Dramatic late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday (June 22nd).
(VNF) - The British Council announced Shakespeare lives, an unprecedented global program of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.
The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing on April 24.
(VNF) - Sanna Khanh Hoa won the 2015 National Futsal Championships cup after crushing former titleholder Thai Son Nam 6-2 in the last round of play at Ho Chi Minh city’s Phu Tho gymnasium on April 23rd.
A collection of three stamps featuring the Hung Kings worshipping belief was issued on April 23rd in the northern midland province of Phu Tho to mark the 2015 Hung Kings Tempe Festival.
Outstanding faces in Vietnam’s sports have gained some good achievements in the world.
Ho Chi Minh city Association of Fine Arts, Vietnam Association of Fine Arts are coordinating with Ho Chi Minh city Museum of Fine Arts to organize an exhibition titled “40-year impression”.
The 5th national festival of the traditional “Then” singing of Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic minority groups will take place in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang from September 24th-26th.
Non-professional artists of mass artistic troupes have had performances and reappeared glorious time in the struggle for national independence.
(VNF) - The 2015 National Pencak Silat championships took place from April 12th-18th at the Hai Duong provincial Competition Centre, with the participation of 252 athletes from 25 locations.
Three special art performances are being held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city as part of the program “Bringing music to hospitals” to mark the 40th anniversary of southern liberation and national unification (April 30th).
Ho Chi Minh city will organise a high-range firework display in eight locations city-wide on April 30th, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the southern region and National Reunification Day.
It is estimated to cost Vietnam over VND20 billion (USD930,200) for its delegation of 640 members, including around 420 athletes, to take part in the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held from June 5th to 16th in Singapore.
(VNF) - As a part of the activities to welcome 2015 Ha Long Carnival, the Asian women’s beach volleyball tour will kick off from April 30th to May 3rd
Vietnam’s team have won 9 medals, including one gold and six silvers, during the first 7 competition days at the World Junior Weightlifting Championship in Peru, which will end on April 12th.
The national U23 football team has been set a goal at the 28th Southeast Asian Game in Singapore in June to reach the semi-finals.