Piano duet highlight of youth concert
Four talented musicians from Viet Nam, Poland and Hungary will perform together for the first time in Viet Nam this weekend.
Two out of four short films made by Vietnamese farmers have been chosen to be part of a list of 30 films in the global YouFarm competition, an international video competition on the internet.
‘Golden Bird' finds his final autumn
Composer Phan Huynh Dieu, who was known as the "Golden bird of Vietnamese music," died on Monday but his influential melodies will always be remembered by Vietnamese music fans.
Bahnar, Jrai music for Finland
A group of folk musicians from Bahnar and Jrai ethnic groups from Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands will perform at festivals in Finland from now to July 9.
Alternative rockers play for free
Antigone Rising, an all-female alternative rock band from New York, will offer free concerts in HCM City and Nha Trang next week.
Amateur chef off to S Korea
Vietnamese amateur chef Phan Ngoc Anh will participate in a cooking contest held in South Korea from August 20-28.
Musical duo to revisit a ‘beautiful period'
Well-known pop musicians Phuong Thao and Ngoc Le have returned to Viet Nam after 10 years living overseas to perform their hits in the monthly TV show Dau An (Hallmark).
Festival highlights Singaporean food
A food festival celebrating Singapore's 50th Anniversary of Independence will be held at the Oven D'Or Restaurant at the Sheraton Hanoi from July 8 to August 2.
West African Waves to appear at CAMA ATK
A night dedicated to West African music will be held at CAMA ATK bar on Saturday, July 4, from 8pm onwards.
Mother Goddess artwork goes on show
Heritage Space will present an exhibition showcasing works by artist Vu Thanh Nghi, whose work has been infuenced by the Mother Goddess religion and its ethereality.
Canadian experimental pop band on tour
Braids, a three-piece experimental pop band from Montreal, will perform at Cargo Bar on July 16.
Korean teacher beats heat, blues with inspired dance
Korean teacher beats heat, blues with inspired dance

Chun Yoo-oh's private and professional world – one of dance, choreography and teaching – took a dramatic turn when her husband accepted a job in HCM City as a branch manager for a major project 11 years ago.

Carving a niche in sweet tooth cravings
Carving a niche in sweet tooth cravings

Tapping into a Vietnamese penchant for all things Korean, POW POW Snow serves desserts that have high school and college students knocking on its doors even before they open. Annalise Frank reports.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.