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Traditional ploughing festival held to pray for bumper crops

09:18 | 29/01/2023

The traditional Tich dien (ploughing) festival took place in Tien Son commune of Duy Tien town, the northern province of Ha Nam, on January 28 (the seventh day of the first lunar month) to pray for bumper harvests and prosperity.

Neu pole lowering, seal opening ceremony celebrates new year

09:18 | 29/01/2023

A ceremony was held at the Hue Imperial Relic Site in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue’s Hue City on January 28 (the seventh day of the first lunar month) to take down the Neu pole (a tall bamboo pole with red garment strips used to ward off evil spirits during the lunar New Year) and open the New Year seal.

Stone lion statues - Symbol of stone sculpture art of Ly Dynasty

17:55 | 28/01/2023

A pair of stone lion statues at Ba Tam pagoda-temple complex is a symbol of the pinnacle of stone carving technique during the Ly Dynasty, showing the skillfulness and high aesthetic sense of artisans.

Feng shui meaning of Cat symbol

10:12 | 24/01/2023

The Lunar New Year 2023 is the Year of the Cat. It is believed that if feng shui cat figurines are placed appropriately, they will bring about good fortune, prosperity, and good luck to owners.

A glimpse of two thousands-year-old national treasures at Binh Duong Museum

21:23 | 21/01/2023

Two national treasures – a wooden burial jar with a bronze drum as a lid and an animal figure dating back thousands years ago – are among about 1,300 artifacts and 500 scientific documents on display at the Binh Duong Museum in Thu Dau Mot City, the capital of southern Binh Duong province.

New architectural vestiges found in ancient Thang Long Citadel

17:29 | 26/11/2022

Archaelogists have found new architectural vestiges in an excavation area to the northeast of the Kinh Thien Palace relic in the Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi.

Boat race within Ok Om Bok Festival opens in Tra Vinh province

12:37 | 07/11/2022

The traditional Ngo (Khmer boat) race in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh opened on November 6 as part of the Ok Om Bok Festival.

Two Vietnamese paintings fetch 1.5 mln euros at French auction

14:48 | 06/10/2022

Thang Tran Phenh's paintings "Choi Bai" (The Card Game) and "Xem Boi" (The Wizard) sold for 780,000 euros (US$773,700) and 715,000 euros at an auction Tuesday by Lynda Trouve.