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
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Production in the Dong Ky wood craft village. The village had to reduce production capacity due to impact of COVID-19. — Photo congthuong.vn Production and income of business households in the Red River Delta-based traditional wood craft villages have reduced due to social distancing measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Viet Nam Timber and Forest Products Association (VIFOREST). The business households have had to reduce production capacity by 62 per cent, according to a survey by VIFORESTunveiled at the webinar "COVID-19 pandemic and wood craft villages: Impact and necessary policies" held on September 22. These villages include Dong Ky (Bac Ninh Province), Huu Bang, Lien Ha and Van Diem (Ha Noi), Thuy Lan (Hung Yen Province) and La Xuyen (Nam Dinh Province). The survey also reported that they have seen reductions of 76 per cent in output and 80-90 per cent in income. About 70 per cent have had to borrow capital for production and business. Under … [Read more...] about Wood craft villages face strong reduction in output, income due to COVID-19
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
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 situation of orphans has triggered concerns about the long-term support for their lifelong interests. More than 1,500 children in Ho Chi Minh City have lost their parents due to Covid-19 and the number will likely increase when details from other provinces are available, triggering concerns about the way to treat them to ensure that they will receive as much care and love as possible after big losses. Vulnerable children in Ho Chi Minh City receive support from the youth union. Photo: HCMC Youth Union N.T.L, 20, and her brother, 17, living in path No.118, Ben Phu Dinh, Ward 16, District 8 remain in shock after the death of their mom and two aunts. The day when they returned home from hospitals, the cozy atmosphere was no longer there with the absence of some of their dear ones. All six family members were infected with the virus and treated in six different hospitals. After some time, half of them never came home again. “I was grieving at the death of … [Read more...] about Covid-caused orphans in Vietnam: stakeholders seek optimum solutions
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?