Ho Chi Minh City book festival earns over VND60 billion

Ho Chi Minh City book festival earns over VND60 billion

NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Book Festival attracted nearly one million readers and earned more than VND 60 billion, from March 19 to 25, up over 20% over the previous festival. (Mar 26, 2018)


Vietjet named transport sponsor of Miss Vietnam 2018

  Mar 15, 2018
NDO - Budget carrier Vietjet Air has signed an agreement with the organisers of Miss Vietnam 2018 to become the official transport sponsor of the beauty contest for the fourth consecutive year. 

Vietnam’s maps showcased at Berlin International Tourism Fair

  Mar 10, 2018
NDO - Maps of Vietnam are being displayed at the 2018 International Tourism Exchange Berlin (ITB) in Germany which runs from March 7-11.  

Exhibition highlights historical values of Doc Lap Palace

  Mar 10, 2018
NDO – An exhibition featuring documents and images relating to Doc Lap (Independence) Palace officially opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 9.  

Francophone Film Festival to be held in Vietnam

  Mar 09, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese film lovers will have the chance to enjoy cinema works by the Francophone community at a film festival to be held in Vietnam from March 17 to April 1.  

Festival to bolster Vietnam – Japan cultural exchanges

  Mar 09, 2018
NDO – Hanoi youths will have an opportunity to explore Japanese culture during the Taiyou Matsuri (Sun Festival), which will take place at the Vietnam National University of Agriculture in Hanoi, on March 13.  

Vietnamese musicians nominated for German awards

  Mar 08, 2018
NDO - Vietnamese musicians Nguyen Le and Ngo Hong Quang have been nominated for Echo Jazz 2018, a prestigious jazz award hosted by the ACT Music recording company. 

Cultural projects inspire pride in the nation’s history

  Mar 07, 2018
NDO – In recent times, many projects for studying, promoting, and reproducing the nation’s history and traditional culture have been implemented by numerous young people, showing the younger generations’ pride for the country’s past. 

Modern Talking's Anders returns to Hanoi

  Mar 07, 2018
NDO – Thomas Anders, the lead singer of legendary German pop duo Modern Talking, arrived in Hanoi on March 6 for a one-night performance of Modern Talking’s greatest hits for Vietnamese fans on March 7 at My Dinh National Convention Hall. 

Classic Vietnamese films to be screened free nationwide

  Mar 06, 2018
NDO – Dozens of classic films from Vietnamese cinema will be screened for free at cinemas nationwide, from March 9-15, to mark the 65th anniversary of the decree signed by Uncle Ho to establish the Vietnamese revolutionary cinema sector (March 15, 1953 - March 15, 2018).  

Exhibition highlights Vietnam’s imperial exams

  Mar 06, 2018
NDO – An exhibition on the history of Vietnam’s imperial examinations officially opened at the Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature) in Hanoi on March 5. 

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars

  Mar 05, 2018
Romantic fantasy “The Shape of Water” won the best picture Oscar on Sunday (local time), the film industry’s most prestigious honor, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards. 

Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival opens

  Mar 04, 2018
NDO – The fifth Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival – 2018, themed ‘Charming Ao Dai' officially commenced on Nguyen Hue walking street, Ho Chi Minh City, on March 3. 

Vietnamese translator honoured with global Hans Christian Andersen Award

  Mar 02, 2018
NDO - Renowned Vietnamese children’s book translator Tran Thi Minh Tam is among three of the winners of this year’s global Hans Christian Andersen Award. 

Two-time Grammy winner Anne Sofie von Otter to perform in Hanoi

  Feb 28, 2018
NDO/VNA – Audiences in Hanoi will have a chance to listen to the extraordinary voice of two-time Grammy winner Anne Sofie von Otter in a one-off concert in Hanoi on March 2.