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Smile of Puppet,  Named Chu Teu

Vietnam's Water Puppet Show Secret Discovered

Ha Pham - PhamHa [279]

Water puppets or Mua Roi Nuoc, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Performing Arts

Hanoians Belly Dancing

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

This sensual Oriental dance arrived in Hanoi two years ago and has taken off faster than anywhere else...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: People | Performing Arts

Soul of Vietnam's paddy field

Bobby King - Bobby_king [1,768]

"Soul of Vietnam's paddy field" is what the French used to say when talking about Vietnam's water puppetry, one of the most interesting folk arts of Vietnamese farmers, especially in the Red River...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Performing Arts

Waiting for a lucky drop of water

Pham Thanh Long - longpt [219]

The Huong Pagoda Festival takes place in spring every year and attracts tens of thousands of tourists and pilgrims coming to implore the spirits for good luck, wealth, and happiness, and also to...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Performing Arts
Full Metal Jacket (1987) Directed by Stanley Kubrick.

The Vietnam War on Film

ThingsAsian - ta [3,710]

* * * * * Apocalypse Now Redux (1979/2001), 197 min Directed by Francis Ford Coppola With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Laurence Fishburne Francis Ford Coppola's expansive revision of his visually...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Platoon (1986) Directed by Oliver Stone.

From Hanoi to Hollywood

ThingsAsian - ta [3,710]

* * * * * BAMcinématek Presents From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War on Film Featuring Works on Film and Video Nov 1-30, 2002 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Series curated and program notes...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict

A Perfect Evening in Hanoi

Ann R. Braun - abraun [198]

I'm a regular visitor to Hanoi, however my hosts keep me so busy that there's rarely a day to spare. They always apologize for the tight schedule, and promise I'll have time to see the sights and...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Performing Arts | Music

Vietnamese Music: Spanning the Cultural Spectrum

Iris Brooks - ibrooks [78]

While many people now think of Vietnam as either a hip, new travel destination or a land of business and trading opportunities, cultural exchanges between the U.S. and Vietnam have also expanded as...

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | Music
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