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Calligraphy in Vietnam

Although small in geographical area, Vietnam still has much to be proud of, especially in terms of arts and culture.

Old cannon found in Da Nang originates from Netherlands: scientists

The cannon discovered in the central city of Da Nang late May originates from the Netherlands and dates back some 350 years, according to scientists’ new findings.


Malaysian singer wins ASEAN+3 pop singing contest in Quang Ninh

Rosario Ninih Chamini Bianis from Malaysia won the first prize at the ASEAN+3 pop singing contest, which wrapped up in the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 28.


Vietnamese film distributor to be honoured at CineAsia Awards

Dinh Thi Thanh Huong, Vice Chairwoman of Galaxy Media and Entertainment JSC, will be honoured with the “Distributor of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony in Hong Kong in December 2019.


Hoi An-Japan Culture Festival to be held during August

The 17th version of the Hoi An-Japan Culture Festival is scheduled to take place in the ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam from August 9 to 11.


World’s artists to perform at HCM City Autumn Melody concert

The 2019 Autumn Melody will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from August 17 to 25.


Art exhibition features countryside artist

Ho Chi Minh City Arts Museum has brought the work of countryside artist Van Thanh closer to art lovers. His works of art are simple yet extremely artistic.

Over 100kg of ancient coins discovered in Yen Bai

Up to 105kg of ancient coins with the oldest dating back to 118 BC were recently confiscated in Luc Yen district, the northern province of Yen Bai.


Top Chef 2019 to return to screens in Vietnam

The second edition of the Top Chef Vietnam 2019 will be broadcast live on HTV7 starting from September 3, with the competition set to feature 14 chefs in the final round.


HBSO to present a program of Russian orchestral works

The HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a program of Russian music containing orchestral items by Khachaturian, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky on Saturday, July 27. 


Ha Long to host ASEAN+3 singing contest

Twenty-two professional pop singers from ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will compete at the ASEAN+3 singing contest slated for July 26-29 in Ha Long, Quang Ninh.

HCM City weekly antique market

The weekly market on No Trang Long Street, HCM City, only opens on the weekends with many old and antique items sold at good prices.


How sweet is your tooth? In Vietnam desserts are a big, big deal. Tune in to episode 4 of Nom, nom, Vietnam to check out the tasty treats served up in Hanoi and beyond.

Tran Son wins bronze medal at Digital Photo Archive International Circuit

Vietnamese photographer Tran Son of Long Khanh city in Dong Nai province has been awarded a bronze medal in the woman section of the Digital Photo Archive International Circuit 2019.


Vietnam's Xôi xéo

It's one of the most common dishes in the whole of Vietnam, but next time you tuck into a bowl of xôi xéo, or sticky rice with smashed green beans.

Classical Concert “A Journey of Music” to come to Hanoi next month

As part of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival 2019, “A Journey of Music”, with two concerts From East to West and From Czech Republic to France, will gather prominent international musicians on the stage of L’Espace Hanoi this August.


Cooperative creates art and hope from fabric scraps

Silk fabric scraps, seemingly of no use, are put together to create vibrant artworks imbued with Vietnamese culture through the skilful hands and creativity of people with disabilities. 

Xoan singing – the miraculous revival

Xoan singing, a traditional ritual art form, is believed to date back to the time of the Hung kings (2890 BC to 250 BC) in the ancestral land of Phu Tho.

Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' released in Vietnam

Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” hits bookstores in Vietnam. The book is published by the First News Tri Viet.


Vietnamese-Australian director to talk about humanity in cinema

Vietnamese-Australian director Tony Le Nguyen will hold a talk on “The improvisation and humanity in the art of cinema, drama and public art” at Salon Saigon in District 3, HCMC on July 31.