Culture & Art

Photo exhibition on bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:06

Photo exhibition on bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki The photo exhibition “Tu do nat den hoi sinh” (From ruins to revival) on the effects of atomic bombs on the two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II is underway at the first floor, Building E of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, 336 Nguyen Trai Road, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi.
 

Khmer fest gives thanks for harvest

Monday, 09 October 2017 12:34

Khmer fest gives thanks for harvest The traditional Oóc Om Bóc Festival that gives thanks for the year’s harvests will be held in the Mekong River Delta province of Sóc Trăng this month.
 
 

First print of Revolutionary Path to go on display

Saturday, 07 October 2017 10:24

First print of Revolutionary Path to go on display The original version of Duong Kach Menh (Revolutionary Path) book written by President Ho Chi Minh will be displayed for the first time at a special exhibition in Ha Noi on October 10.
 
 

Two-decade efforts to preserve Complex of Hue Monuments

Thursday, 05 October 2017 11:51

Two-decade efforts to preserve Complex of Hue Monuments The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has put many efforts to preserve and restore relics of the UNESCO-recognised Complex of Hue Monuments in Hue City, the former royal capital of Vietnam, over the past two decades.
 
 

Filmmaker`s disastrous equitisation to face inspection

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 11:00

Filmmaker`s disastrous equitisation to face inspection Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on October 2 urged the Government Inspectorate to conduct an inspection into the equitisation of Vietnam Feature Film Studio (VFS).
 
 

The moon and pink pomelo: celebrating mid-autumn in Hanoi

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 11:03

The moon and pink pomelo: celebrating mid-autumn in Hanoi A temperature of 30 degrees Celsius and 94 per cent humidity are hardly the ideal, inspirational conditions for celebrating an event called “mid-Autumn Festival”. Forget golden foliage, nippy evenings and the smell of wood burning in the fireplace. Suppress cravings for pumpkin pie, roasted chestnuts and hot apple cider. On the other hand, where else would you find pink dogs sculpted out of succulent pomelo? Dragons chiseled from carrots? Lanterns in the shape of grains of rice?
 
 

Hang Ma Street bustling with Mid-Autumn Festival toys

Monday, 02 October 2017 11:35

Hang Ma Street bustling with Mid-Autumn Festival toys Shops on Hang Ma Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter are bustling with customers and a vast array of lively, colourful traditional toys.
 
 

Hanoi Temple of Literature decorated for Mid-Autumn Festival

Saturday, 30 September 2017 09:45

Hanoi Temple of Literature decorated for Mid-Autumn Festival Hanoi Temple of Literature has been decorated with colourful lights in preparation for a three-day cultural event celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival starting from September 29.
 
 

HCMC proposes higher museum admission fees

Friday, 29 September 2017 10:06

HCMC proposes higher museum admission fees The HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has suggested raising museum admission fees for locals and removing the fee discrimination against foreign visitors. 
 
 

A 50-year-old lantern making area in HCM City

Thursday, 28 September 2017 10:49

A 50-year-old lantern making area in HCM City The fast socio-economic changes in HCMC for decades have almost pushed traditional craft villages into oblivion, forcing many artisans to change jobs. However, many high-skilled craftsmen in Phu Binh Parish in District 11 have tried to preserve the 50-year-old traditional lantern making village. 
 
 

Best dances honoured at festival

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:34

Best dances honoured at festival The best dance performances by Vietnamese and international artists won gold medals at the closing ceremony of the International Dance Festival in the northern province of Ninh Binh last Friday. 
 
 

Vietnamese silk paintings and products introduced in the US

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 11:15

Vietnamese silk paintings and products introduced in the US Vietnamese silk paintings and products are being displayed at an exhibition that opened at the Oakland Asian Cultural Centre in San Francisco, the US, on September 20.
 
 

Co Tu’s Guol house hosts communal activities

Monday, 25 September 2017 11:33

Co Tu’s Guol house hosts communal activities The Guol house of the Co Tu in Aroh village, Lang commune, Quang Nam province is not large but accommodates cultural activities of the community.
 
 

Appeal for help following movie studio equitisation

Saturday, 23 September 2017 10:24

Appeal for help following movie studio equitisation Staff of the Vietnam Feature Film Studio (VFS) have strongly opposed policies of their new management board after equitisation, worrying that they would kill the firm. 
 
 

90 international artists display works at exhibition

Friday, 22 September 2017 09:45

90 international artists display works at exhibition Artworks by 90 international artists are on display at an ongoing exhibition being held from September 18 to 22 at the South Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi.
 
 

Photo exhibition calls for protecting endangered doucs in Da Nang

Thursday, 21 September 2017 11:05

Photo exhibition calls for protecting endangered doucs in Da Nang A photo exhibition raising people’s awareness of protecting Red-shanked douc langur on Son Tra Peninsula in the central Vietnamese city of Danang opened at Ly Thuong Kiet Secondary High School in Hai Chau District on September 18.
 
 

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