Ho Chi Minh

Capital place for underground followers

Capital place for underground followers

In a bustling capital city where the traditional and contemporary meet, underground music is taking its first baby steps. It’s happening at VietGangz Brotherhood, a music, shopping and entertainment mall for young people.

Network event promotes VN, S Korea film making

06/19/2017 09:31

The 2017 Korea – Viet Nam Film Industry Network, held in co-operation with the Viet Nam and South Korea film industries, closed yesterday (June 16) in HCM City.     

Bilingual street signs in HCM City

06/16/2017 11:30

In an effort to become more friendly to international visitors, HCM City has added English to its safety signs.       Bilingual street signs in HCM City

HCM City hosts first major piano competition

06/14/2017 17:42

The first HCM City Piano Competition kicked off last night with the participation of about 200 contestants. The competition is hosted by HCM City Music Talent Training Conservatory, and it is open to all young professional and amateur pianists from six to 24 years until June 18. 

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.

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.

EDM festival features international acts

06/08/2017 09:16

Saigon Water World, an outdoor music festival featuring dozens of famous international and local musicians, will be held at Sala Urban Area in District 2 on June 24 and 25.  

Young artists showcased at the Factory

06/08/2017 09:14

Two exhibitions by six young artists from HCM City will open at the Factory Contemporary Art Centre from June 9 to July 23.

Mexican, S Korean pianists to grace City stage

06/08/2017 09:13

Mexican pianist Gustavo Romero and South Korean pianist Eun Young Joo will present a “The Pianist of Passion” concert at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on June 9.

Charity show raises half a billion VNĐ for struggling artists

06/08/2017 09:12

Funds raised by the Am Tinh Nghe Sy (Artist’s Affection) art show reached VND500 million (over $22,000), according to the show’s organisers.

Việt Nam win Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championship

06/07/2017 17:54

Viet Nam have emerged at the top in the Asian Cadet Taekwondo Poomsae Championship, held in HCM City on Tuesday.