Ongoing Belgium exhibit shows Vietnam’s etched paintings

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An exhibition displaying etched paintings by Vietnamese and Belgian artists is on view at a museum in Verviers City, Belgium until next month. " /> … [Read more...]

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Choreographer John Huy considers life a game

Vietnamese-Canadian John Huy Tran speaks at a press briefi ng in HCMC for his first live show 'Song - Life is a Game' - Photo: My Tran

My Tran The show is directed by the choreographer and artist Linh Rateau in collaboration with young choreographers and dancers of Urban Dance Group. … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 16/9

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Game show capitalises on mixed marriages in Viet Nam HCM City Television is working with the MayQ Media to launch a new singing TV game show targeting Vietnamese and foreign husbands and wives living in Viet Nam. Vo Chong Minh Hat (Husband and Wife Sing Together), which will start next month, is expected to help the couples keep their love in marriage through the passion of music. Couples of all ages are encouraged to send their photos and records or music video clips to the organiser at … [Read more...]

Paintings by OVs depict beautiful rural scenes, women

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Nguyen Trong Khoi, an overseas Vietnamese living in Boston, the US, is showing 20 of his oil paintings at the Cam Xuc Dai Ngan (Sylvan Sentiments) exhibition at Tu Do Gallery in HCM City. The paintings, which were all created in recent years, depict rural landscapes and the beauty and freedom of mountains in nature. Some of the paintings contain only grey, black and white, depicting people in nature. Others are in vivid colours that show women in states of joyfulness and sadness. … [Read more...]

French dance group to perform contemporary work

HCM CITY (VNS) - A new contemporary performance named Your Ghost Is Not Enough by the French dance group Kubilai Khan Investigations will be staged at IDECAF (Institut D'Echanges Culturels Avec La France) next Friday, September 26, in HCM City. "Nobody bathes twice in the same river" is the philosophy behind choreographer Frank Micheletti's work. The dance is between a man and a woman who express the way they feel about each other and how they accept the other's world. Micheletti says he … [Read more...]

Festival spotlights modern dance

Dynamic: Dancers perform Scarabe (Dung Rolling Beetle), one of the pieces to be featured at the contemporary dance festival. - Photo courtesy the Goethe Institute

HA NOI (VNS) - The fourth international festival, Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance, will be held from September 24-28 at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Theatre in Ha Noi. … [Read more...]

Vietnam National Symphony performs in Russia

Under the baton of renowned Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji, the VNSO brought classical music lovers an opportunity to enjoy classic pieces written by Vietnamese musicians Do Hong Quan and Pham Minh Thanh as well as concerto No. 12 by famed Russian musician Shostakovich. The concert also featured the Vietnamese violinist Le Hoai Nam. The works written by Vietnamese musicians were a combination between classic music and Vietnam's traditional music. The event was a chance to promote … [Read more...]

Printed paintings by Vietnamese Artists exhibited in Belgium

Work by Ngo Anh Co (Photo: the organizing board)

From September 14 to October 19, at the Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics in Verviers City, Belgium, an art exhibition titled "Vietnam - Belgium printed paintings in dialogues" will be held for the first time. Vietnamese artist, Pham Khac Quang, joined with his colleagues Le Huy Tiep, Ngo Anh Co, Nguyen Nghia Phuong, Phan Hai Bang and Pham Khac Quang in the artwork display, along with Belgian, Pol Authom and his colleagues. With the exhibits, participating artists aim to help audiences discover … [Read more...]

Contemporary dance play “The Mist” to comeback

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(Cinet)- The new version of a contemporary dance play which tells a pastoral Vietnamese tale will feature live music in its Ho Chi Minh City performances in September and October 2014. … [Read more...]

Paintings by overseas Vietnamese depict beautiful rural scenes, women

Nguoi Phu Nu Ao Do (Woman in Red) by overseas Vietnamese Nguyen Trong Khoi, whose oil paintings are being exhibited at Tu Do Gallery in HCM City. - VNS File Photo.

HCM CITY (VNS) - Nguyen Trong Khoi, an overseas Vietnamese living in Boston, the US, is showing 20 of his oil paintings at the Cam Xuc Dai Ngan (Sylvan Sentiments) exhibition at Tu Do Gallery in HCM City. … [Read more...]