Two romantic movies by French American director Julie Delpy will be screened at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France in June.
Two Day in Paris and Two Days in New York will be shown along with Brodeuses (A Common Thread), J’aime Regarder Les Filles (18 Years Old and Rising), and 38 Temoins (38 Witnesses).
The films, with Vietnamese subtitles, will begin at 3pm on Saturdays.
The institute is at 28 Le Thanh Ton Street in District 1. Tickets cost VND15,000.-VNS
Dear Thierry de Montbrial, Distinguished guests and friends,I have an honor to meet you – reputed politicians, scholars, and researchers of France. I would like to thank Mr. President as well as colleagues of the French Institute of International Relations for creating this opportunity for us together to exchange views on strategic partnership between Viet Nam and France in the unpredicted, changing world. Distinguished guests and friends,The relations between our two countries – Viet Nam and France date back long time ago before we established our diplomatic ties in 1973 and this year, altogether, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of…... [read more]
Making a splash: The French jazz fusion trio The Drops comes to Viet Nam for a concert at Sai Gon Ranger bar next Friday (April 17). – VNS photo courtesy of the French Institute in HCM City. HCM CITY (VNS) — French jazz fusion trio The Drops will perform at the Saigon Ranger bar in HCM City next Friday (April 17) as part of a programme by the French Institute to present outstanding young talents coming out of Francophonie communities across the world to Vietnamese audiences. It will be the trio's first appearance in Viet Nam. The Drops was formed…... [read more]
HCM CITY (VNS) — The Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) is presenting an audio-visual exhibition of Vietnamese artist Phan Tuan Minh (Liar Ben) and French artist Sebastien Szczyrk (Sautel Cago) in its garden area from December 1-15.The event showcases sketches, photos, stop-motion movies and videos. The two artists created all of the works during their two-month trip across the country. The artists will conduct an art performance tomorrow and a painting workshop with IDECAF students on Saturday.The French Institute is at 31 Thai Van Lung Street in District 1.— VNS... [read more]
The Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) will present three short films made by directors from the La Femis Film School of France to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its establishment on April 13.The films include Les Herbes Sauvages (Weeping Willow) by Dounia Sidki, Shirley by Jonathan Desoindre and Le Contretemps (The Setback) by Dominique Baumard. The screening will begin at 3pm. Entrance is VND15,000. IDECAF is at 28 Le Thanh Ton Street in District 1.-VNS... [read more]
The Republic of Korea Advanced Instituteof Science and Technology (KAIST) on May 31 handed over a 3D film onthe Ho Quyen relic site in the former imperial city of Hue to thecity’s preservation centre.The 10-minute film reenacts the Ho Quyen royal arena wheretiger-elephant fights were staged in the audience of the King and theroyal court as an offering ritual dedicated to the God and the Earth,under the Nguyen Dynasty (1558-1775).Keum Gi Hyung, Director of the RoK Culture Centre in Vietnam , said onhalf of the RoK Culture Heritage General Authority that he hopes thethree-dimensional images revived with Korean advanced technologies…... [read more]
The Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) will present a concert by Senegalese songwriter and singer Jesers (Serge Morniz) and his band on March 29.Jesers and his band, including percussionist Philippe Moniz, guitarist Marc Geschickt and sound engineer France Albisser will bring "new French music" to the performance that begins at 8pm.Tickets costing VND100,000 per person and VND50,000 for students are available at the venue, 28 Le Thanh Ton Street in District 1.-VNS... [read more]
Vietnamese professor Nguyen Van Hieu.— File Photyo PARIS (VNS) — France's Ecole normale superieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan), a prestigious public institution of higher education and research, presented Vietnamese professor Nguyen Van Hieu with an honorary doctorate degree at a ceremony last Friday. ENS Cachan Director Prof. Pierre-Paulo Zalio said that the honour was made in recognition of Hieu's research in physics, as well as his contributions to the co-operation between Viet Nam and France, particularly between Vietnamese universities and ENS Cachan. Hieu has published 130 research works in quantum physics. From 1996 to 1999, he was a member of…... [read more]
At the event (Photo: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – The Ministry ofInformation and Communications (MIC) on March 29 presented 180 photos and 70films featuring Vietnam to the Vietnam Embassy in Japan in service of nationalevents and information campaigns.The photos and films are categorisedinto seven themes, namely Development and Integration progress, TraditionalTrade Villages, Festivals, Cuisine, World Intangible Cultural Heritages, Seaand Islands and Beauty of Vietnam.They are part of a photo exhibition anda film screening themed “Discover Vietnam 2017”, which are included in theMIC’s major external information-focused activities and the Vietnamesegovernment’s events to celebrate the 44th anniversary of Vietnam-Japandiplomatic ties, said Minister Truong Minh…... [read more]
HCM CITY(VNS) — French trio Remi Panossian will present a jazz concert on September 29 at the IDECAF theatre in HCM City. The trio, recognised as "Revelation of the year 2011" by the French radio TSF Jazz, has a style that has been described as lyrical and energetic. Piano player Panossian began the adventure in 2009 with Maxime Delporte on double bass and Frederic Petitprez on drums. The three musicians, long-standing friends, released the album Add Fiction in January 2011. It was well received by the international press and audience. They have performed on famous stages in France and all…... [read more]
Picture tells story: The image from page 281 in the epic poem Luc Van Tien (The Tale of Luc Van Tien) is introduced at a Vietnamese Folk Paintings-Triptych exhibition. — VNS File Photo HCM CITY (VNS)— A Vietnamese folk painting exhibition recently opened at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) in HCM City. Tranh Dan Gian Viet Nam – Tranh Bo Ba (Vietnamese Folk Paintings – Triptych) showcases unpublished wood engravings illustrating Luc Van Tien (The Tale of Luc Van Tien), an epic poem by Nguyen Dinh Chieu written in nom (the old Chinese-based Vietnamese script).The engravings were…... [read more]