Myanmar begins teaching Vovinam

Myanmar has introduced the Vietnamese martial arts Vovinam into the curricula of two national sport acadbies in Yangon and Mandalay, according to Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper.

The move was based on a decision by Myanmar’s sports ministry and the martial art federation to develop the sport in the long term.

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Czech Republic celebrates Vietnam Culture Day

(VOV) -On October 9, Vietnam Culture Day was celebrated by more than 1,000 Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) and Czech nationals at Brno City.

“The festival contributes to better understanding between the two peoples and helps preserve Vietnamese cultural identity,” said a spokesperson for the organizers of the event.

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First int’l fest of Vietnamese martial arts wraps up in Hanoi

The first International Festival of Vietnamese Martial Arts concluded yesterday in Hanoi after three days of competition between fighters from dozens of sects of Vietnam’s traditional martial arts.

To be organized every two years from now on, the debut event attracted the participation of 50 international teams coming from 29 countries in the world and 26 domestic squads.

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Vietnamese martial arts in pictures

VietNamNet Bridge – The first international Vietnamese traditional martial arts championship – Thang Long Cup – took place at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 9-11.

The event, the largest-ever of its kind, brought together 29 international teams and the host.

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