International stars to hit capital stage
A concert featuring international artists will open tonight at Ha Noi's National Convention Centre.
A show to celebrate the great Dien Bien Phu Victory in 1954 and a unique meeting with war veterans will take place at the Viet Nam Television headquarters next Monday.
A Vietnamese Film Festival will be held in July in the French coastal city of Saint Malo, representatives from the organising board said at a press conference in Paris.
Following the success of its previous plays like The Little Prince and Dangerous Liaisons, Dragonfly Theatre presents the award winning Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall.
The third edition of The Travelling Trunk Fair, opening tomorrow, showcases the latest works of 15 fashion designers and brands.
Luu Khong/Jazz – a "compo-improvisation" concert inspired by the perspective of diverse musical traditions – will be held tomorrow at Manzi Art Space.
On Saturday, April 19, Friends of Viet Nam Heritage will organise an excursion to the Nom and Bo Duong villages in Hung Yen Province.
Gasandji, a Congolese soul and jazz-fusion musician, will perform at a concert at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) today.
The British Business Group Vietnam will host a Rock ‘n' Roll night with the UK Alumni Vietnam Association (for Vietnamese who have studied in the UK) at the Hard Rock Cafe today.
Four resident rock bands will perform thrash and heavy metal music at the "Metal Night" show to be held at the Nguyen Du Gymnasium on Saturday.
Asian cuisine on show in Hue
Visitors to the ongoing biennial cultural event Hue Festival 2014 can taste food served by top chefs at a side event, the International Gastronomy Festival, which opened on Tuesday evening.
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.

Le Crespo at your service with pizzazz
Le Crespo at your service with pizzazz

An Italian restaurant run by a Swiss-Vietnamese woman pays close attention to detail - its decor, its food and the way it is served, and Thu Anh also enjoys gazing out of the window at a leafy street below

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Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.