Hà Nội’s mum in a million receives award1
A phone call to Trần Phương Lan from the National Children’s Hospital four years ago would change her life forever.
It’s unfortunately quite common for children in Việt Nam’s remote mountainous areas to drop out of school because they simply don’t have anything for lunch. In response, one young man launched a project offering them free meals so they could stay in class, and he hopes such help won’t only be limited to disadvantaged children in the country in the future.
Doctors at the National Children’s Hospital performed 60 surgeries last year on patients suffering these types of heart defects, with a success rate of 96.7 per cent.
Made-for-TV series have gained in popularity as cinemas lose their appeal.
Đặng Huy Hoàng was recently inspired by Việt Nam’s architecture and has created a number of buildings from the bricks.
Đặng Thanh Huyên is the author of the colourful Vietnamese history artbook ‘Việt sử diễn họa’, the artist behind the historical animation series ‘Hào khí ngàn năm’ (Thousand years of pride) aired on National Việt Nam Television VTV and is the co-administrator of ‘Đại Việt cổ phong’ (The great Đại Việt), a Facebook group on history research.
Born in Nga Sơn, a rural district in the central province of Thanh Hóa famed for its traditional products made of sedge, Trần Doãn Hùng has been involved in a business endeavour using the material to create fashionable handbags and decorative items that sell well on Amazon.
Vietnamese ancient royal costumes, natural landscapes and traditional cultures have been the inspirations for Nguyễn Duy Duy to create enchanting 3D lightboxes.
French-built monasteries have been renovated and converted for new use in Đà Lạt
The Quảng Nam Tourism Association has been building up a fish sauce making village as a destination linked to Hội An, Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary, other craft villages, farming tours, and cultural and educational experiential tours.