Starfish inspires school charity
An old story about the starfish has inspired Austrian investment bankers to set up a foundation to build schools for needy children in Việt Nam.
“Fire Fest”, a craft beer and barbeque festival, will be held at Oxygen in District 2 on May 20.
The outdoor bar Saigon Outcast will host a two-day Soul Carnivale music and arts festival on May 27 and 28.
The Friends of Vietnam Heritage’s FVH Film Night will screen the Vietnamese classical movie Làng Vũ Ðại Ngày Ấy (The Old days of Vũ Ðại Village) at the Việt Nam Feature Films studio (VFS) on May 25.
The first Arts & Crafts Market Hanoi will be held this Saturday, from 9am to 5pm at 1B Đặng Thái Thân Street.
Tomorrow, the Ambassador Club will be officially inaugurated by the Diplomatic Corps at the Hanoi Daewoo Hotel, fostering friendly relations among the Heads of Mission and their families.
The Japan Foundation Centre and the General Consulate of Japan in HCM City will host an exhibition of Hokusai Manga, considered the origin of today’s manga, from May 12-26.
Saigon International Comedy Club will present Canadian comedian and singer-songwriter Phil Nichol at Game On on May 12.
On Sunday, Manzi Art Space will host A Sifted Gaze by Dan Drage - an American artist based in Hà Nội.
On Saturday, the Friends of Vietnam Heritage will hold an excursion to Lai Xá photography village in Kim Chung Commune, about 15km west of Hà Nội.