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?
Online theater bringing art closer to audience
Vietnam Airlines completes longest flight for transporting vaccines A flight of Vietnam Airlines transporting COVID-19 Abdala vaccine from Cuba to Vietnam safely landed at the Noi Bai International Airport on September 26. With a total length of more than 17,000 km, and 20.5 hours of flying, this is the longest flight so far that Vietnam Airlines has operated to transport vaccines. The vaccines on the flight, which used wide-body aircraft Boeing 787-9, were kept in specialized equipment, and handed over to the authorized agency immediately after landing. Cuba's Abdala vaccine is considered one of the world's most effective COVID-19 vaccines. Previously, the Ministry of Health had conditionally approved this vaccine for emergency use in preventing and controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. As a national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines plays a key role in transporting COVID-19 vaccines. Since early 2021, with its fleet and extensive network of routes, … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 27
Conductor Dong Quang Vinh (Photo: nhandan.vn) Hanoi (VNA) - With his tireless efforts to promote Vietnamese music, conductor Dong Quang Vinh is known as an “ambassador” by the domestic music world, helping connect Vietnamese with international music. 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 … [Read more...] about “Ambassador” connecting Vietnamese with international music
HÀ NỘI — Non-profit organisation Gavisto Diplomat has teamed up with the Centre for Cultural and Scientific Activities to help more young people find a connection with the Quốc Tử Giám, the Temple of Literature. Events will be promoted on the official Facebook and Instagram pages of Quốc Tử Giám Cultural Space. These pages also aim to deliver information about medieval Vietnamese history to a new audience. Văn Miếu-Quốc Tử Giám attracted many tourists before the outbreak of COVID-19. — Photo courtesy of thanglong.chinhphu.vn Hoàng Đoan Trang, representative of Gavisto Diplomat, said that the project aims to connect young people to the heritage space through interesting cultural and artistic activities. Through enabling young people to practise their love for the history and culture of Việt Nam, it is hoped that they will join hands in preserving and inheriting those values. In addition, the project also recreates the teaching and learning activities at Quốc Tử Giám, helping … [Read more...] about Temple of Literature project aims to connect young people with Vietnamese heritage