First Ho Chi Minh City Puppetry Festival opens

First Ho Chi Minh City Puppetry Festival opens

NDO – The first Ho Chi Minh City Puppetry Festival opened at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, Ho Chi Minh City, on August 16, in the aim of honouring the traditional art of puppetry. (7 hours ago)

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Choreographer Nguyen Phuc Hung: I am proud to establish a unique aura for the HBSO

  Aug 13, 2018 10:18:05
NDO - Nguyen Phuc Hung, the leading choreographer at the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO), and his team successfully staged the opera “Der Freischütz – Hunters Pride” in July, as a cooperation project with the Goethe-Institut. He granted an interview to Nhan Dan (People) Monthly Newspaper to talk more about the project as well as his career over the past 20 years. 

Exhibition inspires people’s love for the country’s seas and islands

  Aug 10, 2018 14:52:09
NDO – Hanoians recently had an opportunity to admire wonderful images of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago through the photographs on display at an exhibition held in the capital city of Hanoi, from August 3 -7. 

Vietnam Puppetry Festival to be held in Ho Chi Minh City

  Aug 10, 2018 12:22:05
NDO – The Vietnam Puppetry Festival will be held, for the first time, at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, Ho Chi Minh City, from August 16-18.  

Phan Thi Mo crowned World Miss Tourism Ambassador

  Aug 09, 2018 17:00:14
NDO – Phan Thi Mo – Vietnamese delegate - has defeated 49 contestants from many countries around the globe to be crowned as the World Miss Tourism Ambassador 2018, in Thailand, on August 8.  

Ancient Ao dai show held in Hanoi

  Aug 09, 2018 11:24:30
NDO – Several ancient Ao dai (traditional Vietnamese dress) samples were presented at the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre, on August 8. 

French quartet Arod to perform in Hanoi

  Aug 07, 2018 17:42:12
NDO –French quartet Arod and talented pianist Nguyen Viet Trung will perform at the French Cultural Centre L'Espace, No.24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, at 8pm, on August 25, as part of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival. 

2018 “Autumn Melody” concert to be held in Hanoi

  Aug 07, 2018 11:14:38
NDO – Music lovers will have a chance to enjoy well-known masterpieces of symphonic music, ballets and operas, as well as contemporary dancing and classic Vietnamese works at a concert entitled “Autumn Melody” 2018, to be held at the Hanoi Opera House on August 16. 

Photo exhibition highlights love for sea and islands

  Aug 04, 2018 12:27:35
NDO – A photo exhibition on the theme of ‘Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in my mind’ kicked off in Hanoi on August 3, as a meaningful activity of the 12 journalists and photographers who visited Truong Sa on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the first victory of the Vietnam People's Navy (1964 – 2018).  

Exhibition displays photos of life in Hanoi's suburbs

  Aug 03, 2018 18:37:46
NDO – The Hanoi Artistic Photographers' Association under the Hanoi Union of Literature and Arts Associations opened an artistic photo exhibition on the theme of “Life in Hanoi's suburbs” at the Exhibition House, No.45 Trang Tien, Hanoi, on August 3.  

Conductor Le Phi Phi to return home for Bach concert

  Aug 01, 2018 18:29:32
NDO/VNA - Conductor Le Phi Phi will return to Vietnam from Macedonia to conduct a concert featuring works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach at the Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City on August 9.  

Vietnamese Cultural Day held in Singapore

  Aug 01, 2018 18:06:45
NDO/VNA - A Vietnamese Cultural Day was held in Singapore on the night of July 31 in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Singapore diplomatic ties (August 1) and five years of the Strategic Partnership between the two countries (September 1).  

Programme celebrates Peru’s National Day

  Jul 31, 2018 11:40:24
NDO –The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Peruvian Embassy in Vietnam jointly organised a musical show in Hanoi, on July 30, to celebrate the 197th anniversary of Peru’s National Day (1821-2018). 

First-ever nude photo exhibition in Hanoi: A daring but necessary beginning

  Jul 31, 2018 10:51:08
NDO – A recent nude photo exhibition, which was recently held in Hanoi from July 20-27, has generated considerable success as it has paved the way for a genre of fine art photography which was not entirely welcomed due to traditions and social customs. 

Zitherist Tri Nguyen: Vietnamese music conquering world stage

  Jul 30, 2018 03:07:50
NDO – Ho Chi Minh City-born artist Nguyen Huu Tri, whose stage name is Tri Nguyen, first learnt the piano and ‘dan tranh’ (Vietnamese 16-string zither) when he was five. Over the past few years, his name has become widely known in European and American countries as the man who has dedicated himself to promoting traditional Vietnamese zither to international audience