A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events will take place in in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City this week.

New Year event at Tourism Village
12/12/2017 10:38:48 AM (GMT+7)
 Signature foods from different localities nationwide will be featured during a celebration for New Year 2018 at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, the outskirts of Hanoi.

'In the dream' promotes VN, S Korea relations
12/11/2017 2:36:45 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – In the dream, an art exhibition by established artist Nguyen Van Cuong, is one of a series of cultural activities being held by the South Korean Cultural Centre.

World’s best typography on show in HCM City
12/11/2017 10:33:29 AM (GMT+7)
More than 200 award-winning typography and graphic designs are being showcased at the 63rd International Typography Exhibition held in HCM City.

Where to celebrate this weekend in HCM City
12/8/2017 11:33:42 AM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City as usual is always packed with exhilarating activities for weekend celebrations. Those still pondering where to relax this weekend should check out the following sites in the city.

Exhibition highlights French culture’s imprint on Hanoi
12/8/2017 4:52:15 PM (GMT+7)
An exhibition entitled ‘French culture’s imprint through archives’ officially opened at the National Archives Centre 1 in Hanoi on December 7, aiming to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam – France diplomatic ties (2018). 

Upcoming Events in Hanoi & HCMC
12/7/2017 11:32:47 AM (GMT+7)
 Ministry holds gastronomy festival, Squared Furniture’s winter exhibition, Food Fest this weekend, Xmas fair to open in City, Origami event this month, Music contest held for young labourers

Artist creates beauty from happiness
12/7/2017 11:21:22 AM (GMT+7)
 Manzi Art Space, in collaboration with Art Vietnam Gallery will present No & Meaning, a solo exhibition by visual artist Nguyen Minh Thanh, one of the most important artists of contemporary art in Viet Nam today.

Int’l Nutcracker to run in HCM City
12/6/2017 2:47:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The HCM City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will open the Christmas season this week with the ballet The Nutcracker at the Opera House, featuring a conductor from Norway and dancers from Japan.

Artist finds herself in abstract expressionist painting
12/6/2017 3:08:16 PM (GMT+7)
For artist Tran Thi Thu, abstract expressionist painting is a medium in which she can find herself. It’s fitting, then, that her first solo exhibition at the Viet Nam Museum of Fine Arts bears her name, titled Thu.

University students to stage dramas in English
12/5/2017 4:41:05 PM (GMT+7)
 Students of English at the HCMC Open University will perform dramas in English adapted from American literary works at the HCMC Drama Theater in downtown HCMC on December 9, 15, 16 and 23.

HCM City to host Food Fest 2017
12/4/2017 4:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The 2nd Food Fest 2017 is set to transpire on December 8-10 in Ho Chi Minh City where guests can indulge their palates with as many as 1,500 types of food and drinks prepared by leading cuisine experts.

Exhibition to honour Vietnam’s fine arts
12/5/2017 4:31:33 PM (GMT+7)
 Artists from the central city of Da Nang will display 60 of their paintings, sculptures, and lacquer, oil and canvas, and water colour paintings in an exhibition at the city’s Fine Arts Museum from December 6-12.