Uni-Italia hosts Italian Days on Higher EducationThe Saigon Times Daily Participants learn about academic opportunities offered by top-quality Italian universities at the annual Italian Days on Higher Education - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER HCMC - Uni-Italia, in cooperation with the Italian Embassy in Hanoi and the Consulate General in HCMC, organized the Italian Days on Higher Education at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi on October 13 and at the Rex Hotel in HCMC on October 14, and will repeat the event at Danang University in Danang on October 16. Besides general information on hundreds of courses at Italian universities taught both in English and Italian, students also have the opportunity to find out more about extensive scholarship programs in Italy like the ones provided annually by the Italian Government and the attractive program “Invest Your Talent in Italy” for Master courses that is taught in English. Furthermore, there are a number of scholarships … [Read more...] about Uni-Italia hosts Italian Days on Higher Education
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JF Garage Concert 10: Concert Feat. Fantasia Wind Quintet Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam 27 Quang Trung, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam proudly presents its tenth act of the JF Garage Concert - a concert by Fantasia Wind Quintet in Hanoi on Saturday 30 July 2016. Fantasia Wind Quintet was founded in 2006, all members are teachers of Vietnam National Academy of Music and artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. The members had studied in the Vietnam National Academy of Music and in many prestigious music academies worldwide, such as: The Danish Royal Academy of Music in Denmark; University of North Texas; Hong Kong Academy for Music and Performing Arts; Frederic Chopin Conservatoire in Paris, France; Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts, Austria; Temple University - Philadelphia, USA as well as Malmo Music School in Sweden. Fantasia Wind Quintet has performed in many concerts & … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JULY 15-30 (DAILY UPDATE)
Exhibition "Breath of Life" by Trinh Thang Opening: Sun 26 Jun 2016, 10 am Exhibition: 26 Jun - 09 Jul 2016 Exhibition House, 16 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi The exhibition "Breath of Life" by Trinh Thang will feature 45 among more than 200 painting of him, marking his creative breakthrough over the past year. Trinh Thang's artworks are initially quite self-absorbed and innocent. He unintentionally simulates anything but not ignores the flow of life. Trinh Thang obviously stands between two extremes: one side is the innocence and the other is the responsibility of those who understand life. He seems to have been able to describe this state of living in each painting. Looking at his paintings, we are free to feel, express and draw conclusions but never should we confine them to any certain extreme. ' Let his artworks drift and express itself freely as a breath of life, just like the title of the exhibition. SEA Pride Music Festival 2016 Sat 25 Jun 201, 10 am - 11 pm American Club 19 - 21 Hai Ba … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JUNE 15-30 (DAILY UPDATE)
Discerning tourists never plan a trip without thinking through what they are going to do when they get there. Sounds obvious, right? Leisure activities. Location. Service standards. Charges. Add to these differences between the generations, and the conversation gets that much more complicated. Take a typical Vietnamese household with three generations under the one roof, and it gets really complex. The kids want this, the parents want that, and the grandparents something altogether different. Expatriates face similar challenges – it’s very hard to find somewhere that has it all. Da Nang, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet or Phu Quoc is very familiar to everyone but it is quite a hike for those of us who call Saigon home. It is hard for families to find a place that not only is located near the City, but also meets all of those varying entertainment demands. Five-star destinations always frighten the wallets a little, especially around major holidays where demand spikes and … [Read more...] about Smart travelling: is it hard?
A Latin American Film Festival will be hosted by Hanoi Cinematheque on May 15 through June 5. A poster for Uruguayan film "The Pope's Toilet", by César Charlone. According to a press release from the organizer, the event is aimed at showcasing and promoting Latin American filmmakers while celebrating the richness and diversity of Latin American cultures and experiences and fostering cross-cultural understanding and dialogue with Vietnamese audience. "The Embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela in Vietnam have worked together on this project to provide a space in Hanoi for Latin American images, sounds and stories, featuring films that portray the complexities and rhythms of everyday life in each country," says the release. Two films will be presented every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.during the event . Each evening's program will include a reception between the two films, attendants of which will enjoy traditional Latin American … [Read more...] about Latin American Film Festival to hit Hanoi