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Vietnam-Lao cultural festival set for July 5-7

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is preparing to host an annual free Vietnam-Lao cultural festival July 5-7 in the city of Son La in northwest Vietnam, featuring international dance, dress, music and food.

Water puppetry comes full circle in new play

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The latest show by theatre director Viet Tu, performed on a 1.5 hectare lake, has broken new ground in more ways than one.

Cultural, sporting events mark VN-Cambodia diplomatic ties

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation co-organised a cultural and sporting exchange event, in Phnom Penh on June 16, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties (June 24).

Summer Book Festival 2017 opens in HCM City

Monday, June 19, 2017

More than 300,000 copies of books and 3,000 student and office accessories are on display at Summer Book Festival 2017, which opened on Friday (June 16) at the HCM City Exhibition House in District 1.

‘Kingdom of caves’ festival opens in Quang Binh

Monday, June 19, 2017

A system of over 300 natural caves in north-central Vietnam will be the focus of a week-long festival starting this weekend to promote local tourism.

Network event promotes cooperation between VN, South Korea filmmakers

Monday, June 19, 2017

The 2017 Korea – Việt Nam Film Industry Network, held in co-operation between the Việt Nam and South Korea film industries, concluded last Friday in HCM City.

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