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in Film & TV

How Famed Filmmaker Việt Linh Built a Family Around Art

“The lonely sound of a lute cannot cure your pain. You need Tơ’s singing to bring you serenity.”

in Postcards

Saigon Postcard No. 25: Child's Play

Who builds Saigon's bridges?

in Vietnam

[Photos] Feel the Pulse of a Fast-Changing Vietnam in the 1990s

By the mid-1990's, Vietnam's astounding economic transformation was well underway.

in Culture

[Photos] From Bamboo to Altar: The Life of an Incense Stick in Vietnam

Vietnamese see the process of burning incense as a sacred ritual said to provide a bridge between the visible life of human beings and the spiritual world of gods.

in Literature

Nguyễn Đức Sơn, Eccentric Poet and Pillar of Southern Literature, Passes Away at 83

On the morning of June 11, poet Nguyễn Đức Sơn, pseudonym Sao Trên Rừng (Star Over The Forest), passed away at the age of 83.

in Bars & Cafes

Hẻm Gems: It Doesn't Get More Coconut Than This Streetside Ice Cream

Head to Tân Bình District if the idea of coconut ice cream served in a coconut with a crunchy coconut topping excites you.

in Culture

[Video] The Homeless Saigon Man Who Built a Home for Rescue Dogs

In recent years, uproar over the consumption of dog meat has culminated in demands for a national ban on the controversial dish, which some consider a traditional delicacy while others claim it is unethical.

in Architecture

The Story of Vietnam's Urban Energy and Aspirations Told via Southern Modernist Architecture

The following article is an edited excerpt from the recently published book Southern Vietnamese Modernist Architecture, presenting the history of the style, and how it contrasts with modernism in northern Việt Nam.

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Artist Talk - Pham Tuan Ngoc @ Noirfoto

Noirfoto mời các bạn đến tham dự buổi chia sẻ nói chuyện của nhiếp ảnh gia Phạm Tuấn Ngọc. Đây là một hoạt động trong khuôn khổ ‘Triển lãm N...

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Saigon Tếu Special Livestream - Hài Độc Thoại Đánh Cô Vy

Đây là một câu chuyện buồn. Saigon Tếu đã lên kế hoạch gần 2 tháng cho một chiếc show hoành tráng. Nhưng Cô Vy lại về và tụi mình cảm thấy h...

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Nguyễn Thanh Tuyền - Con Người - Manimal @ Craig Thomas Gallery

Craig Thomas Gallery is pleased to invite you to the cocktail reception opening of Con Nguoi (Manimal), a solo exhibition of paintings by Sa...

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Contemporary Dance: Cafe Sai Gon @ Saigon Opera House

  The Ho Chi Minh City Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera company [HBSO] will present a revival of the contemporary dance show Cafe Sa...

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Screening: Prosperity + Panel Discussion @ The Hive

Join us for an uplifting, action-focused event at The Hive with the screening of Prosperity, a documentary that will make you think about the ...

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THE RED #1: Yvan polge - Ling:Chi @ myhouse

THE RED #1

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Women and Men clothes Swap, Free for teenagers @ The Backyard

A swap is a sustainable, cheap and fun way to renew your wardrobeHow it works ?

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QUI 4th Anniversary @ Qui Cuisine Mixology

THE "IT" PARTY OF THE YEAR IS HERE AGAIN

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WAM / Improv Show by Les Ximpromptus @ WAM Saigon

WAM / Improv Show by Les Ximpromptus