Films project new vision of science
Children across the country will have the chance to learn about science, nature and technology through films and hands-on activities that will help them connect the concepts to their daily lives.
Chamber music group Song Hong (Red River) will perform at L'Espace on Saturday, October 25.
Tet Lifestyle Collection will host a Day of Nourishment at their private organic farm, Fragrant Path Green Tea Nature Gardens.
Visual artist Le Thanh Tung, also known as Crazy Monkey, will team up with American counterpart Eugene Kogan on Wednesday, October 29, at Manzi to create a showcase combining contemporary dance, visual art and music.
Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host two city walks: one for English speakers on Sunday, October 26, and one for Japanese speakers on Wednesday, October 29.
Escape Halloween, one of the city's biggest annual Halloween parties, will be held in Phu My Hung Urban Area in District 7 on October 31.
Rock First Motion – Halloween Season featuring 12 local rock bands will take place at Cargo Bar on October 26.
Saigon Players, an English language theatre group, will present a film screening and party at McSorley's Ale House to celebrate Halloween.
Museums need to learn to teach
Vietnamese museum staff need more practical training, said Amareswar Galla, director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, at a conference in Ha Noi yesterday.
A week after Ha Noi rocked to a stunning rock-n-roll performance to celebrate the Indian Festival of Lights, Diwali, it is HCM City's turn to enjoy a cultural bonanza this Saturday.
The Israel Film Festival will open with Foreign Letters by writer and director Ela Their on November 1. The film is based on the director's life and features her Vietnamese friend Thuy.
Expat enlivens schools with art
Expat enlivens schools with art

Sa Pa Market, in the heart of mountainous northern province of Lao Cai, is in full swing by midday. A myriad of colours interwoven into ethnic garb enliven the bustling atmosphere.

Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City
Gogi House brings ‘kimchi country' to City

Enamoured of everything Korean - from hairstyles and fashion to music and dance - Vietnamese high school and university students regularly frequent restaurants offering Korean food. HCMCity's Gogi House, situated in a district where many South Koreans live, is popular with both locals and expats. Thu Anh reports.

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 1    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.