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Vietnamese community to host Asian Culture Festival in Germany

The Vietnamese community in Germany has been assigned to host that country’s Asian Culture Festival, which will take place August 3 in the city of in Potsdam, news website Vietnamplus reported Friday. Local authorities explained at a July 12 press conference that the Vietnamese community is the third largest group of foreigners in the state of Brandenburg, which includes Potsdam, ... Read More »

Italian band rocks southern metro

Lacuna Coin arrives in Ho Chi Minh City on July 18 Lacuna Coin, a six-member Italian rock band, wowed Ho Chi Minh City audiences on Saturday night, July 20, with their performance on the finale of the “Tiger Translate Battle of The Bands 2013” contest. The band performed with the contest’s winner, Parasite — a six-member rock band from HCMC, at the ... Read More »

11 French films to be screened in Vietnam’s southern metro

The Consulate General of France in Ho Chi Minh City has cooperated with MegaStar Cineplex to screen 11 French films from July 20 to September 27. Tickets for each movie, which are screened at Megastar Parkson Paragon at Level 5, 3 Nguyen Luong Bang Street, District 7, are all priced at VND40,000. The movie to be shown includes “A perfect ... Read More »

Ex-girlfriend says singer is gay, wants her money back

Singer Dan Truong (C) with his wife Thuy Tien and manager Hoang Tuan at a press briefing on July 11, when he accused his ex-girlfriend of ‘blackmailing’ him for demanding $60,000 that she claimed she had spent on him during their relationship last year. Photo by Thien Anh Based on media mentions, singer Dan Truong’s wedding would rank among the ... Read More »

Children’s ear for music twisted by adults

Contestants at Vietnamese version of The Voice Kids. Photo by Pham The Danh After contestants at the Vietnamese version of The Voice reality show drew flak last year for choosing to sing English songs, similar choices by children have sparked concern and some soul searching. The first edition of Giong Hat Viet Nhi (Vietnamese Children Voice) show, based on Holland’s ... Read More »

Hollywood’s Boys-Only Formula

One thing that they don’t warn you about, before you marry a movie critic, is that you will basically never again see a movie in the theater. Your spouse will be seeing tons of movies at odd times like 10 a.m. on a Tuesday, when you are usually expected to be working. So when you finally get around to wanting ... Read More »

Vietnamese, expat artists take improv play to world fest

A scene from the improv play ‘Nguoi La,’ which discusses personal gender roles during its premiere in Hanoi in April 2012 A drama by Vietnamese and English artists decoding personal gender relations will be performed at the World Stage Design festival in England and Wales this September. “Nguoi la” (Stranger) is a piece of improvisational theater where the story and ... Read More »

No cheating occurred at Miss Ethnic Vietnam contest: official

Miss Ethnic Vietnam 2013 Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh Vietnam’s authorities on July 5 reasserted that results of the 2013 Miss Ethnic Vietnam contest were not rigged, as had been alleged, news website VnExpress reported. In a report to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Department of Performing Arts said that “the contest’s judges worked earnestly, objectively and no deals ... Read More »

Discordant notes strike singing contest again

Two contestants from team Hong Nhung sing Chay Mua during the Battle Round of The Voice Vietnam June 30, prompting a singer to come up accusing the show of ignoring his exclusive right in performing the song After a first season riddled with scandals including the use of pirated songs, The Voice Vietnam sought to make a fresh start this ... Read More »

“One Planet” exhibit on display in Vietnam capital

One segment of the sculptural installation, “The Barricade,” part of Nguyen Manh Hung’s “One Planet” exhibition currently being held in Hanoi An exhibition by prominent Vietnamese artist Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng is currently on display at the Manzi Art Space in Hanoi and will run through July 28. “One Planet’” features Hùng’s new sculptural installations that were on show in Ho Chi ... Read More »