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Series showcases Vietnamese culture, music and cuisine

Series showcases Vietnamese culture, music and cuisine

A new cultural and music project to introduce Vietnam to people at home and abroad has been launched by several TV stations and HCM City organisations.

Hanoi theater to remake The Tale of Kieu with modern music

Hanoi theater to remake The Tale of Kieu with modern music

The masterpiece “Truyen Kieu” (The Tale of Kieu) by Nguyen Du, one of Vietnam’s greatest poets in the 18th century, will be revived on stage with the remake of modern music, reports Vietnamplus.  

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First ever Hanoi Mardi Gras Festival to cheer up LGBT communities

First ever Hanoi Mardi Gras Festival to cheer up LGBT communities

The first-ever Hanoi Mardi Gras Festival, which aims to highlight and celebrate the city’s LGBT community, will hold its main celebration March 24 at the Australian Embassy.

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Robin Hood rides into Croatia for new film

Robin Hood rides into Croatia for new film

After hosting Star Wars and Game of Thrones, Croatia’s Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham on Monday for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.

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Top 10 trends on the New York catwalk

Top 10 trends on the New York catwalk

New York - New York fashion week wrapped with designers unable to agree on the season, the future of the runway in jeopardy and anti-Donald Trump political outrage palpable.

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Central province throws festival fit for sea gods

Central province throws festival fit for sea gods

The immense ocean and its intimidating ambience has always been unpredictable to the fishermen. Traditionally, fishermen have reposed their faith on supernatural forces, expecting them to ensure their safety during fishing trips and help them net bumper catch.

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London Fashion Week brings Brexit worries to the catwalks

London Fashion Week brings Brexit worries to the catwalks

LONDON: The British fashion industry kicked off its seasonal showcase on Friday (Feb 17) urging the government not to damage a thriving sector by cutting immigration and trade ties with the EU after Brexit.

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Firework festival to light up Danang: Infographic

Firework festival to light up Danang: Infographic

Fireworks will highlight Danang city’s sky. Many events will be held through the night.

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Vietnamese pop video tops views on Youtube

Vietnamese pop video tops views on Youtube

Vietnamese pop singer Son Tung M-TP has once again become record breaker with his new hit Noi nay co anh (I Am Here).

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Top five festivals worth discovering in northern Vietnam

Top five festivals worth discovering in northern Vietnam

The first month of the Lunar New Year is a perfect time for curious people to visit festivals. Following are top five festivals one should discover in northern Vietnam during this time of year, according to Vietnamplus.

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Pianists gear up for contest in town

Pianists gear up for contest in town

The Music Training and Development Center under the HCM City Conservatory of Music will host the HCM City Piano Competition 2017 for local and international amateur and professional contestants aged between 6 and 24 from June 14-18.

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One night of psychedelic rock in Hanoi

One night of psychedelic rock in Hanoi

A rock concert featuring local and Thailand band will be held in  Hanoi Creative Cityon on February 26.

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Flowers tell stories of love

Flowers tell stories of love

Twenty Vietnamese flower artisans are displaying original floral installation works at a new exhibition in Hanoi to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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'La La Land' picks up five British Bafta awards

'La La Land' picks up five British Bafta awards

LONDON: Hollywood musical "La La Land" picked up five British Bafta film awards on Sunday (Feb 12), including best director and actress, paving the way for Oscar success later this month.

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Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

Dao Thuc village water puppetry lures visitors

When spring comes, people flock to Dao Thuc village on the outskirts of Hanoi to watch comical water puppet performances.

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Interesting folk games in Tet season

Interesting folk games in Tet season

In the Lunar New Year (Tet) season, there are folk games across the country, including tug-of-war, swinging and cock fighting. For many Vietnamese, the games are part of their childhood.

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