Ten beauty contestants from around the world visited Huy’s shop on October 6 to try on traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai dresses. Some of the contestants have expressed a desire to wear the traditional Ao Dai if they are among the top ten contestants in the beauty pageant. Kassandra Joy Lovisa Kashian from Australia posing in a traditional Ao Dai with a lovely lotus flower pattern. … [Read more...] about Miss Grand International contestants excited about Ao Dai
(VOVworld)-A combination between Vietnam’s long dress or Ao dai with paintings was the main theme of an Ao dai show in Hue city on Sunday night as part of the 2017Hue Traditional Craft Festival. On display were collections of Ao dai with patterns inspired by famous Hue painters. “My collection features lacquer paintings by Vo Xuan Huy. His works present many humane values”, Designer Xuan Hao elaborated. The 2017Hue Traditional Craft Festival takes place from Friday to Tuesday with 50 well-known craft villages across Vietnam showcasing their products such as ceramics, brocades, silk, terracotta, paper flowers, lanterns, silver and gold jewelry. … [Read more...] about Ao dai fashion show honors Hue painters
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam Airlines`s Customers on two flights: VN236 SGN - HAN and VN 257 HAN - SGN had a special experience when take flight during Vietnam Reunification Day (April 30). On the attitude of 10.000m and catwalk floor is two aisles on the plane, Vietnamese stewardesses become confident and charming fashion models with traditional Ao dai from the Collection "Đào Mai" of Vo Viet Chung designer. The Boeing 787-9 immediately become a fashion stage; an unique, impressive and touching culture space for all customers on board. Those photos of Vietnam Airlines stewardesses graceful in a surprising Ao dai (Vietnam traditional costume) fashion show on a "flight of peace", have attracted a lot attention. The show is among activities to mark 42th anniversary of Vietnam Reunification Day (April 30, 1975 - April 30, 2017). Besides the fashion show, air attendants performed the song "Tự nguyện" (Voluntary - famous Vietnamese song of patriotism) as a gift from their heart, on occasion … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines air stewards perform Ao Dai fashion show during “flight of peace”.
Ho Chi Minh City Ao dai Festival has recently become one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year that contributes to preserving and promoting the cultural value of the traditional long dress. The 4th Ho Chi Minh City Ao dai Festival themed “Ho Chi Minh City’s Charming Ao dai” was held from March 3-17 with a variety of activities to honour the original charm of the Vietnamese Ao dai from different periods of time. At the festival’s opening ceremony on the pedestrian street of Nguyen Hue, fashion lovers and tourists enjoyed a special program with an Ao dai fashion show, pieces of music and dances and a reportage telling the history of Vietnam’s Ao dai and its development in this city over the years. Addressing the ceremony, Tran Vinh Tuyen, Deputy Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee highly appreciated the city dweller’s positive response to the event and support from units, organisations and individuals in the city, … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City Ao Dai Festival 2017
Designs in use during the war years for ao dai, the Vietnamese traditional costume, are being showcased in an exhibition at the HCM City War Remnants Museum. The Vietnamese Women through Wars exhibit includes 125 photos, documents and objects related to the costume and to women's lives during the war. Huynh Ngoc Van, director of the museum, said the exhibition aimed to introduce the beauty of ao dai and its convenience as well as its use by female soldiers and Vietnamese women in activities to protect the country. She said it was also hoped that the exhibit would send a message to the public to preserve and promote the costume. On display are ao dai worn by women prisoners, politicians, soldiers, and students, including Truong My Le and Nguyen Thi Phi Van who took part in various movements of the Sai Gon - Gia Dinh Union beginning in 1960. The exhibition also includes photos of students in ao dai taking part in parades against wars in Sai Gon in the 1960s and 1970s. Various exhibits, … [Read more...] about Exhibition showcases wartime ao dai DTiNews