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Thai Nguyen exhibition gives visitors insight into Party’s history
Thai Nguyen exhibition gives visitors insight into Party’s history
Thai Nguyen (VNA) – An exhibition of photos, documents, books and newspapers was opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on January 20 in celebration of the 90 founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3). Visitors to the exhibition at the Library of Thai Nguyen province (Photo: baothainguyen.vn) The event, organised at the provincial library,...
Third Lang Son peach blossom festival opens
Third Lang Son peach blossom festival opens
(LSO) - The People’s Committee of Lang Son held an opening ceremony on January 19 (the 25th of the 12th lunar month) for the province’s third peach blossom festival 2020 to celebrate the Spring of the Year of the Rat. The festival has the theme “Lang Son peach blossom - Convergence of quintessence, pervasive spring colour.” The ceremony was...
Spring in the air and the streets
Spring in the air and the streets
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The spring atmosphere is overwhelming Hanoi’s streets, from downtown to the outskirts. Various decoration objects are offered at the market. (Photo: VNS) In the heart of the Old Quarter in downtown Hanoi, one can find a traditional flower market which will stay open till the last day of the lunar year (January 24). The Hang Luoc...
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet
Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 17 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual. As the gods make their journey on the back of fish, traditions dictate the release of...
Promoting Lang Son’s folk music value
Promoting Lang Son’s folk music value
(LSO) - As peach blossoms flaunt their deep pink colour on the threshold of spring, the melodies of folk music are everywhere in all the hamlets in the northern province of Lang Son, which have become an indispensible part in the spiritual life of locals. To get a better understanding of Lang Son’s folk music, we visited researcher Hoang...
Unique black chung cake of Tay people in Bac Son
Unique black chung cake of Tay people in Bac Son
(LSO) – Anyone setting foot in Bac Son district of Lang Son province will never forget vast tangerine farms turning yellow when the fruit is ripe, rows of stilt houses on hillsides, and charming “then” melodies. However, Bac Son boasts many more to explore, especially the dishes that capture the heart of anyone who has ever tasted them, including...
HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy markets
HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy markets
HCM City (VNA) - The calligraphy market at the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Cultural House in District 1 has become a must-visit attraction for residents and visitors for taking photos and buying calligraphy works for Tet (Lunar New Year). A visitor buys calligraphy works to wish for luck, happiness and prosperity in Tet (Photo: VNA) Having opened...
Lang Son city ready to host third peach blossom festival
Lang Son city ready to host third peach blossom festival
(LSO) – The third Lang Son peach blossom festival will take place at Chi Lang Park in Lang Son city from Januar 19 to Febuary 1, 2020. The city has been making every effort to prepare for the festival in order to earn the title “the city of peach blossom”. The festival, the third of its kind, aims to...
Display of Saigon – from feudal urban areas to western city
Display of Saigon – from feudal urban areas to western city
HCM City (VNA) – A photo exhibition on Saigon – from feudal urban area to western city opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 3, on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of Vietnam Archives Day. At the event (Photo: VNA) On display are nearly 200 photos and documents collected from individuals, researchers and the National Archives...
Ethnic groups celebrate New Year with various activities
Ethnic groups celebrate New Year with various activities
Hanoi (VNA) – Numerous cultural and arts activities are taking place at the Vietnam National Villages For Ethnic Culture And Tourism in Hanoi from January 1-31, helping visitors more understand traditional cultural features and celebrations of the new year of ethnic groups. The programme themed "Spring on the uplands" is taking place from January 1-31. (Photo: baodulich.net.vn) The highlight...
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