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Ao Dai displaying Vietnamese cultural heritage on show in Hanoi

An Ao Dai, the nation’s traditional long dress, fashion show which features Vietnamese cultural heritage through UNESCO took place at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on June 28.

Ao Dai seeks national intangible heritage title

A national scientific workshop was held in Hanoi on June 26 to evaluate the historical aspects, customs, cultural values, and identity of Ao Dai, the traditional long dress of Vietnam, seeking recognition as national intangible heritage.

Beauty queens shine in Ao Dai bearing images of national sea and islands

Ngoc Han, Miss Vietnam 2010, participated in a press conference on June 16 alongside many other beauty queens to launch a national marathon championship by Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper in Hanoi.

Picturesque view of summer lotus flowers blooming in Hanoi

As thousands of lotus flowers begin to fully bloom following the arrival of June, Hanoi is being blessed with an array of picturesque and peaceful scenery.

Impressive costume designs revealed for Khanh Van at Miss Universe

A design contest to select a national costume for the Vietnamese representative to wear at the upcoming Miss Universe 2020 pageant is proving popular among members of the public and has attracted plenty of entries. 

Ao Dai fashion designer promotes Vietnamese heritage to the world

Local designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam has unveiled his latest collection of Ao Dai, a type of traditional long dress, with each unique piece featuring globally renowned cultural heritage in Vietnam.

Vietnamese photographer wins #Spring2020 contest for best photo

Local photographer @quytran has been named as the overall winner of the #Spring2020 contest which sets out to discover the world’s best photo, as launched by the Agora app.

Hanoi woman spreads love for Ao Dai

Whenever wearing Vietnamese traditional long dress, ao dài, all Vietnamese women feel the special beauty and attractiveness of the costume. 

Don't judge the book by its cover, do not judge a woman by the Ao Dai she wears

This week leading up to International Women's Day tomorrow, VN Women's Union has appealed to all women in the country to wear their áo dài, be proud of their common heritage and protect it together.

Hoai Sa dresses in Ao Dai for activities at Miss International Queen 2020

Hoai Sa, Vietnam’s representative at Miss International Queen 2020, has impressed the judging panel and members of the audience by wearing Vietnamese Ao Dai whilst taking part in various activities at the transgender pageant in Thailand.

HCM City postpones Ao Dai Festival due to COVID-19 fears

The seventh version of the Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival has been delayed as a result of the ongoing situation relating to cases of acute respiratory disease caused by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Painter creates unique harmony between Ao Dai and wood-carved paintings

With nearly 20 years following her arts career, female Tay ethnic painter Vi Viet Nga has found her own way in working in wood-carved paintings and Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress).

Stunning Ao Dai go on show at Tet Hue Festival 2020

A fashion show featuring a range of different Ao Dai, Vietnam’s national outfit, took place in Thuong Bac park in Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 14.

Temple of Literature named as host of calligraphy spring festival 2020

Up to 52 calligraphers are set to take part in a calligraphy spring festival which will open on January 18 at the historic Temple of Literature in Hanoi.

HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy markets

The calligraphy market at the HCM City Youth Cultural House in District 1 has become a must-visit attraction for residents and visitors for taking photos and buying calligraphy works for Tet (Lunar New Year).

Ao Dai exhibition at Vietnamese Women’s Museum

A special exhibition featuring Ao Dai (traditional long dress) is taking place at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi.

Chinese newspaper report on Vietnam’s ao dai sparks outrage

Many Vietnamese designers have expressed outrage as a Chinese newspaper describes Vietnam’s ao dai as a “Chinese style”.


Vietnamese beauties enjoying national costume wins at global pageants

Quynh Mai, Tuong San, and Minh Tu are among the Vietnamese beauties to have worn an Ao Dai, a traditional long dress, and finished first in the national costume segments of their respective world pageants throughout the years.

Charity photo project sees Vietnamese beauties shine

-A charity calendar for Tet 2020 has seen 12 Vietnamese beauties appear magnificent whilst each wearing the country’s national dress (Ao Dai).

Vietnamese contestant Hoang Hanh wins bronze in Miss Earth’s national costume contest

Hoang Hanh, Vietnam’s representative at Miss Earth 2019, has been awarded a bronze medal in the beauty pageant’s national costume contest.