Mai Van Phan honoured with Cikada award

NDO – Poet Mai Van Phan is the author of 13 volumes of poetry, many of which were translated into foreign languages. He became the second Vietnamese poet honoured with Cikada Prize – a prestigious award for outstanding poets, focusing on East Asian region.He granted an interview to Nhan Dan Online in relation to the integration of Vietnamese poets on the international arena. Q: You were the second poet in Vietnam, after Y Nhi, to win the Cikada award for Southeast Asian poets launched by Swedish poet Harry Matinson (1914-1978). The award showed that Vietnamese poetry has a common voice…… [read more]

This year the Phan Chau Trinh Cultural Fund (formerly the Phan Chau Trinh Translation Fund to encourage and honour the unique cultural research projects; disseminate the cultural values of Vietnam and the world) will present its 6th awards on March 29.From 2007 to 2011, a number of Vietnamese and foreign translators, scientists, cultural researchers have received this honour, such as Bui Van Nam Son, Le Hong Sam, Nguyen Dinh Dau, David Marr, Ho Ngoc Dai, G. Condominas, Hoang Tuy, Kevin Bowen, Nguyen Su, Nguyen Van Khoa and Alain Ruscio.The Phan Chau Trinh award system includes the following awards: “For the…… [read more]

Pulling the strings: Music teacher and researcher Nguyen Vinh Bao is among musicians who were granted the Phan Chau Trinh Awards 2015 on Tuesday. — Photo HCM CITY  (VNS)  — The Phan Chau Trinh Awards 2015 in HCM City on Tuesday recognised several talented musicians, most notably 97-year-old music teacher and researcher Nguyen Vinh Bao for his contribution to research and preservation of traditional southern music.Maestro Bao, who plays the traditional dan co (two-chord fiddle) and dan tranh (16-chord zither) instruments, has performed Vietnamese music in many countries. He worked as a lecturer for the University of Illinois from…… [read more]

(Cinet)- On December 05, in HCM City, the MOCST organized a seminar to take some opinions for Draft regulating some procedures and documents to honour some HCM awards and the State award about culture and arts. Deputy Minister Le Khanh Hai attended and hosted the seminar. At the seminar, many representatives who contributes to some opinions for Draft regulating some procedures and documents to honour HCM awards and the State award about culture and arts. Accordingly, many representatives said that it is necessary to guide some priorities to guide some authors and family to make a Document to register some…… [read more]

(Cinet)- Decision No.4673/QĐ-BVHTTDL on November 28 of the MOCST relates to honouring some awards for composing propaganda picture on some issues of Family Plan in 2012. Accordingly, the MOCST decided to honour one prize A with a total value of VND 10 million “Please, do not select gender” by an author Truong Quang Tung, Hanoi. 05 prizes B in VND 07 million honours some works “ Bao dong”, “Kham sang loc truoc sinh va so sing de cho ra doi em be khoe manh”, “ Mat can bang gioi, ti le trai nhieu hon gai hien nay rat dang lo…… [read more]

(Cinet) – The MOCST had a Document No.3254/BVHTTDL-TĐKT on October 07, 2011 informing a result of the Council at a ministerial level on honouring HCM award about literature and arts for some arts works of Pham Tuyen composer. On the basis of some works written by Pham Tuyen, the Council at a ministerial level considered to honour Pham Tuyen’s awards on literature and arts in field of music. The session is organized as a regulation and a procedure in Circular No. 03/2011/TT-BVHTTDL on May 27, 2010 of the MOCST regulating to some details about HCM awards and the State awards…… [read more]

(Cinet)- Recently, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has promulgated Decision No.540/QĐ-BVHTTDL on February 25, 2015 to honour HCM awards and the State awards about literature and arts 2016. The Plan aims to select some works, constructions about literature and arts in order to submit to the President for honouring some titiles of HCM award and the State award. Accordingly, the progress consists of:… [read more]

(Cinet)- Recently, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism promulgated Decision No.750/QĐ-BVHTTDL on March 17, 2015 about establishing the Council to honour some awards of literature and arts. Illustrative image Accordingly, the Council comprises as follows:1. Vuong Duy Bien-Deputy Minister of the MOCST as a chairman of the Council;2. Phung Huy Can, head of Department of Emulation and Awards as vice-head of the Council3. Nguyen Dang Chuong, head of Performing Arts Department as member of the Council;4.Ngo Phuong Lan, head of Cinema Department as member of the Council;5. Vi Kien Thanh, head of Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition as…… [read more]

Outstanding inventions in IT, health,sciences and technologies and environment have been honoured at theVietnamese Talent Awards 2016 which was held on November 19 evening inHanoi. The first awards presented atthe ceremony were prizes to promote talents proposed by the VietnamStudy Promotion Association. The awards aimed to encourage individualstudy and research to create products of benefit for the society.Former Deputy Prime Minister and former chairman of the Vietnam Study Promotion Association Nguyen Manh Cam,and Mr Ta Huu Thanh from Jetstar Pacific Airlines Joint Stock AviationCompany announced four winning products. Each prize is worth VND30m.The four winning products included: 1. Recycled waste…… [read more]

Former Vice President Nguyen Thi Binh granted the awards to thewinners at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on March 29. Accordingly, a culture and education award was given to educator BuiTran Phuong and artist Vu Duc Hieu, a translation award to Chu Tien Anhand Pham Duy Hien, a research award to overseas Vietnamese professor LeThanh Khoi and a Vietnamese studies award to French professor PhilippeLanglet. Phuong and Hieu were honoured for theircontributions to promoting education and preserving Vietnamese Muongethnic culture. Artist Hieu was recognised for the MuongEthnic Group Cultural Space Museum , which he established in2007. It is…… [read more]