Then singing seeks inscription on world heritage list

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The northern province of Tuyen Quang is taking steps to have the traditional Then singing of the Tay ethnic group be included on the list of the world intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Vietnamese couple creates art out of discarded objects

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Vietnamese couple creates art out of discarded objects

A young couple in Hanoi has brought out the best from discarded materials to create catchy decorative collectibles and convey a message of environmental protection.

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President launches tree-planting festival

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President launches tree-planting festival

Presient Truong Tan Sang launched 2015’s tree-planting festival at Hung King temple in northern Phu Tho province, on February 24.

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President celebrates heroines' victory

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President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended the celebration of the 1,975th anniversary of the Trung sisters' Uprising at Hai Ba Trung Temple, a national relic site in Ha Noi's Me Linh District.

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Vietnam’s biggest Buddhist festival begins its three-month run

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Vietnam’s biggest Buddhist festival begins its three-month run

The annual Huong Pagoda Festival in Hanoi received roughly 3,000 pilgrims and tourists on Tuesday, the first day of its three-month run.

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This descendant of a royal chef wants you to eat like a king, or queen, in Hue

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This descendant of a royal chef wants you to eat like a king, or queen, in Hue

Ho Thi Hoang Anh has learnt from the best.

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Culture Vulture (25-02-2015)

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Culture Vulture (25-02-2015)

Nguyen Van Phuoc, who lives in Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, has been a nature photographer for 30 years. He uses the acronym MPK, which stands for Michael Phuoc Khung.

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Traditional wrestling bout rumbles around ring in Hue village

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Hundreds of people yesterday flocked to Thu Le, which is a 200-year-old village in the central province Thua Thien-Hue, to enjoy the traditional wresting competition.

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Love for Vietnamese cuisine

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Love for Vietnamese cuisine

Chef of Hanoi’s Fortuna Hotel, Kenji Tam, who has been recently awarded first prize at ‘The Best Taste’ contest, presented a set of three dishes, inspired by the atmosphere of Tet in Vietnam.

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Art & Entertainment News 25/2

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Art & Entertainment News 25/2

Vietnamese photographer listed in famous photo book

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Blind man sees wife for the first time in a decade - here's how

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A blind man taking part in a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic in the U.S. had his wish come true when he "saw" his wife for the first time in more than 10 years. Allen Zderad has been fitted with Argus II Second Sight bionic eye system that sends a processed video signal directly to his optic nerve allowing his brain to perceive simple images.

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International poets to join Vietnam festival

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The Vietnam Writers’ Association has announced that 550 local and 200 foreign poets from 40 countries around the globe have registered to participate in the Asia Pacific Poetry Festival set for March 2-6 in Hanoi.

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President Sang offers incense at Hung Kings Temple

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President Sang offers incense at Hung Kings Temple

(VOV) - On February 24, President Truong Tan Sang burnt incense in remembrance of Hung Kings’ merits of founding the nation and launched a tree-planting festival in commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh.

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Pilgrims flock to Bai Dinh pagoda spring festival

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Pilgrims flock to Bai Dinh pagoda spring festival

(VOV) - Tens of thousands of monks, nuns and Buddhist followers from across the nation have begun the annual spring pilgrimage to the Bai Dinh pagoda at Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district in the northern province of Ninh Binh.

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Vietnam province ignores public outcry to enact pig slaughter ritual (pics)

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Vietnam province ignores public outcry to enact pig slaughter ritual (pics)

Locals in a northern Vietnamese province went ahead with a pig slaughter rite in public as part of their traditional Lunar New Year festival on Tuesday, defying strong public reactions, cultural authorities’ warnings, and an animal rights NGO’s complaint.

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