The Soldier's Tale, a theatre production by director Marcelino Valiente will debut at the French Cultural Centre (L'espace) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relationships between Việt Nam and Switzerland.
A docudrama entitled Ả Đào (Songstress) on ca trù (ceremonial singing) folk music will be made this year. The film crew includes scriptwriter Bùi Trọng Hiền and director Nguyễn Trung Thành. Hiền is known as a folk music researcher and this is his first filmmaking venture. Thể Thao & Văn Hóa (Sports and Culture) reporter Cúc Đường chats with Hiền about the docudrama
Animated film Raya and the Last Dragon was touted prior to release as breaking the mould, introducing the first Southeast Asian Disney princess and the first Disney movie inspired by the region.
In an effort to proactively present Vietnamese literature to foreign readers, Hà Nội Publishing House has recently released a bilingual Vietnamese-English anthology of short stories: A Rainy Night in the City (Một đêm mưa trong thành phố).
Stella Ciorra, vice chairwoman of Friends of Vietnam Heritage, not only loves Vietnamese heritage but also its culture, and especially áo dài. She spoke with Ngô Minh about why.
Writer Nguyễn Huy Thiệp, who has been considered a phenomenon of Vietnamese literature passed away on Sunday at his home in Hà Nội. He was 71.