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Mysterious Yen The flute martial arts

In the past Yen The was a dangerous mountainous area northwest of Bac Giang Province, far from the capital city of Thang Long. In the history books of the Le Dynasty there is a book “Du Dia Chi” in which Nguyen Trai, a world famous cultural celebrity (1428-1527) praised the martial arts land of Yen ... Read More »

Badminton player to play Yonex All England Open

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Tien Minh, who ranked eighth in the world, will take part in the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships that is to open on March 5 in London, the UK.   The draw for the event will be decided on February 19. Minh is expected to be one of the top 10 seeds. Apart from China’s ... Read More »

Athletes born in the year of the snake

Vietnamese sports have set an ambitious target for the 27th SEA Games (2013) and many athletes dream of winning gold.   Midfielder Nguyen Sa. Although the country’s football squads have endured a disappointing year, midfielder Nguyen Sa still enjoyed great success. The 24-year-old player was part of SHB Danang’s V-League championship effort, and was selected for the national team in ... Read More »

Karate kid Ngan to compete at World Games in Colombia

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese karate artist Nguyen Hoang Ngan has been invited to compete at the ninth 2013 World Games, which will be held in Cali City, Colombia, from July 25 to August 4. In it to win it: Nguyen Hoang Ngan will represent Viet Nam at the coming 2013 World Games in Colombia. — Photo vietnamtoancanh.vn This year the ... Read More »

Japanese expert prepares for reconstruction of V-League

VietNamNet Bridge – From February 20, Japanese expert Kazuyoshi Tanabe will be in Vietnam to embark on his work at the Vietnam Professional Football JSC (VPF).      Japanese expert Kazuyoshi Tanabe. After a survey in Vietnam, Kazuyoshi Tanabe returned to Japan before the lunar New Year. The Japanese expert was quite impressed with the training of young football players in ... Read More »

$30 million for sports this year

VietNamNet Bridge – “2013 is the break-through year of Vietnam’s sports and the sport sector must have a drastic change to have the long-term preparation for the future,” said Mr. Lam Quang Thanh, Deputy chief of the General Department of Physical Training and Sports. S.A.O and S.A.Q are the highlights in the renovation plan of the Vietnamese sports. The sports ... Read More »

Tuyen Quang: Tay ethnic people’s festival

The mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang on February 17 organised the Long Tong festival, a typical cultural feature of the Tay ethnic people in the north. The Long Tong festival, which represents “going to the fields”, starts on the eighth day of the first lunar month. It reflects local people’s desire for good crops and health. The ceremony involves ... Read More »

Huyen Tran temple festival opens in Hue

A festival to commemorate Princess Huyen Tran and King Tran Nhan Tong opened at Huyen Tran Cultural Centre in the central city of Hue on February 17, the eighth day of the first lunar month. The two-day festival is being jointly organised by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Executive Board of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and Dat ... Read More »

Yen Bai province hosts Red River festival

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai is hosting the Red River Festival 2013 highlighting the rich culture of the region. The three-day festival, which opened on February 17 in Van Yen district, is part of a tourism cooperation programme between the three upstream provinces of Yen Bai, Phu Tho and Lao Cai. With diverse activities such as art performances, ... Read More »

Vietnamese, German dancers to whirl in Hanoi

Twelve Vietnamese and German dancers will together sway a piece of modern dance at a festival in Hanoi in September this year, according to the Hanoi-based Goethe Institute on February 18. “On the Edge” has been choreographed by Anna Konjetzky, one of the best-known young choreographers in Germany , specifically for six dancers of Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Theatre ... Read More »