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. (Jun 30, 2017)
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 – After nearly 25 years of working in cheo (traditional opera), Meritorious Artist Nguyen Thu Huyen was recently appointed as the Deputy Director of the Hanoi Cheo Theatre. In an interview granted to Nhan Dan Weekly Newspaper, Huyen talked about her passion for cheo as well as how to win over audiences when performing this traditional art form.
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/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation co-organised a cultural and sporting exchange event, in Phnom Penh on June 16, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties (June 24).
NDO – The third International Yoga Day – 2017 was held on June 17, in the Mekong River Delta City of Can Tho, as part of events to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-India bilateral diplomatic ties (January 7, 1972 - 2017) and ten years of their strategic partnership (2007 - 2017).
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.