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Online filmmaking programmes launched

  Young people and students around the country took part in VitaminC+Creative, a new online filming programe launched by Xinê House in HCM City last week. The event offers 12 workshops on movies and filming from Vietnamese directors and producers. (Photo from the organiser Xinê House) HCM CITY— Young people and students from art schools around the country participated recently in online filmmaking courses and workshops launched by private organisations in HCM City.   The programmes, Hội Nghị ... Read More »

Cities and provinces urged to do more to promote COVID-19 prevention measures

  One of the posters chosen by the Ministry of Culture to promote COVID-19 prevention measures. — Photo HÀ NỘI — The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the information and communication departments of cities and provinces have been asked to do more to promote COVID-19 prevention measures. The request was made through resolution No78/NQ-CP and signed on July 30 by Deputy Minister ... Read More »

The chart climbing collaborations of Vietnamese and international musicians

  The performance video, Happy For You, by Danish soul-pop band Lukas Graham and Vietnamese singer Hoàng Thái Vũ became the number 1 trending video in the music category of YouTube in Việt Nam after just four days. — Photo HÀ NỘI — A series of musical collaborations between Vietnamese singers and international artists have been released, reaching international listeners and topping domestic charts ... Read More »

Rappers Pháo, American rapper Tyga release video on YouTube

  American rapper and singer-songwriter Tyga and female rapper Pháo of Việt Nam. — Photo courtesy of producer HCM CITY — A performance video by Vietnamese female rapper Pháo and American rapper, singer and songwriter Michel Ray Stevenson, known as Tyga, has been released on YouTube.  The work, 2 Phút Hơn (Make It Hot), is the remake of a song of the same name by ... Read More »

The Artists' Wall talk show features theatre artists

  Meritorious Artist, theatre actor-director Thành Lộc of HCM City appears in the talk show Bức Tường Nghệ Sĩ (The Artists’ Wall) on YouTube by Vu Huan Official in June. — Photo courtesy of the producer HCM CITY —  A number of theatre artists from the South will appear in the latest episode of the talk show Bức Tường Nghệ Sĩ (The Artists’ Wall) on YouTube by Vu Huan Official this month.  ... Read More »

Series of classic books for children launched in domestic market

  The cover of Black Horse and The Story of the Jungle, published by Kim Đồng Publishing House. Photo  HCM CITY  A series of world classic books for children have recently been introduced to the local book market. The series, consisting of six books, is published by the Kim Đồng Publishing House. The first book is Hắc Tuấn Mã (Black Horse), the memoirs ... Read More »

PHOTO ESSAY: The lonely streets of a locked down Hà Nội

Hà Nội is in a 15-day lockdown to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. The normally very busy city centre is almost empty as people are asked to stay at home and only go outside if absolutely necessary. Masks are mandatory in public. People must maintain a distance of two metres, and must not congregate in groups larger than two ... Read More »

Young seek more chances by learning unpopular languages

  Youngsters enjoy learning less known foreign languages these days with an eye on jobs in the future. — Photo HCM CITY — Learning languages that were not too popular in the past is becoming a new trend among youths.   Viện Anh Vy, a student of journalism and communication at the HCM University of Social Sciences and Humanities, said she has ... Read More »

Young singers release MVs on YouTube

  Singer, dancer and songwriter Kay Trần’s MV, Nắm Đôi Bàn Tay (Holding Hands), features pop. The work released on YouTube on July 12 has attracted more than 12.8 million views. — Photo courtesy of the producer Thu Anh HCM CITY — Young singers have released new MVs on YouTube this summer to attract more fans via social media to their music amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Pop singer Thành Đạt ... Read More »

Music project for young artists launched

  Young artists are encouraged to take part in a music project called Production House launched by Bpro Entertainment last week in HCM City. Photo courtesy of the producer HCM CITY – Young artists are encouraged to take part in a music project called Production House, recently launched by Bpro Entertainment in HCM City.  The project aims to seek new talent and help them develop their art as well as bring music closer to audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Production House will help young singers, music producers and ... Read More »