Sketches reveal misery of war
Veteran artist Huynh Phuong Dong is celebrating his 90th birthday by displaying oil paintings, sketches, posters, and statues he created in the last several decades at an exhibition that opened in HCM City on Friday.
The Indonesian band Jogandanz will play nightly at the Hard Rock Cafe from May 1. Formed in Jakarta, the six-member band is popular in Southeast Asia and has a varied repertoire, covering retro and their original songs.
The outdoor bar Saigon Outcast will host an overnight camp called "SO Camping: Into the Wild" on May 4 and 5.
Saigon Rockers, the group that started the reggae scene in HCM City, will host the monthly reggae concert party Mad Fyah at Cargo Bar on April 27.
The VinSpace Art Studio in collaboration with the Saigon Cooking Class will organise a special cooking class combined with an art event from May 7-15.
Bubble artist to create magic with new show
Bubble artist Fan Yang is returning to Ha Noi to showcase his new production entitled Viet Nam Dream.
Exhibit offers ceramic view of local history
An eclectic mix of ceramic statues are on display at the Viet Nam National Museum of History in an exhibition that chronicles the historical roots of Vietnamese culture.
Giant duck sets flight path for HCM City
The 18m-high Rubber Duck that has captivated people across the world is coming to Viet Nam and will be displayed in Crescent Lake in HCM City's Phu My Hung residental area from April 27 to May 31.
Culture Vulture (23-04-2014)
Thai collector Tira Vanichtheeranon will open a painting exhibition featuring one of the greatest names of Viet Nam's art history, To Ngoc Van, and Thai famed artist Fua Haripitak in Bangkok on Monday.
Singer of the year Tung Duong sets a Music Devotion record
Tung Duong continued his record breaking spree at this year's Music Devotion Awards, grabbing the prestigious Singer of the Year and Best Show of the Year prizes.
World intangible music genre sets Viet Nam's records
Viet Nam Book of Records has recognised a giant artificial musical instrument and a cultural theatre in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bac Lieu as the country's latest records.
Book swap collective takes off
Book swap collective takes off

An avid reader, Jaclyn Armstrong was browsing through novels at a bookstore when she realized that during her nine months in Ha Noi, she frequently bought books she read once and often never touched again.

Resort restaurant goes green with chayote
Resort restaurant goes green with chayote

One chef had the unusual idea of creating a wide array of dishes from chayote, a plant popular in this highlands region. An Vu reports.

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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.