An outfit in the collection Current Memoir inspired by the ocean's purity by Lương Thúy Ngọc. VNS Photo Minh Thu HÀ NỘI — Young designers will present their collections inspired by life, modern society, memory and imagination at a fashion exhibition and showcase to be held on August 8-10 at Melia Hotel Hanoi. The graduation event of the London College for Fashion and Design (LCDF) will introduce 25 collections with the theme of In:Visible. Well-known designers Lâm Gia Khang and Nguyễn Chí Nghĩa will open the shows with their latest collections on August 9 and 10. Senior lecturer Gary Wilson said the theme is based around the idea that what can start as an initial idea in one’s imagination can be brought to life by a designer’s creativity, talent and skills. As always, LCDF aims to reach new limits this year, with young and talented designers making their mark in the fashion industry like never … [Read more...] about Young designers to present collections inspired by society
Disturbing artworks reflecting modern society
HÀ NỘI — Popular artist Tia Thủy Nguyễn has just become the first Vietnamese artist to display artwork at Chateau La Coste, France. A part of Silver Room installation work. — Photos thethaovanhoa.vn Thủy, who has been a costume designer for various popular movies like Cô Ba Sài Gòn (The Tailor), Mẹ chồng (Mother in Law), Tấm Cám: Chuyện chưa kể (The Untold Story), Ngày nảy ngày nay (The Lost Dragon), has displayed her first ever installation work at Chateau La Coste. Titled Silver Room, Thủy’s work is a reflection of the common houses of ethnic minority groups in the central highlands region of Việt Nam. The work incorporates silver gilding techniques of Vietnamese traditional lacquer art, carving techniques on quartz and jackfruit tree wood. Tia Thủy Nguyễn poses for a photo with her work. Thủy has spent nearly three … [Read more...] about VN artist displays installation artwork at Chateau La Coste
By Kiều Vân HÀ NỘI The case of a student being openly molested on a bus is shocking enough. What that young girl must be going through in the aftermath of the abuse is unthinkable. But what is equally, if not more disturbing, is the fact that so many people on the bus from Nha Trang to HCM City did nothing to prevent the abuse. 20-year-old N.T Hằng, not her real name, said she was dismayed by the lack of help she received from the 40-plus fellow passengers on board at the time. "I was really shocked that people heard ‘my call for help’ but did nothing,” she said. “I was crying, but they only looked at the abuser, then just went back to sleep." And she is not the only one left angry, annoyed and disappointed by the lack of social morals displayed by those close by. Hundreds of readers shared their condemnation on the zing.vn online newspaper, calling on the bus company to act against the sex abuser. But the big question for me, as a … [Read more...] about Modern society rotting with insensitivity
Festival, which uses mother-of-pearl, one of the paintings displayed at the Korean Ottchil Art 2019 exhibition in Hanoi. Photo courtesy of Korean Ottchil Art 2019 exhibition The month-long event, titled Korean Ottchil Art 2019, is organized by Ottchil Art Museum in Tongyeong, South Korea and VICAS Art Studio in Hanoi. 47 ottchil (Korean lacquer) works in the exhibition feature modern materials and techniques, as well as mother-of-pearl inlays. The exhibition aims to introduce this ancient traditional craft to Vietnamese viewers and pave the way for further art exchanges between Vietnam and South Korea, organizers said. They said the exhibition will also help viewers gain a deeper understanding of Korean lacquer art and insights into the way many generations of Korean artists make adjustments to the ancient lacquer art form to craft modern, contemporary artworks. The painting Sophist, created in 2018. Photo courtesy of Korean Ottchil Art 2019 … [Read more...] about Hanoi exhibition presents contemporary Korean lacquer artworks
VietNamNet Bridge - General Secretary of the Vietnam Linguistics Association Pham Van Tinh says language disorders are a product of modern society. Children may suffer if they are forced to learn foreign languages too early and follow the wrong methods. General Secretary of the Vietnam Linguistics Association Pham Van Tinh Experts believe that an early age is the best time for kids to start learning a foreign language. However, opinions vary about what ‘early age’ means. In Vietnam, some urban parents believe that their children should be studying English at the age of two or three, while others fear learning a foreign language at an early age increase the risk of language disorders among children. The critical age for children to use English is 5-6, when they obtain basic vocabulary. At this age, children can learn a second language quickly. The critical age for children to use English is 5-6, when they obtain basic vocabulary. At this age, children can learn a … [Read more...] about Language disorders: product of modern society?