Vietnam Fine Arts Association marks its 60th anniversary

Vietnam Fine Arts Association marks its 60th anniversary

NDO – The Vietnam Fine Arts Association held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 12, marking its 60th anniversary (1957 – 2017). (Dec 13, 2017)

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International Art Photography Contest winners announced

  Dec 02, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi by Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) on December 2 to honour 88 outstanding photos from the ninth International Art Photography Contest.  

Music project brings hope to disadvantaged children

  Dec 01, 2017
NDO – Since it was launched four years ago, the Miracle Choir and Orchestra (MCO) has helped orphans and disadvantaged children in Hanoi to get easier access to music, while providing them with free music education. 

Exhibition recaptures traditional wedding in Hue

  Dec 01, 2017
NDO – An exhibition recapturing the traditional weddings of Hue people in 1960s opened at the Hue Culture Museum on November 30. 

The 20th Vietnam Film Festival: festivity of ‘the twenties’

  Nov 30, 2017
NDO – The year 2017 is the 20th anniversary of the Vietnam Film Festival (VFF) of which the ‘young element’ has been the highlight. Most of the artists that were honoured in the movie category at the closing ceremony were young people. 

Vietnamese Ethnic Orchestra to make debut in mid December

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO – The Vietnamese Ethnic Orchestra will make its debut in Hanoi on December 12, establishing it as the first-ever orchestra in Vietnam grouping of artisans and instrumentalists from different ethnic groups across the country. 

Exhibition explores elephants’ role in life of Central Highlanders

  Nov 28, 2017
NDO – The role played by elephants in the social and cultural life of Central Highlanders in Vietnam was in the spotlight at an exhibition which recently opened at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi on November 25.  

Vietnam’s image, potential highlighted in Romania

  Nov 27, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s achievements in economics, politics and foreign affairs, as well as the country’s beauty and people, were featured in a photo exhibition and a seminar recently held in Bucharest, Romania. 

Young painter works to inspire love for traditional arts among children

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO – As a graduate of the Vietnam Fine Arts University, painter Duong Hoang Linh has a deep passion for the traditional arts of his Tay ethic group. In recent years, he has organised a number of activities targeting children in order to bring them closer to the traditional arts  

Vietnam Film Festival opens in Da Nang

  Nov 25, 2017
NDO – The 20th Vietnam Film Festival 2017, themed ‘Building a modern and humane cinematic industry’ opened at Trung Vuong Theatre, Da Nang city on November 24, with Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam in attendance. 

Stamp set on Vietnam’s seas, island published in France

  Nov 23, 2017
NDO – A five-stamp set, featuring the beauty of famous seas in Vietnam, was unveiled in France on November 22, as part of the event organised by UNESCO’s head office to promote the beauty of Vietnam’s seas and islands.  

Week highlights great national unity, Vietnam’s cultural heritage

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – A week themed “Great National Unity – Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage” kicked off at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, in Hanoi, on November 18.  

First Italy-ASEAN Week kicks off in Hanoi

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The first Italy-ASEAN Week, a programme to popularise culture and enhance the friendship between Italy and the ASEAN countries, opened in Hanoi on November 18.  

Researcher Bui Trong Hien: I understand the beautiful past of our forefathers

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO – Researcher Bui Trong Hieu had a pleasant experience trying for two years to restore ‘Cua Dinh’ folk singing (singing in front of the communal house), the original form of the ‘Ca Tru’ (ceremonial singing) musical genre.  

Vietnamese, RoK outstanding films screened for free in Ho Chi Minh City

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) Film Festival officially opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 17, as part of the activities under the 2017 Ho Chi Minh City – Gyeongju World Cultural Festival.