Culture & Art

Vietnamese photographer wins FIAP’s gold medal

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 10:19

Vietnamese photographer wins FIAP’s gold medal Photographer Truong Thanh Nha won gold medal at Photo Club Arizona (PCA) Salon 2017 in Serbia for his black & white photo.
 

Making Mid-Autumn traditional toys with artisans

Monday, 18 September 2017 10:44

Making Mid-Autumn traditional toys with artisans The Hanoi 1010 Cultural Exchange Space and MyHanoi organised a workshop on Vietnamese traditional Mid-Autumn toys on September 9th.
 
 

Hanoi to transform railway arches into hipster art space next year

Saturday, 16 September 2017 09:30

Hanoi to transform railway arches into hipster art space next year Hanoi will begin a USD4.54 million project to re-open railway arches running up to Long Bien Bridge from early next year.
 
 

Curator connects France, Vietnam

Friday, 15 September 2017 09:57

Curator connects France, Vietnam A recent exhibition in Ha Noi brings audiences the work of eight photographers from France and Viet Nam who have shot images of contemporary dancers in the two countries.
 
 

Free tuong shows on Bui Vien Walking Street

Thursday, 14 September 2017 09:17

Free tuong shows on Bui Vien Walking Street A traditional theatre programme offering tuong and hat boi (classical dramas) performances free will begin this month on HCM City’s Bui Vien Walking Street, as part of the city’s efforts to attract visitors. 
 
 

Japan-Vietnam Festival 2017 set for early 2018 in HCMC

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:25

Japan-Vietnam Festival 2017 set for early 2018 in HCMC The Japan-Vietnam Festival 2017 is scheduled to take place in January next year, instead of November like in previous years, opening up opportunities for locals and expats to get a glimpse of Japanese culture and ties between the two countries.
 
 

New pedestrian-only book street to be opened in District 7

Monday, 11 September 2017 13:44

New pedestrian-only book street to be opened in District 7 The HCM City will open a new pedestrian-only book street on Nguyen Dong Chi Street in District 7 in October, offering a series of activities promoting reading culture for more than 300,000 residents in districts 7, 2 and 8.
 
 

Experts support Do Son fighting festival despite fatal accident

Saturday, 09 September 2017 09:35

Experts support Do Son fighting festival despite fatal accident Many Vietnamese culture experts have expressed their support for the continuing of the Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival in Haiphong City despite the recent fatal accident.
 
 

“Ho khoan” Le Thuy singing recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

Friday, 08 September 2017 10:15

“Ho khoan” Le Thuy singing recognised as national intangible cultural heritage “Ho khoan” Le Thuy, a genre of Vietnamese folk music from Le Thuy district, in the central province of Quang Binh, has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage for its typical characteristics.
 
 

Special culture of Dao ethnic minority people in Tuyen Quang

Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:13

Special culture of Dao ethnic minority people in Tuyen Quang The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang is home to nearly 100,000 people of Dao ethnicity whose culture boasts unique customs, rituals and arts.
 
 

Students create river side art space

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:50

Students create river side art space A team called Architecture for Community (Kicodo club) from the Da Nang Architecture College has completed painting murals on a set of concrete stairs and manhole covers in Cam Le district in the central city of Da Nang.
 
 

Conductor Le Phi Phi returns home for VietNamNet Concert

Thursday, 31 August 2017 10:17

Conductor Le Phi Phi returns home for VietNamNet Concert Well-known conductor Le Phi Phi returns to Hanoi to conduct VietNamNet online newspaper`s annual concert "Dieu Con Mai" (Things Everlasting) in celebration of National Day on September 2. The conductor will lead the Vietnam National Symphony and Orchestra (VNSO) along with choirs from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) and the Hanoi Children Cultural House. Phi talks about the upcoming concert.
 
 

Young people brighten up old walls in HCM City

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 10:39

Young people brighten up old walls in HCM City A group of 17 students from HCM City’s universities have drawn murals on local streets to convey messages about green energy and climate changes.
 
 

Classic Russian books translated into Vietnamese

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 09:03

Classic Russian books translated into Vietnamese Four new classical and contemporary Russian literary works have been translated into Vietnamese, making them available for local readers.
 
 

Hue’s headwear showcases local charm

Monday, 28 August 2017 09:32

Hue’s headwear showcases local charm Conical hats produced in the central Thừa Thiên- Huế Province, which includes the historic Huế City, are similar to those made in other regions in the country. But innovations by local artisans have added charm and made Huế hats famous. 
 
 

Epic on the South wins Tran Van Giau Prize

Saturday, 26 August 2017 09:58

Epic on the South wins Tran Van Giau Prize A two-volume book on the South of Viet Nam won the prestigious annual history prize named after the revolutionary and philosopher Prof Tran Van Giau.
 
 

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