A smaller version of the world’s biggest annual party, Oktoberfest, will be held in Hanoi from October 17-19.
The Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theatre (VNOB) will perform a Vietnamese classical opera and a Russian ballet between October 5 and 7 at the Ha Noi Opera House to celebrate the theatre’s 60th birthday.
In the memories of many Hanoians’ generation, Lo Ren street in Hoan Kiem District houses many forging furnaces.
Auction house Sotheby’s Hong Kong has pulled several Vietnamese paintings from an upcoming sale due to uncertainty over their authenticity.
After winning second prize at the prestigious national singing contest Sao Mai Điểm Hẹn (Morning Star – Rendezvous) in 2013, singer Pham Thuy Dung will have her debut concert on September 29.
Artist Ly Truc Son and his student Trieu Quoc Chien are displaying sơn mài (lacquer) paintings at Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts.
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES
Vietnam’s leading violinist Bui Cong Duy will give a solo performance in a concert at the HCM City Opera House on September 28.
The Hanoi New Music Ensemble and two guest soloists from Germany will perform in a concert at the Vietnam National Academy of Music on October 11 as part of the Hanoi New Music 2019 festival.
People in many Asian countries worship Guanyin as a goddess of mercifulness and protection. However, the symbol of Guanyin in each country has some differences.
Many once-secret documents and photos relating to the success of the 1954 Geneva Conference and the role of the Soviet Union-Vietnam co-operation were unveiled for the first time in a book released recently in Hanoi.
The fourth edition of the MICHELIN Guide Singapore was unveiled and two restaurants, Les Amis and Odette were honoured with three stars.
Talented Vietnamese singer Vu Cat Tuong will be Vietnam’s representative at the Asia Song Festival 2019, which is scheduled to take place at the Ulsan stadium in the Republic of Korea from October 11-12.
The “Cinema for the Ears” electro-acoustic night music will be held from 7pm to 8.30pm on September 24 at Salon Saigon in 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, District 3.