Winners of Mekong River Literature Prize honoured

Winners of Mekong River Literature Prize honoured

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.  (Jun 15, 2018 17:51:46)

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Giang Brothers presented with Culture Ministry’s certificates of merit

  Jun 06, 2018 11:25:18
NDO – The Giang Brothers, Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep, were honoured with certificates of merits from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for their impressive performance on the UK television talent show, Britain’s Got Talent 2018. 

Flutist Thu Huong to perform in Hanoi

  Jun 05, 2018 18:09:44
NDO – Talented flutist Le Thu Huong and her friends will bring music lovers in Hanoi a concert “Parfums de Paris” (Perfumes of Paris) at L'Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi, at 8pm, on June 9. 

Vietnamese and Japanese artists share stage in ‘Summer Symphony’ in Hanoi

  Jun 05, 2018 17:52:24
NDO – Vietnamese and Japanese artists will share the stage at the ‘Summer Symphony’ concert, to be held on June 5 in Hanoi by the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB). 

Ethic village celebrates diversity of Central Highlands’ culture

  Jun 04, 2018 05:00:32
NDO - The Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in the Dong Mo tourism area of Son Tay town in Hanoi, is hosting a programme celebrating the cultural diversity and customs of the Central Highlands region this June. 

PSA international photo exhibition opened

  Jun 02, 2018 18:35:39
NDO – The Association of Vietnamese Photography Artists, in association with the Photographic Society of America (PSA), opened the PSA international photo exhibition in Hanoi on June 2. 

European - Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival to kick off

  Jun 02, 2018 12:37:07
NDO – The 9th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will be held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from June 8-17, providing a platform for documentary lovers to meet and discuss filmmaking skills while enjoying a variety of films from different cultures. 

‘Arts Ambassador’ Concert to delight Vietnamese music lovers

  Jun 02, 2018 12:34:08
NDO – The free annual ‘Arts Ambassador’ concert, will be held from June 6 to June 8 in three of Vietnam’s major cities, promising to delight Vietnamese music lovers with well-known works by famous composers. 

Photo book of Vietnamese pagodas rolled out in HCM City

  Jun 02, 2018 12:31:15
NDO/VNA – More than 30 pagodas across the nation are featured in a new photo book titled “Vietnam Pagodas” by French photographer and reporter Nicolas Cornet, which was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1. 

Director Vu Minh: We bring to the stage children’s dreams

  Jun 01, 2018 17:48:10
NDO – Dubbed as the “Master of children’s plays”, stage director Vu Minh is renowned for his successful role as a scriptwriter and director of more than 20 plays, including ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Son Tinh – Thuy Tinh’, ‘The Jungle Boy’, and ‘Tran Quoc Toan’. 

Book on 70 years of patriotic movements published

  May 28, 2018 19:18:00
NDO – the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has published a book titled ‘70 years of patriotic emulation movements’, as part of activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s call for patriotic work emulation on June 11, 1948. 

Play ‘Thay Ba Doi’ performed in Hanoi

  May 28, 2018 11:33:23
NDO – The play entitled ‘Thay Ba Doi’ (Teacher Ba Doi) was officially performed at the Hanoi Opera House, Hanoi, on May 27, celebrating 100 years of Vietnamese cai luong (reformed opera). 

Vietnam impresses at Prague international art festival

  May 27, 2018 16:31:23
NDO/VNA – Traditional Vietnamese dances received great applause at the 20th international art-cultural festival of national minorities in the Czech Republic, held from May 24-28, under the theme “Prague-Heart of Nations”.  

New vitality of Dao Thuc water puppetry

  May 27, 2018 11:07:18
NDO – More than ten years ago, Nguyen The Nghi at Thuy Lam commune, Dong Anh district, in Hanoi, began looking for ways to develop Dao Thuc water puppetry, such as promoting the art through tourism companies and social networks, and reorganising the operations of the puppetry troupes to serve tourists. He had a very successful business, but because of his love and sense of responsibility for his hometown, he decided to stick with the water puppetry. 

Exhibition celebrates Azerbaijan’s 100th National Day

  May 25, 2018 11:36:14
NDO – A photo exhibition titled ‘Far apart but close at heart’ opened in Hanoi on May 24, as part of activities to celebrate the 100th National Day of Azerbaijan (May 28).