Famous writer‘s best-selling novel to be adapted to film
5/22/2018 11:20:25 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A film on teen love, adapted from a novel by best-selling children’s author Nguyen Nhat Anh, will begin shooting this summer in HCM City. 

Cultural and Creative Hubs project launched in Vietnam
5/22/2018 11:52:16 AM (GMT+7)
 The British Council in partnership with the Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies launched a three-year-project Cultural and Creative Hubs (CCHs) in Vietnam between 2018 and 2021.

Vietnamese girl wins beauty contest in Japan
5/22/2018 10:53:34 AM (GMT+7)
 Giang Thi Thao, a 22-year-old girl from Hanoi, was crowned the winner of the second Miss Vietnam Festival 2018, which was recently held in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Japan.

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 21-27
5/22/2018 5:14:14 PM (GMT+7)
A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events that will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnamese 50 First Dates kicks off
5/22/2018 10:51:39 AM (GMT+7)
 Casting for director Nguyen Quang Dung’s remake of the Hollywood rom-com 50 First Dates began on Monday in HCM City.

Frech flutist, pianist to perform in HCMC & Hanoi
5/22/2018 10:41:24 AM (GMT+7)
 Internationally acclaimed flutist Nicolas Duchamp and pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at HCM City’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) on May 24 to mark the 100th death anniversary of French composer Debussy.

Young VN pianist takes to the world stage
5/22/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Tran Minh Chau, 14, is one of the youngest people among 10 others receiving Viet Nam’s Outstanding Youth Awards for the Year 2017. She has successfully passed an exam to study culture and art for talent between now and 2025,

Quang Ninh logo wins Vietnam - Where I Live design contest
5/21/2018 10:27:12 AM (GMT+7)
 A work of art depicting highlights of the northern province of Quang Ninh, such as Yen Tu, Ha Long Bay and Mong Cai Border Gate, beat more than 500 entries to win the top prize in design contest Vietnam – Where I Live.

Temple of Literature plans events for children
5/21/2018 2:39:21 PM (GMT+7)
 The Temple of Literature will host a wide range of cultural activities dedicated to children during the summer holiday, according to Le Xuan Kieu, director of the Temple of Literature’s Culture and Science Centre.

Private drama troupe offers training
5/21/2018 11:30:46 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City-based Hong Van Drama Troupe, a leading private theatre, is offering training courses in performance skills as the number of talented actors has declined in recent years.

Phu Yen welcomes UNESCO status for Bai Choi singing
5/21/2018 10:16:47 AM (GMT+7)
A ceremony was held in Tuy Hoa city, the south central province of Phu Yen, on May 20 to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Bai Choi singing as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Yen Bai: 'Crystal cloud' exhibition, paragliding festival open
5/21/2018 10:10:35 AM (GMT+7)
 The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai opened two special events in the stunning Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields on May 19, featuring an exhibition with crystal clouds and a paragliding festival.