SonDoong Cave in Vietnam

LYNK fashion show features international designs

LYNK fashion show features international designs Ly Nha Ky welcomes some international friends. — Photo by Sunny Rose HA NOI (VNS) — Ly Nha Ky, former tourism ambassador of Viet Nam and owner of Lynk Fashion and Jewellery Company, held the LYNK fashion show last night (November 11) at HCM City’s Reunification Palace. The event

Classic movie soundtracks performed live

Classic movie soundtracks performed live Theme music: The Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra will perform in the Toyota Classic Concert in HCM City on November 18. — Photo toyota.com.my HCM CITY (VNS) — The Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra will play melodies from movies for music lovers on November 18 at the HCM City Opera House. The

Contest focuses on Ha Noi world heritage sites

Contest focuses on Ha Noi world heritage sites The Thang Long Imperial Citadel built in the 11th century. — Photo chinhphu.vn HA NOI (VNS) — A competition on the discovery of world heritage sites and traditions has been launched here to give competitors an opportunity to show off their knowledge about the capital city’s legacy.

Tan An Banh Trang Village

Tan An "Banh Trang" Village

Tan An is an ancient village in Quang Thanh Commune, Quang Trach District, Quang Binh province, about 50km to the north of Dong Hoi City. This village is famous for sesame “banh trang” for hundreds years. Today, the Tan An “banh trang” (girdle cake) has become a speciality of Quang Binh people and an unique

Films on climate change to be screened

Films on climate change to be screened It is part of the special week – entitled “The climate is changing… What about us?” – launched by the French Embassy in Ha Noi, with the assistance of the Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and international partners. — Illustrative image/Photo infonet HA NOI (VNS)

Sacred animals reveal the true Viet Nam

Sacred animals reveal the true Viet Nam Different roar: A stone lion dating back to the Ly Dynasty (10th century). — VNS Photo Viet Thanh HA NOI (VNS)— Hoang Hai Yen, a secondary student from Ha Noi, was completely wrapped up in colouring a picture of lion, a sacred object used in pagodas in Viet

City prepares to host global fashion week

City prepares to host global fashion week HCM CITY (VNS)— An international fashion week will be held in HCM City next month with acclaimed Vietnamese designers showing off their collections along with their Asian and international counterparts. The latter include French duo Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov and Italian Antonio Grimaldi, who will be making

Performance to celebrate musician’s 90th birthday

Performance to celebrate musician’s 90th birthday Old school: Phan Huynh Dieu pictured in a poster advertising the live show. — Photo vnexpress.net HA NOI (VNS)— Veteran musician Phan Huynh Dieu will give a performance tonight in HCM City to celebrate his 90th birthday. The name of the show, Cuoc Doi Van Dep Sao (Life Is

Magic Flute to grace the stage

Magic Flute to grace the stage Classic opera: Mozart’s The Magic Flute will be conducted by Magnus Loddgard of Norway this weekend at HCM City’s Opera House. — Photo courtesy of HBSO HCM CITY (VNS) — Mozart’s classic opera The Magic Flute will be performed for the first time in HCM City this weekend by

University students win 1st veneer furniture design award

University students win 1st veneer furniture design award Organisers give away the first Veneer Award for furniture design to the two winners. — VNS photo Xuan Huong HCM CITY (VNS) — Two HCM City university students have shared the first Veneer Award for innovative furniture design using wood veneer. Dang Truong Vu of Ton Duc