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Ca Hoi Hoang: The Animated Vietnamese Indie Band

There’s something about Da Lat with its mountain air, brown cafes, and leafy paths that makes it a perfect place to form a band....
Vietnamese Photographers

Vietnamese Photographers: Five Artists On The Rise

The photography scene in Vietnam is home to a handful of internationally-acclaimed photographers. From French photographer Réhahn, whose prints have sold for as much...

Collectors’ Series: Collecting Contemporary Art In Vietnam

The most extraordinary recent accomplishment to emerge from Vietnam’s creative community is Phan Thao Nguyen’s clinching of the Grand Prize at the prestigious Signature...

Thai Hoa The Dissatisfied Million Dollar Actor

The Vietnamese actor Thai Hoa is famous for playing hapless heroes. Despite his unconventional leading-man looks, and the occasional box-office misstep, the prolific star...
House on the hill

Nguyen Qui Duc Built A Storybook House On A Hill

In his search for an escape from Hanoi’s summer heat waves, journalist and restaurant owner Nguyen Qui Duc bought a plot of land in...

Live Music in Saigon According to The Creators of Coracle Music...

Live music in Saigon has had a challenging recent history. Saigon Outcast, The Observatory and the now departed Cargo have met mixed fortunes in...
zero waste

Zero Waste In Vietnam: A Guide To The Groups Going Green

A recent report published by the World Economic Forum claims that by 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. And...
The Box Collective

Vietnamese Digital Artist Crazy Monkey Blends Video, VR, And Design

Vietnamese digital artist and video whiz Le Thanh Tung is also known as Crazy Monkey. Part of his job is to program and mix—in...

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...