Participants will be entertained with flowers and ornamental trees displayed at Van Hoa Park, an art photo exhibition titled “Colours of Sa Pa”, “Folk cultural festive day” at the Ham Rong tourism site, a Mong Cat Cat village cultural day, a Khen (pan-pipe) and flute performance of the H’mong people and the Love Market Night. … [Read more...] about Lao Cai to open “festival in the clouds” 2013
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The Keo pagoda, where the event is taking place, was founded in 1061. After it was swept away by a terrible flood in 1611, the pagoda was rebuilt in 1632 and most of its architectural features, including 17 structures with 128 rooms, remain until today. In 2012, it was recognized as a national special relic site. … [Read more...] about Keo pagoda autumn festival kicks off
Another name that will soon join the list is badminton ace Nguyen Tien Minh. While the badminton Olympic qualification list will not be announced until April 30, Minh more or less has an Olympic ticket in his grasp since he is currently ranked 24th and the top 50 players will play in the event. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Well, Tet gives a warm, positive feeling of bringing families and society together, and everyone is inviting and caring during such moment of the year. That’s what Austin Carter thinks about Tet. Having spent four years in Vietnam, Carter, now chief financial officer of an educational website, says his most memorable moment about Tet was his trip to a small town in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. “I was treated like a family member who hadn’t been seen for many years by everyone I met,” Carter says. “Strangers shared food, drink and many smiles and laughs with me. I remember being invited to drink rice wine by each and every person at the table.” … [Read more...] about Tet: Happy side vs. Boring side
My love for music and being creative has never stopped. It’s just been channelled into a different scenario, and this is where one of my passions is to redefine what it means to be creative. When I sit with parents and share more about creativity, many say to me that they are not creative. Many take the definition that one needs to ‘draw’ or be able to ‘play music’ or be ‘artistic’ to be creative. I believe there is a big difference between being ‘creative’ and ‘artistic’, as I believe that creativity happens in all walks of life and in all sectors. But it will take time for a new mindset in this area. … [Read more...] about Singer, educator calls creative arts ‘the new currency of tomorrow’s world’