One day left for the inauguration of Vietnam’s first metro line
Hanoi will launch the first-ever national urban railway line immediately after the Ministry of Transport handed over the works to the city on November 6.
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.