NDO – Vietnam Summer Camp 2017 kicked off at a ceremony held by the Foreign Ministry’s State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOVA) and the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, in Ho Chi Minh City, on July 19. (Jul 20, 2017)
NDO – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) will hold a film week across the country from July 24-30 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of War Invalids' and Martyrs' Day (July 27, 1947 – 2017).
NDO - Marking the 50th death anniversary of General Nguyen Chi Thanh (July 6, 1967), the People's Army Publishing House published a book collection compiled by journalist Bui Chi Trung and numerous other authors, on June 30.
NDO – Poet Mai Van Phan is the author of 13 volumes of poetry, many of which were translated into foreign languages. He became the second Vietnamese poet honoured with Cikada Prize - a prestigious award for outstanding poets, focusing on East Asian region.
NDO – A wide variety of activities will be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo, Son Tay district, Hanoi throughout the entire month of July to introduce the unique cultural identities of the ethnic minority groups from the Central Highlands region.
NDO – Every visitor to the ancient city of Hoi An, Quang Nam province, is impressed by the rows of ancient houses with their roofs covered by moss, as well as the beautiful pottery and terra-cotta zodiac animals on the streets. However, not everyone knows that these products originate from Thanh Ha ancient pottery village.
NDO – Vietnamese contestant Le Quang Tien, 15, won a special auxiliary prize at the tenth International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians which took place in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana from June 15-25.
NDO - French director Oliver Lorelle’s ‘Ciel Rouge’ (Red Sky), which is set in Vietnam in the early years of the Indochina War and shot entirely in Vietnam’s northern mountainous areas, will be shown in mid-July in France and in October in Vietnam.
NDO – An arts programme, introducing the unique cultural identities of the Raglai ethnic minority people from Ninh Thuan province, will take place at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Dong Mo, Son Tay district, Hanoi, on June 24-25.
NDO/VNA - Spanish conductor Unai Urrecho and pianist Alexander Selitser will perform at a concert celebrating the 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Spain, at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music on June 24.
NDO – The International Music Festival will take place from 4:30pm to 11pm on June 24, at the French Cultural Centre in Hanoi (L’Espace), featuring the participation of numerous Vietnamese and international bands and artists.
NDO – The final round of the 2017 Miss ASEAN Friendship contest will take place from June 15 to July 2 in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province, featuring the participation of 30 contestants from ASEAN countries.