2017 Vietnam Film Festival to take place in Da Nang

2017 Vietnam Film Festival to take place in Da Nang

NDO – The 20th Vietnam Film Festival 2017, themed ‘Building a modern and humane cinematic industry’ will take place in Da Nang city from November 24 to 28 of the same month.  (Aug 15, 2017)


Da Nang to host 20th Vietnam Film Festival

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NDO/VNA – The 20th Vietnam Film Festival will take place in the central coastal city of Da Nang, from November 24-28, with the participation of almost 850 delegates.  

Book on Vietnamese communal house architecture published

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO – The Institute for the Conservation of Monuments (ICM) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on August 9 introduced a book named ‘Vietnamese communal house architecture through ICM’s documents, first volume’. 

Postage stamp issued on ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIT) and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on August 8 launched a postage stamp themed “National Flower” to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  

Vietnamese designer to join New York Couture Fashion Week

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – Do Trinh Hoai Nam has become the first Vietnamese designer surpassing over 30 well-known international designers to bring his latest collection to the prestigious New York Couture Fashion Week 2017 on September 8, in New York. 

"ASEAN People and Countries" exhibition opens in Hai Phong

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO - A photography exhibition entitled “ASEAN People and Countries” comenced at the Hai Phong Fine Arts Centre on August 7, as part of the celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN (1967-2017). 

ASEAN+3 singing contest to open in Thanh Hoa

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – Singers, aged 18-35, from ASEAN countries and China, the Republic of Korea and Japan will attend the ASEAN+3 Singing Contest which will take place in the central province of Thanh Hoa from August 17-21.  

Hanoi to turn Trinh Cong Son street into walking zone

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – Hanoian authorities have decided to turn Trinh Cong Son street in Tay Ho district into a walking route, starting on August 19, to provide Hanoians with an additional space for walking and enjoying traditional artistic performances and cuisine.  

French photographer works to advertise Vietnam ethnic culture to the world

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO - Réhahn Croquevielle admitted that he had a “crush” on Vietnam after his first visit to the country in 2007. Over the course of six years, the French photographer travelled across Vietnam to explore and capture photos on the unique features of the Vietnamese ethnic groups.  

Archives Centre praised for preserving Nguyen dynasty’s woodblocks

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has praised the National Archives Centre IV in Da Lat city for its efforts in preserving the Nguyen dynasty printing woodblocks, which were recogised by UNESCO as a Memory of the World.  

Competition launched to find young talents in traditional art forms

  Aug 06, 2017
NDO – The 2017 national competition for professional stage actors of Tuong (classical drama) and Cheo (traditional opera) was launched on August 5, at Lam Son theatre in Thanh Hoa province.  

The dead peach blossoms

  Aug 06, 2017
Returning home after a busy afternoon in the peach field, my father wearily sat down on the wooden plank bed and rubbed the dirt off his trousers.  

Many international talents to join VNCMF 2017

  Aug 04, 2017
NDO – The 3rd Vietnam Connection Music Festival (VNCMF) 2017, Vietnam’s largest classical music event, will be held from August 12-26 in Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, with the participation of many international talents. 

Traditional culture, tourism, cuisine introduced in South Africa

  Aug 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s traditional culture, tourist potential, festivals and standout cuisine were introduced to international friends at a culture week held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Johannesburg city, South Africa, on August 3, as part of activities marking the 50th founding anniversary of ASEAN.  

Movie ‘Girl From Yesterday’ scores success

  Aug 03, 2017
NDO – Director Phan Gia Nhat Linh’s film ‘The Girl From Yesterday’ has earned VND50 billion after just ten days since its release.