Culture & Art

Weekend places of interest in HCMC

Saturday, 16 December 2017 11:38

Weekend places of interest in HCMC Following are a couple of weekend destinations which might be of your interest.   
 

German expert helps Vietnam preserve paper items

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:51

German expert helps Vietnam preserve paper items The Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts and the Hanoi-based Goethe Institute on December 11 launched a training programme on preserving and restoring documents and items made of paper with the assistance of German conservator Monika Schneidereit-Gast.
 
 

HCM City drama clubs survive tough times

Monday, 11 December 2017 13:13

HCM City drama clubs survive tough times Drama clubs run by young artists and theatre students in HCM City are struggling under increasing financial strain.
 
 

Dien Hai citadel to be recognised as National Special Relic

Saturday, 09 December 2017 09:03

Dien Hai citadel to be recognised as National Special Relic Members of the National Heritage Council have agreed to recognise the Dien Hai Citadel in the central city of Da Nang as a National Special Relic.
 
 

Sublime wild orchids on show in Sapa

Friday, 08 December 2017 10:51

Sublime wild orchids on show in Sapa The mountainous district of Sapa has been enchanting local and foreign visitors with its many kinds of beautiful wild orchids, which are in bloom all year round. Let’s take a look at 14 photos of the flowers found in Hoang Lien National Park.
 
 

Ethnic orchestra to debut in Hanoi

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:39

Ethnic orchestra to debut in Hanoi A concert featuring ethnic minority music will be held to introduce Seaphony Orchestra - the first Vietnamese ethnic minority orchestra at Hanoi Opera House on December 12.
 
 

Foreigners in Da Nang to show off talents

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 11:50

Foreigners in Da Nang to show off talents Foreigners working and living in the central city of Da Nang will compete in ‘Da Nang’s Expat Got Talent 2017’, themed ‘New Year coming’, at the city’s Trung Vuong Theatre on December 17-18.
 
 

Cong people celebrate Tet Hoa with crossbows

Monday, 04 December 2017 12:06

Cong people celebrate Tet Hoa with crossbows During the tenth month of the Lunar Calendar the Cống ethnic community in Nậm Khè Commune in Điện Biên Phủ Province is busy getting ready for Tết Hoa, the ethnic group’s biggest annual holiday.
 
 

When bombs rained down on Hanoi

Friday, 01 December 2017 13:49

When bombs rained down on Hanoi Documents, photographs and memorabilia of American prisoners of war went on show at Tim Lai Ky Uc (Finding Memories) in Hoa Lo Prison yesterday and will run until February.
 
 

Exhibition marks 100th anniversary of National Library of Vietnam

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 11:25

Exhibition marks 100th anniversary of National Library of Vietnam Valuable documents are being displayed at an exhibition titled A Century Alongside The Nation’s History to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Library of Viet Nam.
 
 

Reviving folk art becomes a passion

Monday, 27 November 2017 11:00

Reviving folk art becomes a passion Folk art not only provides a modest income for many Vietnamese, it has often been considered a national treasure. However, as modern art styles become popular, the old paintings are starting to fade into the distance.
 
 

Flower festival to bring fragrant blossoms to Da Lat

Monday, 20 November 2017 13:06

Flower festival to bring fragrant blossoms to Da Lat The biennial Da Lat Flower Festival 2017 will take place in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province from December 23 to 27, promising to bring a fragrant blossom to the Central Highlands city.
 
 

Market women depict their lives through photos

Saturday, 18 November 2017 13:06

Market women depict their lives through photos An installation of photos taken by women who sell goods at Bai Da Market on the outskirts of Ha Noi is now on display at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.
 
 

Man live streams film from cinema

Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:21

Man live streams film from cinema A young man in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau was questioned by police after live streaming a new movie on Facebook from the cinema.
 
 

Ministry investigates imported fertiliser

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:25

Ministry investigates imported fertiliser The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued Decision No 4236 / QD-BCT to extend the deadline for investigating cases of applying safeguard measures for DAP and MAP fertilisers imported into Viet Nam before issuing the final report.
 
 

Artists bring old vaults to life

Monday, 13 November 2017 11:23

Artists bring old vaults to life Autumn sunlight colours busy Phùng Hưng street in downtown Hà Nội, but the street also seems brighter these days as murals appear on boring stone vaulting.
 
 

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