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Nearly 200 artists from international and Vietnamese circus troupes have performed many unique circus acts as meaningful gifts on the weekends for locals and visitors.
Water puppeteers find dry land on stage
Directed and written by Le Quy Duong, the piece is an imaginative story reflecting the urgent problems facing the world such as child abduction, noise pollution, poverty, ocean disputes and war.
Korean festival to be held in Hanoi
A South Korean traditional cultural festival will take place at the Vietnam Art Culture Centre on September 3.
Le Petit Prince to reign at Metropole Hanoi
Le Petit Prince, one of the most beloved childrens stories of all time, is coming to Ha Noi next month.
Rapper Jay Sean to perform in HCM City
VietNamNet Bridge – The world-famous singer with the hit "Down" will perform only one night in HCM City, on November 21.
German Beer Festival to take place in Hanoi
The fourth Oktoberfest German Beer Festival which will be held in Hanoi on October 24-25 and participated by more than 3,000 people.
“Europe meets Asia in contemporary dance” to open in Hanoi
The annual “Europe meets Asia in contemporary dance” will be held for the third time in Hanoi from September 26-29.
Lai Huong Thao competes in Miss World 2013
Vietnamese representative Lai Huong Thao arrived in Indonesia on September 3 to take part in Miss World 2013.
“Online celebrity” banned from nationwide performance
VietNamNet Bridge - On Wednesday the Performing Arts Agency asked the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of 63 provinces and cities to not grant performing licenses to an “online star” known as “Ba Tung”, even at bars.
Three Vietnamese talents to perform with the Asian Youth Orchestra
VietNamNet Bridge - Returning to Hanoi the summer, with the participation of cellist Steven Isserlis, the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) will be performing two nights at 8pm on August 10 and 11 at the Hanoi Opera House.
Tung Duong to sing for free with Unit Asia
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese singer Tung Duong will have two free shows with the band Unit Asia on July 12 at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and on July 14 at the Ben Thanh Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City.
American Jazz quintet to tour five cities in Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – The Five Play group of five female members will perform in Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Hanoi, Thanh Hoa and Vinh.
ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 24/5
Duc Tuan to perform at Da Nang theatre; Singing competition open to overseas Vietnamese; Binh Quoi village river tours present HCM City in new light; Cartoon show for kids
US wins Da Nang Int'l Fireworks Competition
With a 20-minute spectacular performance, Melrose Pyrotechnics of the US overwhelmed four other teams to claim the 6th Danang International Fireworks Competition (DIFC) title.
EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 1-15 (daily updated)
Updated information about cultural events in big cities of Vietnam.
Ministry of Culture releases shocking figures
VietNamNet Bridge – On the morning of April 4, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a press conference reporting its operations in the first quarter of 2013, with shocking numbers.
Broadway artists to perform in Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge - There will be a free concert in mid-April for the audience of HCM City by a famous artist of the Broadway musical theatre - Michael Parks Masterson.
ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 29/3
Exhibition on world heritages in Da Nang City; First book fair of the year opens in HCMC; "Don't Burn" moves audiences in Argentina; Star-studded concert in memory of Trinh Cong Son
Boston Youth Choir to come to Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – The well-known Boston Children's Choir will perform in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City at the end of June.
Many overseas Vietnamese artists may be banned from local stage
VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism is considering the violation against Vietnamese law of the artists who participated in the music DVD produced by the US-based Asia Music Center.