• Mourning for Nightingale of Cai Luong

    Cai Luong (southern folk opera) Diva, Mrs. Nam Can Tho, passed away on January 24th in Ho Chi Minh City. She was 91 years old.

  • Dep Fair to honour women on their day

    Dep Fair 2007, an exhibition of cosmetics and fashion, will be held for the eighth time at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace from March 7-11 with the theme “Honouring Beauty”.

  • Scientific Seminar on “Women and Museum with Sustainable Cultural Development”

    On 8th January 2007, in Hanoi, Vietnam Women’s Museum (VWM) and Asian – Pacific Study Commission cultural diversity in human development held the Seminar on “Women and Museum with sustainable cultural development”.

  • Karatedo: Hoang Ngan wins Paris Open contest

    Vietnamese karateist Nguyen Hoang Ngan won a gold medal in women’s kata event of the Paris Open contest on January 20 and 21, reported the Sports Daily.

  • VN Chess Players Take all 3 Tickets to World C’ships

    Following Le Quang Liem, Le Thanh Tu and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son of Viet Nam on Thursday obtained two other berths for the World Chess Championships in Mexico in September this year.
  • Portraitists in Ha Noi’s Night Markets

    In the night markets in Hang Ngang and Hang Dao Streets and in Dong Xuan Market, many students and elderly are wrapped up in drawing portraits of wayfers and foreign visitors. Standing in a group or sitting in a private corner with some pencils and paper, they earn good money with their talent. A portrait costs VND30-50,000.

  • Vietnam wins silver at International Circus Festival

    Circus artist Nguyen Hong Hanh from the Vietnam Circus Federation has recently won the silver prize for her performance of balancing with a sword on the string at the first Valencia International Circus Festival.

  • Fond memories of a second home in Hanoi: Romanian diplomat

    Romanian diplomat Carmen Costea expresses her deep love of Hanoi after a four-year stay, recalling memories of its beauty, culture and people just as she leaves for an assignment back home.
  • Vietnamese students in UK to hold fundraiser music show

    The Association of Vietnamese Students in the UK (SVUK) is set to organize a music bash with the participation of sizzling Vietnam acappella group AC&M on March 2 to raise funds for the needy.

  • Luu Thi Thanh voted Athlete of the Year 2006

    Sepak takraw player Luu Thi Thanh, who won two gold medal and one silver medal at the 15th Asian Games was voted as the Vietnamese Athlete of the Year in 2006 with a total of 1,378 points. Her coach Ha Tung Lap was the Coach of the Year in 2006. No footballers were in the top ten athletes in 2006, reported Vnexpress.