Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the event. He highly appreciated the efforts of the event’s organization units in organizing the significant event that honored the patriotism and the people’s spirit of sharing and optimism during tough time amid the Covid-19 outbreak. As of now, the Government took a step-by-step implementation of measures to get the pandemic under control. Worst-hit areas of HCMC and southern localities have reached significant results from prevention and control measures, strong social distancing order but the Covid-19 pandemic still sees complicated developments, he added. The Party and State always treasure and sincerely thank to all individuals and organizations at home and abroad for their contributions. Solidarity tradition and act of kindness of Vietnamese people across the world are one of the important driving forces in the battle against the virus, he stressed. Artists attend the art program. Major General, Assoc. Prof, People’s … [Read more...] about HCMC’s art program honors great national unity amid pandemic
Art programme promotes the great national unity in fighting COVID-19. (Photo: dantri.com.vn ) HCM City (VNA ) – An art programme promoting the spirit of unity and consensus among the people to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic was held virtually on September 26 and connected to many locations across the country. The event was jointly organised by the Department of Culture and Sports of Ho Chi Minh City, the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Trinh Cong Son Fund. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA) Addressing the event, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, who is also Head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, highly evaluated the initiative to organise the programme, saying that it contributes to promoting the great national unity. The Party and State always appreciate spiritual and material contributions of Vietnamese people around the world to help the country effectively … [Read more...] about Art programme promotes great national unity in fighting COVID-19
YouTubers can make money if they have one million or more followers. Can theatres and art troupes do this? Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung This was the question raised by Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung at a forum on "The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the drastic actions by the culture, sports and tourism sector". Le Minh Tuan, Deputy Head of the Department of Performing Arts, said the pandemic has become so serious that it has gone beyond a traditional crisis. It has posed challenges to the performing arts. However, the agency has changed the way of thinking and approach in performing art works. It has encouraged art troupes across the country to arrange and perform art programs with attractive content, eye-catching design and reasonable duration on technological platforms, such as YouTube and other social networks to attract a large audience. The head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) recognized … [Read more...] about Can Vietnamese theatres make money online?
The event was jointly organized by the Department of Culture and Sports of Ho Chi Minh City, the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Trinh Cong Son Fund. Addressing the event, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, who is also Head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, highly evaluated the initiative to organize the program, saying that it contributes to promoting the great national unity. The Party and State always appreciate spiritual and material contributions of Vietnamese people around the world to help the country effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, he said. PM Chinh stressed that the Party and State will continue their high political determination, great efforts and drastic actions with appropriate solutions to adapt safely and flexibly to and effectively control the pandemic and promote socio-economic economic development. Within the framework of the program, video clips reflecting artists’ … [Read more...] about Art program promotes great national unity in fighting COVID-19
The Dayton Literary Prize for Peace 2021 has honoured Nguyen Phan Que Mai, a female Vietnamese writer, for her work titled The Mountains Sing. Vietnamese writer Nguyen Phan Que Mai. Mai surpassed many other authors who have previously won prestigious awards such as Pulitzers and Bookers, to receive second prize for her novel in the fiction category of the competition. The Mountains Sing is a story about historical events through the perspective of members of four generations of the Tran family. The book not only clearly depicts the pain of loss and separation brought about by war, but it praises family love, the value of hope, and forgiveness. Since its original publication back in March 2020, the novel has been translated into 10 languages and gone on to win six international awards. Mai revealed that she aims to introduce some of the cultural traditions of Vietnamese people in order to help global readers gain greater insights into the nation’s … [Read more...] about Vietnamese writer wins Dayton Literary Prize for Peace 2021
Conductor Dong Quang Vinh was born in 1984 to a family of traditional musicians. His father is Meritorious Artist Dong Van Minh who both performs and makes traditional musical instruments. His mother is Meritorious Artist Mai Thi Lai, a professor of 16-chord zither at the Vietnam National Academy of Music (VNAM). At the age of 9, Vinh began learning to play the bamboo flute at the VNAM. He was invited to perform on stage in Japan when he was 12. In 2004, Vinh was sent by the Vietnamese Government to study orchestral conducting at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and was awarded the most distinguished student scholarship by the China National Foundation. Dong Quang Vinh has been guest conductor of the Shanghai Opera House Symphony Orchestra, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Shanghai University Chinese Traditional Orchestra, the Zhe Jiang Theater, and the Chinese National Traditional Orchestra. Vinh conducted numerous Shanghai youth orchestras attending … [Read more...] about “Ambassador” connecting Vietnamese with international music