During the period, the site welcomed over 12,000 each day. There were 880 delegations, including over 221 foreigners, marking an increase of 18,000 visitors from 2017. A corner of Kim Lien relic site Nguyen Bao Tuan, Director of the Kim Lien relic site, said President’s this year birthday coincides with weekend so that the site recorded a hike in tourist arrivals. Moreover, Sen village festival in the site also attracted crowds with a singing and beauty competition, and a youth camp. From May 10-20, the site will be open further one hour to serve tourists. This year, the site is expected to welcome more than 1.8 million visitors. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Over 38,600 visit Kim Lien relic site in Nghe An
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Whether Vietnamese parents are giving excessive care to their 18-year-old children remains a topic of discussion after the national high school exam ended early this month. >> An audio version of the story is available here Instead of taking part in the traditionally separated high school graduation and university entrance exams like previous years, from this year on, 12th graders who are 18 years old will only sit for one national exam, also called the national high school exam. The results of the national exam will be used for both high school graduation and university admission. Although the exam lasted from July 1 to 4, its sideline stories are still being discussed as of this week through a forum titled “Is 18 Mature Enough?” launched by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. To sit for the exam, which is considered a turning point of student life, contestants from across the country flocked to … [Read more...] about 18-year-olds in Vietnam – P1: Are they still kids to parents?
Delegates offering incense to President Ho Chi Minh Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC) and Head of the PCC’s Organization Commission, his entourage and Nghe An provincial leaders attended the ceremony. In a solemn atmosphere, the participants expressed deep respect for and token of gratitude to great merits of President Ho Chi Minh, the talented Party leader, a distinguished activist in international communist and proletarian movements, a hero of national liberation and a great man of culture. They promised to exert all efforts to implement President Ho Chi Minh’s testament, continue studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morals and lifestyle and dedicate themselves to building a stronger and more developed country of Vietnam. The same day, Chinh planted a memorial tree at the relic site; inquired after and presented gifts to … [Read more...] about Incense offered to President Ho Chi Minh at Kim Lien relic
The Vietnam – ASEAN Singing Festival 2017 officially closed with a lively and vibrant final contest in Vientiane, Laos, on March 14th. Launched in July 2016 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on August 8th, 1967, with the aim of launching a cultural and art movement of Vietnamese entrepreneurs and people abroad and creating solidarity and cooperation among them in ASEAN countries, the Vietnam-ASEAN Singing Festival attracted the attention and participation of many Vietnamese entrepreneurs from Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. Attending the final round were the 16 best contestants selected from the preliminary rounds which were previously conducted by the organizing board, including seven contestants from Thailand, five from Vietnam and four from Laos. At the final round, the 16 contestants performed 16 items praising love for the nation and the Vietnam-Laos special relations. The organizing board presented … [Read more...] about Vietnamese person in Thailand wins first prize in Vietnam – ASEAN Singing Festival
Vientiane (VNA) - The Vietnam-ASEAN Singing Festival 2017 officially closed in Vientiane, Laos, on March 14 with stellar performances staged by five Vietnamese contestants and 11 Vietnamese expats from Laos and Thailand. Songs extolling the love for the homeland left great impression on the audience. The song “Dat nuoc loi ru” earned Nguyen Thi Kim Lien, a Vietnamese expat in Thailand, the first prize. According to the organisers, the 16 contestants and two others winning auxiliary prizes will have a chance to compete at the Global Vietnam Singing Festival scheduled to take place at the end of this year in the Czech Republic. The final night also saw performances by Vietnamese professional singers and an ao dai (traditional long dress) show given by students from the National University of Laos. The singing festival was launched in July, 2016 in the lead up to the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN (August 8, 1967), aiming to promote cultural exchange and solidarity among … [Read more...] about Vietnam-ASEAN Singing Festival in Laos wraps up