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French painting exhibition displays contemporary Vietnamese art

A total of 50 paintings of Vietnam’s contemporary art collected since the 1930s are on display at an exhibition in Paris, France.

Vietnamese researchers honoured in France

Two Vietnamese researchers have been bestowed by the French Academy of Sciences and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research with a scientific cooperation award in recognition of their contributions to cooperation projects with France.

French academic dedicates career to Vietnamese monarch

Dr Amandine Dabat, a historian, would seem to be a typical academic investigating a Vietnamese monarch, save for one crucial fact: she is the great-great-granddaughter of King Ham Nghi.

French navy ship to visit Hai Phong

French Navy frigate Prairial will pay a visit to the northern port city of Haiphong from April 2-6.

Vietnamese documentary films screened in France

Documentary films produced by young Vietnamese directors are being screened in a special programme entitled "Adventure of Varan Vietnam" in Paris from March 24- April 2.

Largest French cuisine festival in Vietnam comes to Hanoi in April

The largest French cuisine festival in Vietnam “Balade en France” (Walk in France) will return to Hanoi on April 14-16, following the success of the 2018 and 2020 editions, the French Embassy announced on March 28.

Vietnamese fans invited to watch Champions League game

Two Vietnamese supporters are invited to watch the Paris Saint Germain vs Bayern Munich match in the Champions Leagues' quarterfinal round on February 15.

French Development Agency pledges more support for projects in Vietnam

The French Development Agency (AFD) will increase its support and donations for projects funded by French non-governmental organisations and associations in Vietnam.

Tia-Thuy Nguyen’s paintings to be displayed in France

Vietnamese painter Tia-Thuy Nguyen’s over 30 artworks will be introduced at the "Floating in the Nothingness" exhibition in France from September 25.

Vietnamese rice enters French supermarkets

“Com Viet Nam” produced by the Loc Troi Group was put on the selves of E.Leclerc Viry Châtillion, a hypermarket, operated by French retailer E.Leclerca on September 2.

France funds Hue relic site restoration project

The Ministry of Culture of France has provided a non-refundable aid worth nearly $36,000 to help Thua Thien – Hue implement a project to restore the roof of Khai Tuong Building at An Dinh Palace in the Complex of Hue Monuments.

French journalist muses online over Hue City’s timeless charm

Voyageurs du Monde of France recently ran an article on its website Vacance by Emmanuel Boutan, praising the beauty of Vietnam’s Hue imperial city.

Quang Hai signs two-year deal with French side Pau FC

Vietnam’s leading footballer Nguyen Quang Hai has officially signed a two-year contract with French side Pau FC of Ligue 2 after passing a medical check-up on June 29.

Paris square named after Vietnamese pilot

A small square in the center of the 16th arrondissement of Paris now bears the name of Do Huu Vi, a Vietnamese national who was one of the first pilots of the French army.

Music band Kid Francescoli set for Vietnam performance

Famous French electronic music band Kid Francescoli are scheduled to perform live at Hanoi Rock City on July 1, according to the Institute Francais Vietnam (IFV).

French dance artist has passionate love for Vietnam

With a passionate love for Vietnam, French dancer Emmanuel Vincent, who is married to a Vietnamese-Belgian man, has choreographed many dances that reflect the lives of the Vietnamese people. 

France-Vietnam Friendship Association President honoured with Friendship Order

A ceremony was held by the Embassy of Vietnam in France to present a Friendship Order from the Vietnamese President to Alain Dussarps, Vice President of the France-Vietnam Friendship Association (AAFV), on November 9.

Prime Minister's first trip to Europe affirms Vietnam's position

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh's business trips to the UK and France have contributed to strongly promoting foreign relations; strengthening the trust of international friends and partners; and affirming the position and role of Vietnam.

PM’s Europe tour successful in all aspects: Deputy FM

PM Pham Minh Chinh’s working trip to Europe from October 31 to November 5 was of important significance and achieved many practical results, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung.

France to host One Global Vietnam Summit

One Global Vietnam Summit is scheduled to take place on November 4 - 5 in Paris, France, aiming to connect talent, creative ideas, and sustainable development policies for Vietnam and the wider world over the coming decades.