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Vietnamese house wins UK architecture prize

Bat Trang House designed by Vo Trong Nghia has won for Best New Private House at the 2021 Wallpaper* Design Awards given away by a British architecture magazine.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/style/vietnamese-house-wins-uk-architecture-prize-4224391.html

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Vietnam’s 13-year-old Pollock just enjoys bold colors

Xeo Chu has no idea what an art prodigy is. But he knows people are calling him one.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnam-s-13-year-old-pollock-just-enjoys-bold-colors-4224259.html

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Son Tung MT-P’s music video tops Billboard’s LyricFind Global chart

‘Hay Trao Cho Anh’(Give It To Me) by V-pop prince Son Tung MT-P has gone to the top of Billboard’s latest LyricFind Global chart.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/son-tung-mt-p-s-music-video-tops-billboard-s-lyricfind-global-chart-4224794.html

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Vietnamese diaspora hope things get better under Biden

The Vietnamese diaspora in the U.S. are cautiously optimistic about the tenure of new U.S. President Joe Biden, knowing he faces stiff challenges.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/vietnamese-diaspora-hope-things-get-better-under-biden-4224485.html

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Centuries-old artifacts, modern paintings to be auctioned

Ancient artifacts and works by prominent modern artists will go under the hammer on Saturday at an international standard auction organized by a Vietnamese auctioneer.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/centuries-old-artifacts-modern-paintings-to-be-auctioned-4221404.html

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Single mother achieves stardom after braving hostile society

Having a child out of wedlock in rural Vietnam was inviting ostracising trouble, but Cuong remained defiant. Her son has more than vindicated her decision.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/single-mother-achieves-stardom-after-braving-hostile-society-4223765.html

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Hanoians shrug off smog as new normal

Thick smog has not prevented resigned Hanoians from going about their daily business or even limiting activities that worsen air pollution.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/hanoians-shrug-off-smog-as-new-normal-4223199.html

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Man has world’s biggest collection of smallest trees

With a collection of over 5,600 penjing pots, Nguyen Van Phung, 59, has the world’s largest collection of miniature bonsai trees.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/man-has-world-s-biggest-collection-of-smallest-trees-4220256.html

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Vietnamese V-pop prince claims Billboard first

His music video “Hay Trao Cho Anh” (Give It To Me) has made V-pop prince Son Tung MT-P the first Vietnamese artist to appear on Billboard’s LyricFind Global chart.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnamese-v-pop-prince-claims-billboard-first-4221501.html

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Artists demand compensation after Vietnam exhibition fiasco

Many artists including sculptors and painters are demanding compensation for works damaged and lost during the Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/artists-demand-compensation-after-vietnam-exhibition-fiasco-4220878.html

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Picky viewers keep filmmakers on their toes

A more choosy audience influenced by social media reviews and other post-pandemic developments have made big screen success more elusive for Vietnamese filmmakers.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/picky-viewers-keep-filmmakers-on-their-toes-4219917.html

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Vietnam War photographer receives National Medal of Arts from Trump

Nick Ut has been honored with the U.S. National Medal of Arts award for his iconic Vietnam War photo, ‘Napalm Girl’.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnam-war-photographer-receives-national-medal-of-arts-from-trump-4220990.html

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Teachers persevere with uphill task to teach highlands children

"Are your legs okay?" This is usually the first thing her husband asks her when Le Thi Hong Tham is back home from work.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/teachers-persevere-with-uphill-task-to-teach-highlands-children-4219350.html

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Vietnamese comics provide good fodder for entertainment industry

As the comic culture comes into its own in Vietnam, the entertainment industry is mining its potential with alacrity.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnamese-comics-provide-good-fodder-for-entertainment-industry-4218174.html

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Museums struggle to acquire modern art

Acquiring contemporary art has become hard for museums since they lack both resources and the knowledge to spot quality works.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/museums-struggle-to-acquire-modern-art-4216890.html

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Vietnamese celebrities cuss, netizens cry foul

Social media cussing by Vietnamese celebrities has upset both netizens and experts who are concerned that it sets a bad example for the youth.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/vietnamese-celebrities-cuss-netizens-cry-foul-4216405.html

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Vietnamese diaspora find US Capitol mayhem ‘unbelievable’

Vietnamese in the U.S. have reacted with shock at the violence and mayhem caused by a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/vietnamese-diaspora-find-us-capitol-mayhem-unbelievable-4217827.html

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Vietnam showbiz getting back on its feet after Covid

While entertainment venues remain closed in many countries amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s cinemas and theaters enjoyed a good start to 2021.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnam-showbiz-getting-back-on-its-feet-after-covid-4216619.html

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Digital music content on the rise

Vietnam’s music industry is adapting to the global trend of digitization and constantly releasing digital products.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/digital-music-content-on-the-rise-4216248.html

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Vietnamese movies look to score big on the big screen

Without Hollywood blockbusters in the running, domestic filmmakers have four movies set for release in local cinemas for Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/vietnamese-movies-look-to-score-big-on-the-big-screen-4216607.html

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Double tragedy: organ donors’ families slandered

For taking the decision to donate the organs of loved ones who have suffered brain death, the donors’ families are vilified and ostracized.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/double-tragedy-organ-donors-families-slandered-4213312.html

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Vietnamese models show off shades of breaking dawn

Eight models wear red outfits from the new collection of Vu Ngoc and Son and pose in a mangrove forest in Saigon.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/style/vietnamese-models-show-off-shades-of-breaking-dawn-4215251.html

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More international honors for architect Vo Trong Nghia

A public building, a hotel and a resort designed by architect Vo Trong Nghia have won the first ever LOOP Design Awards.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/style/more-international-honors-for-architect-vo-trong-nghia-4214211.html

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Film industry hurt as movie review videos call ‘cut’

A new trend, ‘review videos’ that recap movie plots and highlights, is hurting the film industry’s bottom line with their influence on cinema goers.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/film-industry-hurt-as-movie-review-videos-call-cut-4213119.html

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​Vietnamese in UK wary but not afraid of new Covid-19 variant

Vietnamese people in the UK are on high alert as the country tries to cope with the new and more contagious strain of Covid-19.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/vietnamese-in-uk-wary-but-not-afraid-of-new-covid-19-variant-4213935.html

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​Australian newspaper headlines charm of Hanoi’s street food, history

Australia’s ABC News has recommended the Vietnamese capital Hanoi to tourists, underlining the attractions of its culture, history and street food.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/australian-newspaper-headlines-charm-of-hanoi-s-street-food-history-4213676.html

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No revelry as overseas Vietnamese usher in 2021

Across continents, overseas Vietnamese have canceled travel and party plans for the New Year holiday, as they lie low in Covid-19 times.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/trend/no-revelry-as-overseas-vietnamese-usher-in-2021-4214465.html

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Watch-the-movie see-the-scene tourism develops in Vietnam

Although in its infancy as a market niche, locations where popular films have been shot are attracting many tourists in Vietnam.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/watch-the-movie-see-the-scene-tourism-develops-in-vietnam-4210806.html

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Vietnamese fashionista enters listing of 100 most beautiful celebrity faces

Thao Nhi Le has made her first appearance in a listing of 100 most beautiful faces by TC Candler.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/style/vietnamese-fashionista-enters-listing-of-100-most-beautiful-celebrity-faces-4213629.html

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TikTok award for Vietnamese cowherd who counts his blessings in English

So Y Tiet, a Vietnamese cowherd who became an international sensation after tunefully counting numbers in English is Tiktok’s Inspiring Creator of the Year.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/culture/tiktok-award-for-vietnamese-cowherd-who-counts-his-blessings-in-english-4212880.html

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