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Circus troupes from the Vietnam Circus Federation will entertain audiences in HCM City and Da Nang with an extravagant programme this week.

Dance festival Xposition ‘O’ comes to Vietnam for first time

The Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta will for the first time take place at Soul Live Project Complex in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City from October 31 to November 2.

Learn how balancing bamboo dragonflies are made at craft village

Non-profit educational group Friend of Vietnam Heritage will on November 2 organize an excursion to Thach Xa craft village, which is famous for its colored balancing bamboo dragonflies.

Contemporary dance fiesta comes to HCM City

The three-day Xposition ‘O’ contemporary dance fiesta (XPO) will introduce contemporary dance performances to local audiences at the Soul Lie Project Complex on Thursday in HCM City.

Designer presents ao dai collection inspired by Turkey

The architecture and landscape of Turkey are depicted in the unique ao dai (traditional long dress) collection by designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam which was put on show on Tuesday in Hanoi.

VN’s biggest music festival kicks off tomorrow

Hanoi-based indie singer and songwriter Vu, who has been dubbed by Billboard magazine as the “Prince of Vietnamese Indie Music”, will perform onthe opening night of Vietnam’s most prominent music event – the Monsoon Music Festival, on Friday.

Exploring Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong province

Bidoup - Nui Ba National Park, 50 km from the downtown of Da Lat city to the north, is a perfect destination for a weekend trip for nature lovers, thanks to its most beautiful and pristine pine forest in Lam Dong province.

Visual artist Le Phi Long holds solo exhibition at Manzi Art Space

Le Phi Long, one of the most promising visual artists in Vietnam, is holding a solo exhibition at Manzi Art Space in Hanoi.

Vietnamese horror film tops at VN’s box office

The psychological thriller Bắc Kim Thang (Home Sweet Home) currently ranks top at Vietnam’s Box Office – a website analysing ratings of films screened at cinemas nationwide.

Vietnam receives precious paintings from Japan

Five precious Japanese paintings belonging to Japanese collector Ito Chihiro have been presented to the Museum of Vietnam History in HCM City.

Short Vietnamese film heads to the Netherlands to compete

Surpassing other nine finalists, Bi, Không Sợ Nữa (Bi, No More Fear), a film by HCM City-based video production FGS, won the highest prize in 48 Hour Film Project Vietnam.

HCM City to build VND1.4 trillion museum in District 9

The HCMC government has approved a proposal to develop a museum in District 9, instead of the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in District 2, at a total cost of VND1.43 trillion.

German DJ Roman Flügel to perform in Hanoi

German DJ Roman Flügel will perform at Savage Club in Hanoi on November 10 as part of a series of events featuring German DJs at the club.

Young people enliven essence of Vietnam’s lacquer art

Utilising sap of lacquer trees, wood, eggshell, gold, and silver, young people in La Sonmai group have brought the essence of Vietnamese lacquer into life and applied the material in producing consumable products. 

Vietnam boasts UNESCO-recognised heritage

Vietnam now has 24 UNESCO-recognised heritage. This heritage reflects the beauty of Vietnam’s natural landscape and the richness of its culture.

Beauty of Ta Oi ethnic costume

The beauty of Ta Oi ethnic’s costume is linked with their traditional craft ‘zeng’. Zeng is a type of brocade of Ta Oi people in A Luoi district in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue.

The beauty of Vietnamese fisherman's life

Fishermen continue to work hard at sea with sun, wind and waves. The hard work of fishermen has created a unique beauty in labor. The beauty was recorded by Nguyen Van Truc - Thua Thien Hue.

Saigontourist launches exciting Halloween activities

Some hotels, bars and restaurants of Saigontourist Holding Company are launching a wide range of exciting Halloween activities.

Artist shows Vietnamese spirit in marquetry pictures

Nguyen Trung Ky from Ho Chi Minh City has spent his life promoting marquetry. The artist has used this foreign art style to create gorgeous pictures about Vietnam.

Entertainment Events in Vietnam from October 28 to November 3

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.