Vietnamese film to attend Houston Film Festival

Vietnamese film to attend Houston Film Festival

NDO – A film themed ‘Father and Son’, directed by Luong Dinh Dung, will become the first Vietnamese film to be nominated for a Remi Award at the 50th Houston International Film Festival. (Feb 22, 2017)


Palestinian Ambassador and his 15 Tet celebrations in Vietnam

  Jan 27, 2017
NDO—Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama speaks Vietnamese as fluently as his native language. This year marked his fifteenth Tet (lunar New Year) celebration in Vietnam. After more than 36 years as a strong connection to the land and people of Vietnam, the ambassador has adopted many habits common among Vietnamese. 

Brocade weaving of the Bahnar ethnic group in Gia Lai

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO – In the Bahnar ethnic group’s community in Glar commune, Dac Hoa district, Gia Lai province, the trades of sculpting, forging and carpentry are considered as men’s jobs while wine making and brocade weaving are the typical trades of women.  

Painter Thanh Chuong and his paintings of chickens

  Jan 28, 2017
NDO – In Vietnam, each year all people are eager to make due preparations in order to welcome in the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. For painter Thanh Chuong, producing some 60 paintings of chickens is his own way to celebrate the New Year of the Rooster. 

Outstanding young faces in arts

  Jan 30, 2017
NDO—In the Vietnamese entertainment market, which experienced many ups and downs in 2016, numerous outstanding young artists, with their ambition and creative capacity, have left an initial impression on arts lovers.  

Man preserving the soul of ancient pottery

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO—Despite many ups and downs in the development of Vietnamese pottery, Bat Trang Pottery Village in Hanoi has constantly developed to affirm its brand, which has a history of nearly 1,000 years. People’s Artisan Tran Do, who was honoured as an outstanding Hanoi citizen in 2016, is among the villagers making great contributions to preserving the soul of the ancient pottery.  

Fine arts exhibition highlights beauty of spring

  Jan 24, 2017
NDO—A fine arts exhibition on the spring has opened at the Fine Arts Exhibition House at 16 Ngo Quyen Street, in Hanoi to welcome the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival. 

Tet of the old days to be reproduced in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

  Jan 19, 2017
NDO - Visitors to Hanoi’s Old Quarter will have an opportunity to enjoy a taste of Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) along with a wide variety of activities being held from January 19 to February 12.  

Vietnam Literature and Art Award winners honoured

  Jan 18, 2017
NDO – The National Committee of the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations held an awards ceremony in Hanoi on January 17 to honour 66 outstanding literature and art works in 2016. 

“Warm Spring” programme gives the poor warmer Tet

  Jan 17, 2017
NDO—An arts programme entitled “Warm Spring” was held at the Hanoi Opera House on January 16 in response to a call to support the poor ahead of the Lunar New Year festival (Tet). 

Writers, poets, translator win 2016 literature awards

  Jan 16, 2017
NDO/VNA—Seven writers, poets and a translator have won Vietnam Literature Association Awards for the year 2016. 

Lai Chau becomes 53rd destination of Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibition

  Jan 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—An exhibition featuring maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on January 13. 

Vietnamese Film Day held in the RoK

  Jan 12, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Vietnamese Film Day will be organised in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the first time, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the RoK.  

Ho Chi Minh City gala to ring in 2017

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO/VNA—A gala New Year concert highlighting excerpts from famous operas will be held at the HCM City Opera House on January 8.  

Vietnam-India Cultural Week opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam-India Cultural Week kicked off at Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Culture House on January 7.