Japanese professor honoured for helping to preserve Nom script

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Japanese professor Masaaki Shimizu has been presented with the 2017 Balaban Award by the US-based Vietnamese Nom Preservation Foundation (VNPF) for his contributions to preserving Vietnam’s ancient script.

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Folk songs open a heart to a country’s soul

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Báo Thanh Niên English 44 month(s) ago

Folk songs open a heart to a country’s soul

Covers of two books of Vietnamese poetry collections translated by Balaban: ‘Ca Dao Vietnam: Vietnam Folk Poetry,’ (L) and ‘Spring Essence: The Poetry of Ho Xuan Huong’ (R) / FILE PHOTOS

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Professor wins calligraphy award

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VietNam News English 45 month(s) ago

Professor wins calligraphy award

Professor Mai Quoc Lien, director of the Research Centre for National Culture, has been given an award for his helping preserve the Han-Nom (calligraphic script).

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John Balaban and the Queen of Nom Poetry

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VietnamNet English 64 month(s) ago

John Balaban and the Queen of Nom Poetry

John Balaban has long held a fervent love for Vietnamese folk culture.

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Vietnam’s Nguyen among most common surnames in the world

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VOV News English 66 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s Nguyen among most common surnames in the world

(VOV) - Nguyễn – the most common Vietnamese family name – has been named the fourth most popular surname in the world, according to the World Geography.

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John Balaban and his ‘love’ for Queen of Nom Poetry

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VOV News English 70 month(s) ago

John Balaban and his ‘love’ for Queen of Nom Poetry

(VOV) - John Balaban has long held a fervent love for Vietnamese folk culture. A poet, a professor of English at North Carolina State University, and the former President of the American Literary Translators Association, he also authors many books about Vietnam.

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Programmer honored for preserving old Nom script

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 70 month(s) ago

Programmer honored for preserving old Nom script

The Vietnamese Nôm Preservation Foundation presented its annual Balaban Award to IT specialist Phan Anh Dung of Hue Sunday.

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Hanoi meet seeks to find what was lost in translation

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Báo Thanh Niên English 94 month(s) ago

Authors and translators from many countries will gather at a conference in Hanoi next month to promote Vietnamese literature.

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