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New album remembers singer Y Moan

An album about Tay Nguyen culture has been released to honour the late People’s Artist Y Moan, a rock star from Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) who popularised his region’s music among young people.

Mexican photographer feels at home in Vietnam

Mexican photographer Eunice Chao has travelled to many countries, but nowhere reminds her of home quite like Vietnam.

Master of Italian body language performs in HCM City for first time

Master of Italian body language Luca Vullo and his mother, Angela Gabriele, will for the first time showcase the extraordinary skill of Italian people to communicate without words but using only the body language on October 23.

Contemporary concert by zither artist in Hanoi

Well-known zither artist Nguyen Thanh Thuy, who made a name for herself with both traditional and experimental pieces, will present a concert at Manzi Art Space on October 23.

Danish films to be screened in HCM City, Hanoi

A Danish film festival will be held in HCM City and Hanoi from October 26 to 31 to introduce an extraordinary selection of Danish movies, the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam has announced.

Musical night to honour Vietnamese women

An art programme featuring songs honouring motherhood and Vietnamese women will take place at Au Co Art Centre on October 18.

London-based music platform hosts two shows in HCM City

The Boiler Room, a London-based online music broadcasting platform commissioning and streaming live music sessions around the world, will host two shows in HCM City on October 19 and 21.

Chu Xa mural painting village: A new destination for visitors to Hanoi

Fifteen newly-finished paintings on the walls of villagers’ homes in Chu Xa, Van Duc Commune, in Hanoi’s outskirt district of Gia Lam, have opened up a new direction for creating more attractive destinations in Hanoi’s tourism.

Korean band Seventeen set to attend award show in Vietnam

Renowned Korean boyband Seventeen are due to land in Vietnam to participate in the Asia Artist Awards 2019, also known as the AAA 2019, which is scheduled to be held in Hanoi for the first time.

HCM City's District 3: 18th coolest neighbourhood in the world

UK-based entertainment magazine Time Out has ranked District 3 in HCM City as 18th on a list of the world's 50 coolest neighbourhoods.

Film screening of Ballet La Dame Aux Camélias at TOONG

A film screening of the ballet La Dame Aux Camélias (The Lady of the Camellias), staged by the Moscow-based Bolshoi Theatre in 2015, will be held at TOONG Coworking Space in District 3 on October 17 and 18.

Japanese guest chef showcases the best of his home-country’s cuisine in Hanoi

Japanese guest chef Hironori Wakashima who has more 20 year of culinary experience will be cooking in Hanoi to seduce local connoisseurs with his home-country’s specialties.

Vietnam Now: Tourism campaign launched with photo contest

A photo contest has kicked off to start the #VietnamNOW campaign as part of the country’s inbound marketing strategy.

Institute of Vietnamese Costumes officially launches

The Institute of Vietnamese Costumes has officially launched with a mission to honour and preserve the beauty of Vietnamese clothing.

Stop monkeying around with our heritage sites

Long popular with tourists, the Kong film site in Trang An in the northern province of Ninh Binh was packed up and closed to the public last month.

German artist inspired by Truyen Kieu displays work

An exhibition entitled A Girl Named K… displaying works by German artist Franca Bartholomai is running at the Goethe Institute until October 27.

Red Dao group’s costume decoration art recognised as national heritage

A ceremony was held in the northern province of Tuyen Quang on October 12 to receive a certificate recognising the art of Red Dao ethnic people’s traditional costume decoration as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Sun Symphony Orchestra season-opening gala features world famous pianist

French musician Jean-Yves Thibaudet – one of today’s finest pianists – will fly to Vietnam to perform at the season-opening gala of the Sun Symphony Orcheastra (SSO) on October 23.

Star Awards honours contributors to Vietnamese entertainment

The Star Awards 2019 ceremony honouring the best in the Vietnamese entertainment scene will be held in HCM City on October 18.

Ballet Giselle returns to HCM City Opera House

The classical ballet Giselle, which is considered one of the great Romantic ballets, will return to the HCM City Opera House on October 19 and 20.