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An Giang, southern provinces work to revive tourism sector

An Giang is working with HCM City and Mekong provinces to launch new tours to its religious, cultural and architectural sites, and natural landscape and tourism areas such as the Trà Sư mangrove forest. VNA/VNS Photo Võ Thanh Sang AN GIANG — The Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta province of An Giang plans to promote co-operation with HCM City and Mekong Delta provinces to help ... Read More »

Photo exhibition reveals untold stories of COVID-19 fighters

  Different angles of the struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic that haven’t been shown before are on display. VNA/VNS Photo Thành Quách  HÀ NỘI – A new photo exhibition opened on Saturday in Hà Nội, revealing pictures of the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  The exhibition includes photos from the book Tinh Thần Việt Và Cuộc Chiến Chống Đại Dịch COVID-19 (Vietnamese Spirit ... Read More »

New drama for children to open at Gia Định Park

  The new play, Công Chúa Tóc Mây (Princess with Magic Hair), by Phương Nam Theatre, combines puppet and circus performances. Photo courtesy of the producer HCM CITY — Theatre director Hoàng Duẩn and young actors of Phương Nam Theatre will stage a new play aimed at young audiences to celebrate the Mid-autumn Full Moon Festival, which begins on October 1 (the fifteen day ... Read More »

Artisans gear up for Mid-Autumn Festival

Children nationwide are excited for Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on October 1 this year.    The bustling atmosphere is apparent in Ông Hảo Village, Liêu Xá Commune, Yên Mỹ District in the northern province of Hưng Yên, as locals prepare handmade toys for the event. The village supplies handmade toys to market in the north. VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Kiên Traditional ... Read More »

Francophone Film Week presents award-winning movies

  Mya Bollaers (as Lola) and Benoît Magimel (as Phillip, Lola’s father) seen in Lola vers la mer (Encounter). The movie will open the Francophone Film Week 2020 on September 23. Photo HÀ NỘI  Cinema lovers will have chance to enjoy international award-winning films when the Francophone Film Week 2020 kicks off next week. Organised by the Wallonia-Brussels Delegation ... Read More »

Vietnamese pop stars make TV comeback

Pop star Đan Trường performs at the opening show of VTV’s Bài Hát Đầu Tiên (Debut Song) on Monday. — Photo courtesy of the organiser HCM CITY  — Vietnamese pop stars who were popular in the 2000s have made a TV comeback with two new reality shows. Đan Trường had an impressive return on Monday, appearing on the opening of the weekly show Bài Hát Đầu Tiên (Debut ... Read More »

Exhibition showcases sculptures by artists from big cities

  A sculpture by Kù Kao Khải will be displayed at the exhibition. — Photo HÀ NỘI — Thirty-two sculpture artists from Hà Nội and HCM City will showcase their works at an exhibition in the centre of Hà Nội from Friday to October 18. The Hanoi – Saigon Sculpture Exhibition, the sixth of its kind and the largest in the past decade, is held by a ... Read More »

Play about legendary king to hit Hà Nội Opera House

  The play telling legendary birth of King Lý Công Uẩn will hit the stage in Hà Nội. — Photo courtesy of Lệ Ngọc Theatre HÀ NỘI — A play about the legendary birth of King Lý Công Uẩn (974-1028) who founded the Lý Dynasty and established the country’s capital in Thăng Long (modern-day Hà Nội) will hit the Hà Nội ... Read More »

Translations of masterpiece displayed in Paris

  (From right to left) Vietnamese ambassador to France Nguyễn Thiệp; Ambassador Trần Thị Hoàng Mai, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Delegation to UNESCO; Professor and Southeast Asia researcher Pascal Bourdeaux; and Paris-based literature researcher Nguyễn Sông Hương at the exhibition opening. — Photo HÀ NỘI — An exhibition featuring translations of Vietnamese masterpiece Truyện Kiều (The Tale of Kiều) opened in ... Read More »

City walk to discover Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long

  The FVH tour will lead attendees on an entertaining and informative tour around the citadel. — Photo HÀ NỘI — A city walk to discover the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long will be held by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) on Saturday.  Taking place from 9.30am to 11am, the English-speaking tour will lead attendees on a tour around the ... Read More »