Vietnam Poetry Day to open in Hanoi
10:45 | 09/02/2017 Culture & Art
The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day will take place in Hanoi on the 15th day of the first lunar month, which falls on February 11 this year, according to Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Literature Association Nguyen Quang Thieu.
Yen Tu Spring Festival opens in Quang Ninh
15:56 | 07/02/2017 Culture & Art
The 2017 Yen Tu Spring Festival opened at Trinh Pagoda at the Yen Tu historical site in Uong Bi City, Quang Ninh Province on February 6, drawing tens of thousands of visitors, Buddhist monks, nuns and followers across the country.
Artisan & 16 generations of painters
15:07 | 03/02/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Artisan Nguyen Huu Qua is the son of the late artisan Nguyen Huu Sam from the Dong Ho Painting Village, located in Song Ho Commune of Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province. During his lifetime, the honored artisan significantly contributed to the development of the traditional craft in the village.
The angels of Lac Village 2
10:25 | 02/02/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Vi Thi Thuan and Do Thi Cuc of Hoa Binh Province have been nicknamed “the good fairies” by villagers in Mai Chau District’s Chieng Chau Commune. And with good reason: the co-founders of Hoa Ban+, a center for the disabled, have changed the lives of dozens of disabled women.
Sa Pa’s thriving brocade tradition
13:39 | 31/01/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The northern mountain town of Sa Pa, once a French hilltop station and today a world renowned tourist magnet, appeals to visitors not only due to its picturesque landscapes, rugged treks and cool climate, but also thanks to its unique ethnic minority cultures, especially locally made brocades.
Rice cakes, braised pork and other Tet specialties
11:23 | 29/01/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday offers an opportunity to discover traditional Vietnamese culture and customs. The week-long celebration also provides a chance for all Vietnamese to relax, see family and friends, put their worries aside and pray for a brighter future.
Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture
15:53 | 24/01/2017 Culture & Art
Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians.