A performance at the national circus talent competition. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Some 67 circus artists showed off their talent in a national circus contest which wrapped up in Hanoi on December 10. The national circus talent competition was co-held by the Department of Performing Arts under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Vietnam Theatre Artist Association, and the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports. It took place the last time 12 years ago. After 12 years, circus artists across the country gathered again to compete in this competition, said People’s Artist Luu Van Phuc, head of the jury. The participating artists are at a young age and possess great skills which reflect their hard work and training, he added. Among 24 performances, three were awarded with the first prizes, including those by the Vietnam Circus Federation, the Vietnam Circus Arts and Vaudeville Secondary School, and the Phuong Nam Arts Theatre. The organisers also … [Read more...] about Circus artists show off talent at national competition
High technologies have been applied in design and sewing Phan Dinh Hue, CEO of Viet Circle, said travel is one of the industries most affected by the 4.0 industry revolution. Travel is an intermediary service which connects customers with hotels, restaurants and transport service providers. In the past, when it was difficult to access information, the service could be easily sold. But things are different now. As information has become more transparent, and tourists are self-guided, travel firms feel as if they have been ‘abandoned’. The world is now witnessing the strong rise of ‘smart tourism’, when travelers meet service and product providers directly without intermediaries. The former can enjoy services at good prices, while the latter can improve their profits and cut costs. But intermediaries, or travel firms, will meet difficulties in the 4.0 era. Despite this, the 4.0 revolution has brought great advantages to travel firms, especially in … [Read more...] about Competition in the 4.0 era – what will it be like?
The 2018 King of Pickup (KOP) is part of the national tourism year programme hosted by Quang Ninh province.(Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The 2018 King of Pickup (KOP), the biggest championships of its kind in Vietnam, will take place on Tuan Chau island, Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh, on December 15 and 16. The pickup truck driving competition, part the national tourism year programme hosted by Quang Ninh this time, has attracted 80 teams with 160 members from across Vietnam. The teams are set to compete in four events on both natural and artificial locations. Speaking at a press conference on the event held in Hanoi on December 7, deputy head of the Pickup Vietnam Club (PVC) Vu Minh Hung said the KOP originates from a PVC contest held annually for pickup truck drivers nationwide since 2015. The contest, drawing the participation of hundreds of drivers and thousands of audience members over the years, is considered the most anticipated event for Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Pickup truck driving competition to run this December
The competition brings together a host of many thrilling performances for spectators to enjoy. Sixty seven artists coming from 6 art troupes across the country are taking part in the event. During the opening night of the show, the public were in awe of some of the acrobatics that took place in the air. Upon speaking at the opening ceremony, Nguyen Quang Vinh, head of the Department of Performing Arts, says the competition aims to attract younger participants and familiarize them with circus skills. The event also helps participants to learn from one another’s experiences and to produce high-quality performances that better meet customers’ demands, he added. Being cheered on by the crowd, the young talent on display put on a confident skating performance. A performance by Hanoi’s acrobats enthralled spectators. The acrobats performed some challenging moves in the air. The animal circus was popular amongst children. The competition will last until … [Read more...] about National circus talent competition debuts in Hanoi
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — If enterprises and nations did not see their own strengths and ultilise their competitive advantages, they would find it difficult to develop sustainably and thrive in the future. Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc made the statement during the Việt Nam Business Forum (VBF) 2018 held in Hà Nội on Tuesday, with discussions focusing on the theme of “sharing opportunities in the world of changing trade”. “Each country and enterprise does not necessarily have to be the No 1 country or the No 1 enterprise, they need to create differences and added value in what they are doing,” Phúc told the forum. “Although the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the digital economy and technological advancements are the decisive factors creating the trends for the development of mankind this century, the cultural value, national identity and longevity are the things that will create the differences and … [Read more...] about Competitive advantage key to firms: PM