Vietnam’s football team secured the top place of Group D at the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD) after beating Japan 1-0 in the third match in Indonesia on August 19.
On March 4th, in the final round of the women’s 400m long course individual medley, Cetus Anh Vien surpassed two US stars, Becca Mann and Katie Ledecky, to finish second with 4 minutes, 39.64 seconds, after DiRado Maya (also from the US).
A photo exhibition to promote equal sharing of parental leave between men and women was held at the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi on March 3rd, in celebration of the International Women’s Day.
“The Dalat at 1200” Ladies Golf Championship, one of the biggest sports events of Vietnam and Lam Dong province in 2016, lures around 120 golfers from the Republic of Korea, Australia, China, Taiwan (China), Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong (China) and some Vietnamese athletes.
The Embassy of Canada in Hanoi hosted a cultural exchange ‘le Francais, j’adore’ by Canadian slam poet, and music director David Dufour in Hanoi on March 2nd, as a part of the event series to celebrate the month of La Francophonie - March.
Six Vietnamese films will be screened at the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2016 from March 4th to 13th in Osaka city, Japan.
As many as 200 cherry trees presented by Japan will be planted in Hoa Binh park, Bac Tu Liem district according to Notice 57-TB/TU of the Standing Board of the Hanoi city Party Committee.
During the 7th edition of French wine tasting in Vietnam, seven French wine professionals will present their products in Ho Chi Minh city (Hôtel des Arts) on March 3rd and in Hanoi on March 4th in Hanoi (Sofitel Legend Métropole).
(VNF) - From February 28th to March 6th, the 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships is taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
An exhibition has opened titled “Immense sky smoke”, introducing 40 paintings and photographs which were inspired by Trinh Cong Son’s music.
The exhibition titled “Tho cam II” (Brocade II) by artist Doan Xuan Tang, showcasing paintings depicting the mystery of Vietnam's mountainous regions and its people, will open its doors from March 4th-26th at Vin Gallery in Thao Dien in district 2, Ho Chi Minh city.
The 9th Book Festival in Ho Chi Minh city themed “Book - Culture - Integration and Development” will take place at Le Van Tam Park, district 1, from March 21st to 27th.
The Vietnam fashion week Fall-Winter 2016 is taking place in Hanoi from February 25th - 28th.
(VNF) - In the opening match of AFC Champions League on February 23rd on Go Dau stadium, the defending champion V-league Becamex Binh Duong club reached a 1-1 draw with China’s Jiangsu Suning.
(VNF) - The “Inventions from Germany” interactive exhibition of the Goethe-Institute demonstrating groundbreaking German inventions across scientific disciplines is setting out for Vietnam this March.
(VNF) - “Vietnam's Binh Duong club is a strong rival”, former famous Romanian football player Dan Petrescu, who used to play for Chelsea and is now head coach of China’s Jiangsu club, said before the match in Group E of AFC Champions League 2016 on February 23rd.
(VNF) - One day after Vietnam recorded a historical victory in the quarter finals of the AFC Futsal Championship, FIFA sent a message of congratulations to Vietnam’s national futsal squad.