Culture & Art

APEC 2017: Park featuring APEC economies’ symbols opens in Da Nang

Friday, 10 November 2017 10:57

APEC 2017: Park featuring APEC economies’ symbols opens in Da Nang A park featuring symbols of members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) officially opened in the central city of Da Nang on November 9 as part of activities of the ongoing APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week.
 

VN a good place to shoot: Spanish director

Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:45

VN a good place to shoot: Spanish director Thi Mai is the first Spanish movie to be shot in Viet Nam. It premiered in the country at the Spanish Film Festival in Ha Noi last month. A comedy directed by Patricia Ferreira, it is a west-meets-east tale with a hilarious Spanish-Vietnamese twist. Featuring star-studded casts from Spain and Viet Nam, the movie tells the story of a woman called Carmen who discovers that her late daughter wanted to adopt a Vietnamese child, and decides to follow up. Two best friends, each undergoing a personal life crisis, decide to join her.
 
 

Tailors boost Hoi An’s reputation

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 10:06

Tailors boost Hoi An’s reputation Hoi An, said to be one of the top 10 romantic cities in the world, has ‘down-to-earth’ attractions like tailoring and shoe making that will attract even those determined not to engage in any shopping. Bui Quynh Hoa writes.
 
 

Week of free movie screenings to mark the 20th Vietnam Film Festival

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:59

Week of free movie screenings to mark the 20th Vietnam Film Festival A week of free screenings marking the 20th Vietnam Film Festival will be held on November 8-14 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
 
 

What to do in Saigon at weekends

Saturday, 04 November 2017 11:31

What to do in Saigon at weekends HCMC, the country’s most dynamic and vibrant economic center, is a must-see place for international tourists to Vietnam because of the age-old landmarks and a wide variety of entertainment and food services, as well as fun activities. Following are some destinations recommended for tourists.
 
 

Exhibition “Portrait of Life VI – The Bag” in Hanoi

Friday, 03 November 2017 11:26

Exhibition “Portrait of Life VI – The Bag” in Hanoi L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi will host the installation “Portrait of Life, Episode VI – The bag” by artist Tran Duc Quy from November 9, 2017 through January 14, 2018.
 
 

Young talent sows joy on nationwide trip

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:10

Young talent sows joy on nationwide trip In September, a group of  16 young and talented artists and students began a journey across the nation to bring art closer to different community groups through a project titled Gieo (Sowing). They wanted to prove that art connects people - and that art can heal everyone.
 
 

Russian Cultural Week to be held in HCM City

Monday, 30 October 2017 11:49

Russian Cultural Week to be held in HCM City The Russian Cultural Week celebrating 100 years of Russia`s October Revolution will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 30-November 5.
 
 

Curves and hands point to the naked truth

Saturday, 28 October 2017 10:40

Curves and hands point to the naked truth HCM City-based Tran Hao Nhien recently made headlines by becoming the first ever photographer in the country to get permission from local cultural authorities to open an exhibition of 50 black and white nude photographs. He spoke to Thuy Hang about the journey to Tao Tac (Nature’s Artifact), which held at the HCM City Fine Arts Association.
 
 

Korean culture expo to kick off in HCM City

Friday, 27 October 2017 10:18

Korean culture expo to kick off in HCM City More than 800,000 local and international visitors are expected to participate in a South Korea culture expo to be held in HCM City next month.
 
 

Flower festival to return to Da Lat in December

Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:03

Flower festival to return to Da Lat in December The 7th Da Lat Flower Festival, themed “Flowers of Da Lat – Miracle from the good earth”, will return to Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from December 23-27.
 
 

Vietnamese photography misses out on a deeper view on life

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:32

Vietnamese photography misses out on a deeper view on life It is undeniable that wonderful scenic photos, which are outnumbered on many platforms for photography in Vietnam, have effectively contributed to advertising Vietnam’s tourism. 
 
 

Ministry recognises Cham festival as intangible cultural heritage

Monday, 23 October 2017 11:21

Ministry recognises Cham festival as intangible cultural heritage Kate Festival, the largest traditional festival of Vietnam’s Cham ethnic minority people, has been recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as an intangible cultural heritage.
 
 

The best photos of National Youth Photo Festival 2017

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 14:13

The best photos of National Youth Photo Festival 2017 The second National Youth Photo Festival 2017 titled “Young Thoughts, Young Views” was launched to encourage young professional and amateur photographers to capture images of Vietnam’s land, people, and development.
 
 

First rose festival held in Hanoi

Monday, 16 October 2017 12:07

First rose festival held in Hanoi A special ao dai (traditional dress) collection by designer Vu Viet Ha, inspired by roses to honour Vietnamese women’s beauty, was presented at the opening ceremony of a rose festival in Hanoi on October 14.
 
 

APEC Film Week to screen entries from 11 economies

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 10:06

APEC Film Week to screen entries from 11 economies Vietnamese film My Nhan (The Beautiful Woman) by director Dinh Thai Thuy will open the APEC Film Week 2017, which runs this week in Ha Noi and Da Nang in conjunction with APEC Viet Nam 2017.
 
 

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