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Exhibition displays butterflies made by disabled children

Little girl takes a photo with hundreds of colourful butterflies. — VNS Photo Thiên Điểu HÀ NỘI — Hundreds of glittering butterflies made of paper affixed to a wall have caught visitors’ eyes at an art exhibition in Hà Nội. The exhibition entitled Become A Butterfly is an installation by South Korean Ahn Yun-mo at the Korean Cultural Centre. On ... Read More »

American female pianist performs Jazz in HCM City

  The US-based female pianist Myra Melford and her band, Snowy Egret, will perfrom in the concert called Myra Melford in Black & White in HCM City today. The event is part of the “Jazz Through Time” project launched by Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy (SMPAA) in HCM City. — Photo courtesy of the organiser HCM CITY — The ... Read More »

Duo to perform works by South American composers

  Duo Wind & Strings consisting of guitarist Pongpat Pongpradit from Thailand and flautist Anton Isselhardt from Germany will play a concert at Manzi Art Space on September 1. Photo courtesy of the duo HÀ NỘI A melting pot of South America, Buenos Aires is the home for European and indigenous musical styles, from traditional, classical to popular music. A special ... Read More »

Film making contest held for traffic safety

Winners claim their prizes at the 9th national film making contest in 2017. Photo HÀ NỘI — A film making contest about traffic safety with the theme ‘Drinking Alcohol – Not Driving’ has been launched in Hà Nội recently. The nationwide contest is held by the National Traffic Safety Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Security and Toyota ... Read More »

HCM City to host two fashion weeks targeting Vietnamese brands

  Child models will show the latest clothing at the Vietnam Junior Fashion Week 2019 in HCM City this weekend. The event has attracted 10 Vietnamese fashion designers and brands. (Photo courtesy of Xuan Lan Model Agency) HCM CITY— More than 100 garments for women and men created by Vietnamese fashion houses and designers will be showcased at the first Vietnam Runway ... Read More »

Dancesports clubs want their own confederation

A total 147 dancesports clubs across the nation have asked the General Department of Sports and Physical Training to remove dancesports from the Việt Nam Gymnastics Federation’s jurisdiction to reform a separate body. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — A total 147 dancesports clubs across the nation have asked the General Department of Sports and Physical Training to remove dancesports from ... Read More »

National environment film festival launched

  The first prize-winning documentary Khi Cò Ốc Trở Về (When Storks Return) at the 6th festival in 2016. Photo HÀ NỘI – A national festival will be held to honour the best environmental films in Hà Nội. The festival is held every three years by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources; Việt Nam Cinematography Association and Việt ... Read More »

Traditional artist to be honoured

Director Lê Nguyên Đạt, head of HCM City College of Theatre and Cinema’s Traditional Art, is one of the many role models from across the country studying and following the ideology, morality and lifestyle of President Hồ Chí Minh to be honoured in Hà Nội on Monday. Hà Lan, reporter from Việt Nam Net, online newspaper interviews Đạt about his career.      ... Read More »

Sony buying studio behind hit 'Spider-Man' video game

  Sony Interactive Entertainment is out to add Insomniac Games to its stable of studios as it prepares a new generation PlayStation.— AFP Photo SAN FRANCISCO — Sony Interactive Entertainment on Monday announced a deal to buy Insomniac Games, the studio behind hot-selling “Spider-Man” and “Ratchet & Clank” video games. Sony did not disclose financial terms of the acquisition that will add Insomniac to its stable ... Read More »