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  • Film scoring workshop with British composer Michael Price in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Come to join a workshop with British composer Michael Price, who won an Emmy award for outstanding music composition for the BBC TV series Sherlock, in HCM City this May. He will also be joined by Vietnamese composer Nguyen Manh Duy Linh and filmmaker Phan Gia Nhat Linh. The great draw of this workshop is that Price and the Vietnamese speakers will explore the role of music in telling a story within a film, discuss trends in film scoring and examine the crucial relationships amongst the members of the film-making team. The participants will also have the…... [read more]

  • 17 young artists to join exhibition & music night “Hinge – A Transition”

VietNamNet Bridge – “Hinge – A Transition,” an event organized by 17 young people to depict life in Vietnam during the transition between the old and the new century, from 1990 to 2000, will take place at Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi on May 7. The event consists of two main activities: Exhibition “The story of stuff in the 90s” (8 am – 5 pm) and interactive music night “The season we love” (7 pm – 9 pm). The exhibition “The story of stuff in the 90s”, examines objects from the past and…... [read more]

  • French pianist Célimène Daudet to perform in Hanoi next month

VietNamNet Bridge – French pianist Célimène Daudet will have a soloist night at the Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi on May 11th. French pianist Célimène Daudet The winner of J.Françaix, the Fnapec competition and Pro Musicis award, Célimène Daudet is praised for her lyrical, exquisite and blazing piano sound. The French-born Haitian pianist, known as the “Artist of Spedidam generation”, is particularly famous for performances coordinated with the performing arts, especially dance. She has performed Bach’s l’Art de la Fugue, along with Yoann Bourgeois, more than 100 times. In Hanoi, she will perform Bach-Busoni’s Choral “Ich ruf zu…... [read more]

  • Beach tourism season kicks off

(VOVworld) – The beach tourism season opened at the Bien Dong Park in Da Nang city on Friday, featuring a kayak race, flashmob dance, beach games competitions, and an exhibition of local tours among a myriad of activities. Tourist will have the chance to explore Da Nang beaches and Son Tra peninsula through art performances, a tour to the top of Son Tra mountain where they are stunned by the breathtaking sunset panorama and a bird’s eye view, and a telescope station to look to the night sky. Ngo Quang Vinh, Director of the Da Nang municipal Department of Tourism,…... [read more]

  • “Biophilic Design – The Architecture of Life” to be screened in Hanoi, Saigon & Danang

VietNamNet Bridge - "Biophilic Design - The Architecture of Life" by Dr. Stephen R. Kellert will be screened in Hanoi, HCM City and Da Nang this May. "Biophilic Design - The Architecture of Life" is not a film about a school of architecture, but a convincing analysis that people cannot live without nature. Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn. We need nature in a deep and fundamental fashion, but we have often designed our cities and suburbs in ways that both degrade the environment and alienate us from nature. The…... [read more]

  • Typhoon Water Park opened in Quang Ninh

The most modern water park in the Southeast Asia Typhoon Water Park will be opened in the Sun World Halong Complex in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 29. Covering the area of 20 ha, the Typhoon Water Park is designed like leading water parks in the world such as Typhoon Lagoon in the US, Blizzard Beach of the US Walt Disney World or Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. The park therefore will meet all entertainment demand at all ages. The park is divided into three different sections; one for family, the other for kids and one for those…... [read more]

  • Kayak services on Ha Long Bay resume

Quang Ninh (VNA) – Kayak services on Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh will resume from May 1, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long. Earlier on April 1, the services were halted according to a decision by the Ha Long city’s authorities that worried cruise owners, tour operators and tourists as the sport is an interesting activity that attract lots of foreign visitors to Ha Long Bay. The provincial authorities have agreed to add kayaking into the list of tourist products in Ha Long Bay, which are available in eight tour routes,…... [read more]

  • Timeless musicals at “Let’s Be Broadway!”

VietNamNet Bridge - A special musical night called "Let's Be Broadway!" will take place at the Institut Français de Hanoi - L'Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi on May 4 and 10. In this special night, artists will perform songs or musical excerpts from timeless musicals such as "Wicked" and "Miss Saigon" and also a classic "Phantom of The Opera" and Disney's all-time-favorite "The Little Mermaid" and "Princess and the Frog" and many more. Through the tales were told within every melody, the audience will be able to breathe in the passion for musical arts from actors and actresses while…... [read more]

  • May 1-7: Contemporary Concert "Nine Chapters of the Rain"

HANOI PERFORMANCE Musical Night “Let’s Be Broadway!” 7pm on May 4 L’Espace 24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District, In this special night, we are going to perform songs (or musical excerpts) from the timeless musicals such as “Wicked” and “Miss Saigon”. Also, guests can encounter a classic “Phantom of The Opera” and Disney’s all-time-favorite: “The Little Mermaid” and “Princess and the Frog” and many more. Ticket: VND400,000 – VND200,000 for students Contemporary Concert "Nine Chapters of the Rain" 8pm on May 5 Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich Street, Ba Dinh District, Contemporary music concert by the Hanoi…... [read more]

  • Korean movie “A Moment to Remember” screens in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – The movie by Lee Jae-han will be shown at the Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents, 51 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hanoi on April 28. “A Moment to Remember”is based on the 2001 Japanese television drama ‘Pure Soul’. It stars Son Ye-jin and Jung Woo-sung and follows the theme of discovery in a relationship and the burdens of loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease. The movie was released on November 5, 2004 in South Korea. It was a major success domestically, topping the box office for two consecutive weeks to become the 5th highest-grossing film of…... [read more]