NDO – The Hanoi Book Festival 2017, the fourth of its kind, officially opened at the Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre, on September 22, on the occasion of the 63rd anniversary of the liberation of the capital city (October 10, 1954-2017).
NDO – The ASEAN Village kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time, on September 21, as an event to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN and 22 years since Vietnam’s accession to the bloc.
NDO – Sandra Scagliotti, Director of the Centre for Vietnam Studies in Turin, Italy has published her Italian-language book entitled ‘Il Banco Di Sabbia Dorata. Il Viet Nam e Gli arcipelaghi del Mare Orientale’ (Golden Sands, Vietnam and the archipelagos in the East Sea).
NDO - The Europe meets Asia in Contemporary Dance Festival, take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from September 20 to October 14, with the aim of promoting contemporary dance in Vietnam, expanding international cooperation and bringing people into dialogue with each other.
NDO – A mural, designed by the well-known Chilean painter Alejandro Mono Gonzalez, has been unveiled on September 18 on the Hanoi Ceramic Road as part of the activities marking Chile’s National Day (September 18).
NDO – Despite being busy with teaching and performing, Bui Cong Duy successfully organised the 2017 Vietnam Connection Music Festival. He granted an interview to Nhan Dan (The People) Weekly Newspaper to share about how to bring classical music closer to audiences and the training of classical music artists in Vietnam.
NDO – The 2017 International Dance Festival officially opened in the northern province of Ninh Binh on the evening of September 16, promising to amaze dance lovers with the unique styles of dance from the participating countries.
NDO/VNA – Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has met with the Mayor of Kanagawa Prefecture Kuroiwa Yuji to discuss the Vietnam Festa in Kanagawa 2017 and cooperation between the two sides.