It has been nearly seven years since Vietnamese filmmakers started talking about establishing the Cinema Support Fund at the 17th Việt Nam National Film Festival in 2011 in the central province of Phú Yên. Although a proposal for the fund was submitted to the Government and it has been discussed many times over the years, it still has not been launched.
The play Hoa Cúc Xanh Trên Đầm Lầy (Green Daisy on Marsh) by artist Nguyễn Sĩ Tiến of the Việt Nam Youth Theatre won gold medal for the best play at the National Drama Festival 2018 held in HCM City in April.
To celebrate 100 years of cải lương (reformed theatre), some 90 traditional artists from noted cải lương theatres such as Việt Nam Cải Lương Theatre in Hà Nội and Trần Hữu Trang Theatre in HCM City performed the play Thầy Ba Đợi (Teacher Ba Đợi) together at the Hà Nội Opera House on May 27 and 28.
A calligraphy exhibition is being held at the Việt Nam Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition displays about 44 calligraphy works in different styles by four calligraphers.
The classical ballet The Nutcracker will be performed by young dancers aged from 4 to 18 years old for the first time in Việt Nam on January 28 at the Hà Nội Opera House. The ballet is one of the most famous classic ballets performed during the Western holiday season.
Former country expert of the World Bank Việt Nam and researcher Martin Rama has been appointed as Project Director of the Centre for Sustainable Urban Development at the Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities. He talks with Culture Vulture about the upcoming plan to preserve and promote the urban heritage of the city.
Composer Dương Cầm is also a producer with many sold-out albums and big shows in Hà Nội to his credit. He spoke about his participation at Celebrity Battle and on qualities needed to become professional singer.
The eighth German Film Festical closed in the central province of Đà Nẵng on Saturday. Nine films were screened in cities througbhout Việt Nam, including the opening and closing movies, 23 weeks and Millennials.
A recent exhibition in Hà Nội brings audiences the work of eight photographers from France and Việt Nam who have shot images of contemporary dancers in the two countries.
Chilean artist and performer Camila Vanessa Orellana Pereira came to Hà Nội almost a month ago to promote one of her art projects. She spoke to Culture vulture about her project in Hà Nội.