Famous pho chefs amaze guests at gala night Culture - Sports

Famous pho chefs amaze guests at gala night

Dozens of ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions and international organisations in Hanoi gathered to enjoy pho (Vietnamese traditional noodle soup) during a gala night held in the city on December 10 to honour this ‘quintessence of Vietnamese cuisine’.
Art exhibition bridges Vietnam and Egypt Culture - Sports

Art exhibition bridges Vietnam and Egypt

The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt on Nov. 30 held a photo exhibition on Vietnamese landscapes and people together with art performances and culinary showcase in Cairo. This is part of activities to mark the 57th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Egypt diplomatic ties (Sep. 1, 1963 – Sep. 1, 2020).
Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making Videos

Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making

Clay statues are a traditional type of toy in Vietnam and popular during the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lunar New Year (Tet). They are usually figurines of animals, like turtles and birds, or people dressed in traditional outfits. Today they have lost their popularity, however, and Phùng Đình Giáp and his wife are among the last artisans to still make them.
Chuon Ngo Mother of Pearl Inlay Village Society

Chuon Ngo Mother of Pearl Inlay Village

Located in Chuyen My commune, Phu Xuyen district, 40 km from Hanoi, Chuon Ngo village (or another name is Ngo Ha) has gained renown as a famous Mother-of- pearl inlaid village for thousands years.
Traditional blacksmithing treasured in Hanoi village Society

Traditional blacksmithing treasured in Hanoi village

Artisans in Da Sy, considered the top knife and scissor making village in Thang Long – a former name of Hanoi – always ask their descendants and apprentices to develop a strong work ethic and to produce quality items so as to sustain their craft.