One insect-lover in Hà Nội is Việt Nam’s answer to Ant Man. He keeps hundreds at his home in specially-made colonies. You may not be able to take these pets for a walk, but Bùi Ngọc Cường says watching them work is enthralling.
Sun Symphony Orchestra (SSO), the first and only privately owned orchestra in Việt Nam, will mark their return this October with a series of concerts after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the theme “a new dawn”, the series will feature both chamber concerts and SSO relaunch concerts, taking place in both Hà Nội and HCM City. Olivier Ochanine, Music Director and SSO conductor, talks with Lương Thu Hương about their comeback.
HCM City authorities are focusing on efforts to develop historic and cultural heritage attractions and tourism products and services at night to boost the tourism industry and exploit the night economy, city leaders said.
The HCM City is launching a series of cultural activities at the Book Pedestrian Street to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the traditional day of Việt Nam’s publishing, printing and distribution industry (October 10, 1952 - 2022).