Art & Entertainment News 9/10

Thuy Linh shines at Miss International The strikingly beautiful Vietnamese model Cao Thuy Linh was chosen Best National Costume at the 2014 Miss Grand International (MGI) beauty pageant on October 7. Eighty-five international contestants coming from different countries and territories around the globe participated in the gala affair held in Bangkok, Thailand. Daryanne Lees from Cuba was sashed winner of the MGI 2014. The two runner-up title went to Hiwot Mamo from Ethiopia and Kathryn Kohut … [Read more...]

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Vietnam – South Korea Animation Festival

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(Cinet)- The Viet Nam-South Korea Animation Festival takes place from October 9-11 bringing networking opportunities to fledgling filmmakers and free screenings of award-winning films to the public . … [Read more...]

Animation festival opens in capital

Crabby: Vietnamese and Korean animation films Cang To Cang Be (Big Pincer Small Pincer) will be shown at the animation festival held by the Korean Cultural Centre in Ha Noi. - File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) - The Viet Nam-South Korea Animation Festival opens today, bringing networking opportunities to fledgling filmmakers and free screenings of award-winning films to the public. … [Read more...]

Culture Vulture (03-09-2014)

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Viet Nam will hold a film festival in France every July. It is the result of the first Viet Nam Film Festival, which was organised in Saint Malo last July by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism's Cinema Department in the framework of the Vietnamese Year in France. … [Read more...]

Vietnam film festival held in France

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The Hanoitimes - The festival will introduce 15 Vietnamese flims including features, documentaries and animations to French audiences on July 1-6. They include Choi Voi (Adrift), Mui Du Du Xanh (The Scent of Green Papaya), Mua He Chieu Thang Dung (The Vertical Ray of the Sun), Dong Duong (Indochina ), Khat Vong Thang Long (Thang Long), and Mui Co Chay (The Scent of Burning Grass). Vietnamese films in different genres are being screened at the first Vietnamese Film Festival in the … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 5/7

Gukak Chungnam performs in Vietnam The Gukak Chungnam Orchestra from Cheonan City , the Republic of Korea, is due to stage a concert at HCM City's Ben Thanh Theatre on July 3. The ensemble will play traditional Korean music with common instruments such as Daegeum flute and Janggo drum. Korean artists will perform "Vietnam is my homeland" - a song composed by Do Nhuan, to deliver a message of Vietnamese people and beautiful landscape to international friends. On July 6, the orchestra will … [Read more...]

French cinema goers enjoy new Vietnamese films

Popular: Poster of the first Vietnamese Film Festival in Saint Malo, France. The six-day event features 15 movies of different genres.

HA NOI (VNS) - Vietnamese films in different genres are being screened at the first Vietnamese Film Festival in the port city of Saint Malo in France. … [Read more...]

Nutrious food for elderly offers huge business opportunities in Vietnam

Nutrious food for the elderly is untapped market. With 5.6 million elderly people in Vietnam, it offers a huge opportunity for food manufactures to tap this market, according to a report published by the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge. A recent survey by Nielsen Vietnam, a market survey firm, showed that the majority of Vietnamese elderly consumers complained that they could not find suitable products. Up to 43 percent of the 30,000 polled consumers said it is too difficult to … [Read more...]

Enlightened manufacturers “discover” the elderly market

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VietNamNet Bridge - Elderly consumers in Vietnam offer manufacturers a potentially large market, currently at 5.6 million customers and growing. But, until now, that market has been largely ignored.A promising market A recent survey by Nielsen Vietnam, a market survey firm, showed that the majority of Vietnamese elderly consumers complained that they could not find suitable products. Up to 43 percent of the 30,000 polled consumers said it is too difficult to find satisfactory nutritious … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 27/4

Excavation begins at ancient tomb in Ben Tre A museum from the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre and the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City on April 26 began the excavation of an ancient tomb in Cho Lach town. Assoc. Prof. Pham Duc Manh, dean of the university's Faculty of Archaeology, said this is a large-scaled double tomb dating back to the late 18th or the early 19th century. It embodies features of tombs built for officials under the Nguyen Dynasty … [Read more...]