HCM CITY – Prestigious giant housing company Phú Mỹ Hưng Development Corporation on Thursday announced that Phú Mỹ Hưng Children’s Day would be organised on May 27 this year at the Phú Mỹ Hưng City Centre in District 7, HCM City. This is the ninth year in a row that Phú Mỹ Hưng will organise the event for the amusement of children and their families. This year Children’s Day will be organised from 8am to 6pm along Crescent Lake in Phú Mỹ Hưng City Center and is expected to welcome over 10,000 children and their families living not only in the Phú Mỹ Hưng City Centre but also places in the city. Every year the event is organised to mark International Children’s Day, which falls on June 1, and Việt Nam Family Day, which falls on June 28. It seeks to offer children a place to play, make friends, explore their society, develop critical thinking, soft skills and … [Read more...] about Phú Mỹ Hưng to celebrate Children’s Day with usual verve
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Ladies! Since women love a bargain, how’s this one; Valentine’s Day this year is just before TET…so…you should get two sets of goodies or at least getting spoilt by your loved ones! Yes, boys, it falls on Wednesday, the 14th of February this year. Glue it to your brain! Fellas! In the madness that precedes TET, what with cleaning, shopping and winding up the office business for the year, it would be far too easy to forget to give your special someone something on this oh, so, romantic day. Since we all know how cranky Vietnamese women can get if you offend them – this tragic failure of the memory would be like challenging a cement truck to get out of your way. For the expats, a lot of you have kids already or recently have become new parents. 2017 was a remarkable year for foreign babies born on Vietnamese soil! So you know the wife (and yourself) have been frantically over-worked (ok, that may be an exaggeration) so it’s time to … [Read more...] about Oooo…Valentine’s Day!
On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Vietnam National Day (September 2, 1945- 2016), Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a solemn banquet for ambassadors, chief representatives of international organizations in Vietnam at International Convention Center in Hanoi yesterday evening. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Tran Dai Quang, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and leaders of Party and State attended in the banquet. The event also were presented by Moroccan Ambassador to Vietnam El Houcine Fardani as chief representative of diplomatic delegation, foreign ambassadors, diplomats, and chief representatives of diplomatic agencies and international organizations in Vietnam. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that Vietnamese people faced and overcome difficulties as well as challenges to keep peace, independence and freedom, … [Read more...] about Vietnam marks 71st anniversary of National Day
(Cinet)- The Da Nang Publishing House and Hong An Bookstore have released a book of children’s songs by Nguyen Van Hien to mark International Children’s Day on June 1. The book themed Collection of Children’s Song by Nguyen Van Hien which includes 150 songs, has enriched the supply of music for the children, which have been in short supply. The collection is considered a precious reference for music lovers, especially to officials in charge of local Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer organizations and members of the children’s cultural houses throughout the nation. The songs were written about children’s affection for parents, grandparents, teachers and friends as well as their love for their home towns. Among the songs in the collection is Hong Dam Dau (Don’t Dare!), which is on the list of the best 50 children’s Vietnamese songs in the 20th century. The song has become so familiar to everyone that its lyric are used in daily conversation. Songwriter … [Read more...] about “Collection of Children’s Song” book on Children’s Day to be released
HCM CITY — A open-air cai luong (reformed theatre) performance starring one of the city's most talented young artistes will be held at the Dam Sen Cultural Park in District 11 on Sunday. The performance by 29-year-old Que Tran, who has played an important part in helping revive the traditional art today, and her colleagues is part of several cultural activities organised by the city to celebrate the International Women's Day, March 8. Before an audience of more than a thousand people, most of them from rural districts, Tran will sing dozens of excerpts from plays in the style created and developed by her father, People's Artist Thanh Tong. Thirty years after Tong first incorporated moves from the classical drama form of tuong into a cai luong performance, he has been vindicated by mainstream acceptance and popularity of the style he pioneered. Most of the pieces performed on Sunday will highlight the inner beauty of Vietnamese women. Tran said she and her friends will try their … [Read more...] about Cai luong star headlines women’s day celebration