“Your Vietnam” in US magazine

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“Your Vietnam” in US magazine

VietNamNet Bridge – The National Geographic recently published a set of photos titled “Your Vietnam”, revealing vivid perspectives on daily life in all regions of Vietnam.

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Central Vietnam featured in ancient Japanese scrolls

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Central Vietnam featured in ancient Japanese scrolls

Two “emaki” (Japanese scroll paintings), created in the 17th and early 18th centuries and considered among Japan’s cultural treasures, depict Vietnam’s central region, proving that merchants from the two countries conducted trade activities as early as the 8th century.

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Guitar, self-made drum performance live in Hoi An

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A live musical show by two inspirational musicians, Pham Nhu Khoa, a one-armed guitarist, and French-Vietnamese drummer, Nguyen The Vinh will be held at Hoi An's U-cafe on Saturday.

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Hoi An is beautiful through the lens of French photographer

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Hoi An is beautiful through the lens of French photographer

VietNamNet Bridge - French photographer Etienne Bossot has lived in Vietnam for 6 years and opened a photo gallery in the ancient town of Hoi An.

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Close-up to traditional lantern making in Hoi An

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Close-up to traditional lantern making in Hoi An

VietNamNet Bridge – Lanterns appeared in Hoi An ancient town around the end of the 16th century. Today, this product has become a unique souvenir of Hoi An.

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Int’l Choir Competition bound for Hoi An

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Int’l Choir Competition bound for Hoi An

(VOV) - The fourth International Choir Competition will take place in Hoi An, Quang Nam, from April 29 to May 3, 2015.

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HCMC fest brings taste of villages to town

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HCMC fest brings taste of villages to town

Thousands of people on February 21 flocked to Van Thanh tourism complex in Binh Thanh District for the 9th annual cuisine fest “Ngay Hoi Que Toi” (My Hometown’s Fest).

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Over 1,600 Hoi An’s civil servants go to office by bike

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Over 1,600 Hoi An’s civil servants go to office by bike

VietNamNet Bridge – From April 1, all officials and government employees of Hoi An ancient town will have to go to work by bicycles, said Hoi An Party Chief – Mr. Nguyen Su.

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UNESCO honors Duong Lam ancient village conservation

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UNESCO honors Duong Lam ancient village conservation

The conservation project of Duong Lam ancient village in Hanoi’s Son Tay town has recently received an Award of Merit in the 2013 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation after a ceremony in Hanoi on February 18.

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Duong Lam Village leads the way with conservation model

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Duong Lam Village leads the way with conservation model

The chief of UNESCO Viet Nam, Katherine Muller-Martin, yesterday paid tribute to residents of Duong Lam Village for a local conservation project restoring historic buildings.

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The ‘Say cheese!’ culture of Vietnam

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The ‘Say cheese!’ culture of Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke, an Australian expat, has lived in Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam for five years. If you are a regular reader of the City Diary page, you might have noticed some of his contributions last year. Starting today, Cooke will join columnists Scott Duke Harris in Hanoi and Derek Milroy in Ho Chi Minh City in writing about their life experiences in Vietnam every week. Cooke will please you with his humorous style of writing...

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Hoi An lights up for full moon festival

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Hoi An lights up for full moon festival

Nguyen Tieu (the full moon day of the first lunar month of the year) Festival is celebrated all over Viet Nam, but it takes on particular significance in Hoi An. To mark the full moon, the central city hosts four major events over the course of two days. Cong Thanh reports.

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Foreign tourists and Hoi An’s farmers compete in vegetable growing contest

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Foreign tourists and Hoi An’s farmers compete in vegetable growing contest

VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign visitors in farmer clothes participated in a vegetable growing competition in Tra Que village in Hoi An town, Quang Nam province in the Cau Bong traditional festival.

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Vietnamese portraits through the lens of a French man

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Vietnamese portraits through the lens of a French man

Rehahn C, a French man who gave up his printing business in France two years ago to settle down in Vietnam to be a photographer, has recently released a book of photography featuring portraits of people across Vietnam.

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New Year boat race in Hoi An

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New Year boat race in Hoi An

VietNamNet Bridge – On February 4th, a traditional boat racing was held on the Hoai River in the ancient town of Hoi An, Quang Nam province. The annual event attracted more than 5,000 local people and international tourists.

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