Indonesia President Joko Widodo declared the 18th Asian Games open in a glittering ceremony on Saturday (Aug 18), launching what promises to be a frenetic fortnight of breathless sporting action featuring the best of the continent's athletes.
Well-known French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle’s photos featuring the beauty of Vietnam are on display in France from September 16th-26th.
Petr Novotny of the Cezch Republic won the 100km event at the Vietnam Mountain Marathon (VMM), which closed in Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on September 25th.
A programme with the theme of “Hanoi – the cradle of cultural heritage” has been held in Paris on September 20th to introduce Hanoi’s and Vietnam’s cultural essence as well as recent tourism policies.
An international kite festival will return for the seventh year to Vietnam’s southern beach town of Vung Tau this December, local authorities have confirmed.
The ASEAN Film Week (AFW) 2016 was officially launched on September 20th in the Chinese city of Xi’an, Shaanxi province.
Nine Vietnamese films will be released at the Vietnamese Film Festival in Australia this month. Produced by private film companies, these films feature the themes of love, family and social problems.
According to Public Information Subcommittee of organizers Asian Beach Games (ABG), there are a series of attractive sideline activities held in the period before and during Asian Beach Games 5 (ABG5).
Dancers and choreographers from European and Asian countries will be performing together at a festival series in Hanoi kicking off on September 21st.
The Peruvian Cuisine Week in Vietnam is taking place at the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel from September 21st-27th, as a part of activities to mark the 22nd anniversary of Vietnam - Peru diplomatic relations (1994-2016) and the 195th National Day of Peru (July 28th).
As Vietnam is seeking UNESCO recognition of Dao Mau and its ritual – Hau Dong to be inscribed in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, American photographer Tewfic El-Sawy has published a photo book entitled “Hau Dong: The Spirit Mediums of Vietnam”.
The film “Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh” (I see yellow flowers on the green grass), will be submitted in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Annual Oscar Academy Awards, the Fukuoka International Film Festival and the 60th BFI London Film Festival.
Fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones” and comedy “Veep” proved repeat winners for cable giant HBO at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but newcomers and actors of color also made their mark in the Awards.
Hundreds of Czech people have been treated to the film “Cuoc Doi cua Yen” (Yen’s Life), the only Vietnamese film screened during the 5th ASEAN film festival in the Prague, the Czech Republic.
The Vietnam paralympians delegation officially wrapped up competition at the ongoing Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early on the morning of September 18th (Vietnam time).
The fourth Hanoi International Film Festival (HANIFF), which will take place from November 1st – 5th, will feature about 550 films from over 40 countries and territories across the world.
The central city of Da Nang has launched “Impressive Moment”, a video clip-making competition marking the 20th anniversary of its recognition as a central government city.