• Overseas Vietnamese wins TV's Master Chef

    Overseas Vietnamese wins TV's Master Chef

    22/07/2013 01:44

    He won the hearts of both the jury and audience on Friday through a performance of cooking a starter, main course and dessert during the two and a half hour show. He chose to make stir-fried chicken with herbs and chili in a Vietnamese style, accompanied by Turkish influenced rice and...

  • Female choir conductor hopes of bright future for local choirs

    Female choir conductor hopes of bright future for local choirs

    11/07/2013 11:45

    The annual competition has been held in Viet Nam for the last three years and you've been on the jury each time. Is the competition a significant event for you? Yes, it's very meaningful to me and my career. I am very proud to do a job that I love. However, I also feel stressed...

  • Vietnamese woman to be a judge of Mrs. USA pageant

    Vietnamese woman to be a judge of Mrs. USA pageant

    10/07/2013 02:28

    Mrs. Kim Hong (left) and Mrs. World 2011 April Lufriu. Chairman of Mrs. World Organization, Mr. David Marmel invited Kim Hong to be the special jury member of this pageant. The contest will take place from August 18 to 28 at Loews Ventana Canyon, Arizona, with the participation of...

  • Vietnamese models appreciated at Asian Contest

    Vietnamese models appreciated at Asian Contest

    09/07/2013 12:03

    They performed very well during the two- day photo shoot before entering the qualifying round of the contest in the first haft of July. Dieu Linh‘s group is led by a supermodel from New Zealand who has made it  to the top 10. Hoang Thu is in another group headed by an Indian...

  • Vietnam’s documentaries funded by Amsterdam film festival

    Vietnam’s documentaries funded by Amsterdam film festival

    06/07/2013 02:56

    According to YxineFF, it will receive EUR10,000. “This is the first time Yxine has been supported by a prestigious organization like IDFA Bertha Fund. The support is precious to us since we’re launching a project focusing on documentaries,” Vu Quynh Ha, representative of...

  • New book reviews fashion through the ages

    New book reviews fashion through the ages

    05/07/2013 02:09

    Many experts have been quick to describe the book as the most comprehensive research ever undertaken o­n the subject. Through texts and images, the book titled Ngan Nam Ao Mu (A Study of Costumes in 1,000 Years) provides a very detailed description of how Vietnamese people from the Ly...

  • Learning to live in Hanoi

    Learning to live in Hanoi

    26/06/2013 04:09

    I am amazed at how many times the cab driver honks the horn and at how the motorcycle riders driving past us do not seem the least bit bothered by the blaring sound of it. I try to count the number of karaokes I see, but I soon abandon, for there must be one appearing every other minute....

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