VN Academy of Dance to be established

PM Nguyen Tan Dung (R) welcomes Belgian Ambassador to Viet Nam Angelet Bruno, Ha Noi, November 27, 2012 - Photo: VGP In your view, how the bilateral relations have been developing over the past four decades?Over 40 years Belgium and Viet Nam have established close cooperation at all levels, in development cooperation, education, trade and investments, and in culture.In the field of development cooperation, 40 years of Belgian and Vietnamese partnership have brought about numerous successful projects between both countries. After the end of the war, Belgium first delivered locomotives to contribute to Viet Nam’s rail infrastructure rehabilitation. Since then,…... [read more]

The academy’s two stadiums in Ho Chi Minh City and a center in Bangkok opened their first training course in April, last year. Doan Hoang Son, a former captain of the Vietnamese Olympic Team, used to play for Dong Tam Long An and Hanoi T&T. Apisit Kaikaew was a striker for Binh Dinh in 2002 and 2003 and then played for An Giang in Vietnam’s first-class League. Apisit is a former national player of Thailand and played alongside the iconic Kiatisuk Senamuang.  Son and Apisit quickly became friends through their passion for soccer. After his retirement as a player, Son wanted…... [read more]

NDO – President Truong Tan Sang visited the Vietnam Military Academy of Logistics on June 10 on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the academy (1951 - 2015). Over the past 64 years, the academy has established itself as a major centre of the army for education, training and research. During the war, the academy’s officers and staff members were present on all battlefields and contributed to the national struggle for independence. These days, the academy’s directory board fosters scientific research, broadens international co-operation, and has created innovative teaching and training programmes. Meeting with outstanding officers, lecturers and students…... [read more]

He asked the academy to expand international cooperation with prestigious universities and research centres from other ASEAN member countries as well as developed nations around the world to improve teaching and learning equipment and increase exchanges of lecturers and students.The President reminded the academy of focusing on developing high-quality human resources and building a strong, transparent, democratic and strict judicial system.The 2016-17 school year holds significant meaning for the education and training sector to implement the 11th Party Central Committee’s resolution on fundamental and comprehensive reform in education to serve the country’s industrialisation and modernisation in socialist-oriented market economy and…... [read more]

Tro Xuan Pha (Xuan Pha Dance), originating from the central province of Thanh Hoa, has become one of the seven new national intangible cultural heritages, according to a decision by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.  Xuan Pha Dance (Photo: The dance is held on the 10th and 12th of the second lunar month in Xuan Pha Village, Xuan Truong Commune, Tho Xuan District. It illustrates five neighbouring countries which sent congratulatory messengers to King Le Thai To after his victory over Chinese Ming invaders in the 15th century.  In the performance, dancers wear masks and make-up to…... [read more]

The Party leader praised the VASS’s achievements and contributions over the past time as well as scientists’ important role in clarifying basic theoretical issues regarding the country’s development in the new context. Reviewing the academy’s development over the last six decades, VASS President Nguyen Xuan Thang said the academy has established cooperative relations with more than 50 countries and organizations worldwide in the fields of research, personnel training and the sharing of information.It has a network of 35 institutes and research centres, plus magazines, publishing houses and museums, and a staff of nearly 2,000 people.The VASS has made public tens…... [read more]

HA NOI (VNS)  — Eight dance troupes from Asia and Hungary will participate in the First International Dance Festival 2014 which will be hosted by Viet Nam.The festival, which will be held from April 14 to 18, will attract artists from Cambodia, Mongolia, South Korea, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Laos and Viet Nam.The Asian and European troupes will compete for the gold and silver medals in the festival. The dances will be 20-minute-long performances, which will highlight the traditional and cultural characteristics of each nation. Avant-garde compositions will be encouraged.The five-member jury will include Vietnamese artist Ha The Dung, head…... [read more]

Using technology to develop voluntary activities is an innovative approach that is heading for. Launched in late 2008, has actually become a playing field for volunteers across the country. The idea of using technology to connectIt was on the fifth day of the Lunar New Year in 2008, in the house of elite artist Tuan Hai on Vo Thi Sau Street, Truong Gia Binh, President of the Board of Directors of FPT Corporation, joined a cosy meal with captains of voluntary communities in Vietnam and discussed ideas of sharing forces to help the community in the most effective…... [read more]

A scene of the dance entitled Khoanh Khac Bat Tu (Immortality Moment), based on the young martyr Vo Thi Sau's life, will be performed for the first time tonight at Ha Noi Opera House. — Photo HA NOI (VNS) — A dance entitled Khoanh Khac Bat Tu (Immortality Moment), based on the young martyr Vo Thi Sau's life, will be performed for the first time tonight at Ha Noi Opera House.Choreographed in a modern style by Pham Anh Phuong and to be performed by 100 dancers of the Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB), the dance is based…... [read more]

A dance workshop with Emily Navarra will be held at Zero Station on October 4-5 and October 11-12. — Photo HCM CITY (VNS) — A dance workshop with Emily Navarra will be held at Zero Station on October 4-5 and October 11-12."Shhhh, Just Dance!" is all about feeling connected, rejuvenated and inspired. It will highlight and investigate partnering and group structures through floor-work, improvisation and choreography. Navarra holds a BA in Dance Studies from the University of South Florida. She has worked as a freelance artist in the US, Europe, Southeast Asia, North Africa and the UK.The workshop will…... [read more]