Female artists keep tradition alive
Traditional Vietnamese theatre is being kept alive by many female artists like Nhu Huynh, Thanh Thuy and Mai Tuyet Hoa.
‘Comic relief' at Fukushima event
Fans of manga enjoyed an opportunity to learn how to create the Japanese comics during the Fukushima Festival held at the Vietnamese Women's Museum yesterday.
Ha Noi fest to fete Asia-Pacific filmmaking
A total of 130 films from 32 countries and territories will be screened at the third Ha Noi International Film Festival (HANIFF).
Argentine film week to entertain Ha Noi audience
The best representatives of Argentine cinema will be screened here at the annual Argentine Film Week at Cinematheque, 22A Hai Ba Trung Street, on November 28 and 29.
UNESCO-recognised royal documents displayed in Hue
The former royal capital city displayed 92 posters from the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) in an exhibit held on Friday to mark Viet Nam's cultural heritage day, which fell on November 23.
More than 100 artworks painted by students were sold to raise money for children with cancer at the Saigon Pearl Residential Complex in HCM City's Binh Thanh District over the weekend.
Pianist & music professor goes zither-tither
So it is strange for audiences to see a man in a suit playing zither. Another strange thing is that the man, a pianist and music professor in France, has played zither in renowned concerts in the United States and Europe alongside musicians of stringed Western string instruments such as the violin and cello.
Woven in time
A Persian carpet displayed at Melia Hanoi Hotel at the largest-ever exhibition of its kind, showcasing more than 200 high-quality carpets hand-woven in the traditional way by Iranian artisans.
A famous face from the 1970s musical scene, one that has rarely been seen on stage since 2000, has resurfaced.
The South Korea-Viet Nam Food & Culture Festival 2014, to be held here on November 29 and 30, aims to provide a wide range of activities that visitors will enjoy.
Mai Thanh Chuong from Hoi An won first prize and US$2,500 for his work Destruction by Human Beings at the Talent Prize 2014 photo competition which wrapped up in HCM City yesterday.
British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge
British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge

Viet Nam's capital city was just one of the destinations on David Lloyd's original itinerary, although he and his wife thought they would stay for about nine months soon after they got married.

New Tadioto menu recalls old memories
New Tadioto menu recalls old memories

A dream turning true for a journalist turned hedonist chef, the Tadioto Bar offers culinary creations that deftly traverses different continents. Lucy Sexton is both satiated and transported to nostalgic cravings.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 1    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.