Ha Noi

Festival to celebrate families begins this weekend

Festival to celebrate families begins this weekend

Various activities are being planned in the capital city to celebrate Viet Nam Family Day, which falls on June 28.  

Stories add spice to two Hà Nội specialties

06/20/2017 15:53

 Pho cuon and pho chua help to make Ha Noi unforgetable 

Water puppetry comes full circle in new play

06/19/2017 09:32

Images of wet rice cultivation, which not only fed the people but also created a traditional culture – the Red River civilisation of Viet people, have been replicated vividly in the newest show of the Ha Noi-based stage director Viet Tu.

Wooden artefacts exhibition to open

06/16/2017 11:32

The Viet Nam National Museum of History in Ha Noi will exhibit its collection of around 100 gold-and-red painted wooden artefacts from the 15th century, starting June 20.

FVH Film Night presents wartime classic

06/15/2017 11:46

On Thursday, June 22, the FVH (Friends of Vietnam Heritage) Film Night will present the black-and-white movie Ben Khong Chong (Wharf of Widows) by director Luu Trong Ninh, who also plays the film’s main character Nguyen Van. Based on a well-known novel of the same title by author Duong Huong, which was granted the Viet Nam Writers’ Association Award in 1991, the movie was a Berlin International Film Festival selection.

Academic pressure a risk to mental health

06/14/2017 17:40

Emotional and psychotic disorders in Vietnamese children are increasing at an alarming rate, doctors have warned.

Hà Nội researcher dies

06/13/2017 10:48

Vu Tuan San, a veteran researcher of Ha Noi and Han-Nom studies, died after prolonged illness last Friday in Ha Noi. He was 103.

Monsoon Music Festival to storm HN

06/12/2017 14:28

Monsoon Music Festival (MMF), Việt Nam’s biggest music event, will now be celebrated annually as part of an ambitious plan to develop culture in the capital through 2020, with a vision to 2030. The plan was recently approved by the Hà Nội’s People’s Committee head, Nguyễn Đức Chung.

L’Espace showcases VN lacquer masters

06/08/2017 09:19

Tomorrow, L’Espace will open the lacquer painting exhibition Nature – Nostalgia, which showcases artworks by three artists: Dang Thu Huong, Ly Truc Son, and Nguyen Thi Que.

VN-Europe doc film festival

06/08/2017 09:18

The 8th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival starts tomorrow (June 9) in Ha Noi and HCM City. The festival will show 31 documentaries produced in Viet Nam and Europe and will take place simultaneously at the National Documentary Film Studio in Ha Noi and at Hoa Sen University in HCM City.

Hà Nội hosts events to celebrate Pushkin birthday

06/07/2017 17:53

Some 50 sketches and paintings illustrating the life of Russian poet, playwright and novelist Alexander Pushkin, and his works are on display at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Ha Noi.