The Hanoi silk shop where history was made
10:38 | 16/10/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - The house at 48 Hang Ngang Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter attracts thousands of domestic and foreign visitors annually. This special historical site is where 74 years ago, President Ho Chi Minh drafted the Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Mid-Autumn Festival
11:09 | 23/09/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Vietnam celebrates hundreds of festivals each year, a testament to its rich traditional culture. In addition to Tet, the Lunar New Year that generally falls in February or March, the Mid-Autumn Festival marks the fall harvest season and features particular participation by children.
The Phu Xa Village Festival
14:42 | 10/09/2019 Entertainment
(VEN) - Phu Xa Village Festival takes place annually in Hanoi’s Tay Ho District on the tenth day of the second lunar month to commemorate the village’s tutelary god, Dr. Nguyen Kieu (1695-1753), and his wife, poet Doan Thi Diem (1705-1748).
CHEERS! Celebrate Germany's Oktoberfest in Vietnam
11:17 | 04/09/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Germany's world renowned beer festival will be replicated at the Hotel Nikko Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City (September 26-28) and at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hanoi (October 17-19). On all three days, the GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019 will take place from 18:00 to 23:00.
Art program recalls Uncle Ho’s advice in his testament
11:10 | 02/09/2019 Culture & Art
An art program was jointly held by Nhan Dan Newspaper and the management board of the Presidential Palace’s President Ho Chi Minh relic site at the Hanoi Operate House on August 31 to mark the 50-year realisation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament (1969-2019).
Thai Pieu scarves: Shawls that say it all
16:08 | 25/08/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - With their vivid colorful patterns, Pieu scarves are a leading embroidery product of Vietnam’s ethnic Thai group, reflecting the aesthetic sense of Thai girls and demonstrating the group’s outlook on the world and on life.
The quintessence of craft villages
10:35 | 07/08/2019 Culture & Art
(VEN) - Each product of a craft village is a cultural symbol of a community, which has been preserved from generation to generation. Craft village products help us learn about the lives, achievements and creativity of craftspeople.