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Vietnamese artist Nguyen Trinh Thi has been named on the shortlist of the UK’s leading biennial exhibition and largest contemporary art prize, Artes Mundi 10 (AM 10).

Vietnamese folk music specialist passes away in France, aged 78

Professor Tran Quang Hai, a specialist of Vietnamese traditional music, has passed away during his sleep after years fighting blood cancer in France, aged 78.

Cai luong actress Thanh Kim Hue dies in HCM City at age 66

Meritorious Artist Thanh Kim Hue died of cancer on December 23 in HCM City. She was 66. 

Vietnamese Rubik's cube artists wins fame

Do Duc Hai, 29, manipulates the cubes to create famous faces and even landscapes as works of art. One picture alone contains more than 500 Rubik's cubes. 

HCM City native wins grand prize at world art contest

Anh Le, a native of HCM City, has been named as one of the winners of the 'Illustrators of the Future' contest in science fiction and fantasy art in the US.

Vietnamese artists to attend German exhibition Documenta for first time

Vietnam’s artist Nguyen Trinh Thi and Nha San Collective have been selected to participate the 15th edition of contemporary arts exhibition Documenta (Documenta 15) in Germany’s Kassel next year.

Vietnamese-Polish contestant goes to next round at the Chopin competition

Vietnamese-Polish contestant Nguyen Viet Trung got into the second round along with 45 other contestants from 14 countries at the ongoing 18th International Chopin Piano Competition. 

Flautist makes her first album in the US

Flautist Le Thu Huong has returned to Vietnam after spending six years studying at the University of North Texas with a full scholarship by the Vietnamese government for her doctorate.

Vietnamese artists offer free short tutorial videos on YouTube

Vietnamese artists are offering a series of short tutorial videos called “Cam - Ky - Thi - Hoa” focusing on teaching guitar, chess, singing and drawing for beginners on YouTube since mid-September.

People's Artist, Vietnam’s animation director Ngo Manh Lan dies at 87

People's Artist Ngo Manh Lan, screenwriter and animator of many famous animated works such as The Tale of Saint Gióng and Diary of a cricket passed away on Wednesday at the age of 87.

Pandemic gives young artists pause for thought

The increasing number of coronavirus cases in Vietnam in the past months means fighting the pandemic with all available resources has become the top priority.

Artists offer online training courses during COVID-19 pandemic

Artists in HCM City are providing online training courses in theatre and film-making on YouTube to encourage fans during the pandemic. 

Culture Ministry to issue code of conduct for Vietnamese artists

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is finalizing a draft Code of Conduct for Artists.

Artists anxiously await Gov't financial support

Performing artists have expressed their appreciation for a recent Government pledge of financial support.

Artists in race for VTV Awards 2021

Hanoi-based singer Ha Le, winner of the Impressive Artist Awards at the Vietnam Television’s VTV Awards 2020, has been nominated for the same title this year.

40 artists release MV on Covid-19 fight

Forty singers and theatre artists perform in an MV released on YouTube that aims to encourage people in HCM City during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Hanoian woman showcases passion for leather work

Nguyen Ngoc Dieu Linh still remembers the moment she first touched a piece of scrap leather that a friend gifted her six years ago.

Artist takes model approach to history

While it is always good for the younger generation to know about their country’s past, getting them hooked on history is invariably a challenge.

Music project for young artists launched

Young artists are encouraged to take part in a music project called Production House, recently launched by Bpro Entertainment in HCM City.

Vietnamese painter’s artworks on show in France

More than 30 artworks of Vietnamese painter Mai Trung Thu are showcased at Lyon station in Paris, France.