VN pianist sits on music contest jury in Poland
Chopin Competition Gold Medalist Dang Thai Son was unanimously voted vice president of the jury at the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland on Saturday.
Film on countryside life impresses
A movie with very simple content but stunning visuals and a great soundtrack has captured the imagination of local audiences.
Faces bring life to capital exhibition
Various faces of life seen through artists' observations are depicted at the Red River Exhibition which has opened in Ha Noi.
Participants from Southeast Asian member countries and relevant bodies discussed and shared experiences in protecting intangible cultural heritage at a regional meeting in Ha Noi.
Culture Vulture (07-10-2015)
Belgian dancer and choreographer Karine Ponties has returned to Ha Noi for the fifth contemporary dance festival "Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance". She continued to collaborate with the Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNBO) and created a duo dance piece entitled At the Rivage featuring the performance of a Vietnamese dancer from VNOB and a Slovak dancer from her company Dame de Pic.
Ha Noi University launches English-speaking contest
The first round of Echoes 2015, an English-speaking contest organised by Ha Noi University's English Club, will be held over the next two weeks, beginning today.
Female directors break down barriers
Many people think the role of directing theatre plays is only suited to men. But the few women in HCM City involved in directing have overcome challenges and proven their ability, not only to theatre-goers, but also to their male counterparts.
Photo exhibition shows village life
A photo exhibition entitled Ki Uc Lang (Village Memory) by photographer Nguyen Huu Bao is being held at Hang Da Gallerie.
Female filmmaker in Love Triangle
Director, producer and actress Viet Trinh of HCM City is taking a closer look at her production's success, Trot Yeu (Love Triangle), as films about love have become popular at the box office.
VN photo exhibition hosted in Germany
An exhibition showcasing photos and documents on Hoang Sa (the Paracel) and Truong Sa (the Spratly) Islands in the East Sea was held at the Cultural Center of Jahrhunderthalle Bochum in Germany recently.
Paintings based on stamps exhibited
An exhibition inspired by stamps in Ha Noi has been showcasing 40 paintings by Hoang Thuy Lieu, who once worked at the Viet Nam Post.
VN, South Korea partner up
VN, South Korea partner up

In the span of just over 20 years, both the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Viet Nam have emerged as important partners in all aspects – political, economic, socio-cultural – of bilateral relations.

A culinary gem stationed By the Beach
A culinary gem stationed By the Beach

Perched on the shore of its own private bay, By the Beach serves up breathtaking views with a commitment to sustainability and mouth-watering fresh seafood. David Mann reports.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.


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