The 5th German film festival to take place in Vietnam
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News in focus Sunday, August 31, 2014
Vietnamese artist Nguyen Trinh Thi's artwork is among the works of 15 artists shortlisted for the SG$60,000 (US$48,000) APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2014.
A movie by a Vietnamese director is poised to compete at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival (August 27 to September 6) and the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (September 4 to 14).
(Cinet)- Hanoi city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a ceremony to launch a campaign for Hanoi museum on 60 year anniversary on the capital city’s Liberation Day (October 10, 1954-2014) on August 28.
(Cinet)- “Cap sac” (coming-of-age) ritual and the “Pao dung” singing of the Dao ethnic group were recognized as national intangible cultural heritage in the mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang on August 27.
(Cinet)- Twenty-six art troupes from 12 provinces are participating in the National Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) festival 2014, which opened in Hanoi on August 26-29.
(Cinet)- On August 26, organization Board officially announced plan to hold the Vietnam festival 2014 in Yoyogi park, Tokyo, Japan.