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Passengers enjoy Vietnamese culture at Noi Bai Int'l Airport

Passengers can enjoy music performances or join hands with artisans to create handicraft products at several spots that have been set up in both T1 and T2 terminals.

Korean and Vietnam museums co-organise art exhibition

Artists from South Korean Gwangju Museum have displayed their paintings at Việt Nam National Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) for the first time.

Pacific Alliance Film Festival to return to Hanoi

The embassies of Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Mexico will once again come together to celebrate the fourth edition of the Pacific Alliance Film Festival, with the event running from December 4 to December 5 in Hanoi.

Exhibition to spotlight space of gong culture, Xoe dance

Visitors will have a chance to gain an insight into the space of the gong culture in the Central Highlands and the art of Xoe dance of the Thai people at an exhibition to be held in Hanoi on December 1.

Huu Dat named fourth runner-up at Mister Global 2023

Vietnamese contestant Le Huu Dat was named the fourth runner-up at the Mister Global 2023 on the final night of the male pageant held in Thailand on November 26.

Ngoc Hang departs for Miss Intercontinental 2023 in Egypt

Vietnamese representative Le Nguyen Ngoc Hang left Ho Chi Minh City on November 26 for Egypt to compete for a title at Miss Intercontinental 2023.

Entertainment and cultural events of the week (November 27-December 2/2023)

Entertainment and cultural events in Vietnam's major cities from November 27-December 2.

Dong Son bronze drum shows strong vitality of Vietnamese culture

Visitors will be able to admire the newly discovered collection of unique artifacts from the ancient culture of Dong Son.

New media art pioneers aim to create digital archive

With a desire to experiment with technology and explore the capability of the human voice, two artists have developed a surreal art-technology project Voice Gems – a generative system and voice archive that transforms human voices into digital gems.

The magic of ethnic Tay stick puppetry

Stick puppetry is often performed by the Tày people on traditional holidays, the Lunar New Year, as well as on the first and fifteenth day of each lunar month.

Fine-art photography may disappear if problems can’t be solved: artists

“I can see a common phenomenon recently that photographers tend to imitate each other, while this is a taboo in the literary and artistic life,” said Nguyen Duc Toan, a respected photographer.

’Tro Tàn Rực Rỡ’ wins various awards at national film festival

The film was honoured at the closing ceremony held on Saturday night in Đà Lạt for winning this year’s Golden Lotus Awards in the categories of Feature Film, Music, Cinematography and Director.

Vietnamese artist brings new life to dead tree at exhibition in France

The installation art exhibition on the cycle of life and the principle of conservation of energy through an image of a dry and rotted oak trunk by Vietnamese designer Tia - Thuy Nguyen received a lot of attention from foreign audiences.

First-ever European charity market takes place in HCM City

The first European charity Christmas market in HCM CITY is launched in the gardens of the French Residence in District 1 on November 25.

"Flavours of Hanoi" cultural week opens at Noi Bai International Airport

A cultural week titled “Flavours of Hanoi” officially kicked off at the passenger terminals T1 and T2 of Noi Bai Airport, with the event aiming to introduce unique cultural characteristics of the capital city to visitors.

Da Nang’s Cham sculpture museum recognised as historical relic

The Museum of Cham Sculpture of Da Nang has been recognised as a historical relic site of the city, as it opens the Cham Culture showroom creating diversified exhibits and arts space for tourism attraction.

Peruvian artist displays paintings using traditional Vietnam paper

Peruvian watercolour artist Nicolás López is showcasing his paintings using giang paper made by the Mong ethnic minority group in HCM City.

Korea Game Week 2023 takes place in Da Nang

The first Korea Game Week 2023 took place in the central city of Da Nang from November 24-25, introducing the latest gaming technologies from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and its culture to people in the central region.

A journey through time and tradition in Uoc Le Village

Dating back 500 years, Uoc Le Village’s fame originates from the giò chả (pork paste) making profession that has been passed down through the generations.

Monument to honour Francisco de Pina

The inauguration of a monument honouring Portuguese missionary Francisco de Pina (1585-1625) – the founder of the modern writing system of the Romanised Vietnamese script – will be held in Guarda City, Portugal on November 26.