Hoang Kim Dang has shot his way into the nation's history books with
iconic photographs of leading lights like General Vo Nguyen Giap and
writer Nguyen Tuan. Watch their hands, he tells Nguyet Ha as he
reflects on his career and shares insightful tips about sketching
photographic portraits of famous people.
Nearly eight years after starring in the film Ao Lua Ha Dong (The
White Silk Dress), which established her reputation as a talented
actress in the Vietnamese film industry, Truong Ngoc Anh has returned
to the silver screen in Huong Ga, a crime film based on the real life of a renowned ringleader in the harbour city of Hai Phong in the north of Viet Nam.
Vu Huong Giang attended a course run by the world-famous Matchmaking
Institute (MMI) in the USA. Subsequently, she was a student of Sue
Rosenbaum, one of the world's best-known matchmakers.
Le Phong Lan is renowned for her historical documentaries about wars, such as Hiep Dinh Paris 1973 (Paris Peace Accords of 1973) and Mau Than 1968 (Tet Offensive 1968). She talks to Lam Tuyen about her life-long passion.
Ho Van Trung, 63, former chairman of Trangs Group, recently
published an autobiography titled Gian Truan Chi La Thu Thach
(Difficulties are only challenges). The story of a poor child becoming
the owner of a big enterprise inspired many Vietnamese people. He talks
with Nhat Le about his ups and downs in life.
Isei Takehiro, PhD, is a world-renowned Japanese mining safety expert
who has volunteered to work in Viet Nam in order to help decrease the
probability of accidents in this risky occupation.
Doctor Vo Truong Nhu Ngoc has spent 13 years treating poor people
in remote areas. He talks to Hai Yen about what inspired him to devote
his career to helping unfortunate patients nationwide.
Le Vu Long was born a choreographer, but his name became familiar to Ha Noi audiences through the TV serial Xin Hay Tin Em. Lately, he has returned to the stage with a new project, in which the stars are hearing-impaired dancers.
Bui Anh Quang, 24, once failed his university entrance exam. But he
didn't let that stop him from becoming a successful youth leader with
many achievements to his credit, including spearheading the organisation
of last year's Global Leadership Activating Day (GLAD) in Ha Noi. He
talks to Hai Yen about what he learned from his experiences.
Ngo Hong Quang is a young, versatile Vietnamese artist who bridges
the gap between traditional and modern music. He talks to Luong Thu
Huong about his new album Song Hanh (Companionship), recently released
in both the Netherlands and Viet Nam.