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The gold craft of Hue

Through ups and downs, goldsmithing craft in Hue city has seemed to be forgotten. However, thanks to the patience and hard work of many young artisans, the old craft has been revived and thriving.

Talented American singer set for Vietnam performance

Greyson Chance, a talented American singer, songwriter, and pianist is scheduled to perform at the MTV Connection concert, which will be held at M-Plex Studios & Theatre in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.


The Si La's unique costume

With a population of about 1,000 people, the Si La are one of the 5 smallest ethnic groups in Vietnam.


HCM City promotes reading culture among community

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are promoting reading culture in the community through a series of new programmes organised this year.


Vietnamese version of anti-Vietnam war movement book launched

The Vietnamese language edition of the book “The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement,” edited by two American writers, was launched in Hanoi last week.


Champa culture antiques uncovered in Phu Yen province

Archaeologists from the Vietnam Institute of Archaeology have discovered antiques and architectural works of Champa culture dating back to the fourth century in Dong Mieu area in Phu Yen.

Ethnic space in Hanoi's outskirts allures culture lovers

Just about 40 km from Hanoi’s centre, the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism is an ideal destination for those who are hungry for getting an insight into the real life of ethnic groups.


Traditional crafts of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Hanoi’s Old Quarter is a charming place that many want to explore.

Vietnam to host Int’l Music Competition for Violin and Chamber Music

The Vietnam International Music Competition for Violin and Chamber Music 2019 will be held from August 3 to 11 with the participation of contestants from 19 countries around the world.

Suite Ballet Carmen to be re-staged in HCM City

Suite Ballet Carmen is one of the most successful productions of HBSO’s ballet division, and later this month it is being given two new performances.

Vietnam’s Do paper making craft in dire need for preservation

Vietnam’s traditional craft of making Do or poonah paper dates back thousands of years. Although this paper has been used widely in Dong Ho paintings and other Vietnamese folk art, the techniques of making Do paper are on the verge of extinction.

Hanoi – cradle of cultural heritages

Hanoi is praised as a city of rich cultural heritage with over 5,000 cultural and historical relics. Over 2,000 relics have been recognised as national heritage and municipal heritage treasures.

Vietnamese fashion designer Viet Ha ready to debut collection in Canada

Designer Vu Viet Ha is poised to introduce his latest Ao Dai, a Vietnamese traditional long dress, collection to audiences in Toronto, Canada, in July.

Photos taken by Argentines tell stories about Vietnam

An exhibition, themed “Stories from a camera”, opened at Ho Chi Minh City’s War Remnants Museum on July 9 to mark the 203rd anniversary of the Argentine Independence Day.


Unique traditional festivals of Hanoi attract foreign visitors

Hanoi is home to many tourist attractions with more than 5,000 historical, cultural and architectural relics and thousands of unique traditional festivals.

Contemporary puppet show premieres in HCM City

A contemporary puppet performance entitled Gạo (or Rice) has premiered in HCM City, performed by Mắt Trần (Naked Eye) Ensemble.

Costumes of Mong women in Ha Giang

Language, writing, and costumes are important identifications to differentiate Vietnam’s ethnic groups.


Young architect promotes traditional carpentry craft

As a villager in Chang Son, which is famous for carpentry craft, Nguyen Huy Khiem has worked to uphold the time-honoured value of Vietnamese traditional architecture in modern life.


Folk paintings revived through discarded cloth

Disabled young people in Hanoi are using discarded cloth to recreate folk paintings at the Van Phuc Silk Village.


Autumn melodies 2019 is ready

HBSO’s Autumn Melodies is an annual festival in which a series of concerts takes place on almost consecutive days. This year it runs from August 17 to 25, with a total of eight concerts in all.