Dozens of artists, musicians and dancers will perform in the two-day programme Câu Chuyện Cải Lương: Thật và Đẹp (Beautiful and Real- An Oral History of Cải Lương) featuring cải lương (reformed opera) on Book Street in HCM City on Saturday. The event is part of a long-term programme launched by the British Council and its partners. Photo by Gia Tiên HCM CITY A two-day programme featuring cải lương (reformed opera) will be held on Book Street in HCM City on Saturday. The event, Câu Chuyện Cải Lương: Thật và Đẹp (Beautiful and Real - An Oral History of Cải Lương), is part of a long-term programme on heritage launched by the British Council Việt Nam and its partners. It highlights cải lương and its performers of different generations who have contributed to the … [Read more...] about Cultural programme features cải lương on HCM City Book Street
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It's thought 2.5 billion people could benefit from technology first developed in the 1200s. At Lockheed Martin, for example, it used to take a technician two painstaking days to measure 309 locations for certain fasteners on a particular curved panel. But according to Shelley Peterson, the aerospace company's head of emerging technologies, the same job now takes little more than two hours. What changed? The technician started wearing glasses. But not just any old glasses: specifically, the Microsoft Hololens. It looks like a bulky set of safety goggles. And it layers digital information over the real world. In this case, it scans the curved panel, makes its calculations, and shows the technician exactly where each fastener should go. Productivity experts are gushing about the potential benefits of augmented-reality devices such as the Hololens and Google Glass. When Google first demonstrated its smart glasses in 2012, their prospects seemed quite different. They were seen as a … [Read more...] about Why do billions of people still not have glasses?
Nurimaru APEC House where RoK-ASEAN Commemorative Summit 2019 will take place. — Photo courtesy of the KTO HÀ NỘI — South Korea is stepping up its efforts to attract visitors from ASEAN with a special programme from November 20 to December 11. The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will run the campaign 'Korea Welcomes You! ASEAN Welcome Week 2019' to celebrate 30 years since the establishment of the ASEAN-South Korea diplomatic relationship and South Korea-ASEAN Commemorative Summit 2019 which will take place in Busan on November 25-26. Booths with information in Vietnamese, English, Thai, Burmese and Indonesian will be arranged at Incheon International Airport, Myeongdong Street (Seoul) and Haeundae beach (Busan). At these booths, tourists from ASEAN will receive gifts and coupon books which offer discounts up to 20 per cent for more than 50 major tourist … [Read more...] about South Korea to give week-long welcome for tourists from ASEAN
The American Hangout is a space for interactive learning helping lecturers and students to find out information of the United States with over 100 reference books and e-books on American culture, society, economy and science and technology. It is home to online and in-person programs that help student to improve their English and social skills through participating in events organized by the U.S. Consulate and English educators in the Mekong delta. The first “American Hangout” learning space was launched at Can Tho University in the Mekong Delta City last year. BY THANH HUNG - Translated by DAN THUY Tags: American Hangout An Giang University … [Read more...] about American Hangout opens in An Giang University
Culture British Council holds series of events honoring cai luong By Vu Yen Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019,14:49 (GMT+7) British Council holds series of events honoring cai luongBy Vu Yen The “Beautiful and Real: An Oral History of Cai Luong” book will be introduced at the event - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER HCMC - The British Council in Vietnam will organize a series of events in HCMC to honor cai luong (southern opera) as part of the Heritage of Future Past project. The Beautiful and Real: An Oral History of Cai Luong program includes a book exhibition, live cai luong performances, seminar and workshop on cai luong, and the screening of “Song Lang”, a film about cai luong directed by Leon Le. The book exhibition will be held on Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in District 1 from November 23 to December 8. The event will introduce “Beautiful and Real: An Oral History of Cai Luong”, a book … [Read more...] about British Council holds series of events honoring cai luong