The event, which runs from November 7-19, consists of a series of artistic events including film screenings, musical and dance performances and painting and handicraft exhibitions. Russian Cinema Week is underway in Hanoi from November 7 to 12. The event showcases acclaimed Russian movies such as Mothers, Christmas Trees, Five Brides, My Boyfriend is an Angel, White Tiger and Spy. In addition, a series of concerts by 80 Russian musicians is scheduled on November 12 at Hanoi Opera House, on November 13 at the capital city's Au Co Theater and the National Academy of Music, on November 15 at Ho Chi Minh Opera House and on November 16 in Binh Duong province. The concerts feature performances by conductor Alexander Polyanichko, concertmaster Evgenhia Smirnova, bass vocalist Andrey Valenti and the M.E.Pyatnitsky Russian Folk Chorus. In addition, precious paintings from Russia's State Museum of Oriental Art are also on display at an exhibition at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi … [Read more...] about Russian cultural festival opens across Vietnam
Diverse activities will be held including a photo exhibition of Saint Peterbourg and an exhibition of installation art, Russian Film shows and meetings of artists, painters and film directors between the two countries. At a press conference in Hanoi on April 16, Deputy Director of the Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography, Malyshev Vladimir, expressed his hoped that the Russian Cultural Week in Vietnam will leave a deep impression on Vietnamese people and contribute to promoting bilateral relationship. Mr Vladimir said the Russian Agency for Culture and Cinematography and the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture and Information will sign long-term cooperation agreements on exchanging art troupes, organising professional training courses, and preserving cultural heritage sties. In particular, preparations have been made for schedule “Vietnamese Cultural Week in Russia” in September 2008. An art performance programme was given at the Hanoi Opera House in the evening of … [Read more...] about Russian Cultural Week in Vietnam
Fun painting activities with VinGallery On Thursday VinGallery will host a Canvas & Wine event at the new VinSpace Garage, 95 Pasteur Street, District 1 where guests can try to paint a self-portrait in the style of Picasso. With a little guidance from experts, they promise guests will be able to let go of their inhibitions and express themselves with ease. Guests can paint an imaginary image of themselves or even try to paint the person they see in the mirror. A similar event will be held at VinSpace, 6 Le Van Mien in District 2 on November 7 which will focus on Henri Matisse. VinSpace Students' Art Exhibition will take place from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on November 9 at VinGallery. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the artistic talent of both adults and children, and to raise money for charity at the same time with students of VinSpace Art Studio's works up for grabs. There is also an Art Market at the same venue on November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. German curator … [Read more...] about Russian Cultural Days to be launched in Nov.
VietNamNet Bridge - Five Russian films have kicked off to open a Russian Culture Week in Viet Nam in Ha Noi. The event was jointly organised by Viet Nam's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Russia's Ministry of Culture. … [Read more...] about Films kick off Russian culture fest
Russian cultural centre plans for busy year (26-02-2008) HA NOI — Art, photography and essay contests for youth to celebrate the importance of family will be held this year by the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, the centre announced in a press briefing yesterday in Ha Noi. The centre outlined its agenda of activities for 2008 in a variety of fields, including culture, science, education and linguistics, with the aim to promote Russian culture, language and research in Viet Nam. The youth competitions about the value of family will be organised with the help of Government agencies, non-governmental organisations and colleges and universities throughout Viet Nam. The centre also plans to mount an exhibition at the Viet Nam National Library beginning on March 17 to present the best Russian books and newspapers in various fields with the support of the Russian Libraries Development Fund. "We will contribute works of literature, textbooks, the latest scientific works and works … [Read more...] about Russian cultural centre plans for busy year