Russian guest artist strikes a chord with VNSO
Russian pianist Ilya Rashkobskiy will perform with the Viet Nam National Symphony and Orchestra (VNSO) under the baton of Grammy-award winning David Alan Miller on Friday and Saturday.
New stalactite-covered cave system found in Ha Giang
A beautiful cave system with magnificent stalactites has been discovered on the Dong Van karst plateau near Lung Khuy village commune in the northernmost province of Ha Giang.
Ha Noi conservatory alums meet in Berlin
A music gala put together by formers students of the Ha Noi Conservatory of Music, the first of its kind, will be held at Viet House in Berlin on Saturday.
Int'l music festival set for Hanoi Rock City
Hanoi Rock City will host the International Music Festival tomorrow night, featuring various Ha Noi bands.
New York jazz diva returns to Le Club
African-American jazz singer Kathryn Farmer has returned to Ha Noi perform at Le Club, a jazz bar in Ha Noi.
The Art of Remixing to open at Goethe
Artists from Berlin will hold a workshop on the production of electronic music as part of the 2015 Berlin Clubnacht c/o Ha Noi Sound Stuff Festival 2015.
Fun run, music fest to be held in District 2
The annual Colour Me Run fun run and a music festival will be held in District 2 on April 11. Participants will be splashed with coloured powder during the 5km race.
Bring your pillow to International Pillow Fight
Wake up Saigon, the group that creates events to "bring a little surrealism to daily life", will host a pillow fight at the December 23 Park on Saturday to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.
City gallery celebrates 10th anniversary
ZeroStation, a complex including studio and space for exhibiting, will hold a contemporary art exhibition called Dynamic Black and White on Sunday.
Australian singer-songwriter at Decibel Lounge
Clancy Weatherald, Australian songwriter, singer and guitarist, will appear at Decibel Lounge on April 10. The musician, who has performed in Australia for seven years, will play covers of popular songs by the Rolling Stones, Beatles and John Mayer.
Gap between art, public explored
Works from 33 artists of different generations are on show at the March: Art Walk exhibition, which aims to narrow the gap between contemporary art and the general public.
German couple lacquer the moon
German couple lacquer the moon

For married artists Christiane Campioni and Tobias Kuester Campioni, Viet Nam has always been an inspiration. But now it's also a home for them and their sons.

A good place to eat and shoot the breeze
A good place to eat and shoot the breeze

If you have a penchant for buffets and are looking to have your fill of dishes from several parts of the world in an ambience that also facilitates reunions, Nguyen Thanh Ha has a recommendation to make.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.