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Viet Film Fest Presents The Best Vietnamese Films Of 2018

California’s Viet Film Fest is a showcase for films by and about Vietnamese people shot anywhere in the world. This year Viet Film Fest have...
Bi To

Vietnamese Makeup Artist Bi To On Modern Looks and Gender

Bi To is a Vietnamese makeup artist who also works part-time as a catwalk coach and a clothing stylist. He’s worked with models featured...
Lac Lost

Nguyen Son Tung On How Slow Travel Inspires His Street Photography

From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, the Internet is home to stories of college dropout successes. But who would leave a blossoming career to...

Mental Health In Vietnam: Tricia Nguyen’s Raising Awareness With Art

Tricia Nguyen is using art to raise awareness of mental health in Vietnam with her Wintercearig exhibitions and workshops. It’s an issue the ballet...

Ngot’s Lead Singer Vu Dinh Trong Thang On How To Be...

It’s a gloomy Saturday afternoon in Saigon. We’ve arranged to meet Vu Dinh Trong Thang, the lead singer and guitarist of Vietnamese indie-pop band...

Jean-Marc Nguyen Quoc Trung: Finding Love On The Bachelor Vietnam?

“I still have no idea why I did it,” Jean-Marc Nguyen Quoc Trung laughs. The French-Vietnamese chief operating officer for a Saigon-based furniture company...
Joe Chikamori

Architect Joe Chikamori On Award-Winning Design And Electronic Music

Japanese architect Joe Chikamori opened his first studio next to the surfers’ beach of Shichirigahama, an hour outside of Tokyo. So he named his...

Charlie Nguyen In Five Films According To The Vietnamese Director

Charlie Nguyen is a former college indie filmmaker who kickstarted the Vietnamese film industry with his 2007 martial arts epic “The Rebel.” “There were...

Vietnamese Fashion Brands: A Guide To Five Sustainable Labels

In the “new” Vietnam, there’s an emerging environmental consciousness happening as the country grows economically. With consumers choosing Vietnamese natural beauty products, and with...
Vân-Anh Nguyễn

Van-Anh Nguyen: The Pianist Celebrating Australia-Vietnam Relations

While most of us were preoccupied with toys at 15-months old Van-Anh Nguyen was learning the piano. By four, Van-Anh was accepted into the...