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Free screenings at VN Film Festival

Free screenings at VN Film Festival

The movie Cuoc Doi Cua Yen (The Life of Yen) by director Dinh Tuan Vu about the life of a young woman and her marriage arranged by her parents has opened a week of screenings for free in Ha Noi and Da Nang City. A line-up of 20 Vietnamese movies …

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Concert celebrates VN-US relations

Concert celebrates VN-US relations

American maestro David Itkin and Vietnamese violinist Vu Viet Chuong will perform at a concert celebrating 20 years of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and the US at the HCM City Opera House on Thursday. They will collaborate with the HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) symphony orchestra …

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Hoi An village to put silk on show

Hoi An village to put silk on show

Hoi An silk village will join the International Silk Forum at Hangzhou, China with world-famous silk enterprises and brands from Brazil, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Thailand and mainland China on October 22-23. A representative of Hoi An Silk Village said they would be the only Vietnamese producer attending …

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Australia launches bridge photo contest

Australia launches bridge photo contest

The Australian Consulate General in HCM City has launched a photo competition celebrating the My Thuan Bridge and its benefits to Mekong Delta communities over the past 15 years. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the opening of the bridge, an architectural symbol of friendship and cooperation between the …

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Quartet enthralls Ha Noi audience

Quartet enthralls Ha Noi audience

Bond– the best-selling string quartet in music history – with over 4 million albums sold – captivated a Ha Noi audience last night at the Monsoon Music Festival at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel. During their performance, the all-women band, which includes Tania Davis on violin, Eos Counsell on violin, …

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Ha Noi to host international puppetry festival

Ha Noi to host international puppetry festival

Puppeteers from 10 countries will participate in the fourth international puppetry festival, which will be held in Ha Noi from October 10 to 16. The interesting cultural event aims to promote cultural relationships in the arts between Viet Nam and other countries. Director of the department of performing arts Nguyen …

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VN pianist sits on music contest jury in Poland

VN pianist sits on music contest jury in Poland

Chopin Competition Gold Medalist Dang Thai Son was unanimously voted vice president of the jury at the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland on Saturday. This is People’s Artist Dang Thai Son’s third time as a jury member and first time as vice president. He’s taking part in …

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Viet Nam chooses Trung So for Oscars

Viet Nam chooses Trung So for Oscars

A film entitled Trung So (Jackpot), directed by Dustin Nguyen, will be the Vietnamese entry for next year’s best foreign film Oscar, the Viet Nam Department of Cinema has announced. The film stars Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc, Chi Tai and Dustin Nguyen. It’s based on the true story of Lanh, …

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