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.
VOV.VN - Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year, completes the cycle of the four seasons – spring, summer, fall, and winter – and begins a new cycle. Welcoming Tet has a long cultural tradition in Vietnam.
The traditional costumes of northern Vietnam’s ethnic minorities become even more vibrant through the portraits done by American photographer Alden Anderson.
With the introduction of modern musical forms, the folk music of ethnic Khmer in the southern region has encountered multiple problems retaining its popular status.
Masterpiece “Kieu Story” by renowned poet Nguyen Du has been brought to the new genre of opera under the name of “Kim Van Kieu” by Vietnamese and French performers.
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:
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).
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.
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.
Hanoi is a city that loves a good cafe, so it can take a lot for one to stand out.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam possesses an array of intangible cultural heritages that have been recognized by UNESCO.
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.
VOV.VN - Fifteen-minute firework shows took place in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City as the clock hit midnight January 25, marking the beginning of the Lunar New Year.
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.
The festival which best epitomises Vietnam's cultural identity is the Lunar New Year or Tet, with a lot of meaningful customs and traditional special foods.
Passing down through generations and continued with equal enthusiasm today, “Xong dat” (first footing), a Tet tradition in Vietnam, has always been associated with hopes for a fruitful year ahead.
The 300-year-old Dinh Cau Temple on Kien Giang province’s Phu Quoc island is a place for fishermen to pray for a smooth voyage.