Fifth Vietnam heritage photo contest launched (Tuesday, July 11,2017)
The sixth Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards contest was launched on July 10, calling for submissions from both amateur and professional photographers living in Vietnam and abroad.
Northwest cuisine festival kicks off in Lao Cai (Tuesday, July 11,2017)
The Northwest Cuisine Festival opened in the northern province of Lao Cai on July 8, as part of the activities of the Lao Cai – Northwest National Tourism Year 2017.
Vietnam to face Thailand in SEA Games Group B (Tuesday, July 11,2017)
Vietnam are in Group B of the men’s football event in the upcoming 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, according to the official draw in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 8.
Film week celebrates War Invalids and Martyrs Day (Tuesday, July 11,2017)
Film screenings will begin nationwide to celebrate the anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day on July 27.
Village where golden coats of ancient statues come from (Tuesday, July 11,2017)
Visiting ancient architecture, visitors often see gilded products, such as statues and horizontal lacquered boards. Many may know how gilded products are made, but few know that there’s a tiny material used for such sophisticated artworks, which can be only made in an outskirt village of Hanoi.
Vietnam’s Grandmaster Liem to compete in US Rapid Blitz event (Monday, July 10,2017)
Vietnamese Grandmaster (GM) Le Quang Liem has been invited by Grand Chess Tour (GCT) to participate in the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament in the US on August 14 - 18.
Painter of hand-colouring posters (Monday, July 10,2017)
Due to the fast development of the printing industry, the tradition of painting advertisement posters by hand has faded. Having painted these posters for more than 30 years, Hoai Minh Phuong is one of very few painters producing them by hand.
Int’l cycling race closes in Lao Cai (Monday, July 10,2017)
An international cycling race joined by Vietnamese and Chinese cyclists wrapped up in Lao Cai city, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on July 9 after the two days of competition.