NDO/VNA - The 7th Hue Trade Village Festival 2017 kicked off on April 28 in the central city of Hue, capital of Thua Thien-Hue province, drawing 327 artisans from 40 craft villages and establishments across the country. (6 hours ago)
NDO - British composer, Michael Price, who won an Emmy award for outstanding music composition for the BBC TV series, Sherlock, will come to Vietnam for the first time to participate in workshops on music for 15 Vietnamese students and young composers at Salon Saigon, from May 8 to 12.
NDO – A wide range of activities have been held in many cities and provinces across the country in response to the Vietnam Book Day, which officially kicked off on April 6, at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi, highlighting the importance of books and a reading culture in society.
NDO – Hue Monuments Conservation Centre, on April 22, kicked off a promotion programme, "Golden Tourism Week at Hue Heritage Site", phase 1 (April 22-28) at various relics under the Hue Heritage Site system.
NDO – The ‘sac bua’ (Tet greeting) folk singing in Phu Le commune, Ba Tri district, Ben Tre province has recently been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The cultural sector and local authorities have taken measures to preserve and promote unique values of the singing form in the community.
NDO/VNA – The Indian Embassy in Vietnam inaugurated an Indian cultural centre in Hanoi on the evening of April 20, as part of activities marking the two countries’ 45-year diplomatic ties (January 7, 1972-2017) and 10-year strategic partnership (2007-2017).
NDO – Vietnam Book Festival 2017 officially opened at the National Library of Vietnam, 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi on April 20, as part of activities to welcome Vietnam Book Day (April 21), and World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).
NDO – The Vietnam State Archives and Records Department on April 19 made an announcement in relation to two recently acquired documentary films abroad, namely "Ho Chi Minh in the Land of Lenin", and "Vietnam: 30 Days in Saigon", which comes as a result of the project collecting precious and rare archives about Vietnam.
NDO – The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) is a State unit of the arts which has been busy in recent times with a large number of concerts. The orchestra has also given the subscription concert vol.100 at the Hanoi Opera House.
NDO – Vietnam Book Festival 2017, scheduled to open on April 20 at National Library of Vietnam, No. 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi, will feature various meaningful activities targeting readers of all ages.