Vietnam’s top ten musical events of 2014

The Nghe Tinh Vi - Giam folk singing was recognised by UNESCO as a world intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

VietNamNet Bridge – The Music and Press Club, under the Vietnam Musicians’ Association (VMA), and the Vietnam Journalists’ Association on December 16 announced the top ten Vietnamese musical events and activities of 2014. 1. Nghe Tinh Vi-Giam folk singing was recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a world intangible cultural heritage of humanity on November 27. … [Read more...]

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Bells ring across VN for holy night

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As chilly gusts of wind overwhelm the north of the country, people are preparing for the festive season. Lights appear on fake pine trees at offices, hotels and restaurants while Christmas melodies fill the air at cafes on every street corner. The largest-ever Christmas festive nights at Hanoi's West Lake Waterpark on December 23 and 24 promise to host up to 40,000 people. The night will contain various "surprising factors", according to the waterpark and Heartlink JSC, which co-organised the … [Read more...]

International dance festival winds down in HCM City

The Republic of Korea’s dancers Chien Wei Wu and Lee Tsung Hsuan

Choreographers and dance troupes from eight countries around the globe performed December 7-16 at the second annual International Dance Festival in Ho Chi Minh City. Together with artists from Italy, France, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, the Philippines and Israel, Vietnamese artists brought contemporary dance performances with messages on the meaning of life to audiences. … [Read more...]

10 typical events of music in 2014

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(Cinet)- The Vietnam Musicians’ Association (VMA), and the Vietnam Journalists’ Association announced the top ten Vietnamese musical events and activities of 2014 on December 16. … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 17/12

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First private war remnants museum opens in Hanoi The first-ever private war remnants museum just opened in downtown Ha Noi. The museum features thousands of war objects gathered across the country over the past 20 years by Nguyen Manh Hiep, a war veteran. The collection, which includes bomb shells, soldiers' utilities and photos, is being displayed in a 30-sq.m yard in front of Hiep's house, No 9, lane 144/2, An Duong Vuong Road. Young talents gather at HBSO concert … [Read more...]

Int’l dance festival winds down in HCM city

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(VOV) - Choreographers and dance troupes from eight countries around the globe performed December 7-16 at the second annual International Dance Festival in HCM City. Together with artists from Italy, France, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, the Philippines and Israel, Vietnamese artists brought contemporary dance performances with messages on the meaning of life to audiences. … [Read more...]

Musical about Navy to make debut

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Young actors to perform in the musical Cay Bang Vuong, which will be staged on December 22 in HCM City to mark the 70th anniversary of the Viet Nam People's Army. — VNS Photo Thuy Binh … [Read more...]

Hai Duong holds firmly to 7th place

On December 13 and 14, Hai Duong's delegation continued to compete in the remaining events of the 7th National Games.>> Hai Duong-hosted sports end>> Hai Duong's rowing team ranks second>> Hai Duong wins three more golds>> Tran Thi Len wins first gold for Hai Duong>> Hai Duong delegation currently in 7th place By the end of December 14, Hai Duong's delegation had basically completed the competition program of the 7th National Games with 24 golds, 24 silvers, and 35 … [Read more...]

Major Events in Hanoi, HCMC on December 15-21

Noteworthy arts and culture events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from December 15-21:HanoiThe Rose of Autumn Concert Dong Phong Art Gallery 3 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi "Townscapes" is a solo exhibition by the accomplished artist Do Minh Tam held in the small Dong Phong Gallery, known to art lovers for several successful art shows earlier this year. The exhibition will display the most recent of Do Minh Tam’s extraordinary paintings, showing new talents of an artist … [Read more...]