Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 administration is considering a proposal to add musical entertainment on the city’s downtown streets.
Tag - music
lundi 20 février 2017
jeudi 17 mars 2016
Pink-haired pop star Mai Khoi, dubbed Vietnam’s Lady Gaga for her risque outfits, has found a new way to shock: running for parliament along with a motley crew of dissidents and activists testing the limits of the authoritarian nation.
samedi 16 janvier 2016
Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning composer Vân-Ánh Võ premieres her new musical epic this month in San Francisco, inspired by the experiences of the Vietnamese Boat People.
dimanche 6 décembre 2015
The final round of a national singing contest, organized for the first time by the French Embassy in Vietnam, took place in Hanoi on Saturday.
mardi 28 juillet 2015
While electronic music has been taking the world by storm for the past two decades, the scene in Vietnam has been hampered by police corruption, censorship, and crime.
mercredi 24 juin 2015
Professor Tran Van Khe, known as the master of traditional Vietnamese music, died at the age of 94 on Wednesday, after nearly a month of fighting for his life at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital.
dimanche 31 mai 2015
Since they wear sexy clothes to display more skin during performances and lead lives of ‘night working and day sleeping,’ female disc jockeys, or DJs, in Vietnam have to overcome social stigma which often leads to them being misunderstood as call girls.
samedi 6 décembre 2014
A Ho Chi Minh City court was opened on Wednesday to hear the accusation of a seasoned singer/composer against one of Vietnam’s most popular music downloading websites.
mardi 12 août 2014
The 2014 Asia – Europe New Music Festival is scheduled to be held in Hanoi and Ha Long City, in Quang Ninh Province from October 8-12, with the participation of nearly 200 composers from 30 countries around the world.
mardi 15 juillet 2014
Despite government suspicions, a Hanoi-based hip-hop band is taking a novel approach to broadcasting current affairs bulletins
jeudi 5 juin 2014
The Future Now Music Festival (FNMF), a large-scale electro music fest, will be held for the first time in Ho Chi Minh City this Saturday, June 7.
lundi 2 juin 2014
In recent years, everlasting songs have been increasingly preferred over new insipid ones among local singers and have thus dominated music shows onstage and in cabarets as well as local music prizes.
mardi 28 janvier 2014
A record company that accuses a Vietnamese entertainment portal of making its songs available for free download has filed suit in an American court against the U.S- venture capital firm which invested in the website, seeking millions in damages for copyright violations.
lundi 13 janvier 2014
It was a time when Phnom Penh was known as “the pearl of Southeast Asia.” Norodom Sihanouk, an accomplished musician himself, had made the arts a top priority, and music from as far afield as the U.S., France and even Cuba made its mark on Cambodia.
mardi 24 septembre 2013
The first three LPs, in a long-term project to produce and distribute this kind of product, has debuted in Vietnam.
samedi 7 septembre 2013
The scene of rapprochement was as melodramatic as the tiff was controversial – there were tears, hug, kisses and flowers as singer Dam Vinh Hung called on veteran composer Nguyen Dinh Anh, better known as Nguyen Anh 9, during a piano performance by the latter at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City last Thursday night.
mercredi 7 août 2013
Ho Chi Minh City - Hip-hop artist has found ways of getting round the country's censorship laws and is gaining fans – and haters
jeudi 1 août 2013
A group of Vietnamese and French scriptwriters have joined hand to write script for a movie on don ca tai tu (southern folk music) in South Vietnam in the 1900s.
lundi 8 juillet 2013
Arguably Vietnam’s most controversial songwriter, Ngoc Dai, has been featured regularly in the Vietnamese press over the last few weeks after releasing a new album without official permission.
dimanche 21 avril 2013
Learning music from the age of eight until 22, spending over 10 years with their instruments, classical musicians in Vietnam are in danger of being thwarted by not being recognized and appreciated appropriately, and by mechanisms do not allow them to be competitive and grow.
mercredi 27 février 2013
Below are the people who are bright stars in Vietnam’s sky of art in 2012.
lundi 28 janvier 2013
Known as the 'musician of 1,000 songs,' Pham Duy captured the strength of his people through years of turbulence and composed dozens of tunes after settling in California.
vendredi 2 novembre 2012
HANOI — International pressure mounted on Vietnam Wednesday to uphold human rights when the EU raised the issue after the jailing of two musicians on charges of anti-state propaganda in the communist nation.
mardi 30 octobre 2012
Vietnam sentenced two songwriters to several years in prison Tuesday for posting songs online that a court judged to be antigovernment propaganda, the latest convictions in a mounting crackdown against online dissent in the communist country.
vendredi 5 octobre 2012
A representative of the HCM City-based Dong Dao Night Club has confirmed that the well-known singer will perform in Vietnam.
lundi 20 août 2012
Effective November 1, 2012, listeners of digital music in Vietnam will have to pay about VND1,000 (US$0.47) per song or a monthly subscription fee to download their favorite tunes.
mardi 27 mars 2012
My Quyen, or Bo, Vietnam’s most famous female DJ, passed away at 30 on Sunday at a local hospital while touring in Hai Phong city.
mardi 24 janvier 2012
In recent years the Vietnamese music industry has been lit up by a new generation of emerging female artists who can write their own songs and perform them with their hearts and their talent.
lundi 26 décembre 2011
After a successful showing in Hanoi last summer, French-Vietnamese artist Nguyen Le returns to Vietnam to perform “Motherland", December 25 at Hanoi Opera House and December 27-28 at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House.
samedi 19 novembre 2011
After his first show in Hanoi on July 2011, with singer Tung Duong, world-renowned Vietnamese French Jazz artist Nguyen Le will return to the Hanoi Opera House on December 25.
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