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UNESCO discusses new approach to study VN’s heritage

Tràng An Landscape Complex in the northern province Ninh Bình is inscribed in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s World Heritage List. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hà Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The UNESCO Office in Hà Nội and Vietnam Cultural Heritage Conservation Support Fund held a round-table meeting on Wednesday ... Read More »

French Centre to host show of traditional music

The show will gather leading traditional artists from Huế and Hà Nội. — Photo courtesy of organisers Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Traditional vocal art lovers will get the opportunity to enjoy melodies of the central and northern regions at a show hosted by the French Culture Centre (L’Espace) on January 20. The show is dubbed “Ai Vô Xứ ... Read More »

Inner Mongolia artists perform in Hà Nội and Nam Định

A traditional art troupe from Inner Mongolia will perform in Hà Nội and Nam Định City from January 19 to 21. — Photo trungtamtochucbieudiennghethuat.org Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Twenty-eight artists from Inner Mongolia Erenhot Traditional Art Troupe will perform in Hà Nội and Nam Định from January 19 to 21. Founded in 1961, the troupe has made great ... Read More »

LO-ANH foundation aids ethnic minority children

Glad to have you: Isabelle Muller, the founder of Lo-ANH Foundation, is welcomed by the students of the elementary school in Võ Thấu Chải, Hoàng Su Phì district in Hà Giang Province. The school has been extended within the project No.8 of the foundation. — Photo courtesy of Lo-ANH Foundation Viet Nam News by Lương Thu Hương The LO-ANH Foundation ... Read More »

Kon Tum becomes ASEAN showcase

Tradition: Costumes from people in ASEAN countries on display atg an exhibition in Kon Tum museum. — Photo baochinhphu.vn Viet Nam News KON TUM — An exhibition on the theme of ASEAN’s Cultural Heritage started today in the Kon Tum’s museum in the Central Highlands. The event was attended by Deputy Secretary of Laos’Attapeu Province, Mynaphon Xaysomphu, Lao students in ... Read More »

Chicago DJ for Lighthouse

Coming soon: Chicago-based techno DJ Karsten Sollors will perform at The Lighthouse on January 27. — Photo from the artist’s Facebook page Viet Nam News Chicago-based techno DJ Karsten Sollors will perform at The Lighthouse on January 27. Sollors has released several singles and extended plays (EP), and performed at several festivals in North America. The show will feature resident ... Read More »

RMIT hosts Australia Day

National day: The Australian Consulate General in HCM City will host its annual Australia Day event on January 28 at RMIT Saigon South Campus in District 7. — Photo courtesy of the organiser Viet Nam News The Australian Consulate General in HCM City will host its annual Australia Day community event on January 28 at the RMIT Saigon South Campus ... Read More »

New TV show to seek young talents

Pop star Ưng Hoàng Phúc is working with producer Quang Huy of WePro, the producer of Dự Án Số 1- The Debut, a reality TV music show aimed at young people. — Photo courtesy of the organiser Viet Nam News HCM CITY — A new reality television show to seek young talents in music will kick off this week in ... Read More »

Year of Dog paintings on display

Happy days: Spring comes, an acrylic by Huỳnh Thị Thắng. — VNS Photo Trinh Nguyễn Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG — An art exhibition titled Colour of the New Year – Year of the Earth Dog, will be held at the central city’s Fine Arts Museum for a week. A total of 40 paintings by 32 artists will be on show. Lucky dog: ... Read More »

Cần Thơ City welcomes 7.5m tourists

Visitors at Cái Răng Floating Market in Cần Thơ city. — VNA/VNS Photo An Hiếu Viet Nam News HCM CITY — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ enjoyed strong growth in tourism last year due to a series of international political and cultural events and traditional festivals, according to its Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The ... Read More »