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World Press Photo Exhibition in Hanoi shortly

The World Press Photo Exhibition will be organized by the Embassy of the Netherlands in cooperation with the Vietnam Journalists’ Association from June 16 to July 6 at the Vietnam Fine Arts University, 42 Yet Kieu in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem district as a part of activities to celebrate 45 years of diplomatic relations between the ... Read More »

Vietnamese and Japanese books on show in Hanoi

Following the successful organization of the first Vietnam-Japan Mini Book Fair in Ho Chi Minh City in 2016, a second event is to be held at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on May 24-25 by the Vietnam Publishers Association and the Japan Publishers Association Shokyo. Through the event, publishers will introduce the latest page-turners and high-brow literary titles ... Read More »

Singapore Food Festival to be held in HCMC this weekend

The Singapore Food Festival will be held on May 26 and 27 at the Atrium of Saigon Centre in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Singapore. It follows the art competition in January 2018 jointly organized by the Consulate General of Singapore, the HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) ... Read More »

Southern fruit festival to take place in HCM City next month

A wide range of fruits from the southern region will be on display at Suoi Tien Theme Park in Ho Chi Minh City from June 1-17. The southern fruit festival in 2017 The annual event, held by the municipal Department of Tourism in collaboration with Suoi Tien Theme Park JSC and the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, aims ... Read More »

Sri Lankan weaving art showcased in Vietnam

The art of Sri Lankan traditional costumes and fabric was introduced at a fashion event in Hanoi on May 24. The art of Sri Lankan traditional costumes and fabric was introduced at a fashion event in Hanoi. — Photo srilankanbusiness.com The show is inspired by a rhapsody of colours with Sri Lankan handloom fabric “invading” Vietnamese design space by Sri ... Read More »

Audio-visual performance 4DOORS in Hanoi tonight

Heritage Space and DomDom will present “4DOORS”, the second concert of the experimental musical performance series “Beyond Sound 2018” on May 25. This time will be an audio-visual performance, a product of collaboration between Autonomicon – an international group represented by Denis Trusov, and new age artists from DomDom. The project tells about the gloomy borderline states of the human ... Read More »

Photo exhibition marking Azerbaijan’s 100th National Day opens in Hanoi

A photo exhibition themed “Far apart but close at heart” opened in Hanoi on May 24 to mark the 100th National Day of Azerbaijan (May 28), introducing photos of Azerbaijan in the past and modern times. A street corner of Baku by Ta Ngoc Xuan. The opening ceremony drew National Assembly Chairman Uong Chu Luu, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Vietnam Anar ... Read More »

Japanese summer festival kicks off in Hanoi

A variety of festivals showing off the rich culture of Japan will be held on weekends in Hanoi over the coming months, visitors can register online or call the organizing board’s hotline to reserve tickets. Tanabata love festival kicked-start the series of Japanese festivals on May 20, where visitors will have the chance to enjoy a traditional Yosakoi performance and ... Read More »

International folk games introduced at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

A wide variety of traditional folk games from different countries will be introduced at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on May 26-27 as part of activities to mark International Children’s Day. In joining the program, children will have a chance to enjoy the folk games of Vietnam and other countries, such as hopscotch (India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam), mandarin ... Read More »

Vietnamese, int'l belly dancers to deliver dazzling performance

Renowned Vietnamese and international belly dancers will give an excellent performance at the Vietnam Open Belly Dance Festival 2018 set to take place in Hanoi on June 8-11 along with a string of diverse activities. The event is seen as an opportune occasion for belly dance lovers to share experience in this art with a number of well-known foreign belly ... Read More »