Category Archives: Fashion

Traditional vocal heritage on YouTube

Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group) has recently published various videos of traditional xam singing.

Each clip features a song with people acting out the lyrics.

The song Tu Vi Ha Thanh (Hanoi’s Best Delicacies), for example, has been staged very carefully.…

New TV series focuses on lives of young people

A new TV series titled Nha Tro Balanha (Homestay Balanha), depicting the dreams and failures of youngsters, will be broadcast by Vietnam Television.

New graduates Lam, Bach and Nhan wanted to make something special.…

Vietnamese architect wins Turgut Cansever International Award

A Vietnamese architect recently won the Turgut Cansever International Award, part of the 2020 International Contextual Architecture Awards held to celebrate the famous Turkish architect.

Doan Thanh Ha of the Hanoi-based H&P Architects (HPA) was honoured with the “Friendly Space in Suffocating Urban Areas” project, which was launched in Vietnam in 2013.…

COVID-19 forces cancellation of 2020 musical award ceremony

Voting and award ceremony of the 2020 Cong hien (Devotion) Music Awards will be cancelled due to complicated development of the COVID-19 outbreak, announced the organisers on March 12.

The annual event is held by Vietnam News Agency’s The Thao & Van Hoa (Sports and Culture) newspaper.…

Worship of National Mother in Vinh Phuc recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

The worship of Tay Thien National Mother in Tam Dao district, northern Vinh Phuc province, has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage.

The locality held a ceremony on March 8 to announce the decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.…

Sixth Hanoi Int’l Film Festival slated for fourth quarter

The 6th Hanoi International Film Festival is scheduled to take place in the fourth quarter of this year, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 6.

The festival, slated to last five days, aims to honour movie talents and outstanding movies with humanitarian and art values.…

US magazine praises Vietnam song on COVID-19 fight guidance

US magazine Billboard has heaped praises on a Vietnamese song guiding the prevention of the novel coronavirus in a recent article, calling it an insanely catchy tune.

Ghen Co Vy, based on the melody of the V-pop hit Ghen (Jealous), is a work by composer Khac Hung, in collaboration with the National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health.…