Filmmaker Đặng Nhật Minh and actress Minh Hương (as Đặng Thùy Trâm) seen on the studio of the movie Đừng Đốt (Don’t Burn). A screening of the movie will be held by the FVH on Saturday night. — Photo vtv.vn HÀ NỘI — The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host a talk with installation artist Đặng Thị Khuê on Saturday at the artist’s home. The talk will be an informal morning (9.30am-12.30pm), where attendees can chat with the artist about her life, her inspiration, her thoughts on the past, present and future of Việt Nam’s art scene and how she sees the history and social influences of Việt Nam through art. The 73-year-old Khuê, who graduated from the Hà Nội Fine Arts College in 1976, is one of Việt Nam’s most influential installation artists. Her work is considered an adventure into the past to understand … [Read more...] about FVH to host intimate art talk and movie night
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From the first race at a converted World War II airbase in rural England to this weekend's 1,000th grand prix at the US$240 million international circuit in Shanghai, Formula One has come a long way since it all began in 1950. Shanghai has hosted Formula 1 races since 2004 AFP/WANG ZHAO Silverstone held the first race 69 years ago and the British Grand Prix has remained, with the Italian GP, the only ever-present races on the calendar. In 70 seasons, Formula One has visited 32 countries across five continents and a street circuit in Vietnam will be the newest addition next year. Formula One's organisation was bought for $8 billion in 2017 by US media giant Liberty Media and is now listed on Wall Street -- a long way from the early days when tyre and oil companies supplied their products for free in return for having their logos on drivers' overalls. EVERGREEN FERRARI Italian Giuseppe Farina was victorious in May 1950 and went on to clinch the world championship four months … [Read more...] about Basic beginnings to global exposure: Formula One reaches 1,000 races
>>> Viet Hung’s stoppage-time header hands Vietnam win against Indonesia >>> Park Hang-seo admits luck after Vietnam win over Indonesia Earning a dramatic 1-0 victory over Indonesia U23s with a header in the fourth minute of stoppage time from midfielder Trieu Viet Hung, Vietnam have won six full points after two matches. However, as the Thais had previously destroyed Brunei 8-0, Vietnam had to give up the top spot in group K to the "War Elephants". Thailand U23s are temporarily at the top with six points like Vietnam U23s but superior in goal difference (+12 versus +7). According to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s regulations, a total of 16 teams will qualify for the finals, including the 11 teams topping the 11 qualifying groups and four second-placed teams with the best results, along with Thailand U23s who qualified automatically as hosts. If the Thais finish the qualifying round with the current top spot, there will be an extra slot for the … [Read more...] about What should Vietnam U23s do to progress to AFC U23 Championship finals?
VNS Photo Trương Vị Viet Nam News Two islands on the An Dương Lake are full of birds. Many of them come there between the tenth and third lunar months and many lay their eggs there between the second and eighth lunar months. Some birds that come to the An Dương Lake are from as far away as India and Nepal. by Lê Hương & Hồng Vân The sun gradually descends, meeting the calm surface of An Dương Lake. Birdsong echoes around the shore, while storks perch on the two islands nestled in the middle of the water. A cool wind blows across the waves. Vũ Mạnh Giang skillfully rows a wooden boat carrying a group of tourists. The boat moves slowly and quietly on the water so it does not scare the birds. The lower the sun descends, the more birds fly back. The tourists are captivated with the romantic scene. They take photos with their smartphones and cameras. Giang has worked for the past ten … [Read more...] about Birds flock to a beautiful lake
NA Vice Chairman wraps up US visit NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty (R) meets US friends who have supported Vietnam in its past struggle for national liberation and current nation building cause The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) will continue providing support for Vietnam’s overseas representative offices, affirmed NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty while talking to Vietnamese officials who are working in New York. Ty asked Vietnamese representative offices to update and study the host country’s commercial policies to submit appropriate response to the legislature. He met officials of the Vietnamese permanent mission to the United Nations and Vietnam’s representative offices, as well as correspondents of Vietnam News Agency and Vietnam Television in New York during his working visit to the city from July 26-27. Meeting several US friends, Ty recalled important milestones in the relations between Vietnam and the US. US friends, in turn, made proposals helping Vietnam carry … [Read more...] about Government News 27/7