Ranked in the list of 10 most beautiful destinations in Southeast Asia, USA Today writes that Hanoi is noisy, crowded, busy and motorbike-clogged but the capital of Vietnam still has its own charm, visitors may see locals taking tai-chi lessons in beautiful parks or street vendors carrying fresh fruits and flowers in their baskets. For the scene of Halong Bay, the USA Today describes that with its exceptional scenic beauty and outstanding geological values, the destination is one of the most beautiful places in South East Asia. According to the newspaper, the bay features thousands of giant limestone karst islands in various sizes and shapes. In 2011 the magnificent landmark of Vietnam was declared as one of the “New Seven Natural Wonders of The World.” The USA Today also described the bay has calm waters with beautiful green color. Apart from Halong Bay and Hanoi, Hoi An is also ranked among the 10 most beautiful places in Southeast Asia by the USA Today. The newspaper … [Read more...] about Hanoi among 10 most beautiful destinations in Southeast Asia – City Guide – My HaNoi
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Film Screening "Nowhere Boy" at TPD Fri 10 Apr 2015, 7.30 pm Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents 51 Tran Hung Dao Str (4th floor), Hanoi In the next two weeks, you are invited to the MUSIC LEGEND FILM MONTH including Edith Piaf, John Lennon, Jim Morrison and Bob Dylan at TPD. The first screening features "Nowhere Boy", a 2009 British biographical musical drama film about John Lennon's adolescence. About film NOWHERE BOY is a 2009 British biographical musical drama film about John Lennon's adolescence, his relationships with his guardian aunt and his mother, the creation of his first band, the Quarrymen, and its evolution into the Beatles. The film is based on a biography written by Lennon's half-sister Julia Baird. The film received its US release on 8 October 2010, coinciding with that weekend's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Lennon's birth (9 October 1940). Entry: 20,000 VND (donation for TPD's fund for movie talents) Event "Low down in the High Desert" at … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 1-10 (daily updated)
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets.I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?
“The Colours of Vietnam” shines in US An exhibition entitled “Vietnamese Contemporary Art: The Colours of Vietnam” is now on show at the Washington Arts Club in the USA from September 7-29. The event is a cultural exchange organized by the Vietnamese embassy in the US to commemorate the 67th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2). The paintings on display represent a wide range of styles and media, from traditional techniques such as lacquer and oil on canvas, to unique materials like rice bags. The 30 paintings by seven artists depict Vietnam from its struggle for national independence to its current stage of development, offering the American audience a broad view of daily life in the country including family love, beautiful Vietnamese women in ao dai (traditional long dress) and changes in the capital city of Hanoi. The exhibition features artists Hong Viet Dung, Dao Thanh Duy, Bui Huu Hung, Pham Luc, Tran Luu My, Dinh Quan, and Le … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 19/9
“Breaking dawn” premier delayed in Vietnam Loyal fans of the “Twilight” saga in Vietnam will have to wait for another two weeks to see the latest sequel “Breaking Dawn”, local distributor Megastar announced Friday afternoon. “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1” will premier in Vietnam on December 2, instead of the originally scheduled November 18, which has been announced to be the film’s international release date. While tickets for the special premier screening at 23pm45 in Vietnam on November 17 was sold out long ago, Megastar said the delay was only informed by Summit Entertainment on Friday. Vietnam is not the only country who has to re-schedule its premier later than North American markets, Megastar said, however it did not know why Summit Entertainment had such a decision. Audience who had bought tickets to the first screening on November 17 would be contacted and able to change their tickets to the new schedule, a … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 14/11