UNIQUE SUBJECT: A scene from ‘Yêu Hơn Cả Bầu Trời’ – a rare work depicting Việt Nam’s Air Force. Photo vnreview.vn While cinemas are facing problems attracting audiences due to the impact of COVID-19, TV series have started to dominate, with the return of many well-known actors and with a...

Minh Phương & Vân Nguyễn You’d be hard-pressed to find a child anywhere in the world who didn’t grow up playing with LEGO. Coloured bricks of all shapes and sizes, neatly stacked together to create all kinds of models. Houses, cars, aeroplanes … you name it, you can probably build...

By Thúy Hằng Designed by starchitect Bill Bensley and inspired by the capital’s iconic Hà Nội Opera House just nearby, the newly opened Capella Hanoi is sure to amaze all with its glamour. Like many other guests, during my first visit to its restaurant for brunch one recent Sunday, I...

An Bàng beach in Hội An city was one of the most popular sites for foreign visitors before COVID-19. VNS Photo Công Thành Hoài Nam After years of successful operations in Hội An, the beachfront Sea’lavie Boutique Resort & Spa on An Bàng beach now only employs 20 per cent...

Textbooks are no longer the only way to learn about history, as much can now be picked up via visuals like movies and photos or on social media groups. Đặng Thanh Huyên actively uses all of these sources. She is the author of the colourful Vietnamese history artbook Việt sử...

By Thúy Hằng Despite being born and bred in Nga Sơn, a rural district in the central province of Thanh Hóa famed for its traditional bed mats and other products made of sedge, Trần Doãn Hùng never wanted to follow the craft and becoming involved in a business endeavour relating...

Mỹ Anh, dancer and teacher. Photo courtesy of Mỹ Anh Inner sanctum: When did you first start dancing? In middle school, I started doing K-pop dance covers by myself for fun. When I got to high school and was blown away by its dance club’s performance, I auditioned and won...

PERFECTION ON A PLATE: Grilled Australian beef tenderloin served with mashed potatoes, pumpkin puree, asparagus, carrots, and black pepper sauce. VNS Photo Ngô Minh Sitting on the ninth floor of the La Siesta Hotel in the heart of Hà Nội, Cloud Nine Restaurant boasts sensational views over the centre of...

by Xuân Đăng A redemptorist monastery with a typical French colonial architecture that is one of the ancient religious buildings in Đà Lạt. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng The Central Highlands city of Đà Lạt is famous for its cool climate, pine-scented air and mountain views. Often referred to as a...

COLOURED IMAGERY: Duy’s lightboxes showcase ancient Vietnamese royal costumes, landscapes, and traditional culture. VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Đạt By Minh Anh Ancient Vietnamese royal costumes, landscapes and traditional culture have all provided inspiration for Nguyễn Duy Duy to create enchanting 3D lightboxes. A native of Thạch Thất District on the outskirts...

American Kyo York came to Việt Nam for the first time as a tourist in 2007. When he returned in 2009, he worked in the Mekong Delta province of Hậu Giang as a volunteer, teaching English to underprivileged children. He had a life-changing experience during that time, as he met...

With Executive Chef Erick Garcia from Hotel Meliá Hanoi A pure delicious dessert made of four different textures of chocolate, including chocolate coconut truffles, chocolate mousse, Dulcey mousse, and crispy chocolate bar. Executive Chef Erick Garcia Ingredients: Whipped cream: 1 litre Fresh milk: 500 ml Condensed coconut: 50 gr Cocoa...

By Lê Hương A light rain falls early on a cool spring morning. The field of ramie (a type of nettle with fibrous stems) in Đồng Vệ Village seems fresher from the moisture. Lương Thị Đàn, 33, from the Xa Phó ethnic minority group, works her land with a keen...

Công Thành FAIR TRADE: A stall introducing Cửa Khe fish sauce at a fair in Hội An ancient town. Photo courtesy of Cửa Khe fish sauce cooperative Sixty-year-old Nguyễn Thị Tám has been making fish sauce for nearly half a century and has developed her own brand — Tám Tươi...

by Hoàng Vân Anh Ma Xó prides itself on its priceless sunset lake view, which is certainly one of its main selling points. Best known as a brunch spot, it’s nonetheless packed most of the time and its unique, cosy ambience reminds me of hanging out at a friend’s house....

Đá Bia mountain is one of the highest mountains of the Cả pass range in Phú Yên Province. — Photo foox.vn Lâm Thanh Located in Đông Hòa District, Phú Yên Province, Đá Bia Mountain is one of the highest mountains of the Cả Pass and it takes about two hours...

FAVOUR FOUND: Tưih’s innovative brocade outfits appeal to a large number of young Ba Na people. VNA/VNS Photo Hồng Điệp By Hồng Điệp Along with a passion for teaching and a love of children, an ethnic Ba Na teacher in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has another enduring...

LEADING LIGHT: Võ Minh Quang is an inspiration for other youngsters who love music and studies. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức Among 10 people praised as outstanding young exemplars in Việt Nam in 2020, the youngest face belonged to a high school student in Hà Nội. Võ Minh Quang, 15, who...

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