• Ancient costumes of Vietnam

    Ancient costumes of Vietnam

    11/07/2013 11:57

    Through many ancient paintings and research documents of a number of Asian countries and Vietnam, the costumes of Vietnamese people in the dynasties of Ly, Tran, Le, Nguyen ... have been initially restored and to "fill" the gap of information in this field. The costume of the Ly, Tran...

  • Preserving the character for Bac Ninh Tourism

    Preserving the character for Bac Ninh Tourism

    10/06/2013 06:13

      Honoring traditional values Bac Ninh Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Director Nguyen Van Phong said that the department had advised the provincial party committee and people’s committee to organize activities in order to honor traditional cultural values and...

  • Don ca tai tu heritage given more publicity

    Don ca tai tu heritage given more publicity

    10/06/2013 06:05

    Accordingly, 800 sets of 60-minute DVD entitled “The Art of Don ca tai tu music and songs of southern Vietnam” in Vietnamese and English version will be completed within this month. In addition, a CD will be released to introduce the performance of popular...

  • Market Culture in Vietnam

    Market Culture in Vietnam

    03/05/2013 11:10

    They are a very busy meeting place for locals (and foreigners) to trade, sell, and negotiate their overflowing abundance of meats, fruits, vegetables, flowers, spices, and plastic knickknacks.  It seems like everything and anything under the sun goes at these markets.  And,...

  • Selecting ceremonial costumes: is long gown fit for a male?

    Selecting ceremonial costumes: is long gown fit for a male?

    18/04/2013 06:26

    At the meeting held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and attended by culture experts and fashion designers, some said  khan xep ao the  (Vietnamese male traditional headdress and thin black and white ao dai) could be the ceremonial costume for men. However, deputy...

  • History of Buddhism in Vietnam in spotlight

    History of Buddhism in Vietnam in spotlight

    17/04/2013 04:40

    The seminar, organised in Hanoi last week, provided an opportunity for experts and researchers to share their views about Buddhism in Vietnam, its philosophy and the ideas presented by the sculptures, statues and icons. Nearly 200 Buddhist artefacts dating from the early Common Era to the...

  • Hung Kings worship, source of nation's strength

    Hung Kings worship, source of nation's strength

    15/04/2013 01:31

    He made the remarks at a grand ceremony in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 13 to receive a UNESCO certificate of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity bestowed to the worship of Hung Kings. The event coincided with the opening ceremony of the Hung Kings Temple Festival...

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