National Drama Theatre established as cradle of talented Vietnamese artists

National Drama Theatre established as cradle of talented Vietnamese artists

NDO – Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien has stressed that over its 65-year history, the Vietnam National Drama Theatre has established itself as a cradle of many generations of talented Vietnamese artists. (Dec 14, 2017)

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Vietnam’s xoan singing recognised as intangible cultural heritage of humanity

  Dec 08, 2017
NDO - Xoan singing, a community performance art from northern Vietnam, which faced the risk of extinction several years ago, has been added by UNESCO to its representative list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity. 

Exhibition highlights French culture’s imprint on Hanoi

  Dec 08, 2017
NDO – An exhibition entitled ‘French culture’s imprint through archives’ officially opened at the National Archives Centre 1 in Hanoi on December 7, aiming to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – France diplomatic ties (2018). 

‘Bai Choi’ singing recognised as UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity

  Dec 07, 2017
NDO – ‘Bai Choi’ singing (a popular folklore style of singing in the central and south central regions of Vietnam), has been added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.  

Art Director Nguyen Anh Tuan: Flexible model will encourage creativity

  Dec 07, 2017
NDO – There have been more and more contemporary art exhibitions held around the country and abroad, which have gradually attracted public attention and are considered as important information channels in the visual arts life. 

Bringing Kim Hoang painting to the world

  Dec 07, 2017
NDO – Following more than one year of revivification this type of folk paintings has received the attention of the people, especially enthusiasts of traditional cultural values. Recently, Kim Hoang paintings and a number of wood-blocks of Kim Hoang paintings have been on display at a festival and an international workshop on woodcut paintings, as well as an exhibition on folk paintings printed from woodblocks, in the Republic of Korea (RoK). 

Worshipping of Mother Goddesses introduced in Russia

  Dec 07, 2017
NDO/VNA – A seminar has been held in Moscow, Russia, to introduce the Vietnamese worship of Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms.  

Photo exhibition on Vietnam-Laos relations opens in Vientiane

  Dec 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – A photo exhibition on Vietnam-Laos relations opened at the Lao National Cultural Hall in Vientiane on December 6 to mark the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Friendship and Solidarity Year 2017.  

Culture and Tourism Village hosts joyous New Year celebrations in December

  Dec 06, 2017
NDO – Joyous celebrations for New Year 2018 are being held this December at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town, Hanoi. 

First German style Christmas Market held in Hanoi

  Dec 04, 2017
NDO – A German style Christmas Market will take place for the first time at Cua Bac Church, No.56 Phan Dinh Phung, Hanoi from December 14 to 16. 

Fine art exhibition honours President Ho Chi Minh

  Dec 04, 2017
NDO – Over 40 fine art works, honouring President Ho Chi Minh, have been showcasing at the Hue University of Fine Arts, in Hue city. 

German duo perform “Piano Battle” in Hanoi

  Dec 03, 2017
NDO/VNA - The internationally acclaimed pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis from Germany enchanted music lovers with a variety of classical pieces in a concert show titled “Piano Battle” in Hanoi on December 2 as part of the European Music Festival 2017 in Vietnam.  

The memory-eating virus

  Dec 02, 2017
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International Art Photography Contest winners announced

  Dec 02, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi by Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) on December 2 to honour 88 outstanding photos from the ninth International Art Photography Contest.  

Music project brings hope to disadvantaged children

  Dec 01, 2017
NDO – Since it was launched four years ago, the Miracle Choir and Orchestra (MCO) has helped orphans and disadvantaged children in Hanoi to get easier access to music, while providing them with free music education.