How Hanoi looks like 100 years ago?
The recent famous sightless Vietnamese woman Christine Ha has won the first place of the reality show “Master Chef” 3rd season on its final night.
The Bat Trang Ceramic Village and Van Phuc Silk Village are two significant handicraft villages that are tipped to become major tourist destinations.
The National Geographic magazine has picked the entry photo, “My balloon” by photographer Vo Anh Kiet as the second prize winner at the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012.
New Cham art shows were initiated at Po Sah Inu in Phan Thiet town (Binh Thuan province) by the management board of the relics.
Three Vietnamese architecture works have won the 2012 Green Good Design Awards initiated by the US-based Chicago Athenaeum museum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
A national Vi-Dam Folk Singing Festival has been taking place in the central city of Vinh City since 23 June.
A series of cultural and intellectual events will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during May as part of the 2012 European Days in Hanoi.
There are numerous things to do if you are in Vietnam for the coming national holiday: April 30 and May 1. Here are some suggestions:
The 2012 Halong Tourism week will be taking place from April 24 – May 2 with many cultural, arts, tourism and sporting activities.
Lasting from April 11th to 16th, 2012, the one-week event features many cultural activities, including a music performance by the famous Venezuelan folk band Tambores de San Millán (drums of San Millán).
Long An Palace, regarded as one of the most outstanding constructions in Hue City, has just been reopened for visitors since March 25 2012, after three years of a conservation project.
Chau Van Singing Club (full name: Vietnam's Chau Van arts preservation club) has officially been established on March 21st at Luu Phai Temple, Thanh Tri, Hanoi with hundreds of participants, including many artists and researchers on the field.
A troupe of 12 artists from Thang Long Water Puppet Theater is giving fascinating Vietnamese water puppet performances in the Festival de Títere (puppet festival in Habana), from March 23th to 25th, 2012,at the invitation of Cuban Ministry of Culture.
If you are considering visiting Vietnam this March, remember to mark your calendar with these cannot-miss events.
Vietnamese costumes and jewelry in the early 20th century are being featured at an ongoing painting exhibition, held at L’Espace, No.1 Le Hong Phong Street, Hue city.
The well-known Japanese artistic group named Paramodel projects to hold an exhibition of plastic model at Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Hanoi from February 17th to March 11th, 2012.
A Vietnamese ceramics exhibition titled “Dragon and Lotus Blossoms”, the largest ever of its kind in the US is being held at the Birmingham Museum of Art in the State of Alabama.
The Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City is going to screen the award-wining Aussie comedy Bran Nue Dae at Ho Chi Minh City’s Youth Cultural House, on February 13th, 2012 to mark the fourth anniversary of national apology.
A series of Vietnamese traditional water puppet performance named “Le Maitre des marionnettes" (The Master of water puppetry) is going to show at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris from February 10th to 28th, 2012.