NDO – Over the past two months, roads along the banks of Red River, which is a trash area in Phuc Tan Ward, Hoan Kiem District in Hanoi, have been decorated with outdoor artworks made from recycled materials. The artworks were produced by a group of voluntary painters under a project launched by Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee to enliven the riverbank site under Long Bien Bridge.
Vietnamese people, no matter where they live, always turn their heart to the homeland.
The traditional craft of Zeng (brocade) weaving has long been the pride of the Ta Oi ethnic group in A Luoi district, Thua Thien–Hue province.
NDO – A series of activities will be held from November 22 to December 15 in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to honour the capital city’s cultural heritages.
Born with spinal muscular atrophy, Nguyen Thi Van runs a graphic design company and a vocational center for people with disabilities. Van dreams of building a “seedling garden” which nurtures the dreams of people with disabilities.
The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism was inaugurated in October 2010, coinciding with the 1,000th founding anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi. The village is an excellent place to learn about Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups.
Young women nationwide are being encouraged to participate in the national beauty contest Miss Vietnam 2020 following its launch by Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.
Dac Ngoc is poised to become the first local designer to participate in the Luxury Brand Global Fashion Week 2020 which is scheduled to get underway in the Republic of Korea on May 23.
A friend at the newspaper I write for is getting married soon. He’s a great young guy with too big glasses, marvelous English and bad taste in beer selection.
An outfit created by Vietnamese designer Tran Hung which was worn by British star Vick Hope at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2020 has been credited as the best outfit of the awards show.