HCMC – “Portrait of Mademoiselle Phuong” by late painter Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980) fetched a record price for a Vietnamese painting as it sold for US$3.1 million at Sotheby's Auction House in Hong Kong on April 18.
HCMC - Performing artist Nhi Le is introducing a contemporary art performance called “The Red Map” at the modern architectural space of Toong Pham Ngoc Thach in HCMC, bringing the audience and art lovers into a new realm of consciousness.
HCMC - The HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a concert of music by Weber and Mendelssohn on Saturday, May 8, in the Saigon Opera House.
Some say photography is a way of delivering by means of photos one’s own messages. That is also what professional photographers would like to show to trainees in a photography workshop themed “Vietnamese Women” hosted by the Institute of France in Vietnam (IFV). Participants aged between 18 and 28 with basic knowledge of photography were welcomed to join the workshop. They were guided by three professional photographers, including Maika Elan, Binh Dang and Nicolas Cornet. Following is a mosaic constructed by the three photography mentors and three trainees under their mentorships.
Worried about the fresh outbreak in Cambodia, many Vietnamese have seen their livelihoods and incomes severely hit by the spreading virus. Hong Nhung, living in Phnom Penh, has lived in fear for days as Cambodia sees a spike in new...
After six years spent building hundreds of playgrounds for urban children in Vietnam, architect Chu Kim Duc was named by the BBC as one of 2020’s top 100 influential women worldwide.
HCMC - Kon Tum Province will host the first Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival for Ethnic Groups in the Central Highlands from May 28 to 30.
It’s midnight when she has cajoled her 42-year-old son to sleep. Then she rushes to change her 44-year-old daughter who has wet her pants. To say that 71-year-old Ngo Thi Nam has her hands full would be an understatement.As soon...
Living in a hamlet hiding on the edge of the forest in Ha Giang Province, Ha Ngoc Cham has spent his life roaming through the region’s mountains and amongst its ancient trees.
For ethnic Vietnamese working in nail salons in the U.S., Covid-19 and racist violence targeting Asians in the last few months are a double whammy. Le Nguyen, 46, emigrated to the U.S. more than 10 years ago and spent years...