Photo of Vietnamese couple nominated among 50 best in int'l contest

The photo "Forever in Love" of an elderly Vietnamese couple has been nominated among the 50 best in an Agora Image contest.

Vietnam win five awards at Swiss film festival

Vietnamese filmmakers bagged five awards in different categories at the 2019 Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland.

Northern district gets busy making paper paraphernalia

Bac Ninh Province's Song Ho District gets busy making paper models of earthly luxuries for those in the afterworld.
August 14, 2019 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Saigon book street: Calm in the eye of the storm

“There is peace even in the storm,” said Vincent van Gogh.
August 11, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

​Vietnamese troupe wins Southeast Asia dance competition

Vietnamese troupe Lyricist has won the Super 24 dance competition in Singapore for the first time ever.
August 08, 2019 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese art suffers from a reputation for fakes

The Vietnamese art scene has been a preserve of fakes for long, but originality is trying to reassert itself.
August 07, 2019 | 12:44 pm GMT+7

Five most popular music videos of Vietnamese pop prince on YouTube

As Son Tung M-TP’s continues to upend the Vietnamese music industry, we look at his five tracks with most views on YouTube.
July 31, 2019 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Backstage a bling-bling night, a drag-queen drama

In the darkness enveloping the edge of the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, drag queens meticulously set the stage for a fun evening.
July 17, 2019 | 07:14 pm GMT+7

Film on LGBT-families to hit big screens next month

Thua Me Con Di (Goodbye Mother), a bittersweet LGBT-themed Vietnamese movie, will premiere in national cinemas on August 18.
July 17, 2019 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

Hanoi installation exhibition to underline problem of waste

A joint Vietnamese-French exhibition titled ‘Let’s reduce waste!’ will open next week at the French Cultural Center in Hanoi.
July 08, 2019 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Vietnamese nudes fetch big bucks abroad but remain taboo at home

At foreign auctions, Vietnamese nude paintings sometimes fetch upward of $1 million, but within the country they remain under wraps.
July 07, 2019 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

German trio to perform classical works in Saigon

Germany’s Boulanger Trio will perform in HCMC on Sunday evening at the start of a summer music program for young learners.
July 07, 2019 | 12:31 pm GMT+7

A dancer flits between the divine and the mundane

A dance to commune with goddesses, a dying tradition, gives a transgender artist peace, happiness and strength to confront adversity.
July 05, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese pop star, Snoop Dogg storm YouTube with new music video

Vietnamese pop sensation Son Tung M-TP has broken a slew of records with his new song creating an immediate global impact.
July 02, 2019 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Vietnamese films set new revenue records

Four films have crossed the VND100 billion ($4.3 million) mark so far this year, one of them the highest grossing Vietnamese film of all time. 
July 01, 2019 | 01:51 pm GMT+7
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