Art & Entertainment News Headlines 22/4

Sébastien Laval has traveled the length and breadth of Vietnam for the past 20 years creating a memorable photo collection that illustrates the daily lives of the country's 54 ethnic groups.

Haydn masterpiece to be sung in HCM City The oratorio The Creation, written by Joseph Haydn, a prominent Austrian composer of the 18th and early 19th century, will be performed at the HCM City Opera House on May 8 and 9. Considered to be one of the composer's masterpieces, the oratorio tells the story of God's creation of the world in six days as it is related in the Book of Genesis of the Old Testament. The classical orchestral work is structured in three parts and is scored for soprano, … [Read more...]

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Photo exhibition commemorates General Vo Nguyen Giap in Hanoi

Late General Vo Nguyen Giap

The Hanoitimes - Hundreds of fine art works featuring late General Vo Nguyen Giap will be displayed in an exhibition in downtown Hanoi. The event is to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7). The exhibition will be opened on April 27 at the Vietnam Military History Museum. It will include photos of the General by journalist Colonel Tran Hong and photographer Nguyen Dinh Toan; paintings by artists Mai Duy Linh, Dang Xuan Hung and Nguyen Van Tuan; and sculptures … [Read more...]

Hanoi cultural exhibition focuses on General Giap

Hundreds of fine art works featuring late General Vo Nguyen Giap will be displayed in an exhibition in downtown Hanoi to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954. OVs remember General Vo Nguyen Giap Offerings given to late General Vo Nguyen Giap Photo exhibition commemorates General Vo Nguyen Giap It will include photos of the General by journalist Colonel Tran Hong and photographer Nguyen Dinh Toan; paintings by artists Mai Duy Linh, Dang Xuan Hung and Nguyen … [Read more...]

Tenor Erlend Tvinnereim Ha Noi cultural exhibition focuses on General Giap

HA NOI (VNS) — Hundreds of fine art works featuring late General Vo Nguyen Giap will be displayed in an exhibition in downtown Ha Noi. The event is to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954. The exhibition will be opened at 9.30am on April 27 at the Viet Nam Military History Museum, 28A, Dien Bien Phu Street. It will include photos of the General by journalist Colonel Tran Hong and photographer Nguyen Dinh Toan; paintings by artists Mai Duy Linh, Dang Xuan … [Read more...]

Ha Noi cultural exhibition focuses on General Giap

HA NOI (VNS) — Hundreds of fine art works featuring late General Vo Nguyen Giap will be displayed in an exhibition in downtown Ha Noi. The event is to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954. The exhibition will be opened at 9.30am on April 27 at the Viet Nam Military History Museum, 28A, Dien Bien Phu Street. It will include photos of the General by journalist Colonel Tran Hong and photographer Nguyen Dinh Toan; paintings by artists Mai Duy Linh, Dang Xuan … [Read more...]

Exhibition “General Vo Nguyen Giap through fine art works”

Badge Market Photo on General Vo Nguyen Giap will be introduced in upcoming exhibition

(Cinet)- Exhibition General Vo Nguyen Giap through fine art works will officially opened on April 27 at Viet Nam Military History Museum, 28A, Dien Bien Phu Street, Hanoi. Be organized by the Vietnam History Scientific Association, Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi Unesco, the Circle Group to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7th, 1954 - may 7th, 2014). It will include photos of the General by journalist Colonel Tran Hong and photographer Nguyen Dinh Toan; … [Read more...]

Nearly 200,000 sets of remains of martyrs found

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PANO - Over the past 20 years, nearly 200,000 sets of remains of Vietnamese martyrs have been found in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, Le Kha Phieu, former General-Secretary wrote in a congratulation letter to the Research Center for Human Potential. The Centre, under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, held a get-together to review 20 years of seeking sets of remains of martyrs with special methods on January 23 rd in Hanoi. According to Major-General, Dr. Nguyen Chu Phac, … [Read more...]

Uruguayan guitar duo perform in Hanoi

Uruguay's guitar duo Umbral staged a special performance in Hanoi on April 21. The event, hosted by the Uruguayan Embassy in Hanoi, drew the participation of representatives from the embassies of the Latin American and European countries such as Mexico, Cuba, Brazil and Spain. In his opening remark, Uruguayan Ambassador to Vietnam Carlos Irigaray introduced Vietnamese guests to the land, people and diverse culture and art of his country. He praised the Umbral band, which consists of … [Read more...]

Uruguayan guitar duo perform in Hanoi

Uruguay's guitar duo Umbral staged a special performance in Hanoi on April 21. The event, hosted by the Uruguayan Embassy in Hanoi, drew the participation of representatives from the embassies of the Latin American and European countries such as Mexico, Cuba, Brazil and Spain. In his opening remark, Uruguayan Ambassador to Vietnam Carlos Irigaray introduced Vietnamese guests to the land, people and diverse culture and art of his country. He praised the Umbral band, which consists of … [Read more...]

Egypt supports Viet Nam’s peaceful solution to East Sea issue

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VGP - Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs Ahmed Ismail said that Egypt supports efforts to resolve tensions in the East Sea through political dialogues and peaceful measures. After being briefed about the current situation in the East Sea, including China's illegal placement of its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig in Vietnam's continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, Ismail has made the statement during a meeting with deputy head of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) … [Read more...]

OVs in UK protest China’s acts in Vietnam’s waters

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(VOV) -The Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) community in the UK on June 8 gathered once again in front of the Chinese Embassy in London, protesting against China's illegal placement of the Haiyang Shiyou-981 drilling rig in Vietnam's waters. OVs in Poland raise funds for Vietnam Coast Guard force OVs in RoK support East Sea protection programme Sweden, Canada marches against China's illegal acts This is the second time OVs in the UK have rallied to oppose China's illegal actions and show their … [Read more...]

President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday marked abroad

President Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap (Source: VNA)

More than 100 photos along with numerous books and newspapers featuring the life and revolutionary activities of late President Ho Chi Minh are on display in Paris, France, on the occasion of his 124th birthday which falls on May 19. As part of activities within the framework of the Vietnam Year in France, the exhibition, jointly held by the Ho Chi Minh Museum and the Vietnam Cultural Centre in France, was opened on May 17. … [Read more...]

Opening the exhibition, “Ho Chi Minh and the victory of Dien Bien Phu”, at Ho Chi Minh Museum

On the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Battle (7/5/1954 - 7/5/2014) and to celebrate the 124th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh (1890 - 2014), on 6/5/2014, the Ho Chi Minh Museum opened a photography and documentary exhibition called "Ho Chi Minh and the victory of Dien Bien Phu". The ceremony was attended by Mr. Tran Quoc Vuong - Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the Party Central Committee Office; Mr. Hoang Quoc Tuan - Director of Reserve Department, Party Central Committee Office; … [Read more...]

Preseving some artefacts about Dien Bien Phu campaign

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(Cinet)- Some historical documents about historical golden landmarks of the resounding Dien Bien Phu Victory in 1954 has been kept at the Vietnam National Library in Hanoi as an afford to maintain some cultural values of Dien Bien Phu campaign. … [Read more...]

Social News Headlines 8/5

A war-era bomb, weighing about 125 kilos, was safely dug out of the Nai Mountain historical relic site in Ha Tinh city, the central province of Ha Tinh, on May 6.

Sappers recover war-era bomb in Ha Tinh Sappers from the provincial Military Command retrieved the bomb, dropped by US troops during their fierce air attacks on northern localities from 1968 to 1972, and brought it to a location to be safely detonated. … [Read more...]

Dien Bien Phu campaign inspired Argentinean publisher

Director of Argentina's Cienflores Publishing House Maximiliano Thibaut talks to VNA reporter (Source: VNA0

The Dien Bien Phu campaign remained at the front line of the battle against colonialism in the world with its "scream" for peace echoing across Asia and Africa, where nations that declined to be oppressed fought for their independence from the rule of others. Director of Argentina's Cienflores Publishing House Maximiliano Thibaut made the statement when talking with the Vietnam News Agency about the significance of the Dien Bien Phu victory occasioned its 60 th celebration (May 7). … [Read more...]

Dien Bien Phu victory – praises and compliments

Vietnamese soldiers took control of French entrenched fortifications in Dien Bien Phu

(VOVworld) - The Dien Bien Phu victory 60 years ago ended the 9-year resistance war of Vietnamese soldiers and people against French colonization. The victory was a milestone in Vietnam's history of national construction and defense and a daring exploit in the global history of the 20th century. It motivated peace lovers around the world to continue fighting against colonization to gain national independence. When discussing the Dien Bien Phu victory, Vietnamese and foreign military … [Read more...]

Historical documents on Dien Bien Phu victory displayed in Hanoi

Foreign documents on the Dien Bien Phu campaign are displayed at the exhibition. (Credit: VGP)

Nhan Dan Online - More than 800 historical documents on the Dien Bien Phu victory are on display at an exhibition which opened this morning at the Vietnam National Library in Hanoi. … [Read more...]

More activities to mark the Dien Bien Phu victory

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PANO - An artistic exchange to recall the magnanimous time of the Dien Bien Phu Campaign under the leadership of the Party, President Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap and honour the strength of the great national unity took place in Hanoi on May 4th. Jointly organised by the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army, Army Youth Board and organs of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, the event, part of the activities to mark the 60th anniversary of … [Read more...]

Social News Headlines 6/5

Black bean beetles torment Dong Nai Black bean beetles have overtaken households in Xuan Thanh Commune in the southern province of Dong Nai Province and seriously disrupted the lives of hundreds of local people, the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reports. Residents have been trying a variety of methods to eradicate them, but none of them have proved effective, including insecticides. Vo Thi Tuyet, a resident in Xuan Thanh Commune, said that thousands of beetles were flying into her house … [Read more...]