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Exhibition provides a closer look into spirit mediumship

Nearly 100 paintings on the theme of ‘hau dong’ (spirit mediumship) are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on May 21. A painting on display at the exhibition (Photo: thuonggiaonline.vn) Utilising various genres of media, the 24 participating artists convey their different views on the traditional Vietnamese religious practice through their paintings. ... Read More »

Frech flutist, pianist to perform in HCMC & Hanoi

Internationally acclaimed flutist Nicolas Duchamp and pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at HCM City’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) on May 24 to mark the 100th death anniversary of French composer Debussy. French pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at the HCM City’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) on May 24 to mark 100th death anniversary of great composer ... Read More »

Torres Strait masks to be introduced in Vietnam for first time

An exhibition on Torres Strait masks will be introduced in Vietnam for the first time by the Australian Embassy in Vietnam together with the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. An exhibition on Torres Strait masks will be introduced in Vietnam for the first time by the Australian Embassy in Vietnam. (Photo: Australian Embassy) The two-month-long exhibition at Hanoi’s Vietnam Museum of ... Read More »

International watercolour exhibition opens in HCM City

An international watercolour exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15, displaying 74 works of 55 painters. Visitors at the exhibition The Saigon International Watercolour Exhibition, organised by the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association, also introduces 11 watercolour paintings by nine painters from countries and territories, including Myanmar, Turkey, the Philippines, Taiwan (China), Malaysia and Thailand.  ... Read More »

International painting and sculpture exhibition ‘Silent talk’ opens in Hanoi

An international painting and sculpture exhibition entitled ‘Silent talk’ opened at the Vietnam Fine Art Museum in Hanoi on May 15. On display at the event are sculptures and paintings by three artists, Wattanachot Tungateja of Thailand, Japanese sculptor Mukai Katsumi, and the female Vietnamese artist, Cong Kim Hoa. Wattanachot Tungateja paints his works using acrylic, while Cong Kim Hoa ... Read More »

Yen Bai to host paragliding festival

A paragliding festival is to take place from May 18 to 20 on Khau Pha Mountain Pass in Mu Cang Chai district in northwestern Yen Bai province, co-organized by the Vietwings Hanoi Club and the Yen Bai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Local and international paragliders to flock to northern province from May 18 to 20 and fly over ... Read More »

Temple of Literature to host first-ever summer programme for children

Hanoi’s Temple of Literature will host a first-ever summer programme for children from June 1 to August 20, which is designed to educate children on Vietnamese traditional cultural values while improving their life skills. Artisans making traditional handicraft products (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)  The programme will feature activities allowing children to explore traditional crafts, including ‘do’ paper painting, kite making, and pottery, ... Read More »