Vietnamese film on a roll in international festival circuit

Vietnamese film on a roll in international festival circuit

Cameraman Ly Thai Dung of Vietnamese film Cha Cong Con (Father and Son) won Best Cinematography at the Barcelona Planet Film Festival.

Clay kitchen god statues ready for Tết

01/17/2017 15:18

Kilns in Dia Linh Village, in the central Thua Thien-Hue Province are burning these days so that the last batches of Vietnamese kitchen god statues can be baked before the end of the year.

Amusement park to offer hot-air balloon rides

01/17/2017 15:05

Dam Sen Cutural Park in HCM City’s District 11 will offer hot-air balloon rides for the first time during the Tet holiday (Lunar New Year) from January 28 to February 2.

Cải lương troupe to perform for free

01/17/2017 15:03

HCM City’s Tran Huu Trang Cai Luong (reformed opera) theatre, one of the region’s leading traditional art troupes, is preparing a series of new shows to entertain farmers during Tet (Lunar New Year), which begins January 28.

Harmful Vietnamese festival practices banned

01/12/2017 09:55

Traditional festivals comprising violent activities and causing chaos are to be stopped or changed, authorities and cultural managers said at a conference yesterday in Ha Noi.

Referee Vũ suspended after mistakes in V.League match

01/11/2017 22:50

Referee Nguyen Duc Vu has been suspended from the second round of V.League after he allegedly made two serious mistakes against Quang Ninh Coal last weekend.

Việt Nam develops positive role in UNESCO

01/11/2017 20:48

Viet Nam has continued to develop a positive role in UNESCO in 2016, and always endeavours to make substantive contributions to the organisation’s activities, said Le Hoai Trung, president of the Viet Nam National Commission for UNESCO at a meeting held on Tuesday.

New old map reinforces VN sovereignty over Hoàng Sa

01/11/2017 18:47

An American-Vietnamese collector, Tran Thang, has donated to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Island District an 1827 map printed in the six-volume World Atlas (Atlas universel) by Belgium cartographer Phillippe Vandermaelen (1795-1869).

VN circus artists win silver prize at Int’l fest

01/11/2017 18:47

A circus performance involving leather straps by artists Van Thai and Thu Huong from Viet Nam Circus Federation has just won the Silver Medal at the 33rd Golden Circus Festival held in Rome between December 25 and January 8.

Paris show of masterpieces unseen in West is smash hit

01/10/2017 20:57

A smash-hit Paris show of one the world’s greatest private collections of modern art is to be extended after 600,000 people flocked to see it in just 10 weeks.