Art & Entertainment Highlights for December 2

Photo exhibition on Vietnamese women opens in ParisA photo exhibition on Vietnamese women, past and present, opened in Paris on November 30 to mark the exchange year (2013-2014) between the two countries.The photo collections were taken by two French friends named Philippe Chaplain, President of France's National Heritage Federation and photographer Daniel Frydman, who spent … [Read more...]

Experts suggest more fruit cultivation

Experts suggest more fruit cultivation (21-07-2009) A farmer harvests mandarin oranges in Lai Vung District of the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap. — VNA/VNS Photo Van Tri HCM CITY — Dedicating large areas to growing certain special varieties of fruit trees will help Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces exploit the massive global demand for fruits, experts … [Read more...]

Regulation stagnates state-funded film productions

Cinema film producers have not been able to produce any new films in recent years, as they have yet to get state funding due to the lack of a circular on cinema film auction. Cat Nong or Hot Sand, a film using state funds criticised by the public as "boring" Nguyen Thi Hong Ngat, former Deputy Director of the Cinema Department said the government has set aside VND93 billion … [Read more...]

Hanoi hosts “One Day with Doraemon” exhibition

The "One Day with Doraemon" painting exhibition, organised by Kim Dong Publishing House, launched in Hanoi on November 30. The 80 displayed paintings were selected from the "One Day with Doraemon" contest open to Vietnamese school students aged 6-12 in October. Doraemon's robotic cat protagonist is imagined visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, harvesting, and participating in … [Read more...]

“One Day with Doraemon” exhibition opens in Hanoi

(VOV) -The "One Day with Doraemon" painting exhibition, organised by Kim Dong Publishing House, launched in Hanoi on November 30. Japanese Katazome paintings displayed in HCM City Vietnamese folk paintings exhibited in France Japanese paintings exhibited in Da Lat The exhibition's 80 displayed paintings were selected from October's "One Day with Doraemon" contest open to … [Read more...]

Archaeological institute celebrates successes

The Institute of Archaeology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology has contributed remarkably to the research of national history, sovereignty and traditional cultural values. Most worthy of note is the institute's trace of Vietnamese people's ancestry, said the institute's Director Tong Trung Tin at a ceremony to mark its 45 th founding anniversary in Hanoi on … [Read more...]

Promoting the image of the country with “Vietnam’s moment”

A photo joining the contest(CPV) - The photo contest themed "Vietnam's moment" aims to build and promote the image of a beautiful, dynamic and high potential country to younger generations in Vietnam, as well as to international friends. The contest was launched by the Vietnam Digital Communications Association and the Vietnam Internet Association with a message "Every … [Read more...]

E-Government Development: Driving Collaboration, Transparency and Citizen Engagement

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The satisfaction of citizens and businesses is one of the most critical measures that reflect how e-government is being developed. Therefore, during this period, the focus of e-government development is shifted from improving the management function in public entities to serving the society. This is the overarching theme of the 11th Vietnam E-Government Symposium organised by … [Read more...]

VCW Expo 2013 Opens in HCM City

Vietnam Consumer Digital World Expo 2013 (VCW 2013) recently took place at Riverside Palace Convention Centre, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City. The event was organised by the International Data Group (IDG ASEAN) in collaboration with the Vietnam Digital Communications Association, the Vietnam Internet Association, the Ho Chi Minh City Information Processing Association, and the … [Read more...]

Experts share experience on digital content development

Nhan Dan Online - Media experts from both Vietnam and abroad gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on December 3 to share their views and experience aiming to help local firms increase their revenues from their digital content. Over the past years, digital content has seen impressive growth, ranging from content on the web and on mobile phones to programmes produced for digital … [Read more...]

Beautiful moments of “Things Everlasting” Concert

VietNamNet Bridge - At 2pm of the National Day (September 2), the fourth VietNamNet concert "Things Everlasting" began at the Hanoi Opera House, by the national anthem as usual, played by the National Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Le Phi Phi. Following the national anthem was famous instrumental music works, by Vietnamese composers. Besides the National … [Read more...]

VietnamNet chief leaves office tomorrow

After 14 years devoting himself to VietnamNet, Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, 49, Editor-in-Chief of the e-newspaper, will quit his job tomorrow, April 1. Nguyen Anh Tuan (R) and Rahul Bajar, chairman of India's Bajar Group, at a meeting of the Harvard Business School Advisory Council in 2008 Photo: VietnamNet He confirmed this in a good-bye letter to readers published on VietnamNet … [Read more...]

VDT Association makes its debut

The Vietnam Digital Communications Association (VDTA) was set up in Hanoi on March 2. Minister of Information and Telecommunications Le Doan Hop was elected as Chairman of the association and Nguyen Anh Tuan, editor-in-chief of the online newspaper Vietnamnet as Deputy Chairman. The VDT Association was founded by voluntary individuals and organisations in the digital … [Read more...]

VDT Association makes debut

The Vietnam Digital Communications Association (VDTA) was set up in Hanoi on March 2. Minister of Information and Telecommunications, Le Doan Hop, was elected as Chairman of the association and Nguyen Anh Tuan, editor-in-chief of the online newspaper Vietnamnet was elected as Deputy Chairman. VDT Association was founded by voluntary individuals and organisations in the … [Read more...]

Int’l Art Photography Exhibition opens in Hanoi

An awards ceremony and an opening ceremony of the International Art Photography Exhibition were held at Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam in Hanoi on morning of December 1. In three months since the launch of the contest, the organizers received 15,360 beautiful photos from 1,427 photographers from 51 countries and territories. Participating entry photos had to cover four main topics, … [Read more...]

International Art Photography Contest winners announced

The photo 'Fishing in the rain' by Ngo Thanh Binh Nhan Dan - The Vietnamese Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) held an awards ceremony yesterday at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi to honour 48 outstanding images from the 7th International Art Photography Contest. The photos were selected from 15,360 entries submitted by 1,430 photographers from 51 cities and … [Read more...]

Int’l artistic photo contest celebrates talents in Hanoi

Hanoi hosted an award ceremony on December 1 to honour 48 outstanding images chosen by the seventh International Artistic Photo Competition. An entry in Nature category (Source: vapa.org.vn) Launched in late May by the Vietnam Artistic Photographers' Association (VAPA) with the sponsorship of the International Federation of Artistic Photography (FIAP), the contest attracted … [Read more...]

International Artistic Photo Contest celebrates fine photographic talent

Hanoi hosted an awards ceremony, on December 1, to honour 48 outstanding images chosen by the seventh International Artistic Photo Competition. The competition received 15,360 entries from 1,430 contestants from 51 countries and territories. In his speech, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vuong Duy Bien recognized the significance of the event in reflecting … [Read more...]

Int’l Artistic Photo Contest celebrates fine photographic talent

The competition received 15,360 entries from 1,430 contestants from 51 countries and territories. (VOV) - Hanoi hosted an awards ceremony, on December 1, to honour 48 outstanding images chosen by the seventh International Artistic Photo Competition.In his speech, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Vuong Duy Bien recognized the significance of the event in … [Read more...]