"My ambition is that in any Vietnamese wardrobe, as well as suits, trousers, dresses, there will be at least one outfit based on an ancient style to wear on important occasions," like festivals and weddings, he told AFP. Based on his own research, Loc and his company Y Van Hien reproduce outfits largely from the Nguyen dynasty that spanned close to a century and a half from 1802 -- a time when the ruling class wore extravagant, brightly coloured designs embellished with symbols of power, such as dragons. He wants everyone, both men and women, to appreciate the "astonishing beauty" of ancient imperial-style dress, he says, and understand the part this clothing plays in Vietnam's cultural history. In one of their first major commissions, Y Van Hien was asked to produce costumes for Phuong Khau, an 18-episode YouTube drama about the emperor and empress of the Nguyen Dynasty. The company -- which was set up in 2018 -- has also designed costumes for singers, music videos and fashion … [Read more...] about The Vietnamese designer convincing the young to choose tradition
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He apologized later, claiming a cultural misunderstanding, but it failed to cut much ice. The English centers where he had been teaching ended their contracts with him following the incident and the authorities said they would fine him for insulting a national icon. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese-speaking foreigners reach millions with YouTube videos
Five streamers and online personalities, ADN Dang YM, Be Chanh Gaming, Milona, Misthy, and Msuong, will join celebrities from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand for the League of Legends: Wild Rift SEA Pentaboom Showdown. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese content creators compete in regional esport charity contest
“All of the concert’s artists will perform for free. They hope their art will encourage flood victims, particularly children and students who have faced challenges to continue their study after floods,” said the concert’s art director Vũ Thành Vinh. … [Read more...] about Concert to raise funds for flood victims in central region
The close-run nature of the US election means that Biden cannot afford to undermine many of Trump’s most impactful messaging, much of which was focused on tackling the aggressive ascendancy of China in both economic and military terms. Though Biden’s style may differ, most expect that on certain hot-button issues his velvet glove will conceal an iron fist, as the saying goes. He will, however, be picking his battles very carefully as the Western world stares into the economic abyss engendered by COVID. … [Read more...] about Will Biden be a boost for Việt Nam?