People's Artist Dang Thai Son to perform in Vietnam People's Artist Dang Thai Son will return to Vietnam to perform a concert titled ‘Dang Thai Son-New Sound in 20th Century’ at the Opera House in Hanoi at 8pm on December 4. Dang Thai Son will perform works of two famous French composers, Claude Debussy and Francis Poulenc. Besides that, he will also perform two works of musicians Do Hong Quan and Dang Huu Phuoc. The program will be attended by artist Luu Hong Quang, who will play piano pieces of Francis Poulenc. In his life, Dang Thai Son has remained devoted to Vietnamese music and always supported young musical talent of Vietnamese music. Currently, Dang Thai Son lives and works in Canada and also teaches music in France, the United States and China. In his free time, Dang Thai Son holds lectures at music festivals in many countries. People's Artist Dang Thai Son has performed in 40 countries across the world with famous orchestras, including the Leningrad Philharmonic, … [Read more...] about People’s Artist Dang Thai Son to perform in Vietnam this Dec.
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Terracotta Sculpture Exhibition “The Life” Exhibition: 25 Jun – 02 Jul 2014 Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi From the organizer: You are invited to the terracotta sculpture exhibition “The Life” by artist Vu Huu Nhung. Screening of Documentary “5 Broken Cameras” Sun 29 Jun 2014, 6 pm Goethe-Institut Hanoi 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học Ba Đình, Hà Nội Hanoi DOCLAB cordially invites you to the screening of the “5 Broken Cameras” by Emad Burnat và Guy Davidi. The film won a 2012 Sundance Film Festivalaward, Golden Apricot at the 2012 Yerevan International Film Festival, Armenia, for Best Documentary Film, and was nominated for a 2012 Academy Award. Duration: 90 minutes. Language: The film is in Palestinian with English and Vietnamese subtitle. “An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 20-30 (daily updated)
Thailand’s northern resort town of Chiang Rai has just opened its tourist season 2013-2014 on October 24. Wanchai Chongsuthamanee, the city mayor, said at a press conference that the season will start in the mid of November with diverse events and activities taking place during two months. The first two will be the Mekhong cultural event and four-nation Loy Krathong, or floating lantern. The city has invited neighbouring countries of Laos , Myanmar and China to join the event during November 15-18. The city will then organise Chiang Rai's flower festival from December 20 to January 20. In between, there will be a countdown on New Year's Eve. According to Wanchai, this year's events are planned to be bigger and better than in the past, as ASEAN nations are looking to integrate into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Besides, Chiang Rai has proposed itself to be a hub of investment and tourism in the northern region.-VNA … [Read more...] about Thai town opens tourist season
(Cinet)- On October 27, Thai expatriates in Hanoi and locals enjoyed one of the biggest traditional Thai festivals in the capital city. Thailand’s the Loy Krathong festival was organised by the Thai Embassy in Hanoi and the Tourism Authority of Thailand. It celebrated the 39th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Speaking at the event, Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Panyarak Poolthup highlighted the festival’s significant role in Thai people’s lives, and said he hoped visitors would have a chance to try famous traditional dishes such as Pad Thai and Tom Yum. Several art performances and Thai games were also held. Attendees could make their own flower lanterns and masks. Loy Krathong is the second biggest festival in Thailand, after the Songkran Festival. It is also considered the most romantic festival in the country, using aromatic candles, flower garlands and colored lanterns. It is held to express gratitude to the Goddess of … [Read more...] about Thailand’s Loi Krathong festival celebrated in Viet Nam
Former Housing Group General Director stands trial Chau Thi Thu Nga at the trial The Hanoi People’s Court on October 2 opened the first instance trial on Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group) and her nine accomplices on the charge of swindling to appropriate assets. The accomplices are four former Directors of Housing Group Nguyen Truong Son, Le Hong Cuong, Nguyen Vu Hung and Phan Thanh Tuyen; two former Directors of Housing Group Real Estate Trading Floor Nguyen Thi Tinh and Luu Thi Thuy; former chief accountant of Housing Group Pham Thi Thu Hanh; former Director and chief accountant of Housing Group Dinh Phuc Tieu; and former acting chief accountant of Housing Group Doan Thanh Thuy. The court summoned 521 victims, including Hai Au Company and 68 other companies and individuals with … [Read more...] about Social News 3/10