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Four guardian god temples of Thang Long-Hanoi

Thang Long’s four guardian god temples have vital locations in Hanoi. They were built as soon as King Ly Cong Uan established the country’s capital in Thang Long (now Hanoi).

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.

Vietnamese cuisine to be introduced in France

An event called "Vietnam Cuisine Day in France" will be held in France’s Perpignan city on October 17-18 by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry and the Vietnamese Embassy in France.


VN cinema censors investigate illegal nine-dash line map shown in cartoon movie

The Cinema Department will check the censoring process of film Abominable which was pulled from Vietnamese cinemas for including a scene featuring a map showing China's "nine-dash line" in the East Sea.

An ardent love for the seventh art

Tony Le Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian film director, tells his own stories of life and career in the film industry where he has spent 20 years gaining experience.

Cow racing festival in the Mekong Delta

The cow racing festival in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang is an annual event which is held in celebration of Sene Dolta Festival of the Khmer ethnic minority in Vietnam. 

Ha Manh Thang showcases new works at Galerie Quynh

An exhibition showcasing new works by Ha Manh Thang, one of Vietnam’s most accomplished painters, is being held at Galerie Quynh in District 1 of HCM City.

Japan center to organize street dance performances in Hanoi

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam will present a series of street dance performances at the Youth Theater in Hanoi from October 24 to 26.

German band AB Syndrom to hold concert tour in Vietnam

Renowned German band AB Syndrom will hold a concert tour in major cities across Vietnam this month, which also features Vietnamese artist Linh Ha.

Exhibition gathers 12 Southeast Asian photographers

A contemporary photography exhibition by 12 emerging Southeast Asian photographers will be held at Matca Space for Photography in Hanoi from October 11 to November 4.

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

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

Hoang Thuy Linh set to perform at ABU TV Song Festival in Japan

Hoang Thuy Linh, a renowned Vietnamese singer, is scheduled to perform at the ABU TV Song Festival, set to take place in Tokyo on November 19.


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.


Vietnam wins 26 awards at 10th international artistic photo contest

The Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) on October 8 presented 73 awards to the best photos at the 10th International Artistic Photo Contest in Vietnam in 2019 (VN-19), 26 of which going to Vietnamese photographers.


Renowned ballet ‘Swan Lake’ premieres in Hanoi

Tchikovsky’s ballet masterpiece “Swan Lake” premiered in Hanoi on October 7 featuring artists from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Theatre.

French director Christophe Thiry: ‘Tale of Kieu’ allows me to travel through different cultures

Vietnamese masterpiece ‘The Tale of Kieu’ was adapted into a musical theatre production for the first time by French artists, and was staged in Hanoi in late September. 

Spanish guitarist Rafael Serrallet to perform in Hanoi

Spanish guitar master Rafael Serrallet will perform in a concert called “The magic of the Spanish guitar” at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on October 10, starting at 8 p.m.

Goethe-Institut to host European languages day

The Goethe-Institut in Hanoi will host an event on October 19 for those interested in European languages and culture to meet and exchange information.

Vietnamese chef promotes homeland’s cuisine to Chinese people

Le Ngoc Quyen, Chef of the famous Susu Restaurant in Beijing, has produced fresh pho (noodles) by himself and nurtures aspirations to promote the values of Vietnamese culinary culture to Chinese and international friends.

Dazzling mural painting village in Hanoi

Only 20km away from Hanoi capital city, there is a village the walls of which are blanked with vivid mural paintings. The art works are part of a project to beautify agricultural production area.