Da Nang

Hội An, Đà Nẵng to mark Liberation and May Day

Hội An, Đà Nẵng to mark Liberation and May Day

The Thanh Ha Terracotta Park in the ancient city will introduce its own statue garden to create more art space for visitors on April 30th.

New product papers over an old tradition

04/17/2017 14:57

Young entrepreneurs have come up with a creative way to have visitors to Hoi An City take part of its famous nipa palm forest home as souvenirs, Hoai Nam reports

Đà Nẵng girl gets full PhD scholarships from eight US universities

04/07/2017 14:58

Nguyen Thi Sao Ly, a 24-year-old Vietnamese student from the central city of Da Nang, has received full PhD scholarship offers to study medicine at eight prestigious US universities.

VN Architectural Festival 2017 to kick off

04/06/2017 08:57

A festival to honour domestic architects who won notable prizes at the 2016 National Architecture Awards, the Green Architecture Awards and the Housing for the Future Awards will take place in Da Nang from April 19-23.

Korean artists give coastal commune an X factor

04/03/2017 11:07

Korean artists help a commune in Quang Nam Province become a unique, community-based art space, adding literal colour to daily lives and helping residents earn tourism income, Bui Hoai Nam reports.

Jack of the Red Hearts to be screened in Đà Nẵng

03/16/2017 10:00

The consulate General of the US in HCM City will host a film screening of Jack of the Red Hearts, directed by Janet Grillo -- an award winning filmmaker and Emmy Award winning producer – in Da Nang on Friday.

Sunken shipwreck to display at Hoàng Sa Museum

02/28/2017 15:09

The Hoang Sa District People’s Committee will display a shipwreck that was rammed by Chinese boats in Vietnamese waters off the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at the city’s Hoang Sa Museum.

A son of the soil returns to his craft

02/07/2017 15:00

Born and raised in a small village on the bank of Thu Bon River, potter Le Duc Ha started creating items out of clay in the late 1980s, after leaving the army as a volunteer soldier in Cambodia. He now works hard to preserve the craftsmanship of traditional pottery in Viet Nam, with a range of unique designs.

Prolific as hens in Year of the Rooster

02/02/2017 17:10

The country is celebrating the first days of a lunar new year, the Year of the Rooster, with hopes for a better year compared with the previous Year of the Monkey, which was a difficult year accompanied by disasters, unfavourable weather, as well as a challenging economic situation.

An Asia-Pacific pearl glows in Viet Nam

01/17/2017 15:16

The central city of Da Nang has taken full advantage of being able to start afresh, unencumbered for the most part by outdated infrastructure, to become the most livable place in the country. Bui Hoai Nam charts a few milestones of this growth.

Men to wear traditional long dress

01/17/2017 14:52

Artists and cultural groups are working to encourage Vietnamese men to wear ao dai, the famous Vietnamese traditional long dress.