Heart touching stories about former female prisoners of Hoa Lo
The special display at Hoa Lo Prison Relic praises the noble sacrifice and loyalty of Vietnamese women during the wars and their contributions in peacetime.
Traditional incense-making villages prepares for Tet
The traditional trade of incense-making in Quang Phu Cau Commune (Ung Hoa District, Hanoi) dates back a hundred years ago. This place is the major incense supply to the Northern region, providing the main source of income for thousands of local households.
Dao Xa artisan helps preserve folk music
Dao Van Soan is one of the last artisans in Dao Xa village. With the experiences passed down from his predecessors, he is able to make various kinds of traditional Vietnamese musical instruments such as
(Vietnamese monochord), Dan Nhi (or Vietnamese two-string violin) to Dan Day - Vietnamese three-strings guitar and Dan Tranh - the Zither, among others.
Hanoians eager to join Trash for Gifts
Sorted trash is a resource - a message that Green Life, an environment advocate organization in Hanoi, has made efforts to convey over three years.