Art & Entertainment Highlights for November 18

Hundreds of representatives from 54 ethnic groups around the country will attend the opening ceremony of the National Great Solidarity - Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Week at the Culture-Tourism Village of Dong Mo in Son Tay town tonight.

Modern painters delve into issues of identity An exhibition on contemporary art in the capital has attracted considerable interest from collectors as well as residents and visitors for contrasting yet complementary "art rationales" displayed by two young Vietnamese artists. Held at the Menifique Art Museum (MAM), the exhibition is titled, Doubt and Believe, to denote that both doubt and belief are essential for an artist to find his or her own true identity. The two artists featured in the … [Read more...]

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Miss Vietnam 2010 celebrates Vietnam-Italian relations

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Designers Vo Cong Khanh and Minh Hanh were honoured guests at the show, which the Italian Embassy in Hanoi organised as part of celebrating the 40 (VOV) - The 2010 Miss Vietnam Dang Thi Ngoc Han, third-placed Do Hoang Anh, and Miss Beach Nguyen Thi Loan headlined the "Italian Angels" fashion show in Hanoi on November 15. th anniversary of the country's diplomatic relations with Vietnam. The fashion show was the first of its kind held in the quiet and beautiful Hanoian street Le Phung Hieu, in … [Read more...]

Vietnamese ao dai to be showcased in Ukraine

The ao dai is made of silk and embroidered with apricot flowers, orchids, chrysanthemums and bamboo patterns, delivering a wish of luck and prosperity from Vietnamese people to Ukrainian friends.

18 ao dai from the collection titled "Hoa Cua Pho" (Flowers of street) made by designer Thuan Viet will be showcased in Ukraine this week. The designs will be featured at the show "Khat Vong Tuoi Tre 6" (6th Youth's desire) at the Kharkov Opera House on September 13 and 14 with the participation of more than 200 Vietnamese and Ukrainian artists. Miss Vietnam 2006 Duong My Linh, Miss Vietnam World 2010 Luu Thi Diem Huong, first runner-up of Miss Ethnicity Vietnam 2007 Truong Thi May, first … [Read more...]

ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 22/7

Cuban ambassador Fredesman Turro Gonzalez (second from left) receives the memoirs from representatives of HCM City's authorities. — Photo thethaovanhoa.vn

Castro's combat memoirs unveiled in HCM City The Vietnamese edition of a two-volume memoir on the career of former Cuban President Fidel Castro Ruz was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Cuba's 60th Moncada uprising. It gives readers a full and honest account of the last phase of the Cuban peoples struggle for national liberation against the Batista dictatorship, as well as the challenges faced by the Cuban leader, and his moves to uphold the … [Read more...]

Photos capture beauty of Korea

Different mould: First runner-up of Miss Viet Nam 2012 Do Hoang Anh learns to make pottery in Ulsan - a photo taken by Vo Van Loc is on display at the exhibition.

HA NOI (VNS)— A Busan-Ulsan-Jeju photo exhibition at the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel offers a scintillating view of Korean tourist attractions and its culture. It's being held by Travellive magazine and the Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO). The exhibition is a result of trip to Busan, Ulsan and Jeju by photographers, journalists and TV reporters, along with first runner-up of Miss Viet Nam 2012 Do Hoang Anh, as part of the Amazing Photo Tour programme. The Amazing Photo Tour is to be a series of … [Read more...]

Vietnam beauty eyes Miss Earth gong

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The Hanoitimes - The second runner up of the Miss Vietnam 2012 pageant, Do Hoang Anh, will represent Vietnam at next month's Miss Earth 2012 in Manila, the Philippines. … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s representative at Miss Earth 2012 announced

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Do Hoang Anh, the second runner up of the Miss Vietnam 2012 pageant, which concluded in August, will represent Vietnam at this year's Miss Earth, to be held in Manila, Philippines next month. Second runner-up Do Hoang Anh (right) together with Miss Vietnam 2012 winner Dang Thu Thao (center) and second place contestant Duong Tu Anh (left) at the final night of Miss Vietnam 2012 held at Tien Son Sports Palace in Da Nang central city on Aug. 25. Photo: Tuoi Tre Before the finals on November … [Read more...]

VN beauty eyes Miss Earth gong

HA NOI (VNS)— The second runner up of the Miss Viet Nam 2012 pageant, Do Hoang Anh, will represent Viet Nam at next month's Miss Earth 2012 in Manila, the Philippines. A student of the Ha Noi University of Culture, the 18-year-old will participate in many pageant activities together with 80 other women from all over the world when the event begins on November 4. Anh will perform a Vietnamese traditional dance in a tu than (northern traditional dress) as part of the competition. The winner of … [Read more...]

Miss Vietnam runner-up to compete for Miss Earth 2012 title

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(VOV) - Do Hoang Anh, the second runner-up at this year's Miss Vietnam pageant, will represent the nation in the Miss Earth 2012 competition, which will begin in the Philippines on November 4. According to the Thanh Nien Communication Group JSC, the Department of Performing Arts approved Hoang Anh's participation in the global beauty contest on October 26. The 18-year-old, student at the Hanoi University of Culture, is 1.69m tall with measurements of 90-64-95cm. … [Read more...]

Hoang Anh to compete for Miss Earth 2012 title

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(VOV) - Do Hoang Anh, the second runner-up at this year's Miss Vietnam pageant, will represent the nation in the Miss Earth 2012 competition, which will begin in the Philippines on November 4. Miss Vietnam 2012 in photos According to the Thanh Nien Communication Group JSC, the Department of Performing Arts approved Hoang Anh's participation in the global beauty contest on October 26. The 18-year-old, student at the Hanoi University of Culture, is 1.69m tall with measurements of … [Read more...]