Museums in Vietnam will hold various activities to celebrate International Museum Day on May 18, following plans by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), according to a document recently issued by the Culture Ministry's Department of Cultural Heritage.
An exhibition entitled “President Ho Chi Minh - Great leader of the Communist Party and people of Vietnam, Ambassador of peace and friendship of people worldwide” is now underway in Hanoi to mark his 130th birthday.
VOV.VN - After an extensive search to find the world’s best image, local photographer Tran Tuan Viet has been named as the overall winner of the #Architecture2020 contest following the conclusion of voting via the Agora app.
The central province of Khanh Hoa has approved a project on preserving and developing the value of the local intangible cultural heritage of Bai choi with a budget of VND6.7 billion (nearly US$286,200).
VOV.VN - Khanh Van, Miss Universe Vietnam 2019, has published a new photo collection which follows her journey in preparation for the Miss Universe 2020 pageant.
The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) has recently launched a photo contest entitled “Relive Your Korea Trip” to help people recall their trips to the Republic of Korea (RoK).
VOV.VN - This year’s “Le hoi Lang Sen”, also known as the Sen village festival, an annual event which takes places in the central province of Nghe An, is set to only include ceremonial activities and exclude any extra festivities amid fears surrounding the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The song titled “Walking”, a co-compostion by Vietnamese-French pianist and zither artist Tri Nguyen and Canadian percussionist Graeme Drum won the World Beat Song title at the 18th Independent Music Awards (IMAs).
VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) has launched an online exhibition of paintings and sculptures, including those by artists who were on the battlefield or witnessed the historic moment of Vietnam gaining its independence and reunification on April 30, 1975, in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Several Vietnamese movies bought by foreign film distributors have been screened in different countries, paving the way for Vietnam’s cinema to penetrate the global market. But the local film industry is facing constant challenges during its international integration.
VOV.VN - An online concert launched by the Vietnam Musicians’ Association took place on April 29 with a large number of artists from Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City gathering together on an online platform to show solidarity amid the ongoing battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Music magazine Billboard of the United States has published an article titled “Vietnam’s Khac Hung tells story behind his global hit, ‘Washing hand song’”, which praises Vietnamese composer Khac Hung for his contribution in standing with the community in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Vietnamese and Indian experts on April 28 began restoration of a complex of towers considered the core area of the world cultural heritage site the My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam.
VOV.VN - Prestigious music magazine Billboard of the United States has named young local singer Dang Mai Phuong among the Top 21 of the Adult Contemporary Indicator Chart.
French daily Le Figaro recently ran an article introducing Hanoi’s most renowned street food.
VOV.VN - Lecturer and artist Nghiem Thu has been working hard to teach and share her love for “Dan Ty Ba”, the Vietnamese four-string guitar, with fans of Vietnam’s traditional music. She hopes to promote its beauty and values for the future generations.
VOV.VN - An array of fantastic artworks made by students have been entered into a drawing contest launched by the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, with lots of the pieces proving to be a heartwarming sight for viewers.
VOV.VN - The first-ever free book ATM machine launched by the Thai Ha Books Joint Stock Company came into operation on 119-C5 To Hieu street in Cau Giay district in Hanoi on April 24.
VOV.VN - Up 200 local artists, doctors, and soldiers have participated in the freshly released music video for "Tự hào Việt Nam", known as “Proud of Vietnam” in English, a hit that displays the nation’s gratitude to people working on the frontline in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park has been listed in the dossier for UNESCO recognition, and the organisation can send an evaluation mission in 2020, general secretary of the Global Geoparks Network and chairperson of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, Guy Martini, confirmed in an email early this week.