Have you ever imagined such rustic and simple things available in rural areas of Vietnam like straw, spathes of corn, banana, bamboo which can become pristine, unique, attractive and popular in many countries such as Japan, the US and E.U." Mr Do Manh Tai - a handicraft exporter has told us about a long success story of making the impossible possible.Access to the market carefully and most efficiently Born and growing up in the countryside of many generations associated with agriculture, Mr Do Manh Tai has been always wondering how to develop production and business activities in associated with creating jobs for workers. Having early regconised the new business direction with encouraging policies for the developing economic sectors of the State, in 2000 he founded Nhat Thang Company Limited to satisfy his business ideas. He realised that the traditional craft villages in Vietnam which has a long life with a unique product with sharply cultural values and daily activities of the … [Read more...] about Nhat Thang Co., Ltd Introduces Vietnamese Culture to the U.S
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A book entitled "Vision of War and Peace" featuring paintings of the wartime and peacetime by painter Huynh Phuong Dong was released this month in the U.S and Viet Nam. Published in Viet Nam by the Sai Gon Culture Publishing Company, 2,000 copies of the 175-page volume, measuring 33.6 x 23.4 cm, were printed. The book includes 109 select paintings from the collection of over 17,000 sketches, silk, gouache, and oil paintings, as well as wood, plaster, and bronze sculptures of the former soldier and artist. Most of his works feature forests, the faces of soldiers and guerrillas, battles, and the hardships of a soldier's life during the wars in Viet Nam between 1945 and 1975. "It is the first book sponsored by American NGO Indochina Arts Partnership to publish in English in the US," said Mr. David Thomas, director of the Indochina Arts Partnership. Mr. Dong's paintings proclaim him an artist who devoted his whole life to capturing these historic events in order to preserve them … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Artist Releases Painting Book in the U.S
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi's famous fashion designer - Duc Hung, will bring his ao dai to the U.S. to attend a painting exhibition and Vietnamese ao dai show in New York on April 24. In 2012, Duc Hung introduced his ao dai in California and left good impression on the American audiences. The Hanoi designer said he was proud to be contributing to the promotion of Vietnamese culture in the US. … [Read more...] about Duc Hung’s ao dai to be showcased in the U.S.
VietNamNet Bridge - The American Journal "Christian Science Monitor" recently published an article on the collection of maps proving Vietnam's sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands of a Vietnamese American, Mr. Tran Dinh Thang. The East Sea disputes This is the first article in the U.S. that has the statement "Paracel and Spratly Islands belong to Vietnam" though it was personally made by Thang. Thang has collected 150 maps and three Chinese ancient atlases, which indicate that the Paracels and the Spratlys were never a part of China. Below is the article of Mai Ngoc Chau, who is studying M.A of Journalism in Boston about Thang. Obligation to keep the country In 1995 Tran Dinh Thang invited Prof. Tran Van Khe, an expert on traditional Vietnamese music to give a talk at the University of Connecticut (UConn). That summer, the distinguished professor, who taught at the Sorbonne University in Paris, visited the UConn campus. His talk became part of UConn history. It … [Read more...] about U.S. newspaper confirms “Spratlys and Paracels belong to Vietnam”
Ken Ham's sprawling creation museum isn't even open yet, but an expansion is already underway in the state-of-the art lobby, where grunting dinosaurs and animatronic humans coexist in a Biblical paradise. A crush of media attention and packed preview sessions have convinced Ham that nearly half a million people a year will come to Kentucky to see his Biblically correct version of history. "I think we'll be surprised at how many people come," Ham said as he dodged dozens of designers working to finish exhibits in time for the May 28 opening. The $27 million project, which also includes a planetarium, a special-effects theater, nature trails and a small lake, is privately funded by people who believe the Bible's first book, Genesis, is literally true. For them, a museum showing Christian schoolchildren and skeptics alike how the earth, animals, dinosaurs and humans were created in a six-day period about 6,000 years ago -- not over millions of years, as evolutionary science … [Read more...] about Dinosaurs, humans coexist in U.S. creation museum