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Once upon a time

A performance of family of dwarves portrayed by senior artist Ngoc Giau (sitting in red costume) and other young artists Eight-year-old Tran Khoa Quan smiles shyly when asked if he’s enjoying the children’s variety show Tuoi than tien (Angel age) at Ho Chi Minh City’s Hoa Binh Theater. “I don’t know,” says the third grader at Minh Dao Primary School ... Read More »

Elite Model Look Vietnam to replace Vietnam Supermodel Contest

  Models Phuong Mai and Huu Long, winners of last year’s Vietnam Supermodel contest The 2013 Elite Model Look Vietnam was launched nationwide last week for Vietnamese male and female contestants aged 18-25. The contest replaced the annual Vietnam Supermodel Competition, which was launched in 2002. According to the organizers, Cat Tien Sa Company and Vietnam Television channel (VTV), this year’s ... Read More »

Porn producers say unprotected sex is free speech right

Pornographic movie makers told a judge that a Los Angeles County voter-approved measure requiring adult-film actors to wear condoms violates their constitutional right to free speech. “It dictates the content of a movie,” Paul Cambria, a lawyer representing Vivid Entertainment LLC, Califa Production Inc. and two porn actors who are fighting implementation of the measure, said at a hearing yesterday ... Read More »

Racy Vietnamese author prepared to sue Apple

Maligned by local critics as trashy, Le Kieu Nhu’s novel is nevertheless protected from copyright infringement by the Berne Convention, which Apple may have violated by selling it without her consent on its App Store A screen-shot of Soi xich from Apple’s App Store website. File photo Actress-singer Le Kieu Nhu, author of a book lambasted for its crude sex and ... Read More »

Indian epic Mahabharata to be staged in Hanoi

Actors rehearse for a new version of the Indian epic, the Mahabharata. The show will be performed in Hanoi’s Youth Theater on July 16. A thought-provoking dance based on the sacred Sanskrit epic, “Mahabharata,” will be performed in Hanoi on July 16, offering local audiences a chance to discover the richness of India’s Hindu culture. Directed by one of Japan’s top ... Read More »

2 Vietnamese women to compete for Asia Super Model crown

Phan Hoang Thu and Nguyen Dieu Linh will represent Vietnam at the Asia Super Model Contest 2013, scheduled to take place in China from July 1 – 15.                Phan Hoang Thu The two models were recommended by the Elite Model Company, the first firm to specialize in training Vietnamese models to receive approval from the Department of Performing Arts of ... Read More »

Vietnam plan to top SEA film industry far fetched: experts

 A still from Choi Voi (Adrift) by Bui Thac Chuyen Vietnam’s Department of Cinematography has announced a plan to make the local film industry be the leading one in Southeast Asia by 2020, but experts have called it wishful thinking. “It is a fantasy that Vietnam’s film industry will top the Southeast Asian region within the next seven years,” scriptwriter ... Read More »

Vietnamese wants to return relic to Cambodia

A Vietnamese man has asked his government to help him return a rock statue to Cambodia, where he believes it originated. Nguyen Thanh Phuc, 52, bought the 160-millimeter tall, 130-millimeter wide, 3.8-kilogram statue in 2011 from a friend in the southern resort town of Vung Tau for a price he did not reveal. Previously, the friend had been in possession ... Read More »

Italian artist holds exhibit on Vietnamese street children

One of the paintings by Anna Borghi exhibited in Hanoi until July 14 The “Heavy Rain” painting exhibition by Italian artist Anna Borghi portraying Vietnamese street children is on display at Casa Italia in Hanoi from July 1-14. The displayed artworks represent the 33-year-old painter’s dialogue between her, the children and the art they have created, according to a press release ... Read More »

Lords of the sky

Dai Hoang kites fly high thanks to their light weight and lack of tail Tropical storm Bebinca was about to douse northern Vietnam on Saturday June 22, the day of the fifth full moon of the lunar year and the most celebrated festive day of the year in Dai Hoang, a village renowned for its braised fish in the northern ... Read More »