Beginning with the Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy, we have been fortunate to lay a foundation for creative education with the help of our partners in Asia Music & Performing Arts Education, the first iNGO in the arts, and partnering with international examination boards providing curricula and exams to students in Vietnam, such as Trinity College of London, Associated Board, Australian Music Examination Board, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance, National Association of Teachers of Dance, Alfred’s Publishing and others. … [Read more...] about Singer, educator calls creative arts ‘the new currency of tomorrow’s world’
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“We are optimistic about Vietnam’s growth potential and exports, fuelled by the government’s great efforts in creating a more business-friendly climate,” Williams told Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the meeting. “The USABC highly values Vietnam’s successes in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction and wants to contribute to boosting balanced trade between the two nations.” … [Read more...] about Economic think tanks praise Vietnam’s responsive tactics
Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
In a similar story, the young drama team Buffalo turned to opera to form their particular style after winning the first prize in a gameshow in 2016. All members of the team, who are the 9X generation, seriously and formally train themselves in the arts field, from script writing, music preparation, choreography, stage design, to costume making. … [Read more...] about Operas attract much interest in Vietnam
One prominent story of success is the case of Ngo Thanh Van, a Vietnamese-Norwegian, bravely used her scripts ‘Song Lang’ (Two Men) for a film about ‘Cai Luong’ (a form of modern folk opera in Vietnam), knowing for sure that her work is a profit loss. Her cooperation with director Le Nhat Quang, a Vietnamese-American, has created the brilliant film about one national theatrical form which is now falling into the oblivion day by day. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film industry promotes national identity, diversity