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Photographer shows Việt Nam's beauty from above

After six years pursuing photography, Phạm Huy Trung has received more than 50 prestigious awards at home and abroad. His photos not only bring out the beauty of Việt Nam but also highlight the country's culture and tourism. Thành Nhân talks to Trung about his journey.

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Conquering Sơn Đoòng: the world's biggest cave

Sơn Đoòng, the world's largest cave, caught our attention about 10 years ago. When magnificent photos of the cave were taken by members of the British Caving Association and other visitors, I felt great pride as a Vietnamese.

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Colourful antique collection for the ages

When visiting Huỳnh Hữu Lộc’s wooden house in the early morning, you can see a Buddha statue in a mysterious dark-blue colour preserved solemnly at the centre of the house. But as the sun gets higher, that dark-blue changes to pale yellow at noon, then to puce as the sun goes down.

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Hà Giang's spiritual ceremonies get national recognition

The cultural and spiritual life of ethnic minorities in the northernmost mountain province of Hà Giang's Hoàng Su Phì District has risen to new heights since two traditional ceremonies were included in the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

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Farming brings young couple the good life

Because of their passion for organic vegetables, Nguyễn Thị Duyên and her husband, Nguyễn Đức Chinh, decided to quit their jobs at the Việt Nam Academy of Agricultural Sciences to devote themselves to their organic vegetable farm.

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Modernising traditional Vietnamese music

With a passion and devotion for Vietnamese traditional culture, singer Hà Myo (real name Nguyễn Ngọc Hà) has been honoured with the title of 'Vietnamese Promising Young Face 2021'. She talks to Ngô Minh about her motivation in music.