Contemporary sculptures on display in Hanoi

Contemporary sculptures on display in Hanoi

NDO – Contemporary sculptures by 13 young artists under the age of 30, from 13 countries and territories in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East regions, were on display at an exhibition themed ‘Multiculturalism’ in Hanoi, from August 11-17. (Aug 18, 2017)

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Vietnam’s drama theatre troupe on tour in Europe

  Aug 17, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Drama Theatre is touring Europe to present a comedy criticising egotism. 

Da Nang to host 20th Vietnam Film Festival

  Aug 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 20th Vietnam Film Festival will take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang, from November 24-28, with the participation of almost 850 delegates.  

Well-known Austrian composer’s opera scheduled to delight Vietnamese audiences

  Aug 15, 2017
NDO – The opera entitled ‘The Bat’ by famous Austrian composer Johann Strauss II will be introduced to Vietnamese audiences for the first time at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House at 8pm on August 19-20.  

Musician Nguyen Quang Long: Xam singing can spread positivity and love

  Aug 14, 2017
NDO – The Ha Thanh Xam singing (ballads sung by wandering blind musicians) troupe, particularly its member – musician and artist Nguyen Quang Long, has actively created new and effective ways to bring this traditional arts form closer to their audiences. 

Exhibition highlights Vietnam's imperial examinations

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO - An exhibition on Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature) and the Vietnamese imperial examinations was opened at the An Giang Province Museum on August 11.  

Vietnam, Laos hold friendship exchange in Japan

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – The embassies of Vietnam and Laos in Japan held a people-to-people exchange programme in Tokyo, on August 10, to mark the 55th anniversary since the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and 40 years since the singing of the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation. 

’Ten years – For Love of Hanoi’ exhibition opens

  Aug 11, 2017
NDO – A photo exhibition, entitled ‘Ten years – For the Love of Hanoi’ will open on the evening of August 11 at the Ho Guom cultural information centre, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Bui Xuan Phai Award - For Love of Hanoi Awards. 

Book on Vietnamese communal house architecture published

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO – The Institute for the Conservation of Monuments (ICM) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on August 9 introduced a book named ‘Vietnamese communal house architecture through ICM’s documents, first volume’. 

Postage stamp issued on ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIT) and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on August 8 launched a postage stamp themed “National Flower” to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  

Vietnamese designer to join New York Couture Fashion Week

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – Do Trinh Hoai Nam has become the first Vietnamese designer surpassing over 30 well-known international designers to bring his latest collection to the prestigious New York Couture Fashion Week 2017 on September 8, in New York. 

"ASEAN People and Countries" exhibition opens in Hai Phong

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO - A photography exhibition entitled “ASEAN People and Countries” comenced at the Hai Phong Fine Arts Centre on August 7, as part of the celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN (1967-2017). 

ASEAN+3 singing contest to open in Thanh Hoa

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – Singers, aged 18-35, from ASEAN countries and China, the Republic of Korea and Japan will attend the ASEAN+3 Singing Contest which will take place in the central province of Thanh Hoa from August 17-21.  

Hanoi to turn Trinh Cong Son street into walking zone

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – Hanoian authorities have decided to turn Trinh Cong Son street in Tay Ho district into a walking route, starting on August 19, to provide Hanoians with an additional space for walking and enjoying traditional artistic performances and cuisine.  

French photographer works to advertise Vietnam ethnic culture to the world

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO - Réhahn Croquevielle admitted that he had a “crush” on Vietnam after his first visit to the country in 2007. Over the course of six years, the French photographer travelled across Vietnam to explore and capture photos on the unique features of the Vietnamese ethnic groups.