NDO/VNA – The US blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Vietnam after snagging VND18.2 billion (US$798,200) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.
NDO—An arts programme entitled “The Republic of Korea (ROK)–Vietnam Night” will be held in Da Nang on March 10 and the ROK Cultural Days in Hoi An, Quang Nam province will take place from March 11-12, in celebration of 25th anniversary of Vietnam-ROK relations.
NDO/VNA—Various activities will be held in Vietnam to celebrate International Francophonie Day (March 20), said Director of the Asia-Pacific office of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) Eric-Normand Thibeault on March 9.
NDO – The organising board of the Japanese cherry blossom exhibition has announced that it will feature an additional 5,000 cherry blossom branches, raising the total number to 12,000 cherry blossom branches instead of 7,000 branches as originally planned.
NDO – Belgian conductor Daniel Gazon will lead the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) in a concert at 8pm at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square in District 1 on March 9.
NDO—Twenty-six portraits of 26 Vietnamese men and women who have proactively and confidently gained great successes in their lives are being showcased at a photography exhibition in Hanoi from March 3-5.
NDO—Artwork by eight contemporary artists from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are on display at an exhibition, which opened in Hanoi on March 3 under the theme “Ranh gioi vo dinh” (“Undefined Boundaries”) as an event to celebrate 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
NDO—As part of a series of activities to celebrate the visit to Vietnam by Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, an exhibition entitled “Charming Beauty of Vietnam and Japan,” featuring fabric paintings and products made from genuine Japanese fabric, opened at Hanoi’s Exhibition House at No. 45 Trang Tien Street on March 3.