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The programme named ‘Ancient Class’, is a combination of visiting and learning in the Temple of Literature. The trial programme is built in accordance with one or more classes as opposed to the school as a whole.

First ever children’s book festival in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of children and parents attended the first ever children’s book festival which opened on June 1 in Ha Noi’s Temple of Literature, the country’s first university.  

Teachers alert youth to decline in reading culture

VietNamNet Bridge - Educators say that students are not reading books, resulting in increased violence, poor understanding of people and the world, and less empathy.

Van Mieu doctoral steles recognised as national treasure

 A collection of 82 doctoral laureate steles at Hanoi’s Van Mieu - Temple of Literature, which was the country’s first university, has been recognised as national treasure.

Vietnamese, int'l poets recite for Poetry Day

 VietNamNet Bridge – The drizzly rain couldn't wash away the enthusiasm of visitors to the 13th National Poetry Day held yesterday at the Temple of Literature in Ha Noi.

Pictures: Calligraphy exhibition opens at Temple of Literature

 The annual Lunar New Year (TET) calligraphy exhibition, which has taken place for over a decade along Van Mieu Street in the Dong Da district of Hanoi, has been relocated this year to the Temple of Literature.

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Calligraphy exhibition opens at Temple of Literature; Can Tho triumph at national unicorn-lion-dragon dance event; Entertainment fills Da Nang throughout holiday; Hoi An to celebrate Year of the Goat with fireworks

Over 60 calligraphers receive permits to work during Tet holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 60 calligraphers who passed a recent test will get a permit to work at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi this lunar New Year (Tet Holiday).

Spring festival organisers told to trim their budgets

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Viet Nam directed all agencies at localities throughout the country to enhance the party's ability to guide management and organisation of spring festivals.

Hanoi restores 82 doctoral steles at Temple of Literature

 Hanoi authorities are restoring 82 stone tablets recording the royal examinations held under the Le-Mac dynasties (1442-1779) placed at Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (Vietnam’s first national university).

Vietnam welcomes nearly 2,200 cruise ship tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Saigon Travel Service Company (Saigontourist) welcomed nearly 2,200 tourists and crew members sailing aboard the five-star cruise liner Celebrity Millennium,

Ao Dai show to be held at the Temple of Literature

 A cultural show is set for October 18 at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi in celebration of Vietnam Women’s Day (October 20).

Volunteers guard stone turtles at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Students are flocking to Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi before the university entrance exams to touch the head of stone turtles to wish for good luck. But this year the turtles are being guarded by a dozen volunteers.

Nationwide Book Day kicks off

 VietNamNet Bridge – A ceremony to announce the Prime Minister's decision establishing Viet Nam Book Day was held on Saturday night at the Ly Thai To Square in Ha Noi.

Activities herald upcoming Lunar New Year festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – A spring festival to welcome the upcoming (Tet) Lunar New Year of the Horse is underway at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts, in the capital city of Hanoi.

Top 10 fine arts and photographic events of 2013

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have announced the top ten fine arts and photographic events of 2013.

‘Professor’ and ‘Associate Professor’ titles given to 571 teachers

 VietNamNet Bridge – At a ceremony held in the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, 571 teachers were granted titles of ‘Professor’ and ‘Associate Professor’ by the State Professor Title Council on November 18.

Students vie to enter university

Le Thu Ha wipes her brow and struggles through the swarm of students towards the makeshift tables set up outside the Temple of Literature's main hall. Along with everyone else in the crowd, she is braving the sweltering heat to get her hands

Back to Hai Duong to visit Temple of Literature

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mao Dien Temple of Literature in Mau Tai Hamlet, Cam Dien Commune, Cam Giang District in Hai Duong Province with its more than 500-year history has become a symbol for fondness of learning and respect for teachers.

Photo contest spotlights Vietnamese land and people

 VietNamNet Bridge – All professional photographers, both Vietnamese and foreigners, living in Viet Nam or abroad, are invited to join the seventh Viet Nam International Artistic Photo Contest 2013.