Culture & Art

2018 Cherry blossom – Yen Tu yellow ochna flower festival opens

Friday, 23 March 2018 13:02

2018 Cherry blossom – Yen Tu yellow ochna flower festival opens The 2018 Cherry blossom – Yen Tu yellow ochna flower festival opened with a ceremony in Truc Lam Yen Tu Culture Centre in Uong Bi city, the northern province of Quang Ninh on March 22.
 

VN master painter’s work auctioned in France

Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:09

VN master painter’s work auctioned in France A silk painting by master Nguyen Nam Son (1890-1973), one of the leading artists in modern Vietnamese fine art, will be auctioned by the Aguttes company at Drouot auction sale centre in Paris, France, on March 26.
 
 

Quang Ninh: Cua Ong Temple Festival kicks off

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:09

Quang Ninh: Cua Ong Temple Festival kicks off The Cua Ong Temple Festival, which was recently recognised as national special intangible cultural heritage, opened in Cam Pha City, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on March 18.
 
 

Hanoi to host photo exhibition on beauty

Saturday, 17 March 2018 13:03

Hanoi to host photo exhibition on beauty An exhibition showcasing foreign people and international landscapes through the lens of Vietnamese photographers will open at Vietnam Art Photograph Archives and Exhibition Centre on Ton That Thuyet Street on March 17.
 
 

Book fair set for mid-March

Friday, 16 March 2018 11:37

Book fair set for mid-March HCMC will host a large book festival at Le Van Tam Park in District 1 from March 19 to 25.
 
 

Dan bau instrument: Vietnamese national treasure

Thursday, 15 March 2018 12:38

Dan bau instrument: Vietnamese national treasure Overseas Vietnamese musician Pham Duc Thanh has performed in a concert at the Ha Noi Opera House. The concert was a rare event held to honour the dan bau (monochord), a unique Vietnamese instrument.
 
 

Vietnamese photographers enter final round of Smithsonian photo contest

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 11:13

Vietnamese photographers enter final round of Smithsonian photo contest Three photos by Vietnamese photographers, which feature daily activities of local people, have been picked for the final of the 15th annual photo contest organized by U.S.-based Smithsonian Magazine.
 
 

Peruvian grape festival approaching

Monday, 12 March 2018 11:37

Peruvian grape festival approaching A festival showcasing Peruvian grapes will take place in Hanoi from March 13 to 20, organized by the Embassy of Peru to mark Vietnam permitting the importation of the country’s grapes after more than five years of negotiations.
 
 

Grand opening – New Square of Toan Tien Housing

Saturday, 10 March 2018 10:22

grand-opening-1936-dao-tan 1 In this morning on 9th March, New Square Building of Toan Tien Housing was officially launched. Unique design, creative furniture of building has received high valuation from agents and guests enjoying.
 
 

Italian Design Day targets sustainable creations

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:25

Italian Design Day targets sustainable creations Vietnamese and Italian designers and architects will gather in Hanoi to celebrate Italian Design Day.  
 
 

Documentary follows populariser of mindfulness

Friday, 02 March 2018 14:55

Documentary follows populariser of mindfulness Slow down and breathe as you watch the documentary film Walk with Me, a contemplative journey that follows the steps of zen master Thich Nhat Hanh to offer a rare insight into life within a monastic community.
 
 

Spring fests for a happy New Year

Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:33

Spring fests for a happy New Year A range of spring festivals are taking place in the north of Vietnam as locals wish for a year full of happiness, health and prosperity.
 
 

Photos of Huong Pagoda now and then

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:15

Photos of Huong Pagoda now and then A collection of 108 photographs featuring Huong Pagoda at present and in the past are on display at the Thien Tru Pagoda, part of the historical and spiritual Huong Pagoda complex in Hanoi outskirt My Duc District.
 
 

Lunar New Year dog paintings show to open in Hanoi

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:58

Lunar New Year dog paintings show to open in Hanoi A little dog waiting at a gate, a stone dog statue guarding a door and a mother dog clinging to her babies are three of the paintings at an exhibition currently underway in Hanoi.
 
 

Da Nang int’l fireworks fest to kick off on April 30

Monday, 26 February 2018 13:00

Da Nang int’l fireworks fest to kick off on April 30 The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2018, themed “The Legend of Bridges”, will kick off on April 30 and end on June 30 with the participation of Vietnam and seven foreign teams.
 
 

Hanoi to host first dragon boat racing festival

Friday, 23 February 2018 13:09

Hanoi to host first dragon boat racing festival The capital city of Hanoi will organise a dragon boat racing festival for the first time from 10:00 to 15:00 on February 24.
 
 

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