Hanoi to launch annual dragon boat racing
11:06 | 11/09/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Hanoi authorities recently approved a decision to organize annual traditional dragon boat races between 2019 and 2021. The two-day races will take place on the first weekend after the Lunar New Year holiday annually at Ly Tu Trong Park. The boats will compete on West Lake, near Thanh Nien and Nguyen Dinh Thi roads.
Vietnamese 9x initiative fuses tradition with modernity
14:43 | 06/09/2018 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Wishing to contribute to the preservation, restoration and promotion of Vietnamese traditional cultural products both domestically and abroad, a team of young people from the so-called “9x generation” has established the Y Van Hien Joint Stock Company. “9X” refers to Vietnamese born in the late 1980s and throughout the 90s, when Vietnam began opening itself up to the outside world.