NDO – Behind the glamour curtain, Vietnamese circus athletes have to practice hard and even sometimes encounter unexpected risks in their occupation. Overcoming difficulties, they have made tremendous effort to make the circus more attractive to the audience and have excelled at many prestigious international festivals, thus advancing Vietnamese circus arts
While walking through the cave suddenly I saw a ferocious-looking hunter a few metres in front of me. He had unkempt hair, a bushy beard and hairy arms, with a gun in hands aimed at me. I hid behind a tree trunk, frightened to death.
NDO – The exhibition ‘Stroke’, which was considered as a strong imprint and a unique assertion of the style from the painter Luu Cong Nhan (1931-2007) – one of the leading Vietnamese painters, is being held from August 25 to September 24 to mark his 10th death anniversary. This is the first large-scale solo exhibition after many years as he did not showcase his paintings in Hanoi.
NDO – “Ho khoan” Le Thuy, a genre of Vietnamese folk music from Le Thuy district, in the central province of Quang Binh, has been recognised as national intangible cultural heritage for its typical characteristics.
NDO/VNA – The glamour of Vietnamese Ao dai (traditional long dress) was brought closer to our international friends through a stellar show jointly held by the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea and the Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange (KOFICE) on August 30.
NDO – The ASEAN Film Festival will take place in Cambodia from September 8 to 17, as part of the activities to commemorate the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
NDO – A Malaysia – Vietnam art exchange programme was held in Hanoi, on August 29, as part of activities to mark the 60th National Day of Malaysia (August 31, 1957-2017) and the 72nd National Day of Vietnam (September 1, 1945-2017).