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Expats on love, marriage and children

Marriage and children have been hot topics in Vietnam of late, thanks to the Government’s announcement that it wants people to marry before 30 and have two kids before 35, with tax breaks and other policies on offer to encourage procreation.

HCM City: Japanese Bonobo Club at The Observatory

Resident DJs of the Tokyo-based Bonobo Club will host a music show “Bonobo Club Tokyo Take Over!” at The Observatory on March 20.


Hue Festival to be held in April

The Hue Festival is slated to be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 1-6 and is set to promote Hue and Vietnam’s cultural values.


Singer Dorothée Hannequin to perform in Vietnam for first time

French-Vietnamese musician and singer Dorothée Hannequin will for the first time perform in Vietnam in two shows, one at the French cultural center L’Espace in Hanoi on February 21 and another at the French Institute in HCMC on February 22.


German pianist to perform at Hanoi Opera House

German pianist Annika Treutler will perform at the Hanoi Opera House on February 27, in a music night dedicated to legendary German composer Beethoven.


Japanese pianist Kobayashi Aimi to perform in Hanoi

Japanese piano soloist Kobayashi Aimi will perform in the Season Opening Gala Concert 2020, which will take place at the Hanoi Opera House on Wednesday, February 12.


TV stations ready with Tet specials

Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV) will broadcast a special two-hour programme on Lunar New Year's Eve (January 23) showing celebrations around the city and in neighbouring provinces.

Ten notable events in culture, sports and tourism announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just announced the top 10 culture, sports and tourism events of 2019.

Entertainment Events in Hanoi & HCM City on December 23-29

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on December 23-29.

Fabulous rock symphony concerts return

When HBSO staged their Rock Symphony event almost a year ago it wasn’t so much a concert as a party. 

Painter creates unique harmony between Ao Dai and wood-carved paintings

With nearly 20 years following her arts career, female Tay ethnic painter Vi Viet Nga has found her own way in working in wood-carved paintings and Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress).