HCMC to host 2013 YxineFF Film Festival The 2013 YxineFF International Short Film Festival, themed “Choice," will open in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21. The online forum Yxine.com launched the festival to encourage the cinematic passion of young filmmakers all over the world. YxineFF Film Selection Committee Chief Marcus Vu Manh Cuong promises the festival will introduce audiences to the short films of cinema’s emerging talents spanning animation, psychological thrillers, action, and documentary. Nguyen Trong Khoi’s Khong Co Gi Quy (Even Just For One Day) will be shown at HCM City’s Megastar Paragon to launch the festival on September 16. The non-profit educational organisation ZAG Village will continue its own short film screenings and film making exchanges alongside this year’s YxineFF. ZAG Village exhibited the first of its “Best Films of 2013” at HCM City’s Orient Cafe on August 31. All exhibited films are available to view on the … [Read more...] about Top bartender hopes to inspire next generation
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Luminous Showcase Sat 30 Jul 2016, 7 pm Hanoi Rock City 27/52 To Ngoc Van, Tay Ho “Luminous Showcase”, a Bright Beautiful Showcase of some of the best musicians, artists and performers in Hanoi right now. As usual bring your dancing shoes, however this evening is a full program of eclectic choices – we urge you to come early and experience the whole show :) Visual Installation ✫ Art ✫ Performance ✫ Film ✫ Live ✫ DJ ✪LINE UP✪ ★Red Room★ ▲Film Screening ‘Don’t think I’ve forgotten’ – 7-9pm ▲Jody O’dea // (Ire) – 9-10.30pm ▲Humb (Funk) // UK (Jigsore-irritant-llta) – 10:30pm-12:00am ▲Cabaret Maxim // – 12:00-1:30am ▲ToK // FR/HK (Cliche) – 1:30-2:45am ▲Sameed // UK (Local Talk/Skylax) – 2:45am-Close ★Courtyard★ ▼Hub ‘ Moving Culture’ //VN – 8:30-10:30pm ▼Pete T // UK … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JULY 15-30 (DAILY UPDATE)
Vietnamese food is delicious and it is often cited as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. To make sure that this was true, we spoke to Antoine Yvon, the head nutritionist at CMI hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. You will finally know if all those banh mi sandwiches are good for you, if you should drink the broth of your pho or not, and the name of Vietnam's only superfruit. The interview was translated from French. What is your general professional opinion about Vietnamese food? Is it as healthy as people think it is? Antoine Yvon: Vietnamese food is one of the most healthy and balanced in the world. As a professional, I have seen that dishes and ingredients used in Vietnamese cuisine can cover all the dietary needs on protein, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals because there is a great natural diversity of agricultural products. It is this diversity and variety that are the foundations of a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Eating with chopsticks, using multiple … [Read more...] about Is Vietnamese food really healthy?
Brown Flower Ceramic exhibition by Trinh Vu Hieu Exhibition: 22 – 31 Jan 2016 Module 7 83 Xuan Dieu Str, Tay Ho, Hanoi Brown flower ceramic is showcased with strong engravings and soaring coat with Ly-Tran styled brown bone, showing a new line of decorative pottery, attractive and contemporary. As an interior designer and abstract painter, and then becoming an ceramic artist, Trinh Vu Hieu appeared to have a simple career path, no force or constrain, like a funny journey. His debut exhibition on brown ceramics inspired by ancient pottery artifacts from Ly-Tran dynasties is a strong evidence for that. Film Screening “Turn Left, Turn Right” Fri 29 Jan 2016, 7.30 pm Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents 51 Tran Hung Dao Str (4th floor), Hanoi Dear film lovers, in the last week before Tet holiday, you are invited to the film screening “Turn Left, Turn Right” directed by Johnnie To, with the participation of Takeshi Kaneshiro and Gigi … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JANUARY 15-30 (DAILY UPDATE)