Culture & Art

Vietnamese American film director Gauger dies of stroke

Saturday, 13 January 2018 12:44

Vietnamese American film director Gauger dies of stroke Vietnamese American film director Stephane Gauger of Yêu Đi, Đừng Sợ (Kiss and Spell) has died of a stroke at the age of 48, according to a representative from the production team behind the movie.
 

Vietnam-Japan festival 2018 to take place in HCM City

Friday, 12 January 2018 14:02

Vietnam-Japan festival 2018 to take place in HCM City The Vietnam-Japan festival 2018 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from January 26-28.
 
 

Unique headwear of La Hu women

Thursday, 11 January 2018 12:00

Unique headwear of La Hu women For women in the La Hu community in Muong Te district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau, their intricate and unique headdresses show their desire for living in harmony with nature.
 
 

Famed movie star, 76, shows paintings at new exhibition

Thursday, 11 January 2018 11:58

Famed movie star, 76, shows paintings at new exhibition People’s Artist and movie star Tra Giang’s impressions of nature will be shown at a solo exhibition to celebrate Lunar New Year at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum next week.  
 
 

New Rice ceremony of the Xe Dang in Dak Lak

Friday, 05 January 2018 11:34

New Rice ceremony of the Xe Dang in Dak Lak The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M`Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.
 
 

More artefacts belonging to Oc Eo culture found

Thursday, 04 January 2018 13:24

More artefacts belonging to Oc Eo culture found About 20,000 artefacts were unearthed in Linh Son pagoda, which is located within the Oc Eo archaeological site in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, between August and December 2017, according to an archaeologist.
 
 

HCM City Book Street attracts 2.4m visitors

Saturday, 30 December 2017 12:19

HCM City Book Street attracts 2.4m visitors The HCM City Book Street on Nguyen Van Binh Street in District 1 has attracted 2.4 million visitors this year, earning a turnover of VND50 billion (US$2.2 million), according to the Viet Nam Publishers Association (VNPA).
 
 

HCM City plans cultural activities to celebrate New Year

Friday, 29 December 2017 12:06

HCM City plans cultural activities to celebrate New Year Many entertainment venues across the city are busy and crowded these days with fun and exciting activities, and entertainment programs to welcome the New Year.
 
 

HCM City seeks to put on fireworks for New Year

Thursday, 28 December 2017 13:12

HCM City seeks to put on fireworks for New Year The HCM City People’s Committee has sought Government approval to set off fireworks to mark New Year and Tet (the Lunar New Year).
 
 

HCMC`s Van Lang Park re-opened with music water fountain

Monday, 25 December 2017 12:42

HCMC`s Van Lang Park re-opened with music water fountain Van Lang Park in HCM City’s District 5 was re-opened to the public last Friday night with a colourful music water fountain.
 
 

Discovering a new 3,000-square-meter bookstore in Saigon

Saturday, 23 December 2017 13:38

Discovering a new 3,000-square-meter bookstore in Saigon Aside from Nguyen Van Binh Book Street adjacent to two of HCMC’s landmarks, the Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, book enthusiasts and budget-conscious readers will have a new choice this month as a 3,000-square-meter bookstore has come into operation on the second floor of the Garden Mall in District 5, HCMC.
 
 

Outdoor music shows to usher in festive season in HCM City

Friday, 22 December 2017 13:07

Outdoor music shows to usher in festive season in HCM City A series of Christmas music and dance shows featuring hundreds of singers, dancers and theatre artists offering something for everyone in HCM City’s Dam Sen Park, District 11, will begin on Saturday. 
 
 

National Music Academy to present piano concerts

Thursday, 21 December 2017 11:24

National Music Academy to present piano concerts The National Academy of Music will host a series of piano concerts on December 22-27, featuring talented artists from the Republic of Korea and Brazil.
 
 

Sparkling Hanoi streets welcome Christmas

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:56

Sparkling Hanoi streets welcome Christmas There is still one week left before Christmas but the festive atmosphere is hard to avoid with many streets colourfully decorated in the capital city of Hanoi.
 
 

Cai luong play highlights veteran artists

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:25

Cai luong play highlights veteran artists Five veteran cai luong (reformed opera) artists will bring an ancient tale to life in HCM City this week.
 
 

Hanoi in the heart of a World Bank economist

Monday, 18 December 2017 09:07

Hanoi in the heart of a World Bank economist Martin Rama was the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Vietnam from 2002 to 2010 and is the author of many books about Vietnam and Hanoi in particular. He has developed his great love for Hanoi since he first came here 20 years ago.
 
 

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