• Young artist Quynh Giang’s woodcuts on display

    Nhan Dan Online- With a simple title ‘Giang’, the name of the artist herself, Tran Quynh Giang is introducing her latest 26 woodcut sets at the L’Espace France Culture Centre.

  • Female rider wins gold at Malaysia

    Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen from southern Binh Duong province won a cross-country race at the Malaysia Terrain Cycling Open Tournament on May 1.
  • Viet Nam to host Asian women's volleyball championships

    The 2007 Asian Women's Volleyball Club Championships will be held in Viet Nam in June.

  • National women face tough road to hoe

    The national women's football team is hard at work in training camp in order to finalise their line up and rectify some of the problems that plagued them during their disappointing Asian Games performance.

  • Exhibition on the art of display for HIV/AIDS-infected and detoxified women

    Late 15 Dec. 2006, in Hanoi, Vietnam Women’s Museum in cooperation with the Netherlands-Vietnam Medical Committee opened the Exhibition on the art of display for women in Hoa Huong Duong (Sunflower) Group who are infected with HIV/AIDS and women in Hoa Xuong Rong Group (Cactus flower) in Thai Nguyen and Hanoi. This exhibition is directed by the 2 artists from the Netherlands: Iris Honderdos and Arnon Peeters.
  • Family of the late Japanese painter, Chihiro Iwasaki, visited and offered painting to Vietnam Women’s Union

    On 22th Dec, family of the late Japanese artist Chihiro Azumino visited and respectfully offered the Vietnam Women’s Union the painting “Our mother is not at home” (Me vang nha).

  • Young pole vaulter to launch into SEA

    The pole vaulting hopes of the nation will be placed squarely on the shoulders of Tran Thi Lan, at this years 24th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • McQueen rockers to rouse Vietnam

    The rock queens of the McQueen music group will bring down Military Zone 7’s stadium in Ho Chi Minh City and rock Vietnamese rock fans with their performances on the musical night called U-Nite 07.
  • Young talent Ha sponsored in preparations for Olympic Games

    Young talented player Ngo Viet Ha was reported to be sponsored with US$7,500 to join a training course in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • 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.

  • Duong Thi My Linh Wins Miss Photo Viet Nam 2006

    Duong Thi My Linh, 22, a model of PL Fashion Company, won Miss Photo Viet Nam 2006 and another minor title for the beauty contestant who received the most votes from the public.
  • Lena And “Made in Viet Nam”

    Lena Hermann, a 25-year-old German student, has just inaugurated a photo exhibition of the Vietnamese people and their country titled “Made in Viet Nam” in the University of Berlin, Germany.

  • Japanese quartet to bring music shows to orphans and disabled children

    A quartet from Japan, the Midori Goto, will make a performance tour of localities across Vietnam from December 22-30.

  • Lotus Painting Exhibition Opens

    The painting exhibition “Bobbing with Lotus” has been organized to celebrate artist Nguyen Thi Tam’s 70th birthday and mark her 50-year career of painting at the Ho Chi Minh City’s Exhibition House 92, Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, from December 22 to January 1st.

  • Ethnic minorities come alive during Hanoi photo exhibit

    Visitors to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology will be able to learn more about the daily lives of the Pa Then ethnic minority people in a new photo exhibition. Entitled The Voice of Pa Then, the exhibition features 80 photographs taken by Frenchman Sebastien Laval in March 2005 and October 2006.

  • Vietnamese fashion introduced on Italy TV

    Italy Television RAI has invited Vietnamese’s top designer Minh Hanh as a guest to join a TV show named Alle Felde Del Kilimangiaro produced on December 18 and broadcast during Christmas Eve 2006.

  • Pham Thanh Hang Wins Top Modeling Award

    Pham Thanh Hang picked up the Vietnam Cup and VND50 million in cash at the awards ceremony for the Vietnam Model Awards 2006 on Dec 16.

  • Three homegrown designers to inspire Charming Vietnam

    A top Vietnamese designer and two young colleagues will dress up a bevy of beauties for Thanh Nien’s annual fashion and music bash scheduled for Dec. 30-31.

  • Film on Agent Orange in Vietnam screened in Cuba

    A documentary on the war in Vietnam entitled ‘Chat Doc Da Cam’ (Agent Orange) produced by Japanese Masako Sakata is now on screen at the 28th Latin America New Film International Film Festival in La Habana, Cuba.
  • ASEAN students' games kicks off in Hanoi

    More than 4,000 students from universities in Hanoi gave a special art and sport performance at the opening ceremony of the 13th ASEAN University Games (AUG 13) at Hang Day Stadium on the evening of December 16.

  • Wartime memories go on display

    About 300 personal files and thousands of mementoes from soldier who fought on southern battlefields are now being showcased at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi.