Culture - Sports

European artists to perform in Vietnam

Popular Belgian guitarist Fabien Degryse will join contrabass player Bart De Nolf and Vietnamese drummer Le Quoc Hung in performances in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 2 and Dec. 4, respectively.
Culture - Sports

Chopin's birthday celebrated in Hanoi

The Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Frederick Chopin's 200th birthday at the Hanoi Opera House tonight with a performance of the Polish composer's Concerto for Piano No 1, Opus 11 by soloist Luu Hong Quang, 20.
Society

World music to spice up summer

Fete de la Musique – a French celebration of all genres of music – will be hosted by Sofitel Luxury Hotels on June 20-21.
Culture - Sports

First cartoon week opens in Hanoi

A cartoon week, the first of its kind in Vietnam, opened in Hanoi on June 1 with two exhibitions, “Cartoon and Jazz of Belgium” and “Cartoon and children’s folk songs” of Vietnam.
Society

French musicians hold concert for AO victims

Several French musicians and singers will team up with a number of Vietnamese colleagues and child victims of Agent Orange/ dioxin to take part in a concert in Hanoi on May 7, to raise money to support children affected by the chemical.
Culture - Sports

Austrian duo set to jazz-up Hanoi

Au Austrian duo will bring into being a musical cosmos full of percussive electricity, internalised passion and deliberate purism that manages to leave room for improvisation when they make their debut in Hanoi on Nov. 3.
Society

Giant ‘green’ painting to break record

The Record Painting about Environment Drawing Festival to be held on Nov. 29 by the Go Green Club as a chance for the city’s youth to get involved in environmental protection activities.