Vietnam’s fashion designs introduced in London
Two fashion collections by designers Lan Huong and Jordan Nguyen made debut in London, the UK, on March 30 as part of a Vietnam discovering event held at the D-Contemporary gallery.
New stamp collection promotes images of biological diversity in Vietnam
Vietnam Post Corporation under the Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a new stamp collection depicting the blooming flowers from fern trees (Jacaranda mimosifolia) that grow abundantly in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to promote the images of biological diversity in Vietnam to the public.
“Heritage Journey” photography contest 2023 launched
“Heritage Journey” photography contest is available from April 1 – July 31 for professional photographers living in Vietnam and abroad.
Vietnamese arts introduced at an exhibition in UK
Art works by such Vietnamese famous artists as Thanh Chuong, Huong Duc Dung, Nguyen Minh Son, and Phuong Binh are on display at an exhibition entitled “Colours of Homeland” which opened in London on March 29.
Ninh Thuan Grape and Wine Festival 2023 to highlight local products and culture
Ninh Thuan Grape and Wine Festival 2023 will take place in the south central province of Ninh Thuan from June 13 to 18 to highlight the local products and culture.
15 short stories by Vietnamese writer introduced to Korean readers
A collection of 15 short stories written by local author Nguyen Huy Thiep have been introduced to Korean readers by Wisdom Publishing House.
Two sets of Khanh Son ancient lithophone return to Khanh Hoa province
On March 27, the Vietnam National Sub-Institute of Culture and Arts Studies in Ho Chi Minh City coordinated with Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Culture and Sports to organize a ceremony to handover two sets of Khanh Son ancient lithophone.
Festival of French Gastronomy in Vietnam to take place from April 14 -16
According to the Embassy of France in Vietnam, Festival of French Gastronomy in Vietnam 2023 entitled “Walk in France” will take place at Ly Thai To Square and the pedestrian around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi from April 14 to 16.
Protecting and promoting values of national treasures in Hanoi
Hanoi, home to 28 groups of national treasures with 297 items that are closely attached with the Thang Long-Hanoi culture and history, is working hard to protect and promote the values of the treasures and bring them closer to the community.
Ballet suite “Carmen” to be performed in HCM City
According to the Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO), the ballet suite “Carmen” will be performed at the Saigon Opera House in the city on April 2.
Da Nang Asian Film Festival to be held from May 9 to 13
The Vietnam Association of Film Promotion and Development will coordinate with the authoroties of Da Nang, and the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema to organize the Da Nang Asian Film Festival 2023 (DANAFF 2023) in Da Nang city from May 9 to 13.
75 lotus paintings to be displayed at Quan Su pagoda in Hanoi
75 lotus paintings by Buddhist follower, artist Kim Duc will be displayed at an exhibition “Vietnamese lotus 2023 – The art of purity” which opened at Quan Su pagoda in Hanoi on March 25.
Exhibition on Vietnam’s revolutionary cinema opens in HCM City
Exhibition on Vietnam’s revolutionary cinema has opened at Ho Chi Minh City University of Culture in Thu Duc city.
Exhibition on Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa opens in Quang Tri
The central Quang Tri provincial Department of Information and Communications, has coordinated with the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the People’s Committee of Quang Tri town to open a mobile exhibition of maps and materials testifying to Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa.
Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s workplace included in cluster of national historical relic sites
The house where Alexandre Yersin, a Swiss-born doctor and bacteriologist, lived in and worked in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has been included in the cluster of national historical relic sites dedicated to him.
Diverse activities to take place during Ca Mau - Destination 2023
A wide range of activities, including a hot-air balloon festival and a shrimp festival, will take place in the southern province of Ca Mau during the "Ca Mau - Destination 2023" programme to mark National Reunification Day on April 30 and May Day on May 1 to promote the locality’s tourism potential.
180 photos on world heritages in Vietnam and Laos to be displayed in late April
180 photos on UNESCO-recognised world heritage sites in both Laos and Vietnam will be displayed at an exhibition which will open the Laotian capital of Vientiane on April 20 as part of activities aimed at strengthening cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Diverse activities across Vietnam mark International Day of Happiness
Many provinces and city have organized activities as well as provide the public the information on the history and meaning of International Day of Happiness (March 20), as well as the Government’s policies on social security, in order to build a prosperous, progressive, civilised, and happy family.
Award ceremony of 2023 Journalist's Open Singing Contest
The award ceremony of the 2023 Journalist's Open Singing Contest has been held at the in Hanoi within the framework of activities of the 2023 National Press Festival.
Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange in northern Bac Giang province
A Vietnam-Japan cultural exchange has taken place in the northern province of Bac Giang to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.
Russian romantic composer music night to take place on March in HCM City
Russian famous romantic composer Sergei Rachmaninov Music Night will take place at Ho Chi Minh City’s Opera House on March 26 to mark the 150th his birthday (1873 - 2023).
Vietnam grabs 17 golds at SEA Karate Federation Championships
The nation won 17 gold medals during the Southeast Asia Karate Federation (SEAKF) Championships 2023’s first day of competition, with the event currently underway in the Philippines.
35 black-and-white photos about late composer Trinh Cong Son on display in Hue
35 black-and-white photos taken by photographer Duong Minh Long which capture the everyday moments late composer Trinh Cong Son are on display at an exhibition which opened at at the Center for Culture, Information and Sports in Hue City, the hometown of the composer, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 16.
Hung King Festival 2023 to begin on April 20
Diverse activities will be held during at Hung King Festival 2023 in the northern midland province of Phu Tho which is scheduled to begin on April 20 to mark the death anniversary of Hung Kings, considered the founders of Vietnam.
2023 National Press Festival opens
On March 17, the 2023 National Press Festival entitled “Solidarity-professionalism-culture-innovation” opened at Hanoi Museum to bring together 63 journalists’ associations of the country's cities and provinces, and 60 central and local press agencies, with 87 booths displaying outstanding publications in 2022 and the first quarter of this year.
Francophone Film Festival in Vietnam
(CPV) - Francophone Film Festival in Vietnam will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from March 18 to 24 to provide an opportunity for film lovers to discover fascinating stories in the countries of the Francophonie and experience the Francophone community's cultural diversity.
Russian version of Vietnam’s famous chronicle launched
An eight-volume Russian version of “Dai Viet su ky toan thu” (Complete Book of the Historical Records of Dai Viet), a famous chronicle of Vietnam, has been translated from the Han (Chinese) language and debuted.
Cultural activities welcome National Press Festival 2023
To celebrate the National Press Festival in 2023, the Hanoi Museum, where the main events of the festival will take place, will organize many activities to increase the attractiveness of the big festival of press workers across the country.
Some 300 athletes respond to Olympic Running Day for Health of the People
The Phu Tho Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has coordinated with the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Viecombank) to launch Olympic Running Day for the Health of the People in 2023 with the participation of nearly 300 athletes.
Binh Duong launches Olympic Run Day for Health of People and Half Marathon
The southern province of Binh Duong has launched Olympic Run Day for Health of People and Half Marathon 2023 in celebration of the 77th anniversary of the Vietnamese traditional day of sports and physical training.