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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 www.webneel.com, 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 ... Read More »

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on January 22-28

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi-First Ballet Performance “The Nutcracker” by Kid Dancers in Vietnam Jan 28, 7.30 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street A performance of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker” performed in its entirety by 110 Vietnamese kid dancers, aged 4-17. Apart from the young dancers coming from top-notch art schools in Vietnam, the performance will also feature ... Read More »

Art exhibition supports people with autism

An exhibition featuring photography, video, audio and installation works of the life of people with autism will open at Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi from January 20-28. Art exhibition supports people with autism The event features art works by young artists come from various backgrounds. Three of them have an older siblings with autism, including Trinh Mai Chi, PQN, Quynh; ... Read More »

Exhibition showcases Japan’s contemporary netsuke carved of wood

An exhibition on “Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke” will open at Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam on January 24. Exhibition showcases Japan’s contemporary netsuke carved of wood The event will present 65 works by 64 Japanese contemporary netsuke carvers. A netsuke is a non-slip toggle that has been used since the Edo period (1603-1868) to secure the small personal ... Read More »

Seven wonders take bloom at Ha Long flower festival

Visitors to Ha Long will be able to enjoy the natural wonders of the world recreated in fresh flower displays at the flower festival in Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh from January 27 to February 20. The event is part of the diverse activities held in preparation for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) organised ... Read More »

Places of interest for weekend in HCMC

Following are a couple of weekend destinations which might be of interest to visitors during the weekend break. HCMC Exhibition House: 92 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1 HCMC Exhibition House More than 92 paintings by 19 artists of HCMC-based 5P Artist Club will be on display at a painting exhibition titled “A Moment of Spring” at the HCMC Exhibition ... Read More »

Photos showcasing Hoi An’s beauty on display

A Long-term exhibition by French photographer Réhahn on the beauty of Hoi An, the ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam, has been opened in Hoi An Museum. The photo entitled “Blue Window” by French photographer Réhahn is being displayed in Hoi An Museum. Each of the 16 photos about the people and the town is a personal ... Read More »

Hanoi honours its miost fearless ’cook’

VietNamNet Bridge – An exhibition entitled Ever Shining Faith opened yesterday in Hanoi featuring revolutionary heroes such as Nguyen Duc Canh, Tran Phu, Le Hong Phong, Ha Huy Tap and Nguyen Van Cu. Shocking: Foreign tourists learn about colonial history at the exhibition. — VNS Photos Minh Thu A leader of the Communist Party, Canh, a young man, was described ... Read More »

Music night to highlight folk melodies of ancient cities

A music night will be held at the French Culture Centre in Hanoi (L’Espace) on January 20, with a highlight on the music repertoires of Hanoi and Hue cities. The poster of the music night to highlight folk melodies of ancient cities  The event is among the activities hosted by the L’Espace to introduce to Vietnamese and international audiences to ... Read More »

Da Lat cherry blossom festival to return this month

A cherry blossom festival will return to Tuyen Lam Lake in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from January 26-28. Da Lat is home to a cherry-like apricot – Mai Anh Dao – known as the city’s floral emblem A ceremony will be held at Sacom Resort on the peninsula of the Tuyen Lam Lake ... Read More »