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