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Gia Lai works hard to preserve ethnic cultural identities

Gia Lai works hard to preserve ethnic cultural identities

Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have devised a series of measures to preserve and promote cultural identities of ethnic minority groups, which account for over 45 percent of the locality’s population

PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals

PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals

The Prime Minister sent a dispatch to the Vietnam Fatherland Front, ministries and local People’s Committees requiring drastic measures to be taken to ensure traffic safety and order during the New Year, lunar New Year (Tet) festivals and the upcoming 12th National Party Congress.

4 music festivals in December you need to attend

4 music festivals in December you need to attend

(VOV) -The fall festival season has finally arrived and Heineken has four music concerts coming up in December in big cities across Vietnam that should appeal to a wide range of interests.

Ethnic groups gather to celebrate

Ethnic groups gather to celebrate

Vietnam Cultural Heritage Week will be held at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Ba Vi District on the outskirts of Hanoi from November 15-23.

World’s famous DJ to perform in Vietnam

World’s famous DJ to perform in Vietnam

(VOV) - Two world’s renowned DJ, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike from Belgium will perform at Hypersonic Music festival in Ho Chi Minh City on November 27.

Film festivals – tool to develop Vietnam’s cinema

Vietnam’s Cinematography Department and the Italian Embassy in the country jointly held a workshop in Hanoi on July 22 to share experience in using film festivals to develop the film industry and promote cinematic achievements.

Ethnic events to welcome IPU 132 Assembly

Ethnic events to welcome IPU 132 Assembly

(VOV) -The Cultural Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups has planned a large number of spectacles to showcase the traditional customs and festivals of the nation’s ethnic minority groups during the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly.

Spring Festivals during Tet

Spring Festivals during Tet

(VOV) - January and February are the most exciting months of the year in Vietnam with a variety of festivals organized throughout the nation on the occasion paying homage to Buddha, ancestors and praying for good fortune.

National Strategy on Cultural Diplomacy approved

The Prime Minister has approved the National Strategy on Cultural Diplomacy through 2020, targeting more diverse and effective activities and promote Vietnamese cultural values around the world.

VietkidzNZ helps spread Vietnamese culture in New Zealand

Vietnamese people living in New Zealand have established an organisation called VietkidsNZ with the goal of teaching the mother tongue for children of Vietnamese origin in an effort to preserve homeland culture for the next generations.

Vietnam Heritage Photos 2014 on show

Vietnam Heritage Photos 2014 on show

(VOV) -As many as 100 outstanding photos chosen from more than 4.400 entries to the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards contest are being showcased at Vietnam Heritage Photo Exhibition 2014 which is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 22-25.

Exploring romantic charm of Hue

Exploring romantic charm of Hue

(VOV) - Hue – an ancient city located in Vietnam’s central region is renowned for its many romantic and beautiful landscapes. In 1993 it was recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.

Photos capture the world in eyes of ethnic children

A photo exhibition entitled “To ke ban nghe” (I tell you my stories) came to the central province of Ninh Thuan on August 1 after its success in Hanoi, with 120 photos of daily life taken by ethnic children on display.

ASEAN festivals celebrated in HCM City

ASEAN festivals celebrated in HCM City

(VOV) - The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in HCM City on April 11 held a ceremony to celebrate the traditional New Year festivals of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.

Asian festivals celebrated in Hanoi

Asian festivals celebrated in Hanoi

(VOV) -Representatives of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, and Sri Lankaparticipated in an artprogrammein Hanoi on April 8 to mark the traditional New Year festivals of these countries.