NDO – Contemporary sculptures by 13 young artists under the age of 30, from 13 countries and territories in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East regions, were on display at an exhibition themed ‘Multiculturalism’ in Hanoi, from August 11-17.
NDO/VNA – An art programme highlighting the friendship between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia was held in Hanoi on August 17, as part of the activities to mark the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Year and the Vietnam-Laos Friendship and Solidarity Year.
NDO – An art exhibition, showcasing over 20 paintings, videography pieces and installation art works, commenced at the Korea Foundation (KF) Cultural Centre in Seoul on August 16, under the support of the Vietnam Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Korea Foundation.
NDO – The opera entitled ‘The Bat’ by famous Austrian composer Johann Strauss II will be introduced to Vietnamese audiences for the first time at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House at 8pm on August 19-20.
NDO – The Ha Thanh Xam singing (ballads sung by wandering blind musicians) troupe, particularly its member – musician and artist Nguyen Quang Long, has actively created new and effective ways to bring this traditional arts form closer to their audiences.
NDO/VNA – The embassies of Vietnam and Laos in Japan held a people-to-people exchange programme in Tokyo, on August 10, to mark the 55th anniversary since the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties and 40 years since the singing of the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation.
NDO – A photo exhibition, entitled ‘Ten years – For the Love of Hanoi’ will open on the evening of August 11 at the Ho Guom cultural information centre, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Bui Xuan Phai Award - For Love of Hanoi Awards.
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’.
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.
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).
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.