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Q&A: AO Show Creative Director Tuan Le Had a Vision for Performance Art in Vietnam. And He Built It.

Some may say that modern performance art in Vietnam looks the way it does thanks to the works of Tuan Le and his colleagues. Almost two decades into a series of smashing theatrical successes across the country, Le invites Saigoneer into the creative power behind AO, Teh Dar, and Lang Toi.

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[Illustrations] Local Illustrator Captures the Charm of Vietnam in Mini Icons

When asked for the reasons why one loves Vietnam, many might hesitate. There is a lot to love about this chaotic, eclectic, bewildering nation; but there is a lot to frown upon as well.

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[Video] Vingroup Premieres First-Ever Animated Series by In-House Studio VinTaTa

Have you ever wondered what a Vingroup-funded animated series would look like?

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[Photos] In Minimalist Street Photography, Good Frames Come to Those Who Wait

Photographer Victor Morante is all about the little details in a frame.

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[Video] Saigon-Based Directors Feature Abandoned Hue Waterpark in New Music Video

A small boat reaches shore and an adventure begins at the wild, abandoned Ho Thuy Tien Waterpark outside of Hue.

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[Video] Suboi Makes Saigon Nightscapes Her Playground in Latest Music Video for 'N-Sao?'

Saigon's color-streaked nighttime streets serve as background for the hip-hop star's latest music video.

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Japanese Mega Girl Group AKB48 to Launch Vietnam Sister Group SGO48 This Year

Are you a big fan of Japanese mega girl group AKB48? Now you can be part of the collective right in Saigon.

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With New Single 'N-Sao?', Suboi Becomes First Vietnamese Artist Featured on Apple's Beats 1

Saigon’s reigning rap queen released 'N-Sao?' on Apple’s Beats 1 radio program last week, becoming the first Vietnamese artist to be featured on the 24/7 channel.

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These Intimate Rainy Season Moments Are Why We Love Saigon's Summer Rain

Saigon’s pluviophiles, unite!

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[Video] Saigon Electronica Ep. 4: Establishing the Scene With Saigon's Underground Venues

The Observatory, a gritty and modest club located at the Saigon Port in District 4 was synonymous with underground electronic music in Saigon. The bare walls, smoky interior and unnaturally narrow balcony added to its charm. So in September 2017, when word went out that the venue had to close due to redevelopment plans by the authorities, it suddenly felt like a huge piece of a jigsaw puzzle went missing.

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'Despacito' Star Luis Fonsi to Headline Music Festival in Da Nang This July

The international Latin hit will be performed live in Vietnam this July.

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