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Folk art on show in Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge – A collection of 62 paintings will be displayed at an exhibition of Vietnamese traditional folk art at Da Nang’s Fine Arts Museum from Thursday until February 25. Get ready: Banner for an exhibition of Vietnamese traditional folk painting in Da Nang. — Photo courtesy Da Nang Fine Arts Museum The exhibition, the ... Read More »

Hanoi architecture goes on show

Hanoi architecture past and present is reflected through sketches and mixed media artworks displayed at an exhibition in the city. Long Bien Bridge, a sketch by Vu Quang Trung. Titled Hanoi Architects with Hanoi, the exhibition displayed various artworks created by architects such as Dinh Hai, Tran Hoang Hai and Pham Anh Quan, and their projects to improve living space ... Read More »

Violinist Huu Nguyen to perform in Hanoi

Violinist Nguyen Huu Nguyen will perform a selection of masterpieces by famous composers at a concert at L’Espace French Cultural Centre in Hanoi, at 8pm, on February 3. Violinist Huu Nguyen to perform in Hanoi  The concert will feature Sonata in A major for violin and piano by César Franck and Souvenir de Florence, Op.70 for string sextet of Piotr ... Read More »

Japan – Vietnam Festival kicks off in HCM City

A series of cultural and sports activities will be featured during the fifth Japan – Viet Nam Festival, which will kick off today at the September 23 Park in HCM City’s District 1. Vietnamese pop star Đông Nhi will perform at the fifth Japan – Viet Nam Festival in HCM City from January 27-28. Photo courtesy of the artist The ... Read More »

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on January 29-February 4

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi- Special Jazz Concert with Yamashita Yosuke Feb 1-2, 8pm Hanoi Opera House,1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District, Featuring the participation of Japanese pianist Yamashita Yosuke, conductor Honna Tetsuji, saxophonist Quyen Van Minh and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. Ticket: VND600,000 – VND400,000 – VND300,000 Hanoi-Concert “Con chim già ngất ngư” by Le Cat Trong Ly ... Read More »

Spring book fair to be held in major cities

HCMC-based Nha Nam Media and Publishing House will hold a spring book fair in Hanoi, Danang and HCMC for the first time as part of its annual activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. Visitors browse for books at Autumn Bookshop on Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in downtown HCMC The book fair will take place from January ... Read More »

Spring Festival 2018 to fascinate visitors with diverse activities

The Spring Festival 2018 will take place from February 2-8, 2018 at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi prior to the traditional New Year (Tet) festival. A corner for calligraphy at the festival  The event will demonstrate traditional practices of Vietnamese people during Tet, including arranging fruits, making “Chung” cakes and writing parallel sentences. A flower ... Read More »

HCM City to kick off Japan- Vietnam Festival this weekend

The fifth Vietnam- Japan Festival is scheduled to take place at September 23 Park in Ho Chi Minh City from January 27- 28.  Around 25 Japanese popular manga publishers will introduce and advertise their strip cartoons at the cultural event.  Accordingly, the Japan Manga Book Association will hold a talk about publishing manga books in Vietnam at New World Hotel ... Read More »

Over 100 child dancers to perform in Tchaikovsky ballet “Nutcracker”

The magnificent Tchaikovsky ballet, “Nutcracker” will be performed by child dancers for the first time at Hanoi Opera House on January 28. Over 100 child dancers to perform in Tchaikovsky ballet “Nutcracker” More than 100 child dancers aged 4-17 coming from art schools nationwide were selected and trained by leading Vietnamese choreographers. The play is directed by Meritorious Artist Dam ... Read More »

French photographer Rehahn opens photo exhibition in Hoi An

French photographer Rehahn, who has been picked as one of the world’s 20 most renowned photographers in 2017 by the international photography site, is putting on a permanent photo exhibition at Hoi An Museum in the World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam. One of Rehahn’s photos features Cau Bridge or the Japanese ... Read More »