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An exhibit entitled “Sai Gon palettes,” which includes more than 100 paintings, is being held at the Ho chi minh city Fine Arts Museum in District 1 until Sept. 14.
A collection of twenty paintings entitled “Lotus Ponds” by Japanese artist Kato Shojiro is on displayed at a two-week exhibition organized at Tu Do Gallery in District 1.
The total number of hotels in Viet nam has increased by 147 percent in the last three years, according to a report on hotels by Grant Thorton (Vietnam) Ltd.
Providing free tourist information is a new service that is mushrooming in Vietnam especially in Hcm city
The wind is blowing in the city square. Coils of string are brought out and kites begin to fill the sky. The wind lifts them higher and higher.
More than 100 young dancers and choreographers from 48 dance troupes in Hcm city and other provinces are participating in a training course launched this week by the HCM City Dance School.
Hcm city wants to see its tourism revenue reach VND46 trillion (US$2.78 billion) by 2010, double the figure of last year. It hopes to do this by pursuing its tourism development scheme approved by the city’s People’s Committee.
Oliu Cafe struggles to stand out in the capital’s overcrowded dining scene, but its quirkiness has Aaron Santos coming back for more.
If you are visiting Saigon there are three daylong tours that you just should not miss -- city tour, a trip to the Cuchi tunnels, and the Mekong Delta trip. Since the itineraries for the three are fairly standard at all travel agents’, here are some tips to get the best out of them.
A cai luong play entitled “The Life Of Buddha” will be presented free of charge from June 22 to 28 at Dai Dong Theater, 132 Cao Thang Street, District 3.
A new national competition sponsored by the Cultural Development and Exchange Fund (CDEF) of the Danish Embassy in Viet nam is encouraging young performance artists.
Hcm city will host a festival of Italian art and culture featuring traditional music and dances, a food fair, a photo exhibition of Milan’s fashion, and screenings of Italian films from June 12 to July 9, according to the Italian Trade Commission.
The Danish embassy in Ha Noi’s Cultural Development and Exchange Fund (CDEF) has launched this year’s annual Young Talent Prize for Vietnamese performance artists.
Villagers in Thuong Tin District of Ha tay Province have created hand-broidered pictures for hundreds of years. Their products have gone out of their village and reached the world market.
If there’s a social gathering in Ha noi it will no doubt be punctuated by camera flashes and documented on the internet within a few hours.
A scientist in southern Binh Duong Province is out to prove that bamboo’s many gifts, from wood products to soil improvement, make it worth protecting and studying. Vu Thu Huong visits her ecomuseum.
An exhibition featuring art by Cuban painter, drawer and illustrator Nelson Domínguez is being held at the Ho chi minh city Museum on 65 Ly Tu Trong Street in District 1.
Viet nam has especially published an English language version of the best selling book “Buddhist Temples” to welcome the UN Day of Vesak, which is slated to begin in Ha noi on May 14.
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