Fashion week gets French accent

The catwalk event will feature nearly 1,000 designs made with high-quality materials, including fabrics in bright colours as well as checked and striped patterns. This year, designers will use Vietnamese materials like silk, crocodile and python leather and gems for their apparel and accessories. The event is organised by the consulate, the Viet Nam National Textile and Garment group (Vinatex), the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas), and the Viet Nam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso).

Plan for stronger Vietnamese lodged for approval

Vu The Phiet, the Viet Nam Paralympic Association's vice chairman and general secretary, said at the send-off ceremony yesterday he was confident Viet Nam would meet its medals target. As scheduled, the team will compete in six out of 19 sports – track and field, swimming, table tennis, badminton, weightlifting and judo.

VN beat Myanmar 7-1 AFF Cup opener

Striker Nguyen Anh Duc and midfielder Nguyen Trong Hoang each scored twice, while captain Nguyen Minh Phuong, midfielders Nguyen Vu Phong and Le Tan Tai scored the remainder. Anh Duc, who scored two goals at the recent Asian Games in China, was the first to find the back of the net.

Minh meets Brice in Super Series

Minh, the tournament's sixth seed, is eager to defeat the French player after finishing only eighth in the Asian Games in Guangzhou last week. He has not won a major title since he triumphed in the Australian Open Grand Prix in March.

Disabled Chinese dancers take stage

The China Disabled People's Performing Arts Troupe will perform the dances Goddess of Mercy with Hundreds of Arms and Thousands of Eyes and My Dream. The vocal, musical and dance performances of the troupe cover such styles as ballet, Latin dance, and modern dance, as well as elements from Peking opera and musical drama. New forms, such as sign-language poems and dances by the visually impaired are also included in their shows.

Vietnamese pianists to compete at Chopin tourney in Singapore

The competition, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, is being organised by the Chopin Society (Singapore) and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. The Vietnamese pianists, who are aged between 10 to 16, will be competing in four of five categories. Do Hoang Linh Chi, 13, and Hoang Ho Thu, 15, have a lot of experience of international competition, said Ta Quang Dong, a lecturer at the Viet Nam National Academy of Music, who will be accompanying the competitors.

VN film wins in Stockholm

The film narrates the story of a young boy called Bi who lives with his mother, father and aunt in a house in Ha Noi. When Bi's grandfather, who has been absent for many years, suddenly reappears, the family are once again reunited. However, his return turns out to be far from auspicious. Bi's father begins to stay out late, to the point where he stops coming home at all in what appears to be a way of coming to turns with his own loneliness when his own father was absent. Meanwhile, Bi's aunt falls in love with a young man whom she meets on a bus, his father falls in love with a masseuse and his mother behaves as if nothing has changed.

Ticket sales poor for AFF Cup opener

Most fans asked tickets for the match between Viet Nam and Singapore on December 8, the most anticipated game in the group. However, most Vietnamese football lovers are waiting for the result of the first game before paying for tickets for the following matches.

World Chess Federation president visits Vietnam

At the reception, President Triet congratulated Ilyumzhinov on his reelection to the post of president of the FIDE and hailed FIDE’s orientations for its next tenure, with support given to developing countries. He expressed his hope that FIDE would continue to help Vietnam in training chess players.

Viet Nam fails in bid for patriotic emperor's painting

The reserve price for the work, created in 1915 when Ham Nghi was exiled in Alger, Algeria, was euro 1,000 and it sold for euro 8,800.

Arts journal now also in English

The bulletin, a yearbook of the fine arts scene, has been published annually since 2002 and has been warmly received by experts for its form and full-colour content. The 300-page, lavishly illustrated 2008 edition contains articles on ancient and contemporary fine arts and applied arts.

Special ballet honors legendary love story

The play is directed by People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong and choreographed by French artist Bertrand D’at and Australian assistant Mark Pace. Unlike the original story which is a tragedy, the dance drama don’t focus on war, but bringing message of peace with a happy ending and praising timeless love.

National film festival on traffic safety ends

The pirtures included of “The pain is still there”, “If…”, “Two pains”, “The reality and solution”, and “Ucompleted joy” by the traffic safety departments of the northern province of Bac Ninh, the southern province of Dong Nai, the Secutiry Televison of the notherrn province of Quang Ninh, Ha Giang Province and the central highland province of Buon Ma Thuot.

Vietnam celebrates first gold at Asian Games

After twelve days of competition, Vietnam has won 1 gold, 17 silver and 14 bronze medals, ranking 22 nd out of 45 countries in the medal tally.

Nation claims more silvers at Asian Games

Before leaving for Guangzhou , the Vietnam sport delegation set a target of winning four to six titles to put them within the world's top 20 strongest countries. But now that the Games are only three days away from over and most of Vietnam 's strongest athletes have already finished with their competitions, the target seems far out of reach.

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