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Concert to celebrate Vietnam - Japan diplomatic ties Concert to celebrate Vietnam - Japan diplomatic ties
Jul 06 2018

The 2018 Special Toyota Concert will take place at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on July 13 as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.

Winner of online contest to get free tour of marvelous Son Doong Cave Winner of online contest to get free tour of marvelous Son Doong Cave
Jul 04 2018

An online knowledge contest on Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park was launched on June 6 with the grand prize being a US$6,000 tour to explore Son Doong - the largest cave in the world.

Vietnam attends 42nd session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Vietnam attends 42nd session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee
Jun 29 2018

Dang Thi Bich Lien, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and Vice Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National UNESCO Committee, is leading a Vietnamese delegation to participate in the 42nd session...

Authorities seek UNESCO recognition for Đông Hồ painting Authorities seek UNESCO recognition for Đông Hồ painting
Jun 28 2018

Authorities in northern Bắc Ninh Province are planning to compile a dossier on the Vietnamese folk art of Đông Hồ painting in a bid to secure UNESCO recognition.

Exhibition “Perfect Reality” opened to visitors Exhibition “Perfect Reality” opened to visitors
Jun 08 2018

Solo exhibition “Perfect Reality” by artist Luu Tuyen was opened to visitors at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on June 6. The exhibition features 30 artworks using mixed media on canvas and...

New vitality of Dao Thuc water puppetry New vitality of Dao Thuc water puppetry
May 28 2018

More than ten years ago, Nguyen The Nghi at Thuy Lam commune, Dong Anh district, in Hanoi, began looking for ways to develop Dao Thuc water puppetry, such as promoting the art through tourism...

Vietnam impresses at Prague international art festival Vietnam impresses at Prague international art festival
May 28 2018

Traditional Vietnamese dances received great applause at the 20th international art-cultural festival of national minorities in the Czech Republic, held from May 24-28, under the theme “Prague-Heart...

Arts programme honours President Ho Chi Minh Arts programme honours President Ho Chi Minh
May 21 2018

An arts programme was held in Ho Chi Minh Ciy on May 19, to celebrate the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh.

More than 20 Vietnamese and French troupes compete at performing arts festival More than 20 Vietnamese and French troupes compete at performing arts festival
May 21 2018

The Performing Arts Spring Festival (PAS 2018) is taking place at the Vietnam National Drama Theatre in Hanoi, from May 18 to 20, featuring performances by 23 troupes from Vietnam and France.

Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate Vietnam’s bai choi art receives UNESCO heritage certificate
May 07 2018

A ceremony was held in Binh Dinh province on May 5, to receive a certificate recognising bai choi, a form of folk singing popular in central Vietnam, as a UNESCO intangible heritage of humanity.

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