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Late artist Hoàng Vân’s music by goes online

  Many songs and music pieces by late musician Hoàng Vân, a leading composer of Việt Nam’s revolutionary music in the 1950s and 60s, are featured on the website www.hoangvan.org. — Photo www.hoangvan.org HCM CITY — Songs and music pieces by late musician Hoàng Vân, a leading composer of Việt Nam’s revolutionary music in the 1950s and 60s, are featured on the website www.hoangvan.org. ... Read More »

Lacquer painter showcases artworks created over past decade

  Painter Trịnh Tuân. Photo vietnamnet.vn HÀ NỘI – Veteran painter Trịnh Tuân will showcase 30 of his large lacquer paintings at an exhibition slated to open tomorrow at the Việt Art Space, 42 Yết Kiêu Street. Entitled Memories of Silence, the exhibition is to celebrate his 30-year journey in lacquer painting. The exhibition will present the works that Tuân has ... Read More »

19 couples get married together in Thái Nguyên

As weddings are expensive, nineteen couples tied the knot together in the northern province of Thái Nguyên on November 28. They are all low-income factory workers who are unable to pay for their own weddings. All of the expenses were covered by their companies and the local labour union, and each couple was given gold as a gift, and a ... Read More »

Contemporary art on show in capital

HÀ NỘI — Nearly 500 works of various art forms including painting, graphics, sculpture, installation and video art by artists throughout the country are on display in downtown Hà Nội. The show reflects the contemporary art life of the country in the past five years. Titled the Việt Nam Fine Arts Exhibition, the event has gathered over 3,500 works by more than ... Read More »

HCM City guitarists to perform in Đà Nẵng

  Guitarist Nguyễn Thanh Huy from HCM City will play at the annual Đà Nẵng Guitar Concert 2020 on December 5. Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng Festival and Event Organisation Centre  ĐÀ NẴNG – A group of guitarists from HCM City will have a one-night performance at the annual Đà Nẵng Guitar Concert 2020 – entitled: Around the World – at the ... Read More »

Photo exhibition celebrates Lao National Day

  The traditional Lao Lunar New Year celebration is held in April. VNS Photo Nguyễn Bình HÀ NỘI — Photos focusing on the friendly relations between Việt Nam and Laos have been put on display in Hà Nội.  The exhibition by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Lao Embassy in Việt Nam is running from December 1 to 5 ... Read More »

Ancient town to celebrate Heritage Day

  Tourists walk through the Old Quarter of Hội An at night. A series activities will be held in Hội An in celebration of the town’s Heritage Day. Photo courtesy of Hội An Culture and Sports Centre HỘI AN — The ancient town of Hội An will offer free entrance to tourists visiting the Old Quarter and craft villages from December 1-4 to mark the 21st ... Read More »

ASEAN council chair sees bright future for VN fashion design

  Lê Thị Quỳnh Trang, chairwoman of Vietnam International Fashion Week and President of the Council of ASEAN Fashion Designers. — Photo courtesy of the organisers Lê Thị Quỳnh Trang, chairwoman of Vietnam International Fashion Week and President of the Council of ASEAN Fashion Designers (CAFD), talks with Phương Mai about Aquafina Vietnam International Fashion Week (AVIFW) 2020 and how CAFD supports designers ... Read More »

Photos on cultural diversity win prizes

  ‘Workmates’ by Đinh Công Tâm. Photo courtesy of the artist HÀ NỘI — A photo depicting a bội (southern classical drama) artist helping his stage partner put on makeup has won the top award of the Vietnam Photo Expression 2020 contest. Entitled Workmates, the black-and-white photo was taken by medical doctor and photographer Đinh Công Tâm from the Mekong Delta province of ... Read More »