Culture & Art

Two more book streets to open in HCMC by year-end

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 08:49

Two more book streets to open in HCMC by year-end Apart from the current book street on Nguyen Van Binh road next to the Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, HCMC is expected to open two more book streets by the end of this year to meet high demand of readers.
 

VN film fest to award best ASEAN movie

Friday, 14 July 2017 08:37

VN film fest to award best ASEAN movie The 1st ASEAN Award will be presented at the 20th Viet Nam National Film Festival, marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
 
 

Vietnamese antiquities to be sold in first-of-its-kind auction

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:46

Vietnamese antiquities to be sold in first-of-its-kind auction Vietnamese antiquities and art treasures with great historical and cultural value will be auctioned on August 19 in Hanoi, marking the first time a professional auction company authorised by the Hanoi People’s Committee to sell the country’s antiquities.
 
 

Film week celebrates War Invalids and Martyrs Day

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 09:02

Film week celebrates War Invalids and Martyrs Day Film screenings will begin nationwide to celebrate the anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day on July 27.
 
 

Fish sauce: much more than just a condiment

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 09:11

Fish sauce: much more than just a condiment Just like rice, fish sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Viet Nam. “For Vietnamese people, a meal without fish sauce is considered incomplete,” culture expert Tran Ngoc Them once wrote in his book Viet Nam Culture Foundation.
 
 

$3 million musical fountain to be built in HCM City

Monday, 03 July 2017 09:31

$3 million musical fountain to be built in HCM City The Tai Nguyen Company plans to invest US$3 million to build a musical fountain system within its Kenton Node Hotel Complex in HCM City’s Nha Be District.
 
 

Young painter to host first live painting

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 09:39

Young painter to host first live painting Young painter Pham Hong Minh is doing his best to prepare for his first live painting performance in HCM City in July.
 
 

Co Chat silk village a local treasure

Monday, 26 June 2017 10:22

Co Chat silk village a local treasure Located just 20km from the central Nam Dinh City, the village of Co Chat in Phuong Dinh Commune has been one of the country’s best-known sericulture and silk villages for hundreds of years.
 
 

Concert celebrates VN-Spain relations

Friday, 23 June 2017 12:37

Concert celebrates VN-Spain relations Spanish conductor Unai Urrecho and pianist Alexander Selitser will perform at a concert celebrating 40 years of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Spain at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on Saturday.
 
 

Shining lights on a royal past

Monday, 12 June 2017 09:33

Shining lights on a royal past Authorities have turned the famous Huế citadel into a night attraction, with the former palace hosting programmes reflecting life during the heydays of the Nguyen Dynasty.
 
 

Hotels liable for music copyright payments

Saturday, 27 May 2017 09:59

Hotels liable for music copyright payments The Vietnam Centre for Protection of Music Copyright (VCPMC) on May 25 is still attempting to collect copyright fees for songs on TV programmes broadcasted at hotels, saying that the songs are used to do business.
 
 

Boutique serviced apartment in Danang, unforgettable impression with Danang Moment.

Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:53

Danang Moment room There are plenty of hotels and apartments in Danang, but to find one where experienced travelers deem “perfect and complete”, Danang Moment is deserving of that distinction.  
 
 

VN Central Highlands lack of bridges leading to danger

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:03

VN Central Highlands lack of bridges leading to danger More than 700 households in three villages in Yang Tao Commune, Dak Lak Province must cross the Dak Pok River to reach their fields, as the region lacks bridges.
 
 

HCM City hosts southern land cuisine festival

Monday, 22 May 2017 10:26

HCM City hosts southern land cuisine festival Famous dishes of the southern region will be on offer at the annual Am Thuc Dat Phuong Nam (Southern Land Cuisine) Festival that will take place from May 24 to 28 at Dam Sen Park in HCM City’s District 11.
 
 

Fishermen furious over sub-standard boats

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 10:24

Fishermen furious over sub-standard boats Several fishermen in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh who received loans from commercial banks to buy steel ships under a 2014 Government Decree continue to face boat malfunctions and repair maladies.  
 
 

Vietnamese cuisine wins increasing popularity in Czech

Monday, 15 May 2017 10:06

Vietnamese cuisine wins increasing popularity in Czech The crowds of visitors around booths selling Vietnamese food at the Embassies Food and Culture Festival in the Czech Republic’s capital city of Prague on May 13 reflected the increasing popularity of the Southeast Asian country’s cuisine in Prague.
 
 

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