Balade en France 2014 kicks off in HCMC, hopes to attract thousands of diners

The fifth annual Balade en France, one of the biggest French cuisine and wine festivals in Vietnam, on October 24 kicked off at Ho Chi Minh City's Hotel Equatorial in District 5. A representative of the festival's organizers, Gregoire Debre, Southeast Asia and Taiwan regional manager of Sopexa, the French agency for the international marketing of food, wine and lifestyle, told Tuoi Tre News that the event attracted around a thousand diners on the first day and is expected to welcome another … [Read more...]

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Toyota Classics Concert 2014 to take place at the HCM City

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(Cinet)- The Toyota Classics Concert 2014 will take place at the HCM City Opera House on November 18 with the participation of the Convent Garden Soloists Orchestra from London's world-renowned Royal Opera House. … [Read more...]

Paintings of Hanoi streets

Hang Be street by Bui Xuan Phai

(VOVworld)- Hanoi's beauty has inspired a lot of painters, songwriters, and composers. Through their works of art, many painters beautifully portrayed Hanoi, its ancient and modern charm. … [Read more...]

London orchestra to perform in HCM City

The Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra will perform in HCM City on November 18 at the Toyota Classics Concert 2014. - Photo toyota.com.m

HA NOI (VNS) - The Toyota Classics Concert 2014 will take place at the HCM City Opera House on November 18. … [Read more...]

Beautiful handicrafts of Tohoku to be on display

A handicraft product of Japan

PANO - An exhibition on Tohoku's heritage of arts and craft, themed "Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan", will be jointly organised from October 31st to December 22nd in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi by the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam and Consulate-General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...]

Best heritage photos on display in Ho Chi Minh City

Ha Long bay - a world natural heritage site (Photo: VNA) … [Read more...]

Over 140 old paintings on display

The Saigon Times Daily The collection features works of renowned artists graduated from the Indochinese Fine Arts College and Gia Dinh Fine Art College in the early 20th century like Nguyen Sang, Nguyen Phi Hoanh, Diep Minh Chau, Vo Lang and Nguyen Van Anh. Also on display are pieces by gifted painters in 1954-1975 such as Nguyen Cao Thuong, Huynh Phuong Dong and Nguyen Thanh Chau. The exhibits are about war times, daily life of Vietnamese people after 1975 and landscape as well as … [Read more...]

Colourful art by children on display in Ha Giang

The Hanoitimes - Colourful art by children from the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is on display at an exhibition in the capital. The exhibition is the result of a charity art project initiated by Taiwanese student Kuo Yen Wei, who is pursuing his PhD degree in Vietnamese Studies at Hanoi National University. The idea for the project came to Wei in 2013, when he travelled to Ha Giang to research the culture in the remote mountainous area. "During that trip I realised that local … [Read more...]

UK Contemporary Dance “Without Stars”

The Hanoitimes - Without Stars and There We Have Been, two dance productions which were inspired by Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood, will be performed in Vietnam on 22, 25 and 26 October. Organised by the British Council Vietnam, this is part of the East Asia tour of the acclaimed James Cousins dance company. James Cousins and his dancers will hit the Youth Theatre in Hanoi in a one-night-only show on 22 October; they will then bring their productions to IDECAF stage on 25 and 26. A … [Read more...]