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Broadway play “Lend me a tenor” to hit city stage

Broadway play “Lend me a tenor” to hit city stage

Tony award-winning Broadway play “Lend me a tenor” will be staged for the first time by Saigon’s English-language Dragonfly Theater at the Soul Live Project in District 3, HCMC at 7:30 p.m. on November 24, 25 and 26, and December 1, 2 and 3.

Prince Harry Visits Schoolchildren in Lesotho, Speaks Out in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Prince Harry Visits Schoolchildren in Lesotho, Speaks Out in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Taking a page from his mom’s charitable handbook, Prince Harry made his first public appearance since completing his tour of military duty in Afghanistan on Wednesday by visiting schoolchildren in the poverty-stricken African country of Lesotho.

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Legend of Thanh Giong presented in Germany

Legend of Thanh Giong presented in Germany

The legend of Thanh Giong, one of four immortals of Vietnamese folk belief, was introduced to German friends for the first time in an orchestral piece performed by the Berliner Symphoniker at Philharmonie Hall, Berlin, on February 24.

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Short film contest features Earth Hour 2013

Short film contest features Earth Hour 2013

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched a nationwide short-film competition in response to the Earth Hour 2013 campaign.

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Antique kimono on display in Hoi An

Antique kimono on display in Hoi An

A collection of antique kimonos will be on display at Kisetsu, a shop on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in the ancient city of Hoi An, through March 25.

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French agencies to host Vietnamese folk painting workshop

French agencies to host Vietnamese folk painting workshop

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the French Academy of the Far East (EFEO) will hold a workshop on “Vietnamese folk painting – Trio painting sets” tomorrow.

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Saigon Cyclo Challenge to raise funds for disadvantaged children

Saigon Cyclo Challenge to raise funds for disadvantaged children

The 13th Saigon Cyclo Challenge, an annual event that raises funds to provide educational opportunities for disadvantaged children, will be held on Sunday morning, March 10 at the Crescent area in HCM City’s District 7.

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Films vie for national awards

Films vie for national awards

Film screenings will begin in HCM City this weekend to prepare for the annual Golden Kite Awards ceremony organised by the Viet Nam Cinematography Association.

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Ministry names overseas singers banned from performances in Vietnam

Ministry names overseas singers banned from performances in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has officially requested a ban on six overseas singers from performing in Vietnam due to their joining in a recently released DVD that contained negative comments about Vietnam.

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Ha Noi's very first leaf painting show to open

Ha Noi's very first leaf painting show to open

An art exhibition featuring paintings created from natural leaves will open to public in Ha Noi on March 7. Titled Dance of Leaves, the exhibition showcases 20 unique artworks by artist Le Dac Trung.

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Van Mieu to receive Memory of the World certificate

Van Mieu to receive Memory of the World certificate

Hanoi hold a ceremony to receive the UNESCO’s certificate that include 82 stone steles at Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in the list of heritages recognized as the Memory of the World Register.

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Jimi Hendrix innovations showcased in new album

Jimi Hendrix innovations showcased in new album

More than 42 years after his death, Jimi Hendrix is making a comeback with a new album that brings together a dozen innovative studio recordings from 1968 and 1969.

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Spielberg to make mini-series about Napoleon

Spielberg to make mini-series about Napoleon

Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg is to make a television mini-series about Napoleon, based on a screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, he told a French broadcaster.

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Folk woodcut painting craft to seek UNESCO recognition

Folk woodcut painting craft to seek UNESCO recognition

A dossier outlining how to make Dong Ho folk woodcut paintings will be prepared for submission to UNESCO for recognition as an intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.

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Justin Bieber collapses on stage

Justin Bieber collapses on stage

Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber collapsed on stage after experiencing breathing problems during his concert in London.

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HCM City student crowned coffee queen

HCM City student crowned coffee queen

The new ambassador of Vietnamese coffee is 22-year-old Nguyen Lam Diem Trang, a student at the HCM City National University who emerged victorious in the Queen of Coffee pageant held on Sunday night in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

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