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South Việt Nam reveals an ancient past
South Việt Nam reveals an ancient past
Jan 05 2018

Scientists have gathered 20,000 objects dated back to the first century BC at an excavation in the southern province of An Giang. The results were announced at a workshop held on January 3.

Khmer ethnic people preserve 2,000 years of culture Khmer ethnic people preserve 2,000 years of culture
Jan 04 2018

The unique colours of Khmer culture are part of the rich variety among the 54 nationalities who live in Vietnam, said Dang Hung, head of the Bac Lieu province’s Union of Associations for Literature...

VN-Australia mural village in Dong Thap to attract visitors VN-Australia mural village in Dong Thap to attract visitors
Jan 04 2018

Australia friendship mural village in Tinh Thoi commune, Cao Lanh city of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is expected to draw more visitors to the locality.

Realist artists depict Hà Nội life Realist artists depict Hà Nội life
Dec 29 2017

HÀ NỘI — A painting by artist Phạm Bình Chương depicting a corner of Hà Nội’s Old Quarter in the gentle light of the morning is among the realist paintings now displayed in Hà Nội at the Việt Nam...

‘Tale of Kieu’ lacquer painting auctioned for US$83,000 ‘Tale of Kieu’ lacquer painting auctioned for US$83,000
Dec 28 2017

The painting “Nguyet Uoc” (Promise under Moonlight) depicting the love between Thuy Kieu and Kim Trong in Kieu’s Tale by Nguyen Du, has been auctioned at Chon’s Auction House in Hanoi for US$83,000.

Unique rite of passage of Dao ethnic minority Unique rite of passage of Dao ethnic minority
Dec 26 2017

‘Cap sac’ ritual is a rite of passage to mark the coming-of-age of the Dao ethnic men, affirming the recognition of the community and gods to them. With the Dao ethnic minority people in Hoanh Bo...

Vietnam Fine Arts Association marks its 60th anniversary Vietnam Fine Arts Association marks its 60th anniversary
Dec 14 2017

The Vietnam Fine Arts Association held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 12, marking its 60th anniversary (1957 – 2017).

Vietnam’s ‘Bai choi’ and ‘Xoan’ folk music deserve World Heritage status Vietnam’s ‘Bai choi’ and ‘Xoan’ folk music deserve World Heritage status
Dec 12 2017

UNESCO have added Vietnam’s two folk music styles of ‘Bai choi’ and ‘Xoan’ to its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 12th session of the UNESCO...

Vietnamese, int’l cuisines showcased at Hanoi food festival Vietnamese, int’l cuisines showcased at Hanoi food festival
Dec 11 2017

Thousands of people immersed themselves in the joyful atmosphere of the 2017 International Food Festival, organised by the Service Department for Diplomatic Corps (SDDC) under the Ministry of...

Four national treasures showcased on Cultural Heritage Day Four national treasures showcased on Cultural Heritage Day
Nov 24 2017

Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The Hanoi Museum on November 23 introduced for the first time four groups of Thang Long – Hanoi national treasures on the occasion of the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day...

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