Veteran singers travel far to spread revolutionary music
Singers who perform songs about love of country do not think about money and glory, but only their passion for revolutionary music and the pleasure it gives them and others.
Egyptian trance duo Aly&Fila to rock Ha Noi
The Egyptian trance music duo Aly&Fila is set to rock Ha Noi on Friday.The party is expected to fuse the feel of a large-scale festival with a unique intimate atmosphere and connection to the stage and performers.
Exhibition of sketches of late general opens
A unique exhibition featuring sketches of the late General Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-2013) by popular artist Van Duong Thanh are on display in downtown Ha Noi.
Plays for youth mark int'l holiday
Artists from the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre in Ha Noi will stage the play De Men Phieu Luu Ky (The Adventures of a Cricket) to entertain the children and young audiences this Sunday on the occasion of International Children's Day (June 1).
Road safety taught using art in schools
More than 200 student drawings about road safety line the walls of Nguyen Trong Tuyen Primary School in Binh Thanh District. The drawings are part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the need to wear a helmet while riding a motorbike.
Picture book released for Children's Day
A book collection that debuted in HCM City on Sunday to celebrate Children's Day on June 1, as well as other newly published children's books, are now available in bookstores around the country.
Photos of Nepal exhibited to raise funds for quake relief
Nineteen professional and amateur photographers who have travelled to Nepal are displaying dozens of photos taken during their visit to raise funds for victims of the recent earthquakes in the Himalayan country.
Song book celebrates Children's Day
The Da Nang Publishing House and Hong An Bookstore have collaborated on a book of children's songs by Nguyen Van Hien to mark International Children's Day on June 1.
Local youngster to attend UN summit in New York
Phan Tram Anh, 21, will represent Viet Nam at a United Nations Alliance of Civilisation and Education First Summer School programme in New York from June 13 to 20.
Music festival to greet summer in the capital
Musician Vu Nhat Tan will host a music festival called Hello Summer with DJs Ngoc Anh Anna and Chu Yen Ly, electro musician Dee.F and two emerging young rock bands – Xai and Ngot.
Ethnology Museum ready for Children's Day
The Museum of Ethnology is offering games for children from around the world next weekend in honour of International Children's Day on June 1.
Snapper seduced by Viet Nam
Snapper seduced by Viet Nam

Over the past 25 years,American Catherine Karnow has visited Viet Nam many times to portray the life and people of the country, where she finds peace, warmth and happiness.

Cuon N Roll wraps it up in one bite
Cuon N Roll wraps it up in one bite

The green, brightly lit restaurant Cuon N Roll delivers on the fresh meal its interior design promises. Plates are colourfully composed, though not always flavoured perfectly. Thuy Hang reports.


Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.