Bo Da Pagoda’s woodblocks on display in Bac Giang

Bo Da Pagoda’s woodblocks on display in Bac Giang

Carved woodblocks bearing the Sutras of Zen Buddhism at Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen district, the northern province of Bac Giang are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in the pagoda on Jan 29.

Achievements by Vietnamese beauty queens over the past decade

Achievements by Vietnamese beauty queens over the past decade

VOV.VN - H’Hen Nie, Luong Thuy Linh, and Phuong Khanh are among the local beauty queens who have contributed to the nation being ranked eighth in the world’s rankings as we move into a new decade. Let’s take a look at some of the great successes at achieved beauty pageants between 2010 and 2019:

Hanoi opens 2020 Spring Book Street

Hanoi opens 2020 Spring Book Street

The 2020 Spring Book Street was opened in Hanoi on January 27 as part of the activities to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3) and the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Vietnamese culture introduced in Germany’s fair

Vietnamese culture introduced in Germany’s fair

An event titled “Vietnam in Germany” is taking place within the framework of the AFA Augsburg spring fair 2020 in Augsburg city of Germany’s Bavaria state from January 24-28.

A look at traditional northern cuisine during Tet

A look at traditional northern cuisine during Tet

VOV.VN - The Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet, provides the opportunity for families to gather together and enjoy traditional delicacies with several dishes in northern regions being indispensable for the festive period.

Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs

Bac Ninh preserves and develops Quan Ho folk songs

Quan Ho love duet singing has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage. Bac Ninh province has made efforts to preserve the art to implement commitments to UNESCO on conservation and development of Quan Ho.

Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

 Traditional Tet customs of Vietnam

VOV.VN - The Lunar New Year, known throughout the nation as Tet, is of great importance to both Vietnamese people and citizens of other Asian countries, with the first day of Tet usually being for family gatherings and the worshipping of ancestors.

Roundup of Vietnamese achievements at Miss Supranational over past decade

 Roundup of Vietnamese achievements at Miss Supranational over past decade

VOV.VN - There have been a number of highlights for local participants at the Miss Supranational beauty pageant over the past decade, with Thu May winning the third runner-up spot and Ngoc Chau named as Miss Supranational Asia being among the best achievements of Vietnamese representatives competing in the contest.

Vietnamese Tet in the old days

Vietnamese Tet in the old days

VOV.VN - Memory about Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, during the old days, particularly in the subsidy period hasn’t faded from Vietnamese hearts. Let’s take a peek into the past to see what the cherished tradition looked like back then.

Y Yen bronze casting village keeps furnaces burning

Y Yen bronze casting village keeps furnaces burning

VOV.VN - Located about 20km from Nam Dinh city, Tong Xa bronze casting village in Yen Xa commune, Nam Dinh province, is a center of the traditional bronze casting craft. For nearly 900 years, bronze casting has been preserved and developed by the village.