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Photo exhibition puts focus on seas, islands

Update: January, 18/2012 - 09:10

HCM CITY — Two hundred photographs selected by the HCM City Photographers Club are on display at an exhibition titled Mua Xuan va Du Lich Bien Dao Viet Nam (Spring and Tourism in Viet Nam's Islands and Seas) in HCM City.

The colour as well as black-and-white photos taken by the club's members working for tourism publications depict the beauty of the spring season and landscapes, people, soldiers and other images of Vietnamese islands and seas.

Speaking at the opening ceremony on Monday, Le Xuan Thang, deputy chairman of the Viet Nam Artistic Photographers' Association, thanked the photographers for presenting the beauty and diversity of Viet Nam to both domestic and international audiences.

The photos also aimed to inspire patriotism and love for the nation's islands and seas, he said.

The exhibition, held at the HCM City Journalists Association's office in District 1, will remain open until February 7.

French electronic act to perform in Ha Noi

HA NOI — Well-known French electronic artist Alex Millan is set to perform at the French cultural centre l'Espace in Ha Noi next month, after great success in the capital in 2010 and 2011.

The 30 year-old producer and DJ took part in Ha Noi Sound Stuff, an international electronic music festival in 2010, and was highly acclaimed by the Vietnamese public. The same year, he released his first album The Collection: Triple. His tracks are also featured on records by Depeche Mode, Daft Punk, Paul Kalkbrenner, Trentemoller and James Zabiela.

After 15 years in the industry, Millan's music wavers between rhythm, melody, and melancholy. With a style marked by his experiences and inspirations, he seduces wide audiences in search of electronic stars.

Tickets for the concert will go on sale at l'Espace, 24 Trang Tien from tomorrow. — VNS

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