Culture - Society

Artists, writers urged to promote culture, people development

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President Trần Đại Quang has asked artists and writers to reflect Party and State orientations on literature and art in their work, and develop the culture and people of Việt Nam to suit the requirements of the country’s sustainable development.

Vietnam Mother Goddess worship introduced in Republic of Korea

Monday, May 22, 2017

An exhibition on the Vietnamese worship of Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms opened in the Republic of Korea on May 20, as part of activities in celebration of the 25-year diplomatic ties of the two countries.

Hanoi to host German film festival for young audience

Monday, May 22, 2017

Six selected films will be screened for free at Hanoi’s Kim Dong Cinema during the German film festival for children and young audience from May 25 to 28.

Concert, dance of contemporary VN works

Friday, May 19, 2017

A special performance featuring Vietnamese contemporary music and dance works will be held at the HCM City Opera House on May 19.

President Hồ souvenirs on display

Friday, May 19, 2017

In 1969 President Hồ Chí Minh offered a French peace activist a woolen kepi hat on a cold evening. The gesture has become part of the lore surrounding the late leader.

Vietnam – Asia silk festival to take place in Hoi An

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Vietnam – Asia silk culture festival is scheduled to run in Hoi An silk village in the central province of Quang Nam between June 11 and 14.

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