Vietnam photo among breathtaking artworks in world contest

Vietnam photo among breathtaking artworks in world contest

VOV.VN - A picture snapped by a Vietnamese photographer has been listed among the impressive artworks by the International Photography Awards, a contest which attracts entries from remarkable pictures from around the world.

Binh Thuan: 2020 Kate festival slated for October

Binh Thuan: 2020 Kate festival slated for October

The 2020 Kate festival is scheduled to take place in Phan Thiet city of the south central province of Binh Thuan on October 15-16, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced.

International Day of Yoga marked in Ninh Thuan, Thanh Hoa

International Day of Yoga marked in Ninh Thuan, Thanh Hoa

The Embassy of India and the southern province of Ninh Thuan held an event marking the sixth International Day of Yoga in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city on June 28, drawing nearly 1,000 participants from yoga clubs in the southern region.

2020 National Yoga Festival kicks off in Thanh Hoa

2020 National Yoga Festival kicks off in Thanh Hoa

VOV.VN - Practitioners from 49 Yoga clubs of 24 cities and provinces attended the opening ceremony of the 2020 National Yoga Festival in Thanh Hoa province on June 28, marking the 6th International Day of Yoga (June 21).

Street festival promotes Hanoi’s diverse culture

Street festival promotes Hanoi’s diverse culture

VOV.VN - A street cultural festival themed “Hanoi – Green Destination” took place at the pedestrian zone in the city downtown on June 27 evening, attracting thousands of local residents and visitors.

Hard-working artist breathes life into poonah paper

Hard-working artist breathes life into poonah paper

VOV.VN - Dó (Poonah) paper has been widely used in Vietnam’s famous Dong Ho and Hang Trong folk paintings. Drawing on poonah paper requires a very difficult technique that very few Vietnamese painters can master.

Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

VOV.VN - A national scientific workshop was held in Hanoi on June 26 to evaluate the historical aspects, customs, cultural values, and identity of Ao Dai, the traditional long dress of Vietnam, seeking recognition as national intangible heritage.

Indispensable dishes consumed during Doan Ngo festival

Indispensable dishes consumed during Doan Ngo festival

VOV.VN - With the Doan Ngo festival falling on the fifth day of May in the lunar calendar, the occasion usually kicks off the period of killing insects that harm the crops of farmers, with plenty of Vietnamese families often preparing trays as a way of worshipping their ancestors.

Exhibition on Vietnam old-time propaganda paintings opens in Hanoi

Exhibition on Vietnam old-time propaganda paintings opens in Hanoi

The Hanoi-based Vietnam Fine Arts Museum opens a new thematic gallery entitled “Collection of propaganda paintings” on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the establishment of the museum, the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution and the National Day (September 2).

Stars to take part in special show

Stars to take part in special show

Vietnamese singers and composers will take part in Khi Ta Song (When We Come Alive) concert in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27 to celebrate frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Art programme honours forces on COVID-19 frontline

Art programme honours forces on COVID-19 frontline

VOV.VN - The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) hosted a special art programme themed “Tu hao Vietnam”, or “The Pride of Vietnam”, in Hanoi on June 23, aiming to show community solidarity and offer great encouragement to people on the frontline of the battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Hoa Lo prison set to launch unique night programme

Hoa Lo prison set to launch unique night programme

VOV.VN - The Management Board of the Hoa Lo Prison relic site have announced plans to start a unique programme aimed at providing tourists with a unique experience when learning about the colonial prison, with the scheme set to run from July 24.

Vietnamese artworks to be auctioned online

Vietnamese artworks to be auctioned online

A total of 143 artworks by Vietnamese artists in different generations will be auctioned worldwide on June 27 via the Drouot Digital platform in Paris.