Woman’s Day event to support young girls

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A fundraising event to support young girls will be held at Saigon Outcast on Woman's Day (March 8). The event will feature speeches on women's issues, workshops on yoga and zumba, live dance and music performances by dancers Emily Navarra and Anh Pham, DJs Starchild and Will Henly, and bands The Magic Pinions, Cat Pylon and James & the Van der Beeks. … [Read more...]

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200 artists featured on DVD for Lunar New Year

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200 artists featured on DVD for Lunar New Year. (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]

To make Hue cultural urban area in ASEAN

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Huong (Perfume) river in Hue city … [Read more...]

Volunteer tour guides show foreigners around capital city

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Phung Ngoc Phuong Linh (left) poses with tourists at Ha Noi's historic Long Bien Bridge. (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]

7 perfect gifts for Vietnamese Lunar New Year

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Vietnamese puppetry in global spotlight

Mesmerising: Homeland Melody also won the audience's prize at the ASEAN and China puppetry festival held in China in 2013.

Nhip Dieu Que Huong (Homeland Melody), staged by the Viet Nam Puppetry Theatre, won the grand prize at the Harmony World Puppet Carnival in Bangkok last year – the highest international award that Vietnamese puppetry performers have ever received. The puppets have been packed off to Viet Nam, and their costumes are already in storage, but the Viet Nam Puppetry Theatre's artists are still unable to stop smiling. … [Read more...]

Hue opens all monuments for free visits during Tet

Visitors at the Thai Hoa Palace inside the former Royal Citadel in Hue. The weather is pretty nice in days ahead Tet.

Hue will offer free entry to its monument for three days over the Tet holiday, giving locals and tourists access to the former royal city. According to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre, entry to all monuments would be free of charge from February 19-21. … [Read more...]

Hue monuments offer free admission

The front of An Dinh Palace in Hue – Photo: VNP

VietNamNet Bridge – Hue will offer free entry to its monuments for three days over the Tet holiday, giving locals and tourists access to the former royal city. According to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre, entry to all monuments would be free of charge from February 19-21. … [Read more...]

Performers featured on New Year DVD

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VietNamNet Bridge – More than 200 singers, dancers, musicians, and theatre performers in HCM City are featured in a performance on a DVD released today for Lunar New Year. The work, Xuan Dat Viet-Tet Que Huong (Vietnamese Spring- Welcome Lunar New Year in Homeland), features song, and theatre and fashion performances. … [Read more...]

Spring comes to imperial Hue city

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The traditional custom of erecting "cay neu" has marked the arrival of spring in central imperial city of Hue (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]