12th National Press Awards 2017 announced

Updated at 14:21:05 06/22/2018 (Views: 19)

The 12th National Press Awards 2017 were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 21, Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day. 

  • Festival to honour Vietnam’s brocade culture

    Updated at 14:45:24 06/20/2018 (Views: 68)

    The first festival to honour the Vietnamese brocade culture will be held from December 27 to 30 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

  • Winners of National External Information Service Awards 2017 honoured

    Updated at 10:31:38 06/15/2018 (Views: 45)

    The State-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) won 17 out of 67 prizes of the National External Information Service Awards 2017 which were announced at a ceremony held at VNA’s headquarters in Hanoi on June 14.

  • Theatres stage new plays to entertain Hanoian children during summer

    Updated at 15:41:52 06/13/2018 (Views: 48)

    The Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre recently introduced three new plays, entitled ‘Nang Tien Ca’ (The Little Mermaid), ‘Niem Vui Cua Dam Ga Nha’ (The Joy of Chickens), and ‘Can Bep Dai Chien’(Kitchen Clash), to entertain children this summer.

  • Exhibition on Con Dao Island opens in Vinh Long

    Updated at 15:38:20 06/12/2018 (Views: 48)

    An exhibition entitled ‘Con Dao Island - Past and Present’ opened in Long Ho district in the southern province of Vinh Long on June 11.

  • European-Vietnamese documentary film festival kicks off

    Updated at 09:23:56 06/08/2018 (Views: 28)

    The ninth European - Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from June 8 to June 17, screening 22 documentaries.

  • Vietnamese shine at Britain’s Got Talent

    Updated at 15:24:48 06/05/2018 (Views: 59)

    Two daredevil brothers from Vietnam, known as the Giang brothers, shone in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent finals.

  • Children’s Film Screening Month 2018 to start

    Updated at 15:25:58 05/30/2018 (Views: 44)

    BTO- Binh Thuan’s Film Screening and distribution Center (BFSDC) has recently launched “Children’s film screening Month 2018”, entitled “For a healthy and safe life for children in the world of digital technology”.

  • Painting by Vietnamese artist sold for record price

    Updated at 14:50:20 05/30/2018 (Views: 35)

    A silk painting by Vietnamese master artist Nguyen Phan Chanh (1892-1984), one of the leading painters of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts, has been sold at over 853,000 USD (6.7 million HKD) at an auction by Christie’s Hong Kong.

  • Leader visits Buddhist establishments on Vesak Day 2018

    Updated at 14:49:36 05/30/2018 (Views: 30)

    BTO-Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Duong Van An on May 28 led a delegation of representative leaders of  the provincial People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front, Party Committees Committee for Mass Mobilization, ...

  • Southern fruit festival to take place in June

    Updated at 10:58:10 05/25/2018 (Views: 40)

     A wide range of fruits from the southern region will be on display at Suoi Tien Theme Park in Ho Chi Minh City from June 1-17.

  • Vietnamese and Japan publishers exchange experiences at Hanoi book festival

    Updated at 10:54:08 05/25/2018 (Views: 30)

    The Vietnam-Japan Book Copyright Festival 2018 opened at the National Library of Vietnam on May 24, bringing together nearly 40 Vietnamese and Japanese publishing house and book copyright companies.

  • Province’s leaders visited and presented gifts to Cham Bani people on Ramuwan festival

    Updated at 15:04:26 05/23/2018 (Views: 51)

    BTO- On May 22 morning, deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Duong Van An and leaders of the provincial Committee for Vietnam Fatherland Front and other provincial agencies visited to give best wishes to the Cham Muslim community (Cham Bani) in Tanh Linh and Ham Thuan Bac districts on the occasion of Ramuwan festival 2018.

  • Party official visits Buddhist monk on Lord Buddha’s birthday

    Updated at 09:18:28 05/22/2018 (Views: 50)

    Head of the Central Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS), at Vien Minh Temple in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district on May 21.

  • Exhibition on President Ho Chi Minh opens in Phan Thiet

    Updated at 08:46:49 05/19/2018 (Views: 50)

    BTO- An exhibition entitled “Studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s exemplary models” opened at Ho Chi Minh Museum – Binh Thuan branch, as part of events to celebrate the 128th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (1890 - 2018).  

  • Various activities in celebration of President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday

    Updated at 15:16:36 05/18/2018 (Views: 64)

    BTO-Culture, Sports and Tourism sector in Binh Thuan province has planned to organize a series of cultural and artistic activities at cultural relics and tourist sites to mark the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May, 1890-2018)

  • VFF leader congratulates Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s birthday

    Updated at 15:14:08 05/18/2018 (Views: 62)

    President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has sent the best wishes to Vietnamese Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers both at home and abroad ahead of the 2562nd birth anniversary of Lord Buddha and the annual Buddhist Rains Retreat.

  • Hue looks to become ‘food capital’ of Vietnam

    Updated at 13:59:49 05/16/2018 (Views: 62)

    Hue city, which has long been known as the only place in Vietnam that has royal dishes, is striving to become the capital of gastronomy in Vietnam.

  • Exhibition extols President Ho Chi Minh

    Updated at 10:27:29 05/11/2018 (Views: 42)

    An exhibition of works related to President Ho Chi Minh opened in Hanoi on May 10 as part of events to celebrate the President’s 128th birthday (May 19, 1890 – May 19, 2018).

  • Mong ethnic costume to be introduced at Miss Tourism Queen Int’l

    Updated at 08:38:57 05/11/2018 (Views: 96)

    Vietnamese representative Dieu Linh has unveiled the Mong ethnic costume which she will wear for the national costume competition at the Miss Tourism Queen International 2018 pageant in Thailand.

  • Bien Xanh Music and Dance troupe gears up for art performance on Spratly Island

    Updated at 14:51:20 05/07/2018 (Views: 53)

    BTO – Bien Xanh music and dance troupe (under the department of culture, sport and tourism) is invited to visit Spratly Island to cater the on-duty soldiers’ entertainment.

  • Bai Choi singing receives UNESCO status

    Updated at 14:38:04 05/07/2018 (Views: 44)

    A ceremony was held in Quy Nhon city, south central province of Binh Dinh, on May 5 to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Bai Choi singing, a popular folklore style of singing in central Vietnam, as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

  • Binh Thuan wins Silver prize at the 13th National Radio broadcasting festival

    Updated at 10:29:58 05/07/2018 (Views: 57)

    BTO – The closing and award ceremony of the 13th National Radio Broadcasting Festival took place on May 5th at Vinh city, Nghe An province.  After 4 earnest working days, the organizing board selected 20 gold, 53 silver, 72 bronze and 68 consolation prizes from a total of 216 entries.

  • Celebrity Hollywood actor arrived in Mui Ne for Game Show

    Updated at 15:53:14 05/04/2018 (Views: 219)

    BTO – Former member of the Jonas Brothers – Nick Jonas, a celebrity singer as well as actor, is suddenly found in Mui Ne – Vietnam for a Game Show with other 30 people.

  • Doi Son pagoda in Ha Nam gets special national relic status

    Updated at 15:09:13 05/04/2018 (Views: 49)

    The People’s Committee of Ha Nam province hosted a ceremony on May 3 to receive a certificate recognizing Doi Son (or Long Doi Son) pagoda as a special national relic site and to kick off Doi Son pagoda festival 2018.

  • Hue Festival 2018 draws 1.2 million attendees

    Updated at 14:40:19 05/04/2018 (Views: 43)

    Close to 1.2 million people, including about 400,000 tourists, took part in the 10th Hue Festival, which was held between April 27 and May 2.

  • Khanh Hoa set for bustle of Ponagar Temple Festival

    Updated at 09:37:44 05/04/2018 (Views: 44)

    The traditional Ponagar Temple Festival of Cham ethnic people will take place at the Ponagar Temple Relic Site in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa from May 5 to 8.

  • Retracing Phan Thiet’s old-age landscape through Mui Ne fishing village

    Updated at 14:45:35 05/03/2018 (Views: 141)

    BTO- An extraordinary picture depicting a very charming fishing village of Phan Thiet in the 18th century has been reappeared recently through a newly-opened Mui Ne fishing village. The spot helps tourists and locals retrace the old-age time of Phan Thiet – Mui Ne fishing village which specialized in fish sauce production.

  • Da Nang fireworks festival tells legends of bridges

    Updated at 14:59:24 05/02/2018 (Views: 54)

    The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2018, themed “The Legends of Bridges”, kicked off on the banks of the Han River in the evening of April 30.

  • Art performance and fireworks celebrate National Reunification Day

    Updated at 08:55:10 05/02/2018 (Views: 43)

    A special arts programme entitled “The Glorious History - The Bright Future” was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 30, to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30), and the 132nd anniversary of International May Day (May 1).

  • Phu Quy students celebrate “Book and Reading Culture Week”

    Updated at 17:25:33 04/24/2018 (Views: 56)

     BTO- The Library of Ngo Quyen High School (Phu Quy island district) lately organized the “Book and Reading Culture Week” to respond to the 5th Vietnam Book Day on April 21.