Vietnamese beauty shines at Miss Grand International Khanh, 21, is vying for the title against 74 candidates from many countries and territories around the world at the event. Her performances were appreciated thanks to her natural beauty and gracefulness in Vietnam's traditional long dress (Ao Dai) and Non La (traditional conical hat). Designed by famous designer Thuan Viet, Khanh's Ao Dai features the beauty of Vietnamese silk and lotus - national flower. Themed "Stop the war", the Miss Grand International 2013 pageant, is live broadcast in more than 100 countries, including Vietnam's Let's Viet and Fashion TV channels. Vietnam's largest gold striped scarf recognised Vietkings representatives presented a Vietnam Record certification to Phu Nhuan Jewelry Joint Stock Company (PNJ), the maker of the scarf, at a ceremony in HCM City on November 10. HCM City is hosting the Vietnam International Jewelry Fair 2013 from November 7-11. The hand-made scarf was 130cm in length and … [Read more...] about Art & Entertainment Highlights for 11/11
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Twenty countries to participate in Taste of the World 2013 Among the 60 exhibitors are restaurants, hotels, culinary institutes, consul general's offices and foreign missions, who will present more than 120 food stalls featuring delicious dishes and culinary art from 20 countries around the world. Visitors will have a chance to explore cultural diversity and enjoy typical dishes from many countries. Some of the many great activities planned include cooking and serving delicacies at food booths, demonstrations by the head chefs of five-star hotels, tastings of international wine, bartending performances and much more. The festival will also include a series of activities to explore the cultural identities of participating countries, such as folk games, traditional costumed performances, traditional music and art shows. The annual event has been jointly organised by the Ho Chi Minh City municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the city's Tourism Association. 2013's … [Read more...] about Art & Entertainment Highlights for October 31
"Meeting at Ba Na" is a major annual culture-tourism event of Danang to publicise the Ba Na-Mo Stream resort with tourist, cultural and entertainment activities. More visitors are expected and the tourism product quality and environment of the resort will be improved. Danang Newspaper interviewed Mr. Nguyen Van Den, chief of the Ba Na-Mo Stream Resort Management Board about this event. Journalist: Could you tell me about the results of "Meeting at Ba Na" 2004? … [Read more...] about What’s new at Ba Na festival 2005?
Muong Thanh night market opens in Dien Bien Phu A Muong Thanh night market opened in the northwestern city of Dien Bien Phu on March 12. The aim is to tap Dien Bien province’s potential for tourism, economic development, trade and services. The night market opens daily, from 20h-23h30, with more than 160 businesses selling different kinds of food and foodstuffs, ornamental plants, electronic equipment, clothes and souvenirs along the 580m Nguyen Chi Thanh Street. It attracts thousands of tourists and local people. The Deputy Chairman of the Dien Bien Phu City People’s Committee, Nguyen Duc Duyen, said the opening of Muong Thanh night market is part of activities in celebration of the 20th founding anniversary of Dien Bien Phu City (18/4/1992-18/4/1012). 20-year-old local model competes at London contest Vietnam’s Next Top Model 2011’s runner-up Nguyen Thi Tra My is now in London to compete at the 6th annual Top Model Worldwide modeling contest held from … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 13/3
Germany's Ma'a lot-Quintett to perform in Vietnam Germany's Ma'a lot-Quintett will take part in European Music Festival 2011 in Hanoi and HCM City. The group is famous for playing classic and modern pieces of works written by Mozart, Ligeti, Glanert and Piazzolla. It is listed among leading international chamber music ensembles. After its debut in 1986, the Ma'alot Quintett soon rose to fame as the winner of four first prizes in major international chamber-music competitions, including one in the ARD International Music Competition in Munich. The ensemble regularly appears in the major concert halls of Germany and has been invited to many of Europe's capitals, such as Berlin, Vienna, Amsterdam, London, Bern, Lisbon, Belgrade, Athens, Instanbul. It has toured extensively in Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. Vietnamese tourism ambassador votes for Ha Long Bay Ly Nha Ky, tourism ambassador of Vietnam, met with a number of businesses involved in … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 10/10