Vietnam, a receptive canvas for watercolor development
14:42 | 08/12/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - As a beautiful, hospitable country with diverse cultures and rich nature, Vietnam is a source of inspiration for artists, said Atanur Dogan, President of the International Watercolor Society (IWS). Vietnam Economic News’ Hoa Quynh spoke with the IWS president about development opportunities for Vietnamese watercolor artists, following an international exhibition held in Hanoi.
Monsoon music festival promises enticing music party for all
10:37 | 10/11/2017 Culture & Art
The 2017 Monsoon Music Festival, one of the largest community arts events in Vietnam, will feature 14 enticing live performances on stage covering diverse genres of music. Vietnamese and foreign artists from across the world will perform over the course of three days, from November 10 to 12, at Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi.
Hanoi’s heart and soul documented by former French envoy
14:43 | 06/11/2017 Culture & Art
(VEN) - One year after his term in Vietnam ended, former French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean Noel Poirier released a documentary film entitled “Mon Hanoi” (My Hanoi). The 52-minute film, directed and filmed by the former ambassador, is a journey through many corners of Hanoi, with insights into the capital’s culture, food, architecture, traffic and people.