Before the battle: Lacquer-painting Đường Lên Điện Biên (Road to Điện Biên) by Trần Khánh Chương. — Photo Nguyễn Bình HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Fine Arts Museum is displaying 39 works with the theme Điện Biên Năm Ấy (Điện Biên Moment In Time) introducing to the public paintings and sculptures to mark the 65th anniversary of the Điện Biên Phủ Battle Victory on May 7. The works are made of various materials such as lacquer, oil painting, silk-painting and sculpture by 27 artists during and after the Điện Biên Phủ military campaign. During the years of the campaign, along with the Vietnamese soldiers, many artists took part directly in the campaign. “With 39 works on many different materials, the exhibition recreates a heroic … [Read more...] about National museum displays Điện Biên Phủ artworks
Dien bien phu victory
During these days 73 years ago, under the Party’s sound leadership, Vietnamese people throughout the country took advantage of a historic opportunity to unite and stage a general uprising that seized power, ended slavery and opened up a new era of independence in which the Vietnamese people are the owners of their country. The August Revolution in 1945 is a significant milestone in the history of Vietnam. The great victory of the August Revolution in 1945 is the victory of the strength of national unity, the tradition of patriotism and the indomitable spirit of the Vietnamese people under the outstanding leadership of the Party and President Ho Chi Minh. The victory demonstrates the capability and intelligence of the Party, led by President Ho Chi Minh, who had the great vision to choose the strategy of revolutionary struggle. The inevitable triumph came as a result of the experience from previous revolutionary movements led by the Party and the creative employment of … [Read more...] about Spirit of August Revolution shines forever!
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi- ‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production May 6, 7, 10, 11, 6pm Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District, Lang Toi (My Village) is a delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach. Farming, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, and rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments. Ticket prices: VND 700,000- VND 1,050,000 Performance by Austrian jazz duo Bình Minh Jazz Club Hanoi on May 5 and Sax ‘n’ Art Jazz Club in HCM City on May 7 The tour will mark the first time musicians and composers Dominik Fuss and Jorg Leichtfried have performed in Asia. HCMC- Performance by young string quartet Soul Live Project … [Read more...] about What’s on May 6-12 (Daily updated)