One day at Hoan Kiem Lake

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(VOVworld) - Summer has finally arrived in Hanoi. The whole city shines bright under warm sunlight. Though Hanoi's summer is pretty hot with the average temperature of 33 DC, locals and tourists could still feel the slight coolness from the breeze that sometimes sweeps through the trees. Summer might be the best time to visit Hanoi and Hoan Kiem Lake might be the best destination if one wants to explore Hanoi to the full. Located at the center of Hanoi, the 12-hectar freshwater lake always … [Read more...]

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Art & Entertainment News 16/6

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Giant whale skeleton preserved … [Read more...]

Ca Hue recognised as national heritage

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VGP - Ca Hue (traditional Hue singing) has been recognised as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Ca Hue is said to bear similar significance to Vietnamese traditional music like don ca tai tu(Southern folk music) and ca tru (ceremonial singing) performed in the north. … [Read more...]

Broadway opera hits performed in HCM City

A ballet performance titled "Flowers in the City" was arranged and performed by HCM City’s Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera’s artists. (Photo: hanoigrapevine.com)

(VOVworld) – Extracts of famous Broadway opera hits will continue to be performed in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday. This is the second time the city’s Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera will arrange and perform the extracts to meet the demand of classical music lovers. … [Read more...]

Sampling of Broadway musicals to be staged in HCMC

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Excerpts from world famous Broadway musicals will be staged at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House. … [Read more...]

Music festival connects Vietnamese youth in Czech Republic

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One performance at the music festival. (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]

Excerpts from Broadway shows to be performed in HCM City

A performance featuring excerpts from renowned Broadway musical theatre shows will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 19. The show will be presented by artists from the city’s Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera under the baton of conductor Tran Nhat Minh. Staged the first time in HCM City in 2014, the show received a warm welcome from Vietnamese audiences. Broadway musicals are widely considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the world.-VNA … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 15/6

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VN photo shortlisted in Britain … [Read more...]

Art show dubbed Vietnam intangible heritage

Preservation: A Tuong Xu Quang (Quang Nam classic drama region) performance is seen at Da Nang's Nguyen Hien Dinh Theatre. — Photo Da Nang Newspaper

VietNamNet Bridge – The Tuong Xu Quang (Quang Nam classic drama region) art performance has been recognised as a National Intangible Heritage. The central city's culture, sport and tourism department said the art features the national development by generations of Quang Nam people. … [Read more...]

Art show dubbed intangible heritage

Preservation: A Tuong Xu Quang (Quang Nam classic drama region) performance is seen at Da Nang's Nguyen Hien Dinh Theatre. — Photo Da Nang Newspaper

Da Nang (VNS) — The Tuong Xu Quang (Quang Nam classic drama region) art performance has been recognised as a National Intangible Heritage. … [Read more...]