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Artist displays himself in paintings

Artist Do Hiep has chosen himself as the main character in his new works displayed at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum. 

Japanese guitarist Yuki Matsui to perform in Vietnam again

Talented Japanese guitarist Yuki Matsui is planning to hold two concerts in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in October.


Vietnamese culture promoted in France

Vietnam’s culture, landscape, and cuisine is being promoted at the Metz International Fair, which opened in Moselle province, France recently.


Photo exhibition reveals beautiful moments in Hanoi

A photo exhibition, highlighting beautiful moments in the daily lives of Hanoians, officially opened in Hanoi on September 27, as part of activities to mark the 65th anniversary of the capital’s liberation day (October 10, 1954-2019).

Independent films struggle in Vietnam

Making independent films has long been considered a risky investment in Vietnam. There are obstacles in the production process as well as distribution, according to directors.

Quality comes first for this perfectionist composer

While most symphony composers in Vietnam are veterans, 46-year-old composer Tran Manh Hung is considered one of the young generation, and is one among a small number of composers specialising in symphonies.

South’s private troupes preserve cai luong

Five private troupes specialising in cải lương (reformed opera), a traditional art originating in southern Vietnam, in the Mekong River Delta region are offering mobile shows for residents in rural areas.

Int’l fashion, beauty event to kick off in Hanoi in December

Famous brands and fashion designers from China, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea and Vietnam, among others, will showcase their latest collections at the VN International Fashion & Beauty Festival (VIFBF).

Most successful Filipino film at local cinemas

 “Hello, Love, Goodbye”, the most successful and highest-grossing Filipino film of all time, will be screened for the first time in Việt Nam tomorrow at 129 theatres in the country.


Alice in Wonderland musical to be staged in Hanoi

PDV Production will stage a musical featuring the story about Alice in Wonderland in Hanoi on Sunday, September 29, starting 8 p.m.


Putting Vietnamese specialities on the world cuisine map

After Vietnam’s legendary Pho Thin Lo Duc proved popular among customers in Tokyo, Japan, Banh Mi Phuong Hoi An (Ms Phuong Baguette in Hoi An) recently debuted in Seoul, South Korea. 

Vietnamese romantic poems to be published in US

Poet Tran Le Khanh's latest book, Sự Bắt Đầu Của Nước (The Origin of Water), will be published in the US next year.

Miss Capital ASEAN 2020 kicks off

Miss Capital ASEAN 2020 will be held in Vietnam with the participation of contestants from the association’s 10 member countries in April next year.

Beijing's Daxing International Airport now officially open

Beijing's massive new Daxing International Airport is officially open for business - just in time for celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on October 1.

K-Pop superstars BTS are back, a month after announcing their extended break

Only last month they announced they were taking "an official and extended period of rest and relaxation."

Nude art offers endless inspiration for painters

Nude paintings created by different generations of artists are on display at a unique exhibition that opened on Thursday in Hanoi.

Writing to show love for Hanoi

A romantic story featuring life of a French man in Hanoi written in Vietnamese will be published by Nhã Nam Culture & Communications JSC next week.

Vietnamese-French artist's 'Dictionary of Image' exhibition opens at IDECAF

An art exhibition featuring the land of Vietnam and France by Vietnamese-French photographer, filmmaker and installation artist Nguyen Le Phuong Linh will open at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) in HCM City on September 27.

GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019 ready to welcome festival-goers

A smaller version of the world’s biggest annual party, Oktoberfest, will be held in Hanoi from October 17-19.

Lacquer art the ideal national brand: expert

The culture ministry’s Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition recently chose sơn mài (lacquer) art as a national brand.