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Photo exhibition showcases Argentine tourist attractions

An “Exhibition of Tourism Photos of Argentina” opened at HCM City’s Youth Cultural House on Monday night. Organised by the Embassy of Argentina in Việt Nam, the exhibition aims to introduce visitors in HCM City and southern provinces to the beautiful landscapes and culture of Argentina. It includes 18 photos …

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A jungle book on Trường Sơn Mountain Range

Readers, especially children, can now go on a journey through one of the wildest and most biodiverse parts of the world – a range of rugged mountains bordering Laos and Việt Nam, the Trường Sơn Mountain Range. A bilingual book, Wonders of the Annamites, was launched yesterday in Hà Nội …

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VN artist’s paintings sell at high prices in HK

Ten paintings by noted Vietnamese artist Lê Phổ (1907-2001) were sold at high prices at an auction sale held by Christie’s Hong Kong on November 26. Diễm Tình (Idylle), made on silk, drawn in the 1940s, was sold for the highest amount at HK$2,000,000 (US$256,308), while Cô Gái Uống Trà …

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Festival honours buckwheat flowers

An annual festival to honour the buckwheat flowers, the most iconic flowers of the northern province of Hà Giang, and the unique cultural values of the province’s local ethnic people is happening now in Đồng Văn District. The one-month event includes a variety of activities, such as photo exhibitions, buckwheat …

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Exhibition on red-shanked douc opens at Book Street

Forty photos portraying red-shanked doucs taken by Đà Nẵng-based freelance photographer Lê Phước Chín are on display at the HCM City Book Pedestrian Street. Red-shanked doucs live mostly on Sơn Trà Island in Đà Nẵng. “I’ve worked hard for 18 months on Sơn Trà Mountain to capture beautiful pictures on …

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Film festival begins in Đà Nẵng

Film audiences in the central region will enjoy a week-long film festival screening Việt Nam’s best new and old films on the occasion of the 20th Vietnamese Film Festival. The event, which officially opened yesterday, has drawn the participation of young and old actors, actresses, directors and filmmakers from across …

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Miss World: Linh awarded Beauty with a Purpose

Miss Việt Nam Đỗ Mỹ Linh won the Beauty with a Purpose award at the Miss World 2017 beauty pageant, held in China last weekend. Miss India Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017. The first and second runners up were Miss Mexico Andrea Meza and Miss England Sephanie Hill, …

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