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...]

Vietnam crowns its first Mekong Delta Miss Vietnam

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(L-R) First runner-up Duong Tu Anh, Miss Vietnam 2012 Dang Thu Thao and second runner-up Do Hoang Anh. … [Read more...]

Regulations promulgated for art performances

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Authorities have promulgated regulations on art performances, organizing of beauty, fashion and modeling contests, and releasing of music CD's and videos of art events. Miss Vietnam 2012, Dang Thu Thao (C), first runner-up Duong Tu Anh (L) and second runner-up Do Hoang Anh. … [Read more...]

Miss Vietnam 2012 helps flood victims in Thanh Hoa

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(VOV) - Miss Vietnam 2012 Dang Thu Thao and the two runners-up from the national beauty contest, Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh, went to help flood victims in Thanh Hoa province. Dang Thu Thao crowned Miss Vietnam 2012 They went with two other beauties from the contest: Vu Ngoc Anh (Miss Ao Dai-Traditional Vietnamese Dress) and Nguyen Thi Ha (Most Beautiful Skin) under a programme organized by Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper in co-ordination with the Thanh Hoa provincial Youth Union. All … [Read more...]

Bac Lieu’s girl crowned Miss Vietnam 2012

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VietNamNet Bridge - Dang Thu Thao from the southern province of Bac Lieu was named Miss Vietnam 2012 at the final night in Da Nang on August 25. The first and second runners-up were Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh, both from Hanoi. The two other contestants in the top five included Phan Thi Mo and Vu Ngoc Anh. The organizers also presented other titles, including Miss Ao Dai to Vu Ngoc Anh, Miss Talent to Nguyen Thi Xuan Trang, Miss Beach to Ninh Hoang Ngan, Beautiful Face to Dang Thu Thao, … [Read more...]

Student takes throne in Miss VN contest

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DA NANG ' Dang Thu Thao, a 21-year-old finance student at Tay Do University in the southern city of Can Tho, took the crown of the Miss Viet Nam at the pageant finals at Da Nang's Tuyen Son Sports Centre on Saturday. Thao, who stands 1.73m with measurements of 83-60-90 and hails from the southern province of Bac Lieu, edged out Hanoians Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh to win the title. She becomes the first woman from the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta to win the title since the Miss Viet Nam pageant … [Read more...]

Dang Thu Thao crowned Miss Viet Nam Pageant 2012

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Dang Thu Thao, a 21-year-old student from Can Tho City, was named Miss Viet Nam Pageant 2012 and received 300 million VND in cash in the final stage of the contest held at the Tien Son Sports & Entertainment Complex on 25 August. She also won the Miss Charming Face at the event.Thao is 1.73m tall and measures 83-60-90. The first and second runners-up prizes went to Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh, both from Ha Noi, and they received 150 million VND and 100 million VND respectively. … [Read more...]

21-year-old student crowned Miss Vietnam 2012

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Nhan Dan ' Dang Thu Thao, a 21-year-old beauty from Can Tho, was crowned Miss Vietnam 2012 at the Tien Son Sports Palace in Da Nang on August 25. … [Read more...]

Miss Vietnam 2012 crowned

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Dang Thu Thao from the southern province of Bac Lieu was crowned Miss Vietnam 2012, beating 38 other contestants to the final round that took place in central city of Da Nang on August 25. Thao, a 21-year-old student at Tay Do University in Can Tho city, won the title together a 300 million VND cash prize. The first and second runners-up were Duong Tu Anh, 19, and Do Hoang Anh, 18, both from Hanoi. They were awarded 150 million VND and 100 million VND in cash prize, respectively. Besides, … [Read more...]

Dang Thu Thao crowned Miss Vietnam

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(VOVworld)- Dang Thu Thao, a student of Tay Do University in Can Tho city has been crowned Miss Vietnam 2012 winning an award of 300 million dong. Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh are the first and second runners respectively. During the final round of the Miss Vietnam 2012 Contest, the contestants actively participated in humanitarian activities and presented gifts worth 500 million dong to social beneficiaries and Agent Orange child victims and disadvantaged children in Da Nang city. They … [Read more...]

Dang Thu Thao crowned Miss Vietnam 2012

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(VOV) - Dang Thu Thao from the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho was named Miss Vietnam 2012 at the final round of the Miss Vietnam Beauty Contest, which took place in the central city of Danang on August 25. Miss Vietnam contestants show off gracefulness on stage More reality shows designed for Miss Teen 2012 The first and second runners-up were Duong Tu Anh and Do Hoang Anh, both from Hanoi. The two other contestants in the top five included Phan Thi Mo and Vu Ngoc Anh. … [Read more...]