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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.

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.

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.

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.

Swan Lake premieres in Hanoi's Opera House in full

This show makes a record in all of VNOB history when tickets are sold out one month prior to show day.

Experts discuss issues of Vietnam's heritage value

Vietnamese and international scientists and experts discussed the management, conservation and promotion of world heritage values at a seminar held in Ninh Binh Province recently.

Hanoi concert honours virtuoso Charles Valentin Alkan

A concert featuring works of one of the most important composers and pianists of the 19th century Charles Valentin Alkan will be held in Hanoi on Saturday.

Contemporary dance show to be presented in L’Espace

Artists of the CUCA Dance Atelier – an independent platform for teaching, research and creating art, will present a contemporary dance show on Friday at French cultural centre L’Espace.

Literature Temple hosts Seoul photo exhibition

A photographic display featuring images of Seoul over the past four decades has opened at Vietnam Literature Temple.

Photo of Kieu Loan tops poll on Miss Grand’s official fan page

A portrait depicting Kieu Loan, Vietnam’s representative at Miss Grand International 2019, is currently listed as the most liked and shared image on the beauty pageant’s official Facebook page.


A-list singer devotes his heart and mind to satisfy concert-goers

A-list singer Dam Vinh Hung has once again proved his reputation after tickets for his show sold out long before the concert at the weekend.

Concert features professional musicians and junior music lovers

Cool Cats Jazz Club will dedicate a night to artistic kids' performances on Saturday.

American author to speak about Vietnamese spy’s mysterious life

"The Arc of Phạm Xuân Ẩn’s Mysterious Life" is the title of a talk to be given by American author Larry Berman from 7pm to 8.30pm on October 21 at Salon Saigon on 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street in District 3.

Swan Lake a challenge for ballerina Hue

Ballerina Nguyen Thu Hue will perform as the white and black swans in Swan Lake on October 7. She will make one of ballet's most iconic moments not only in her career but also for Vietnamese ballet to be the first Vietnamese dancer