Five Ha Noi sites named special national relics

Speaking highly of the relics' importance to the city, Deputy Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc pledged that Hanoi will better preserve and restore them in the future.

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam handed over to Ha Noi representatives certificates recognising five historic places in the city as special national relic sites at a ceremony held in the capital on February 22. The certificates, signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recognise Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple complex, Tay Dang communal house, and the temples of Phu Dong, Hat Mon and Trung Sisters. The city also expects to receive further assistance from ministries, as well the … [Read more...]

Hanoi receives certificate recognising five historical places

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The Hanoitimes - On February 22, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam handed over to Hanoi representatives certificates recognising five historic places in the city as special national relic sites at a ceremony held in the capital The certificates, signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recognise Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple complex, Tay Dang communal house, and the temples of Phu Dong, Hat Mon and Trung Sisters. Speaking highly of the relics' importance to the city, Deputy Chairman … [Read more...]

Hanoi receives five special historic places certificate

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The Hanoitimes - On February 22, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam handed over to Hanoi representatives certificates recognising five historic places in the city as special national relic sites at a ceremony held in the capital The certificates, signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recognise Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple complex, Tay Dang communal house, and the temples of Phu Dong, Hat Mon and Trung Sisters. Speaking highly of the relics' importance to the city, Deputy … [Read more...]

Hanoi honoured 5 special national relics

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(Cinet)- Hanoi's People's Committee officially organized the honouring ceremony for 5 special national relics in Hanoi on the evening of February 22. The sites include the Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, which was built on a small island in the middle of the lake; Hai Ba Trung Temple in Me Linh, Hat Mon Temple in Phuc Tho suburban districts and Phu Dong temple in Gia Lam. Ngoc Son Temple on Hoan Kiem Lake was boating on the lake when a Golden Turtle God surfaced and asked for the … [Read more...]

Five Hanoi sites named special national relics

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam handed over to Hanoi representatives certificates recognising five historic places in the city as special national relic sites at a ceremony held in the capital on February 22. The certificates, signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recognise Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple complex, Tay Dang communal house, and the temples of Phu Dong, Hat Mon and Trung Sisters. Speaking highly of the relics' importance to the city, Deputy Chairman of the municipal … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 6/2

Tet festivals take place across Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc beat the drum to officially open the Bai Dinh pagoda festival on February 5 in the northern Ninh Binh province, praying for peace, happiness and prosperity. In the 1,000-year-old pagoda, King Dinh Tien Hoang who reigned in the 10th century built an altar to pray for favorable weather. In the 18th century, King Quang Trung chose this place for a ceremony to encourage soldiers ahead of a historic battle against the … [Read more...]

Tet festivals take place across Vietnam

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In the 1,000-year-old pagoda, King Dinh Tien Hoang who reigned in the 10 (VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc beat the drum to officially open the Bai Dinh pagoda festival on February 5 in the northern Ninh Binh province, praying for peace, happiness and prosperity. th century built an altar to pray for favorable weather. In the 18th century, King Quang Trung chose this place for a ceremony to encourage soldiers ahead of a historic battle against the Qing invaders. The festival … [Read more...]

Thanh Giong cartoon cinema opens

(VOVworld) - Thanh Giong cartoon cinema, the first of its kind in Vietnam will open on Sunday to serve children and cartoon lovers in Hanoi. Located on Tran Phu street, the 150-seat cinema will screen a number of popular Vietnamese cartoons such as Older and Younger Brother, the Bigger the Smaller, and the Lizard's Tail. … [Read more...]

Legend of horse and full gallop expected for 2014

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VGP - Among 12 animals symbolizing 12 years, horse, which is the astrological sign of 2014, is one of several ones most valued and utilized. A Vietnamese legend tells that after spitting fire to defeat An invaders, 'Phu Dong Thien Vuong' or 'Thanh Giong' (Saint Giong)'s iron horse flew into the sky. According to the Dai Nam national history book, in Gia Lam, Ha Noi, there was a three-year-old boy who was unable to talk and walk. One day, when hearing that the country was invaded by the … [Read more...]

Many cultural activities to welcome Lunar New Year in Hanoi

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(Cinet)- To welcome Lunar New Year and celebrate 84 years for establishing Communist Party of Vietnam, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will organize some cultural activities in Hanoi. Accordingly, resources were mobilized to upgrade infrastructure and ensure public order and safety for the 2014 Huong (Perfume) pagoda festival in My Duc district and the Co Loa festival in Dong Anh district. A series of art performances will be held on New Year's Eve at many places including King Ly … [Read more...]