Translator chooses paintbrush over pen
Prominent literary translator Trinh Lu, whose translations include Life of Pi, Norwegian Wood, The Centaur in the Garden, has revealed a new talent, painting, at an ongoing exhibit in Ha Noi.
Foreign and domestic delegates yesterday discussed a strategy to promote Vietnamese literature overseas at two workshops held in Ha Noi.
Smooth sailing
Artists perform at the annual Lim Quan Ho (Love Duets) Singing Festival held in Lim Town in northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday.
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Twenty-eight young poets will present their latest works at the HCM City Literature and Arts Association in District 3 tonight as part of National Poetry Day held on the 15th day of the first lunar month.
About 12 art troupes from ASEAN countries will gather in the central province of Thanh Hoa for the ASEAN Traditional Music Festival, to be held from June 1 to 6.
Japanese street dancers to perform in Ha Noi
Three emerging street dance groups from Japan will stage two free performances for the Vietnamese audience on March 14 and 15 at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre, Ha Noi.
VN literature fosters international friendship
Vietnamese literature is about patriotism and humanity, Chinese translator Zhu Yang-xiu said at an international conference held yesterday in Ha Noi.
Pop star Siu Black back on stage with solo concert
Pop star Siu Black will stage a solo performance in HCM City on March 7 featuring songs in pop, dance and rock.
A variety of cultural programmes kicked off this week in HCM City to celebrate the international Women's Day, March 8.
Royal seals bring good luck at temple's festival
A palanquin parade kicked off the long-awaited Tran Temple Festival on Sunday in Nam Dinh Province.The festival will run until March 6, with a ceremony for distributing papers stamped with the holy royal seals taking place tomorrow night - the first full moon of the lunar new year.
Painter brushes up memories
Painter brushes up memories

Australian painter George Burchett loves Viet Nam. After many years working and living in Viet Nam, Burchett even calls himself Vietnamese.

A BBQ buffet with an awesome view
A BBQ buffet with an awesome view

To enjoy looking out at the Hoan Kiem Lake while relishing a wide range of Korean and other Asian dishes, including desserts, is a treat not to be missed in the heart of the capital city, Ha Nguyen asserts.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.