the great banh chung banh giay bake off

The great banh chung, banh giay bake off

14:33 | 20/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - Every year, from the 15th to the 17th day of the first lunar month, a contest is held at the Con Son-Kiep Bac relic site in Hai Duong Province to pick the best banh chung (square sticky rice cakes) and banh giay (round sticky rice cakes) made by participants. The event attracts tens of thousands of local residents and visitors.
heritage house an intriguing glimpse into hanois past

Heritage House, an intriguing glimpse into Hanoi’s past

12:54 | 19/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - The Heritage House in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, a typical 19th century merchant’s home and one of few remaining intact buildings of its era, attracts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists.
new year customs enrich vietnamese culture New Year customs enrich Vietnamese culture

13:42 | 18/02/2018 Culture & Art

Visiting pagodas at the beginning of Lunar New Year has become an age old tradition of Vietnamese people.
preserving ancient ritual singing in an mo village Preserving ancient ritual singing in An Mo Village

11:27 | 17/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - Hat chau van, or in secular form hat van, is a traditional folk art of northern Vietnam, which combines trance singing and dancing. Its music and poetry are combined with a variety of instruments, rhythms, pauses, and tempos. Hat van originated in the 16th century and spread quickly. The main musical instrument used in hat van performances is a moon-shaped lute. The genre is famous for its use in rituals for deity mediumship. In 2016, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized the mother goddesses worship rituals, including hat van, as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
foreigners enjoy tet its customs and food Foreigners enjoy Tet, its customs and food

12:44 | 16/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - Foreigners living in Vietnam, who have already experienced Tet, the Lunar New Year celebration, are looking forward to the experience. Those who have not, but have heard a lot about it, are curious about the many holiday customs and traditions.
changing the fabric of hmong lives Changing the fabric of H’mong lives

17:14 | 15/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - A two-year project to preserve the traditional culture of the H’mong minority in northern Vietnam as a way to improve their livelihood was funded and implemented by Craft Link at a total cost of more than VND643 million.
tet tugs at heartstrings of overseas vietnamese Tet tugs at heartstrings of overseas Vietnamese

11:07 | 12/02/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - About five million Vietnamese people live in 103 countries and territories around the world. Although travel to Vietnam has become easily accessible, not all overseas Vietnamese can fly to their homeland to celebrate Tet. Many mark the most important of their homeland’s holidays in exile, maintaining many aspects of the traditional celebrations as an expression of their cultural identity.
vietnam rok art exhibition kicks off Vietnam – RoK art exhibition kicks off

10:25 | 09/02/2018 Culture & Art

Fifty-six paintings from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam are being showcased at an exhibition which officially got underway at the Exhibition House, No. 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, on February 6.
exhibition on tuong art opened Exhibition on tuong art opened

11:33 | 06/02/2018 Culture & Art

The works were created by 140 painters and artists in theater, movie and graphic design. 
belgian culinary art showcased in hanoi Belgian culinary art showcased in Hanoi

13:58 | 02/02/2018 Culture & Art

A culinary event named ‘A Taste of Belgium’ is taking place at the Pullman Hotel in Hanoi on February 1-2, as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – Belgium diplomatic relations.
spring fair to bring early tet atmosphere to hanoians Spring fair to bring early Tet atmosphere to Hanoians

09:55 | 31/01/2018 Culture & Art

The annual Spring Fair will kick off at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts (VECCA) in Hanoi on February 2, providing visitors with the chance to enjoy the early atmosphere of Tet (lunar New Year) festival.
hue festival 2018 a taste of vietnamese and international culture Hue Festival 2018: A taste of Vietnamese and international culture

14:43 | 29/01/2018 Culture & Art

(VEN) - The biennial Hue Festival in the old Vietnamese capital of Hue has become a major national and international cultural event. Themed “Cultural heritage with integration and development, Hue - one destination, five heritage properties”, Hue Festival 2018 will take place from April 27 to May 2.
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