Published: 15/02/2011 05:00



Russian war movie
filmed in Hoi An Town

Viet Nam’s Chanh Phuong Film Studio
and Russia’s IKA Film Studio are collaborating on the production of the film
Nguoi Linh (The Soldiers), being directed by Stanislav Ivanov.

The film, currently
shooting on location around the city of Hoi An city and the vestige site of My
Son in the central province of Quang Nam, tells the story of a group of Russian
military specialists who come to Viet Nam during the American War.

Pops singers
to judge Singapore talent contest

Viet Nam Idol Uyen

Viet Nam Idol Uyen
Linh and singer Nam Cuong will serve on the jury of Music Revolution 2011, a
talent contest to be held in Singapore on Friday for Vietnamese students working
and studying abroad.

Linh and Cuong will
also perform such hits at the event as Cam On Tinh Yeu (Thank You, Love), Chi La
Giac Mo (Just a Dream) and Bay Giua Ngan Ha (Fly in Galaxy). The contest is held
annually by the Students’ Association of the Singapore Management Academy.

Exhibition of
S Korean illustrations on show

The South Korea
Cultural Centre has opened an illustrative painting exhibition in Ha Noi.

Over 70 paintings are
on display, giving the public a full insight into the development of computer
art graphics of South Korea as well as uniquely artistic traits of modern
illustrative paintings.

Three Vietnamese
painters Cong Quoc Ha, Nguyen The Duy and Nguyen Van Cuong also brought their
works of net printing, wooden and gypsum carving, depicting beauty of Vietnamese
countryside, nature and heritage.

The exhibition will
wrap up tomorrow, Feb 16.

Traditional Craft Villages Festival in Hue city

The fourth Traditional Craft Villages Festival 2011,
themed “Vietnamese kitchen in Hue’s garden”, will be held from April 30 - May 3
to highlight the culinary and beverage culture, and bonsai.

This was announced by the Hue
Municipal People’s Committee on February 14.

The event will be organised in three
areas at Ngo Mon Square (Noon Gate), Dai Noi (Royal Palace) and the Huong
(Perfume) River bank.

Notably, the southern special dishes
made from chicken, pig, rice and snails, as well as songs and dances will be
performed at the festival.

This festival will introduce the
bonsai across the country and open two showrooms about antiques from eating and
drinking culture.

The Traditional Craft Villages
Festival 2011 will popularize Thua Thien-Hue province and Hue city in particular
to domestic and foreign friends.


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