Animation festival opens in Hanoi Culture - Sports

Animation festival opens in Hanoi

The Vietnam-Republic of Korea Animation Festival opens on October 9 in Hanoi, bringing networking opportunities to fledgling filmmakers and free screenings of award-winning films to the public.
Culture - Sports

Folk tunes nominated for albums of the year

Hanoi-based folk singers Tan Nhan and Ngo Hong Quang are making their marks on the local music scene, with their first CD nominated for the 2013 Devotion Prize for Best Album by the Vietnam News Agency's The Thao & Van Hoa (Sports & Culture) newspaper.
World

RoK to export more farm produce to Southeast Asia

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will export more farm produce to the Southeast Asia, its second largest market, according to a press release issued by the Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corporation (AT) on March 19.
Culture - Sports

Vietnam's classical music star in the making

Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, 23, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in the US. Continuing what has the makings of a sparkling career, he has just won the excellent conductor award in the Chorus Show " Viet Nam - Dat Nuoc Anh Hung " (Vietnam - The Heroic Country) held by the Ho Chi Minh Youth Federation and Ho Chi Minh City Television. He talks to Viet Nam News about his path to stardom.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese musicians bring home medals

All of three representatives from the Vietnam National Academy of Music have won prizes in the second Asia-Pacific Electone (electronic organ) Festival (APEF) in Hong Kong which ended on Feb. 13.
Culture - Sports

RoK band 2AM to perform in Hanoi

Music band 2AM from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will perform for the first time in Vietnam at Hanoi 's My Dinh Stadium next month, the organisers, V Communications Joint Stock Company, said on May 18.
Society

Fruit vendor wins song quest

After three weeks of competing on stage, Tran Thi Kim Loan and Nguyen Thanh Van have won the Tieng Hat Mai Xanh (Evergreen Singing) award, the first ever singing contest for people aged 35 and above in the country.
Hanoi theatres fail to attract sponsors Society

Hanoi theatres fail to attract sponsors

Theatres in Hanoi have been finding it difficult to get sponsorship or support themselves through ticket sales without funding from the State – unlike their southern counterparts.