Copper village preserves old tradition in HCM City

Copper village preserves old tradition in HCM City

Craftsmen from the An Hoi Coppersmith Village in Ho Chi Minh City’s Go Vap district are busy with orders for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, with customers crowding shops buying their famous brass incense burners.

Online dialogue deepens capital’s traditional values

An online dialogue themed “1000 years of Thang Long-Hanoi - Traditional values” was held on Oct. 18, helping readers better understand historical and cultural traditions as well as valuable heritages of Thang Long-Hanoi.

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Capital holds floral street festival to celebrate New Year

Hanoi is holding a floral festival, only the second of its kind, on the streets around Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) in the centre of the capital from December 30, 2009, to January 1, 2010, which will turn the area into a gigantic flower basket.

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Ca Tru added to Heritage List

Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) has been listed as a cultural heritage in need of urgent protection by the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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Lotus power

Lotus power

A cup of lotus tea by West Lake is still a poetic experience for Vietnamese people despite the fact that the flower is now less commonly grown on the lake’s waters.

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“Hau dong” to be nominated as world intangible heritage

“Hau dong” to be nominated as world intangible heritage

The Institute for Culture and Art of Vietnam is collecting materials to ask for concerned agencies to nominate “hau dong” as a UNESCO world intangible cultural heritage.

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Contemporary art in folk festival: impressive, strange

Contemporary art in folk festival: impressive, strange

The Lanh Giang temple festival in Duy Tien district, Ha Namprovince from July 23-26 was the first folk festival in Vietnam to see the contribution of contemporary art

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Lotus power

A cup of lotus tea by West Lake is still a poetic experience for Vietnamese people despite the fact that the flower is now less commonly grown on the lake’s waters.

“Hau dong” to be nominated as world intangible heritage

The Institute for Culture and Art of Vietnam is collecting materials to ask for concerned agencies to nominate “hau dong” as a UNESCO world intangible cultural heritage.

Money giving - a nice New Year custom

Giving money on the occasion of New Year, with desires that better things will happen in future, has become an indispensable custom of the Vietnamese during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Journey through history with antique sword

An exhibition of 99 ancient swords recently opened in Hanoi, offering visitors a chance to learn more about history’s most popular weapon.

Traditional offering ritual takes place in Hue

The Nam Giao offering ritual, part of the Hue Festival 2010, took place on Nam Giao esplanade in the central city of Hue on the June 9 evening.