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‘The Tale of Kieu’ ballet to again go on show in HCMC

‘Kieu’, the very first ballet based upon Nguyen Du’s epic ‘The Tale of Kieu’, is readied to be staged again in Ho Chi Minh City after 2 years.The public will have a possibility to enjoy it on August 20 at the Opera House. Tran Hoang Yen does the major duty, that of Thuy Kieu, and […]

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Grammy nominee set to shake-up EDM rave in Ha Long

A worldwide DJ starcast, consisting of 2007 Grammy candidate DJ Andy Moor, will certainly headline an EDM go crazy in coastal Ha Long Town this weekend.Dragon Music Event will take place at Sun World Ha Long Complicated this Saturday, July 16. Different digital dancing songs (EDM) styles will be played by leading global DJs – […]

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Turkish DJ to rock EDM event in Vung Tau beach town

Burak Yeter, ranked 82nd worldwide by DJ Mag, will certainly do at the “Crystal Rave” outdoor EDM performance in Vung Tau this weekend.The outdoor electronic dancing music (EDM) event will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, as well as include different genres of music by both neighborhood and global artists. Yeter is […]

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‘Yuendumu Doors’ opens window into Australian aboriginal culture

Artworks created by the Yuendumu, an Indigenous community in Australia, are on public display at a gallery in downtown HCMC till July 17.The ‘Yuendumu Doors’ exhibition attributes 15 of 30 doors originally painted at the Yuendumu neighborhood institution in central Australia in the early 1980s. Elders of the Aboriginal Warlpiri individuals painted the doors in […]

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Vietnam elected to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee

Vietnam was elected to the Intergovernmental Board for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2022-2026 term, making this the 2nd time it has tackled the obligation.Vietnam was chosen as a participant of the Intergovernmental Board of the 2003 Convention with 120 votes, the highest possible amongst selected countries, according to a declaration from […]

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Ethnic artist shines light on human bond with nature


Painter Dinh Thi Tham Poong still remembers with joy how her childhood in the northwestern mountain province of Lai Chau shaped the artist that she has become.

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Box office bombs: Vietnamese films lose big in domestic market


‘Nguoi Thu Ba’ (The Third Person) only earned a mere VND1 billion (over $43,000) though it reportedly cost VND33 billion to make.

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International documentary film festival to pick up steam after Covid lull


After being canceled last year because of Covid-19 lockdowns, the annual European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival will return in early June, showcasing diverse topics from 11 participating countries.

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British songwriter releases new single with Vietnamese singer


Hoang Duyen will lend her voice to British singer-songwriter Calum Scott’s new single ‘Heaven’, which will be released Thursday night.

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Vietnamese filmmaker shortlisted for largest British contemporary art award


Nguyen Trinh Thi is among seven artists shortlisted this year for the U.K.’s leading biennial exhibition and largest contemporary art prize, Artes Mundi (AM).

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