Hundreds defy heat to join International Pillow Fight Day

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

The scorching sun in Ho Chi Minh City on the afternoon of April 4 did not keep around a hundred of people away from slugging it out on the 2015 International Pillow Fight Day.

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Dancers pay tribute to nation's struggle

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Dancers pay tribute to nation's struggle

A dance production honouring the determination of Vietnamese people in their fight for independence and freedom will premiere in HCM City to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sai Gon's Liberation and Renunciation Day, April 30.

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Ha Noi buffalo festival to start

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A buffalo fighting festival begins tomorrow at the Phuc Tho town stadium in Ha Noi's Phuc Tho District.

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Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

In Vietnam, festivals are usually held in the spring. They each have their own characteristics and values, but are always directed towards a sacred entity enshrined as national heroes who fight foreign invaders, are founders of traditional trades, and who kill wild beasts to protect the people.

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Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

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Spring festivals with sporting spirit in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – In Vietnam, festivals are usually held in the spring. They each have their own characteristics and values, but are always directed towards a sacred entity enshrined as national heroes who fight foreign invaders, are founders of traditional trades, and who kill wild beasts to protect the people. Here are some festivals held in the north with a sporting spirit.

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Buffalo fight festival to hide slaughter of winners

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Buffalo fight festival to hide slaughter of winners

Organisers of buffalo fighting festivals are determined the traditional contest will continue, despite opposition from animal rights groups and members of the public, but agreed that the slaughter of winning beasts would be conducted away from spectators.

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Vietnam commemorates soldiers who died in deadly naval fight against Chinese

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Vietnam commemorates soldiers who died in deadly naval fight against Chinese

A Da Nang official gave flowers to families of fallen soldiers in the ceremony on Sunday. Photo: An Dy

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Writer Bui Ngoc Tan passes away after long cancer fight

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Writer Bui Ngoc Tan passes away after long cancer fight

Writer Bui Ngoc Tan, 80, passed away on Thursday after many years fighting cancer.

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Muslim memorial held for Kassig

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Turkish forces train Kurds in fight against IS while memorial service held in the U.S. for killed American Peter Kassig.

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Film screening responds to Year of Solidarity with Palestinians

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

A documentary film screening was held on November 6 in Hanoi in response to the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2014 and the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29).

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Jolie to direct film about Kenya conservationist

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Jolie to direct film about Kenya conservationist

Angelina Jolie is to direct a "sweeping epic" film about veteran Kenyan conservationist Richard Leakey's fight with ivory poachers, the studio behind the movie said Friday (Sep 19).

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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

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“Wife stealing” custom of H’Mong people

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“Wife stealing” custom of H’Mong people

As spring arrives in the northwestern region, it is the time when young H’Mong men ask their friends to help them to “steal or pull a wife”, an established local custom.

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First triumph of Vietnam People's Air Force marked

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

First triumph of Vietnam People's Air Force marked

(VOV) - The historic victory made by the Vietnam People's Air Defence - Air Force on August 5, 1964 left many invaluable lessons about the spirit of vigilance and readiness to fight for national independence.

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Museum displays fight for sovereignty

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Museum displays fight for sovereignty

Adjusting his glasses, Nguyen Huu Thao peers closely at the large stained and rusty pieces of coast guard ships on display at the entrance to an exhibition hall of the Viet Nam Military History Museum (VMHM).

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