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Paintings by Artist Bui Xuan Phai on Display in London Asian Art Week

Two London galleries are displaying dozens of pieces of artwork by painters Bui Xuan Phai and Nguyen Tu Nghiem as part of the 2018 edition of Asian Art In London from November 5 to 9.

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[Illustrations] A Halcyon Hanoi Through Artist Pham Anh's Ultra-Realistic Oil Paintings

Living in the same neighborhood for an extended period of time can lead one to take it for granted. But it only requires the perspective of an artistically inclined outsider to make you fall in love with the everyday scenery again.

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10 Songs That Exemplify the Rise of Vietnam's Contemporary R&B/Soul Movement

In an industry where singers don’t stick to only one genre, Vietnamese R&B/Soul is often overlooked and sadly underdeveloped. While veteran artists like Mỹ Linh and Hà Anh Tuấn have occasionally professed their love for the genre, their work tends to reflect an outdated perspective, suggesting they have not listened to any R&B songs made after 1995.

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In Saigon's Latest Indie Workshop, a Heaven for Eco-Friendly Risograph Prints

Nestled above inpages in Thao Dien, a new print studio is offering artists and other creatives a new way to express their ideas and visions.

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Vietnamese Silk Painting From 1935 Sold for €440,000 at Paris Auction

A painting by renowned Vietnamese artist Nguyen Nam Son recently fetched 440,000 euros at an auction in Paris.

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Saigon to Have First-Ever Singapore Film Festival This November

The festival is co-hosted by the Singapore Film Society and Vietnamese media company RICE & Partners.

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[Video] With Minimalist Music Video, Ca Hoi Hoang Tells Story of Post-Breakup Longing

In the latest music video, local indie band Ca Hoi Hoang attempts to answer the age-old question: After a relationship was severed, what to do if the involved cross paths again?

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High School Student Gives Vietnam's History Textbooks a Sleek Makeover

This bold makeover project of Vietnam’s history textbooks might make you wish you were in school once again.

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In Saigon Supersound Vol. 2, an Unabashed Celebration of Saigon's Retro Tunes

In less than a year and a half between the releases of the first and second volumes of Saigon Supersound, the highly celebrated compilation’s unique sound hasn’t changed, but the city it celebrates has been through what seems like five years’ worth of development.

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[Illustrations] Revisit Your Childhood Mid-Autumn Memories Through This Hanoi Designer's Artwork

Every season in Vietnam is marked by a festive occasion that gets the entire country into a mood to revel.

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[Illustrations] The Collection of Isometric Puzzle Pieces That Makes Saigon

These playful, perspective-skewering illustrations focus on everyday Saigon scenes.

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