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Vietnamese film wins prize at int’l festival in Russia

Vietnamese film wins prize at int’l festival in Russia

The film “Choi voi” (Adrift) , directed by Bui Thac Chuyen, has won the Bronze Taiga at the 8th international film festival in Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia .
A number of nations and cities to participate in activities marking the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi

A number of nations and cities to participate in activities marking the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi

CPV - A number of embassies in Vietnam and foreign countries have expressed their eagerness to participate in activities marking the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.
A record for Overseas Vietnamese to enjoy 2010 Lunar New Year

A record for Overseas Vietnamese to enjoy 2010 Lunar New Year

CPV - According to the Vietnam National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the number of overseas Vietnamese to enjoy 2010 Lunar New Year is expected to reach a highest record of over 500,000.
Learning Vietnamese overseas

Learning Vietnamese overseas

Many second and third generation overseas Vietnamese cannot speak Vietnamese fluently or pronounce it correctly.There are as many as four million Vietnamese living and working in 102 countries and territories. They all have made a great effort to integrate into their residence countries. 
Vietnam – one of world’s most peaceful nations

Vietnam – one of world’s most peaceful nations

Vietnam was named among one of the most peaceful nations in the world at a Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations held in Washington, DC, from November 1-3.
Overseas remittances to reach US$6.8 billion in 2009

Overseas remittances to reach US$6.8 billion in 2009

The Ministry of Finance has forecasted that the total amount of money sent by overseas Vietnamese to back home would reach US$6.8 billion by year’s end, US$0.4 billion less than last year.

Early this year, the figure was first projected to drop by 15-20 percent to US$5.8-6 billion. 
UNESCO recognizes Quan họ as world’s cultural heritage

UNESCO recognizes Quan họ as world’s cultural heritage

VGP - The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on September 30 recognized Quan họ (folk songs and their performances in the northern provinces of Bắc Ninh and Bắc Giang) as one of 76 new additions to the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. 
Hanoi marks 10th anniversary of City for Peace recognition

Hanoi marks 10th anniversary of City for Peace recognition

 (VNA) A ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of Hanoi’s recognition as City for Peace by UNESCO was held on October 27. 
Vietnam’s ‘Best Brands’ climb rankings

Vietnam’s ‘Best Brands’ climb rankings

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hoi An town, and several hotels and resorts in the country have won a number of Best Asian Travel Brands 2009 after a recent travel poll by the Hong Kong-based Smart Travel Asia online magazine. 
Giong Festival expected to be recognised world intangible cultural heritage

Giong Festival expected to be recognised world intangible cultural heritage

VNA 20/07/2009 - The Hanoi People’s Committee has requested that steps be taken for the local Giong Festival to be considered for UNESCO’s recognition as intangible cultural heritage of the world.

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