To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Swedish Embassy in Việt Nam, the Việt Nam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Women’s Museum have jointly organised a photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families.
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.
(BGO) – A press conference was held on March 6 to inform about the upcoming ceremony to receive a certificate that recognizes Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen district (Bac Giang) as a special national heritage site. Le Anh Duong, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Bac Giang province and Head of the organizing board, chaired the press conference.
The photo “Lunch”, depicting a tray of dishes of food for monks at a pagoda in Aptapeu, Laos, earned photojournalist Tran Viet Van of the Lao Dong (Labour) Newspaper an Honourable Mention at the Master Cup’s International Color Awards – Los Angeles.
(BGO) – Tho Ha village in Van Ha commune, Viet Yen district (Bac Giang) is known for its famous traditional trade. It is also home to a number of interesting stories on cock fighting. Fighting cock breeding in Tho Ha is not only well-known in Vietnam but also in foreign countries.
(BGO) – A ceremony is slated for March 12 to receive a certificate recognising Bo Da Pagoda in Viet Yen district (Bac Giang province) as a special national relic site, and to kick off the temple’s festival. To leave a good impression on residents and tourists, relevant agencies and Viet Yen authorities have been prompting preparations and finished a number of important works.