(VNF) - Lily House, a 2-year-old American girl, captured a lot of attention while wearing flowery Vietnamese traditional Ao dai, strolling along the walking street by Hoan Kiem lake on weekend.
(VNF) - Entitled “Encounters”, the exhibition presents photography, video, audio and installation works by young artists – three of them have an older sibling with autism: Trinh Mai Chi, PQN, Quynh, and three have passion for photography including Le Anh Dung, Duong Thuy Ly, and Tram.
Over the past 76 years, “Diary of a Cricket", written by To Hoai, has become a close friend of many generations of Vietnamese children. To mark its 76th anniversary, an exhibition featuring illustrations of this Vietnamese children's story throughout the years will be held January 20th to March 25th in Hanoi.
Vietnamese-French writer Bùi Thị Hồng Vân (pen name Nuage Rose) revived memories of wartime and evoked interest in Vietnam’s history among young people with her book, Trois Nuage au Pays des Nenuphars (Three Clouds in the Country of Nenuphars).
Dronestagram, the photo sharing community dedicated to drone photography, has unveiled its top 20 drone photos published on the website during 2017 which two shots were taken in Vietnam.
The Goethe-Institute Hanoi has extended an invitation to all people to contribute their photographs to the publication of a photo book on the capital of Hanoi.
An exhibition displaying 37 art photos promoting the values and diversity of Vietnamese people and culture by renowned French photographer Réhahn has opened in HCM City.
Vietnamese young designer Dang Thi Bich Ngoc has won the 2017 Graphic Design Awards of the USA (GDUSA) for the first time with a set of four posters featuring characters from an ancient Tuong (classical drama) play entitled ‘San Hau’.
Hong Chau, a Vietnamese-American actress, had made the leap from relative obscurity to being a Golden Globe nominee in last December.
Martin Rama, former Lead Economist of the World Bank in Vietnam, has recently been appointed as the Project Director of the Sustainable Urban Development Centre under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, a position usually taken over by a Vietnamese person but is now held by a foreigner.
An overseas Vietnamese living in Australia has purchased the printed version of the photo titled “World’s most beautiful old woman” by French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle for USD 30,000, according to the photographer.
Nguyen Khanh Duong, Comicola’s founder and script writer for the Phong Duong Comics duo, has been pioneering the Vietnamese historical comic movement with the ongoing hit series Holy Dragon Imperator (Long Thần Tướng). His passion for the country’s cultural restoration reaches beyond his artistic trade, as Duong continues to advocate for widespread celebration of cultural and aesthetic values once lost to time and conflict.
At the similar starting point, there are heritages receiving enthusiastic support from the community for preservation and then shine as a symbol of Vietnamese culture, but there are also others that don’t have such luck. This is the adverse story of two versions of Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long robes) for women and men.
Faithful, intelligent, warm and full of energy, the dog has long held its place as man’s best friend. That’s good news as we approach 2018, the Year of the Dog, because, according to the Chinese calendar, the next 12 months will be largely shaped by canine traits.
A series of programs are scheduled to be held at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi for people and tourists during the 2018 New Year and Lunar New Year festivals.
Exhibition ‘Vestige of a Land’ by young artist Le Giang, which is taking place from December 15 to January 12, features the youngster’ perspective on the life of communal houses in Northern Vietnam, along the Red River Delta region.
Seventy-four-year-old Walter Macfarlane and 72-year-old Alan Robinson have been friends for more than 60 years. Born in Honolulu, they first met in elementary school, played high school football together and joke they could have married the same girl. They sent their children to the same schools they attended and vacationed together as families.