Free music night to be held in Hanoi

Free music night to be held in Hanoi

NDO – Guitarist Michel Grizard and his daughter Helena Cueto from France will offer a free concert at L'Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi, at 8pm, on June 23, as part of the activities under the framework of the 2018 International Music Festival. (Jun 23, 2018 12:18:03)

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Compiling dossier on Cham ethnic pottery to submit to UNESCO

  Jun 20, 2018 11:43:16
NDO - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ratified Ninh Thuan provincial People’s Committee’s proposal to compile a dossier on Cham ethnic people’s traditional pottery to secure UNESCO recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in urgent need of safeguarding. 

Dong Nhi to represent Vietnam at Japan-ASEAN Music Festival

  Jun 18, 2018 05:46:41
NDO/VNA – Pop star Dong Nhi will represent Vietnam at the second Japan-ASEAN Music Festival 2018 in Tokyo in October. 

Guitarist of band ‘The Police’ to perform in Hanoi

  Jun 18, 2018 05:38:15
NDO/VNA – The original lead guitarist for the chart-topping British rock band 'The Police', Henry Padovani, will perform in Hanoi for five nights this week. 

There was only a river running

  Jun 17, 2018 10:30:07
His mother always urged him to get married, but he ignored her. Though he was over 30, his career remained a big fat zero. It was impossible to get married. He was too proud for that. If he got married, he should be able to take care of his wife and kids, not vice versa. 

World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 opens in Hanoi

  Jun 16, 2018 11:48:08
NDO – The World Press Photo Exhibition mark its first arrival back in Hanoi after 15 years when it opened on June 16 evening, showcasing 130 most memorable press photographs from around the globe. 

Winners of Mekong River Literature Prize honoured

  Jun 15, 2018 17:51:46
NDO – Twelve noteworthy literature works and contributions to literary development in the region were honoured in the ninth Mekong River Literature Prize at a ceremony, in Hanoi, on June 15.  

After legendary ABBA, famous Swedish “fika” looks to start new coffee culture in Vietnam

  Jun 14, 2018 07:58:52
NDO – Many Vietnamese are familiar with the legendary ABBA music band from Sweden, and they will now have a chance to enjoy another well-known Swedish cultural feature – the Swedish “fika” coffee – thanks to the opening of Wayne's Coffee’s first store in Vietnam on June 13. 

Theatres stage new plays to entertain Hanoian children during summer

  Jun 13, 2018 11:13:15
NDO – The Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre recently introduced three new plays, entitled ‘Nang Tien Ca’ (The Little Mermaid), ‘Niem Vui Cua Dam Ga Nha’ (The Joy of Chickens), and ‘Can Bep Dai Chien’ (Kitchen Clash), to entertain children this summer. 

Designer Trinh Thu Trang: Stimulating a revival of public interest in Hang Trong folk painting

  Jun 12, 2018 10:30:20
NDO – Inspired from her passion for Hang Trong folk painting, designer Trinh Thu Trang established S-River, a group of youngsters who share a common interest in ancient Vietnamese culture, and launched ‘Hoa Sac Viet’ Vietnamese Colours and Patterns) project with the aim of stimulating a revival of public interest in the old traditional folk genre. 

Yen Chau mango festival kicks off

  Jun 11, 2018 11:52:09
NDO – The second Yen Chau mango festival 2018 officially opened in Yen Chau district, Son La province on June 10, attracting a large number of visitors and local people. 

Vietnamese live entertainment show wins Stevie Award

  Jun 10, 2018 20:26:55
NDO/VNA – The live entertainment show “The Quintessence of Tonkin” recently won the Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Media, Visual Communications & Entertainment, beating projects from all over Asia. 

The picture

  Jun 10, 2018 15:06:15
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Mask dance – An intangible cultural heritage in Lang Son

  Jun 08, 2018 17:40:16
NDO – Mask dancing is a long-standing traditional practice which has been performed throughout many generations of the Tay and Nung ethnic groups in the northern province of Lang Son.  

Exhibition displays artefacts on literature and arts during resistance war

  Jun 08, 2018 17:08:22
NDO - An exhibition entitled “Literature and Arts during the Resistance War (1945-1954)” opened in Hanoi on June 8.