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[Video] Teh Dar Brings Central Highlands' Rhythm and Sound to Saigon

From the same team that brought us A O Show and Lang Toi, Teh Dar will take audiences on a trip to the mountain ranges of the Central Highlands.

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Collective Remembrance Project Delves Into Artists' Personal Connection to Saigon

In his comprehensive work The Past is a Foreign Country, American historian and geographer David Lowenthal contends that, even in spite of historical accounts, recollections and relics that contribute to our knowledge of the past, the past can never be truly or wholly known, as there is no way to falsify or validate experiences that no longer exist.

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On Creating Art With the Water From Saigon's Polluted Canals

A new art exhibition in Saigon looks at the relationship between humans and nature, as well as the importance of clean water in daily life.

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Exploring the Human Condition Through a Fusion of the Familiar and the Strange

In his most recent exhibition, "Paradise Lost", Hoi An-based artist Hoang Thanh Vinh Phong offers a menacing interpretation of day-to-day life. In a selection of seven works of art spanning multiple media formats, Phong delves into the identity of humans who have become indiscernible from the existence of everything around them. Mundane objects are bent out of shape to mystify life as we know it, and the silhouette of man is merely suggested, rather than explicitly displayed.

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With E.P 2.0, Nhung Dua Tre Gives Voice to Hanoi's Youth

Ahead of the Saigon release of E.P 2.0 tonight, Hanoi-based rock band Nhung Dua Tre provides a glimpse into the inspiration behind their latest effort.

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Christie's Auctions Its First Made-in-Vietnam Lacquer Artwork in London

A handmade lacquer work designed by Tran Nu Yen Khe was part of an auction at Christie’s in London on Wednesday.

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New York Exhibition 'After Darkness' Brings Southeast Asian Art to Light

New York has finally started showing Southeast Asian artists the appreciation they deserve, greatly benefiting the featured, as well as those interested in cross-cultural exploration.

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[Photos] Local Designer Puts International Pop Divas on Retro Saigon Album Covers

Vietnam’s crop of sterling photo manipulators strike again with a retro makeover of today's chart-topping female artists.

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The Curious Recent Cases of Plagiarism in Vietnamese Art

Plagiarism not only runs rampant in Vietnam’s online creative industry, but also in more traditional art forms such as oil paintings and lacquer.

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[Video] There's Now a Mekong Delta-Style Remix of 'Despacito,' Because Why Not

Who would have thought that merging ‘Despacito’ with Vietnamese bolero influences would make a great Khmer-sounding hit?

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Popular EDM Duo The Chainsmokers to Play Saigon in September

Pop duo The Chainsmokers will perform in Saigon on September 14 as a part of the Asian leg of their “Memories…Do not open” world tour.

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