Veteran cai luong artist Thanh Tong passes away

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People's Artist Thanh Tong, 68, one of the southern region's most talented cai luong artists, passed away at his home from illness in Ho Chi Minh City on September 22.

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Art exhibit reflects 30 years of Vietnam’s renewal

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Some 50 artists are participating in an exhibition that opens on September 21 in downtown Hanoi to showcase 30 years of the country’s renewal policy.

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Solo performer opens own puppetry museum

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Solo performer opens own puppetry museum

At the age of 75, artist Dương Văn Học, who is well known as a pioneer in contemporary solo puppetry in Việt Nam, is still busy performing, teaching and writing about puppetry and managing a small “puppetry museum” in the coastal city of Nha Trang in Khánh Hòa Province.

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Rapper Suboi becomes new face of H&M

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Rapper Suboi becomes new face of H&M

The feminine Vietnamese rapper, Suboi together with legendary supermodel and activist Iman, actress and activist Rosario Dawson, hip hop artist Chance the Rapper, musician and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, actress Chloë Sevigny and activist Xiuhtezcatl Martine are selected for the Kenzo X H&M campaign.

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HBSO’s special concert marks its traditional day

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HBSO’s special concert marks its traditional day

The HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) held a special concert marking the 22nd anniversary of its first performance on September 9, 1994.

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Huế sets out plan to build a museum street

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Hue sets out plan to build a museum street

Huế is proposing to set up a street of museums and exhibition centres to serve the cultural needs of locals and visitors to the former imperial capital city.

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ZeroStation launches project with Asian artists

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ZeroStation launches project with Asian artists

ZeroStation of HCM City this week launched a new project called In/VISIBLE (AIS) Station that brings together 45 Asian artists and curators in the region.

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Graffiti Festival to be held in Hanoi

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Graffiti Festival to be held in Hanoi

The Graffiti Festival 2016, the first of its kind held in Vietnam, will be organised on August 28.

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Vietnamese - Thai businessman commemorates Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc in Bangkok

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Vietnamese - Thai businessman commemorates Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc in Bangkok

A Vietnamese - Thai businessman has produced a series of holy amulets in commemoration of Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc, who self-immolated in Vietnam in 1963 to protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the then South Vietnam administration.

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Student from Hanoi wins intl’ writing contest

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Student from Hanoi wins intl’ writing contest

Nguyen Tien Thanh a student from the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School was named as winner of the second annual student Writing Prize, a competition organised by American The Atlantic magazine and the College Board, a non-profit education organisation.

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Vietnamese film director awarded France’s prestigious title

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Vietnamese film director awarded France’s prestigious title

A Vietnamese film director has been awarded the Knight of Arts and Letters title by the French government.

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Stamp collection celebrates 40th anniversary of VN-Thailand diplomatic ties

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Stamp collection celebrates 40th anniversary of VN-Thailand diplomatic ties

A stamp collection jointly issued by the two countries marking the 40th anniversary of Viet Nam-Thailand diplomatic ties was released on August 5.

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Multiple court cases brew over painting

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Multiple court cases brew over painting

The family of late artist Ta Ty whose name was wrongly attributed to a painting artist Thanh Chuong claims to have made, displayed at a recent exhibition said that they would ‘sue’ people responsible for the wrongdoing.

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Dạ Cổ Hoài Lang to be performed in US

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Da Co Hoai Lang to be performed in US

The drama Dạ Cổ Hoài Lang (Night Drumbeats Cause Longing for Absent Husband), a production by talented scriptwriter Thanh Hoàng, will be restaged in a new version in the US next month.

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What's on August 2016 (Daily updated)

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What's on August 2016 (Daily updated)

MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES

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