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HCM City's audio visual performance centers around light

An audio visual performance centering around and inspired by light will be organized at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art in Hanoi on October 26.

Hai Phong's festival promotes Vietnam-Belgium cultural, economic exchange

A Vietnam – Belgium cultural and economic exchange festival will be held in Hai Phong City this weekend, from October 25 to 27.

Song covers: an unintentional illegal practice

In Vietnam, it is awfully common for hit songs to be covered, in other words sung again by other people. In fact, there have been a number of Internet sensations who went from covering songs to mainstream singers.


Book on Vietnamese fine arts history needed, says critic

The Vietnam Fine Arts Association's conference will take place on December 15. This is a chance for artists, researchers and critics to review its performance in 2014 - 2019.

Private movie studio opens in HCM City

A private movie studio has opened in HCM City’s Binh Chanh District after three years of construction.

Dance Dance Asia to kick off in Hanoi this week

After the show, the dancers and musicians will continue their tour in Bangkok, Thailand.

Vietnamese singer Noo Phuoc Thinh to perform at South Korean musical fest

Vietnamese pop star Noo Phuoc Thinh will perform at the V.Heartbeat Live that will take place in Seoul on November 16.

Nude photography exhibition breaks boundaries

“It looks like humans are climbing out of rocks.” “Rocks have human souls!” These were just some of the comments I heard while visiting a nude photography exhibition entitled “Hồn đá” (Souls of Rocks) at the Ho Chi Minh Fine Arts Association.

Irish band to open music festival

Irish alternative rock band Kodaline will debut in Hanoi at the Monsoon Music Festival on November 1.

Vietnamese actor receives prestigious Asian Film Award

Vietnamese actor Nguyen Song Luan has won the Best Actor in a Leading Role award, granted by the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019, for his role as captain Duy Kien in Vietnamese-version Hậu Duệ Mặt Trời (Descendants of the Sun).

Unique cultural rituals of the Thai ethnic community

A ceremony was held in Dien Bien province to promote and introduce Thai ethnic people's unique cultural rituals to the community.

Da Lat to host Flower Festival 2019 in December

The 8th Da Lat Flower Festival will take place from December 20 to 24 in Da Lat and Bao Loc cities, the Lam Dong province People’s Committee has announced.

Asia-Link Sketchwalk Hanoi – a destination for artists

Vietnamese architect Pham Thanh Son has found a convenient position to work on his sketching of an ancient house on Hang Ruoi Street.

Giant pumpkins prepared for Halloween

A man in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong’s Dalat City has received lots of orders for giant pumpkins for Halloween.

Circus performances brighten up Hanoi's pedestrian street

Nearly 200 artists from international and Vietnamese circus troupes have performed many unique circus acts as meaningful gifts on the weekends for locals and visitors.

New findings of ancient capital Phu Xuan announced

Scientists and researchers have announced a new series of findings of Phu Xuan, the ancient historical capital of the Nguyen Lords and Tay Son Dynasty, in the present-day central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

Three Vietnamese buildings win Dezeen architecture awards

Three buildings by Indian Studio VDGA and Vietnamese VTN Architects have won the annual Dezeen awards 2019.

HCM City international music festival expected to be a tourist magnet

The 2019 HOZO International Music Festival in HCM City would not only be a significant cultural event of the year but also a magnet for tourists, the city Department of Tourism has said.

Régis Pasquier and Yoko Kaneko to perform in Hanoi

French violinist Régis Pasquier and Japanese pianist Yoko Kaneko are set to take the stage for a classical music performance at the L’Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi at 8pm on October 26.

Vietnamese musical "Love Boat" staged in HCM City

A Vietnamese musical, "Love Boat", will be staged at HCM City’s World of Youth Drama Stage every Satruday in October and November.