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24/04/2018

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Vietnam dragon dances get international applause

Vietnam dragon dances get international applause

21/03/2018 09:58 GMT+7

Vietnam once again won at the International Dragon and Lion Dance Festival held in Singapore early this year. The country’s spectacular and exciting dragon dances have recently drawn international intention.
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Lac Viet Vo dao – A combination of martial arts and traditional medicine

Lac Viet Vo dao – A combination of martial arts and traditional medicine

09/03/2018 15:15 GMT+7

Lac Viet Vo dao, a Vietnamese traditional martial art which is a collection of defense techniques in combination with traditional medicine to improve health, has become popular for Vietnamese over the last few years. The martial art is sponsored by UNESCO to be preserved and passed on to future generations.
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Martial arts master teaches self-defense skills for students

Martial arts master teaches self-defense skills for students

23/01/2018 10:17 GMT+7

For 22 years, martial arts master Ho Tuong, head of the Tan Khanh-Ba Tra martial arts school, has given and expanded free classes at the Youth’s Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City for young people and children to do the Vietnamese traditional martial arts. At present, his instructors also go to schools in the city to organize meetings and consultations for students, providing them with techniques of martial arts to protect themselves.
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International paragliding tournament opens in Hanoi

International paragliding tournament opens in Hanoi

31/12/2017 23:41 GMT+7

The 2017 Vietnam Paragliding Open  was recently held in Chuong My district, Hanoi to promote the development of this new sport in Vietnam and support it to become an official competition in Southeast Asia.
 
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Song cu – A Dangerous and Effective Martial Arts Weapon

Song cu – A Dangerous and Effective Martial Arts Weapon

06/12/2017 14:16 GMT+7

Song cu (twin spurs) is an ancient martial arts weapon, which only few people know how to use expertly. This small weapon is made into a curve with a sharp point like a rooster’s spurs, which is very suitable for close fighting, just like game cocks use their spurs to attack their opponent’s vulnerable spots.
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Ban nguyet– An Especially Distinctive Martial Arts Weapon

“Ban nguyet”– An Especially Distinctive Martial Arts Weapon

17/09/2017 22:16 GMT+7

The Nam Tong martial arts school in Ho Cho Minh city is known for different martial-art performances and practices with rarely seen weapons.  “Ban nguyet” (half-circle) was developed by late martial arts master Tam Kieu who learned this martial art fighting skill from a Chinese master.
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Kendo in Vietnam

Kendo in Vietnam

05/08/2017 21:45 GMT+7

Introduced in Vietnam more than 10 years ago, the Japanese martial art, Kendo (Way of sword), is increasingly attracting youngsters to practice it. Practicing Kendo is not only for physical training but also for the improvement of mental strength.
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Quan Van Trieu - Unrivalled Instructor of Nam Tong Martial Arts School

Quan Van Trieu - Unrivalled Instructor of Nam Tong Martial Arts School

01/05/2017 16:51 GMT+7

In the mid-20th century, in Saigon (present-day Ho Chi Minh City), a martial arts school, named Nam Tong, was established, attracting many students right from the beginning. A 15-year-old boy, named Quan Van Trieu, was among the first students trained by martial arts instructor Le Van Kien. With hard training, a great passion for martial arts and inborn talents, Trieu has become an outstanding martial arts instructor and head coach of the Nam Tong martial arts school.
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