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More than 20 murals have been painted in a village in Hanoi’s Gia Lam District, featuring local cultural and historical identities.

Festival to highlight Thai ethnic culture

Features of ethnic Thai culture will be presented through various activities held in the northern province of Dien Bien on October 18 to 20.

Exhibition shows art of Bui Xuan Phai through latest tech

Standing in front of the camera, you soon realise that you have become part of a painting by a prominent Vietnamese artist, Bui Xuan Phai (1920-1988).

Art festival connects international artists

A festival with the participation of 140 international and Vietnamese artists will take place in Hanoi from October 14 to 18.

Vietnamese movie wins prize at Busan International Film Festival

Vietnamese movie “Rom” on October 12 won the “New Current” prize at the 24th International Busan Film Festival (BIFF) which is being held in the Republic of Korea.

East meets West in a cup of tea

For centuries,Truong Xuan tea house has become one of the most famous tea brands in Hanoi, helping introduce Vietnam's drinking culture to domestic and foreign friends.

Concert highlights new music

Hanoi New Music Ensemble will perform with German guest soloists to premiere Hanoise in Hanoi and HCM City.

Cai luong artist seeks new audiences for traditional art

Cai luong (reformed opera) star Kim Tu Long is focused on attracting audiences back to theatres and having them learn about historical events through the art.

First-ever All Women Cheffes Gourmet Festival held in Saigon

Sofitel Saigon Plaza and Disciples of Escoffier Vietnam will present the first All-Women Cheffes Culinary Festival in Vietnam as part of the annual fourth Saigon Gourmet Week to kick off in HCM City in mid October.

Performing art spreads its message beyond the stage

Over 140 directors and students from performing arts academies in 16 countries gathered in Hanoi for the Asia-Pacific Bond (APB) of Theatre Schools Festival earlier this month.

Hanoi L’Espace presents screening of ballet “Cinderella”

L’Espace will present a screening of the Paris Opera’s ballet performance Cinderella on October 19.

British stand-up comedian to perform in HCM City

The Saigon International Comedy Club will present British stand-up comedian Eddy Brimson at Kurtz's by Heart of Darkness on October 16.

Hue Museum displays Le Ba Dang collection in Hanoi

Hue Museum of Fine Arts has sent a collection of Le Ba Dang's works for art lovers in Hanoi to enjoy for the first time.

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

Today, Hanoi celebrates its 65th anniversary of liberation (October 10, 1954 - October 10, 2019).

'Cai luong will never die,' says People’s Artist Minh Vuong

Veteran artist Minh Vuong of HCM City was awarded the title People’s Artist by the Prime Minister in recognition of his great contribution to cai luong (reformed opera), a 100-year-old traditional theatre genre of the southern region.

Musician wants to take Vietnamese jazz global

Jazz musician Nguyen Tien Manh had a chance to perform at the Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival from July 31 to August 4. The event gathered more than 300 jazz artists and groups from all over the world. 

Outdoor spectacle receives special tourism prize

The outdoor spectacle Tinh Hoa Bắc Bộ or The Quintessence of Tonkin staged by 150 actors has received a special prize at The Guide Awards 2019 recently.

Hue Festival 2020 to be int'l extravaganza

The Hue Festival 2020 will aptly be celebrated by at least 20 different countries to mark its 20th anniversary next year.

Korean pianist Heejin An set for Hanoi performance

Heejin An, a talented pianist from the Republic of Korea, is scheduled to perform at a concert held in the Grand Concert Hall of the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on October 12.


Exhibition shares orphans’ dreams

For many abandoned children, the ultimate dream is to have a family of their own. Some of these children had the chance to share their stories at an exhibition which kicked off on Monday in Hanoi.