Update news Paris

 VietNamNet Bridge - A group of Vietnamese and French scriptwriters have joined hand to write script for a movie on don ca tai tu (southern folk music) in South Vietnam in the 1900s.

Vietnam to compete in World Vovinam Championships

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-nine Vietnamese martial artists will be competing at the third World Vovinam Championships in Paris, France, over July 5–7.

Vovinam martial arts festival to kick off in Paris

 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Vovinam Championships will be held in France from July 5-7 with participation from 25 delegations.

Hoang Minh Ha is the winner of Project Runway

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hoang Minh Ha defeated his two rivals to win the championship title of the “Project Runway Vietnam” television fashion show, first season, which closed on June 16.

Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du to be recognised as man of culture

The UNESCO Executive Board will send the file of Nguyen Du (1765-1820), a great Vietnamese poet renowned for his literary masterpieces ‘Truyen Kieu’ to the UNESCO’s Great Council for his recognition as 'Man of Culture of the World'.

Vietnamese designer to appear at Paris fashion event

 VietNamNet Bridge - Ha Linh Thu will represent Vietnamese fashion designers at the J Spring Fashion Show, which will take place on the Seine River on May 30.

Gay marriage opponents flood Paris streets in protest

 Hundreds of thousands of protestors flooded the streets of Paris on Sunday in protest at government plans to legalise gay marriage and adoption.

Hung Kings’ worship ritual recognised as cultural heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The unique practice of worshipping Hung Kings in Phu Tho province, Vietnam has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.