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Jazz musician Nguyen Tien Manh had a chance to perform at the Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival from July 31 to August 4. The event gathered more than 300 jazz artists and groups from all over the world. 

Outdoor spectacle receives special tourism prize

The outdoor spectacle Tinh Hoa Bắc Bộ or The Quintessence of Tonkin staged by 150 actors has received a special prize at The Guide Awards 2019 recently.

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.


Hue Festival 2020 to be int'l extravaganza

The Hue Festival 2020 will aptly be celebrated by at least 20 different countries to mark its 20th anniversary next year.

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.


Exhibition shares orphans’ dreams

For many abandoned children, the ultimate dream is to have a family of their own. Some of these children had the chance to share their stories at an exhibition which kicked off on Monday in Hanoi.

HCM City to preserve 16 old villas as part of preservation scheme

The HCM City Development and Research Institute has proposed preserving 16 villas built before 1975 because of their historical and cultural importance.

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.

Bilingual sketch book on Hanoi published

A Vietnamese-English language book featuring more than 200 sketches of Hà Nội’s streets along with emotional essays about the capital city has been published.

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. 

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.

Project inspires artists to retell Tale of Kieu

Four theatre productions based on Vietnamese literary masterpiece Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kiều) will debut at the Vietnam Youth Theatre on October 12-13 under a project launched by the Goethe Institute in Hanoi.

Vietnamese horror films released for Halloween season

Two horror movies from HCM City directors will be released for the upcoming Halloween holiday.

Dinh Van Son's new works depict his family's life in an 'attic'

Dinh Van Son of HCM City is displaying his latest paintings and sculptures about the life of a young couple at the city’s Fine Arts Museum.

Hanoi looks to become a creative city

In order to develop creativity and international connectivity, Hanoi has completed and submitted its application to become a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2019.

The decline of Vietnam's e-book market

When they debuted, electronic books (e-books) were expected to thrive, but the e-book market in Vietnam has not been successful for a number of reasons.

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.


HCM City to host HOZO int'l music festival in December

HCM City will host Hò dô 2019 (HOZO), an international music festival on December 13-15, according to the city's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Hanoi Old Quarter decorated for Liberation Day celebration

The emotional moments when Hanoi was liberated on October 10, 1954 will be revived through a programme entitled ‘Memory of Hanoi – 65 Years’, which starts today in the capital’s Old Quarter.