the Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi is given a new coat of pure white by a flower known scientifically as Dalbergia tonkinensis or sưa in Vietnamese. 

Spring Flowers on Dong Van Plateau

  Feb 28, 2019 17:26:30
NDO – The Dong Van Karst Plateau in the northern province of Ha Giang attracts tourists with its majestic mountain beauty, traditional cultural values of the ethnic minority community and beautiful flower seasons. In the early days of spring, visitors marvel at the beauty of the colourful flowers. 

Vietnam’s culinary specialties on offer for journalists at DPRK-USA summit in Hanoi

  Feb 26, 2019 20:48:04
NDO - Hundreds of popular dishes of Vietnam and Hanoi in particular, such as ‘pho’ (noodle soup), ‘bun thang’ (rice vermicelli with chicken, egg and pork), and ‘xoi xeo’ (savoury sticky rice), are being served to journalists at home and abroad, who are in Hanoi to cover the DPRK-USA Summit 2019. 

Hanoi welcomes second DPRK-US Summit

  Feb 26, 2019 11:29:33
NDO - Many streets in Hanoi have been decorated with flags, fresh flowers and panels to welcome the second DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam, scheduled for February 27-28. 

Bauhinia flowers in full bloom on Hanoi’s streets

  Feb 25, 2019 16:38:49
NDO – Throughout these spring days as the peach and apricot blossoms have ceased blooming, hoa ban (bauhinia flowers) – a type of flowers which originated from the northwestern mountainous region, are showing their and pure beauty on many streets in Hanoi. 

Pa Then fire dancing festival welcomes Spring

  Feb 21, 2019 13:13:40
NDO – Fire dancing festival is a special cultural activity of the Pa Then ethnic group at Hong Quang commune, Lam Binh district, Tuyen Quang province, showing the spirit of daring to cope with danger, and dispelling diseases. 

Get lost in peach bloom forest in Sa Pa

  Feb 19, 2019 18:21:57
NDO – Visitors that travel to Sa Pa town these days can enjoy the stunning beauty of the peach blooms along the route lead to Sun World Fansipan Legend tourism site. 

Cherry blossoms brighten Da Lat city

  Feb 18, 2019 12:22:09
NDO – After the time of hibernation in winter has passed, the Mai Anh Dao (Prunus Cesacoides) cherry blossoms are brightening Da Lat city. Many streets in the city, as well as the grounds of numerous old buildings, are illuminated with the pink colour of the flowers. 

Vibrant Hanoi dragon boat race 2019

  Feb 16, 2019 16:06:15
NDO – The open dragon boat race 2019 kicked off at West Lake in the capital city of Hanoi on February 16, attracting thousands of locals and visitors. 

Poetic Hanoi with yellow-leaves-streets

  Feb 15, 2019 12:54:44
NDO – In the early days of spring, Hanoi features a romantic beauty, when the yellow and red colours of the leaves are dyed brilliantly in a familiar corner. The rows of Bang lang (Giant Crape-myrtle) tree, Loc vung (Barringtonia acutangula) trees are changing the colour. In the background of the blue sky, each of the yellow leaves, the red leaves, sway lightly in the wind. 

Unique “danh bong” dance in Hanoi’s Trieu Khuc village

  Feb 14, 2019 16:28:19
NDO – Every year, from the ninth to the 12th day of the lunar calendar, villagers in Trieu Khuc (Thanh Tri district, Hanoi) eagerly enjoy their traditional Trieu Khuc village festival, with the highlight “danh bong” dance - featuring feminine gestures and movements but performed by young men in the village. 

Unique Thi Cam rice cooking contest

  Feb 13, 2019 10:53:53
NDO – On the 8th day of the first lunar month every year, locals in Thi Cam village (Xuan Phuong ward, Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district) join together at the village’s communal house to celebrate their traditional rice cooking contest. The custom has existed for a long time each new spring, to pray for a prosperous, happy and peaceful Lunar New Year. 

Village men wrestle for ball in unique festival in Hanoi

  Feb 11, 2019 16:56:22
NDO - Men from Thuy Linh village in Hanoi took part in a sporting festival on February 10 in which they wrestle for a ball to put it in a hole on their side of the playing field. 

Dong Ky village spring festival

  Feb 10, 2019 15:22:39
NDO – The spring festival of Dong Ky village in Tu Son district in the northern province of Bac Ninh opens on the fourth day of the first lunar month and always attracts a large crowd of locals and visitors. The ancient Dong Ky village was well known for its large firecracker contest. Dong Ky village festival now features firecracker procession rituals, recalling the old tradition and praying for prosperity. Today, the Dong Ky spring festival still preserves many unique folk customs, becoming an attractive destination during the spring days.