U.S. artist exhibits photos about Vietnam The Saigon Times Daily A photo entitled “Youthful Compassion” that is on display at the “The Soul of Vietnam” exhibition - PHOTO: LAWRENCE D’ATTILIO Lawrence D’Attilio, a photographer from New York, is exhibiting his photos about Vietnam and its people at Work Room Four in Hanoi. “The Soul of Vietnam” exhibition is his fifth with the first two held in 2008 at Studio Tho and Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Vietnam. The two subsequent exhibitions were organized by Tamarack Gallery in Wisconsin in 2012, and the Museum of the Gulf in Texas in 2014. Running until December 13, the exhibition at Work Room Four showcases 35 images taken between 2007 and 2015. The three main themes of the exhibition are landscapes, characters and different moments to express his feelings and viewpoints about the country. According to the organizer, when using the methods of traditional photography, the biggest … [Read more...] about U.S. artist exhibits photos about Vietnam
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Popular U.S. dance company to visit Hue Kieu Giang By Kieu Giang - The Saigon Times Daily Battery Dance Company, a well-known contemporary ballet troupe from New York, is scheduled to visit the central city of Hue from October 2-11. The tour is part of a series of events the U.S. Consulate General has organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Vietnam. The group will be in Hue for a weeklong dance training and performance program. A public performance will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the culture and information center of Hue at 41A Hung Vuong Street on October 10. Based in Lower Manhattan, Battery Dance Company has produced nearly 100 original dance works choreographed by its founder and artistic director Jonathan Hollander, in collaboration with a diverse array of composers and designers, and its cast of outstanding dancers. Presented in New York City and on tour in the U.S. and worldwide, Battery performances are … [Read more...] about Popular U.S. dance company to visit Hue
U.S. dancer helps enthusiast discover themselves via moves My Tran By My Tran - The Saigon Times Daily After the success of last year’s Shhhh, Just Dance!, U.S. choreographer and solo dancer Emily Navarra will continue instructing dance enthusiasts to experience themselves via choreographic movements in the Movement Kitchen workshop which will take place at ZeroStation art studio on July 26. The workshop will feature two parts. The first one called “Release, Reaction and Response” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in which the improvisation-based class will focus on each dancer’s physical responses to various stimuli of their body. The class aims to give beginners techniques to flow freely and investigate themselves deeply from basic moves. They can practice with partners or in groups to inspire a keen sense of awareness through their physicality, energy, rhythm, personal choice, risk taking and acceptation of limitations. Then all the learners will have lunch … [Read more...] about U.S. dancer helps enthusiast discover themselves via moves
VietNamNet Bridge - In the U.S., the family of late composer Pham Duy has announced to prohibit the use of works and photos of the late musician on all means. The family members are discussing the exploitation and management of his music inheritance. Famed Vietnamese songwriter Pham Duy dies at age 92 HCM City gig to honor late musicians "The family of Pham Duy would like to announce that from the date of this notice (March 23, 2013) all works, pictures, music, name, personal information, singing voice, speeches of the late musicians Pham Duy and Duy Quang will not be used on all means, at all public shows (shows that are filmed or not) radio shows, television programs, newspapers, advertising and all forms of commercial use. Any use that is not approved (in writing) by Pham Duy’s family or representative lawyers is a violation of the intellectual property rights of the family of Pham Duy and will be prosecuted to the law." The announcement appeared shortly after Pham Duy died … [Read more...] about Family bans the use of Pham Duy’s songs in the U.S.
These are Abrakadoodle, Carl's Jr., The Melting Pot, Round Table Pizza and Signs Now. "This is the first time these five have come to Vietnam for franchise expansion. Any individual or company in Vietnam that has investment capacity of over US$300,000 can contact us," William Edwards, CEO of Edwards Global Services, said at the Master Franchise Investor Conference held in HCMC on Monday by the U.S. Commercial Service. Abrakadoodle is the U.S. leader in creative art education, offering imaginative classes in painting, sculpting, digital design, collage, mosaics and drawing for children from 20 months to 12 years old. Carl's Jr., a hamburger chain with 3,100 franchised units around the world and an average annual turnover of US$1.4 million for each unit, will send specialists to Vietnam to do staff training within 12 weeks of signing a franchise agreement. The Melting Pot, a restaurant specializing in cheese fondues, salads, fine wines and chocolate fondue desserts has 135 … [Read more...] about U.S. firms seek franchises in Vietnam
Have you ever imagined such rustic and simple things available in rural areas of Vietnam like straw, spathes of corn, banana, bamboo which can become pristine, unique, attractive and popular in many countries such as Japan, the US and E.U." Mr Do Manh Tai - a handicraft exporter has told us about a long success story of making the impossible possible.Access to the market carefully and most efficiently Born and growing up in the countryside of many generations associated with agriculture, Mr Do Manh Tai has been always wondering how to develop production and business activities in associated with creating jobs for workers. Having early regconised the new business direction with encouraging policies for the developing economic sectors of the State, in 2000 he founded Nhat Thang Company Limited to satisfy his business ideas. He realised that the traditional craft villages in Vietnam which has a long life with a unique product with sharply cultural values and daily activities of the … [Read more...] about Nhat Thang Co., Ltd Introduces Vietnamese Culture to the U.S
A book entitled "Vision of War and Peace" featuring paintings of the wartime and peacetime by painter Huynh Phuong Dong was released this month in the U.S and Viet Nam. Published in Viet Nam by the Sai Gon Culture Publishing Company, 2,000 copies of the 175-page volume, measuring 33.6 x 23.4 cm, were printed. The book includes 109 select paintings from the collection of over 17,000 sketches, silk, gouache, and oil paintings, as well as wood, plaster, and bronze sculptures of the former soldier and artist. Most of his works feature forests, the faces of soldiers and guerrillas, battles, and the hardships of a soldier's life during the wars in Viet Nam between 1945 and 1975. "It is the first book sponsored by American NGO Indochina Arts Partnership to publish in English in the US," said Mr. David Thomas, director of the Indochina Arts Partnership. Mr. Dong's paintings proclaim him an artist who devoted his whole life to capturing these historic events in order to preserve them … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Artist Releases Painting Book in the U.S
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi's famous fashion designer - Duc Hung, will bring his ao dai to the U.S. to attend a painting exhibition and Vietnamese ao dai show in New York on April 24. In 2012, Duc Hung introduced his ao dai in California and left good impression on the American audiences. The Hanoi designer said he was proud to be contributing to the promotion of Vietnamese culture in the US. … [Read more...] about Duc Hung’s ao dai to be showcased in the U.S.
VietNamNet Bridge - The American Journal "Christian Science Monitor" recently published an article on the collection of maps proving Vietnam's sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands of a Vietnamese American, Mr. Tran Dinh Thang. The East Sea disputes This is the first article in the U.S. that has the statement "Paracel and Spratly Islands belong to Vietnam" though it was personally made by Thang. Thang has collected 150 maps and three Chinese ancient atlases, which indicate that the Paracels and the Spratlys were never a part of China. Below is the article of Mai Ngoc Chau, who is studying M.A of Journalism in Boston about Thang. Obligation to keep the country In 1995 Tran Dinh Thang invited Prof. Tran Van Khe, an expert on traditional Vietnamese music to give a talk at the University of Connecticut (UConn). That summer, the distinguished professor, who taught at the Sorbonne University in Paris, visited the UConn campus. His talk became part of UConn history. It … [Read more...] about U.S. newspaper confirms “Spratlys and Paracels belong to Vietnam”
Ken Ham's sprawling creation museum isn't even open yet, but an expansion is already underway in the state-of-the art lobby, where grunting dinosaurs and animatronic humans coexist in a Biblical paradise. A crush of media attention and packed preview sessions have convinced Ham that nearly half a million people a year will come to Kentucky to see his Biblically correct version of history. "I think we'll be surprised at how many people come," Ham said as he dodged dozens of designers working to finish exhibits in time for the May 28 opening. The $27 million project, which also includes a planetarium, a special-effects theater, nature trails and a small lake, is privately funded by people who believe the Bible's first book, Genesis, is literally true. For them, a museum showing Christian schoolchildren and skeptics alike how the earth, animals, dinosaurs and humans were created in a six-day period about 6,000 years ago -- not over millions of years, as evolutionary science … [Read more...] about Dinosaurs, humans coexist in U.S. creation museum