Hanoi

  • Afternoon tea with a twist

    Afternoon tea with a twist

    Pullman Hanoi Hotel has offered the new concept of high tea designed solely for its guests.

  • French National Day Sunday brunch

    French National Day Sunday brunch

    To celebrate the French National Day in 15 July, Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi (No 29 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi) offers a special Sunday brunch featuring French cuisine at its signature restaurant – the Café Lautrec.

  • Fashion show 'Romance – The Song of Love'

    Fashion show 'Romance – The Song of Love'

    Renowned Vietnamese designer Adrian Anh Tuan has recently launched his Pre-fall Collection 2018 entitled 'Romance – The Song of Love' on 6 July, 2018 at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in Hanoi.

  • A tale of three cities

    A tale of three cities

    Hanoi, Danang and HCMC are all quite different in their own way.

  • Brilliant brews

    Brilliant brews

    Craft beer has taken hold of Vietnam and slow starter Hanoi is finally catching up.

 

Out & About

  • Save up to 60% off on Brooks Brothers’ iconic products

    Save up to 60% off on Brooks Brothers’ iconic products

    From 20 to 22 July, fashion lovers can take advantages and save up to 60 per cent on the occasion the brand offers its biggest sale program ever in Vietnam.

  • Hanoi 360-degree panoramic view Bar to be opened

    Hanoi 360-degree panoramic view Bar to be opened

    Elegance Hospitality Group (EHG) will soon be unveiling a new look for the rooftop of La Siesta Diamond Hotel & Spa on 20 July, 2018.

  • DYNAMIC FASHION

    DYNAMIC FASHION

    Shadow, a fashion brand intended mainly for dynamic young people, opened its first shop in HCMC earlier this year after one in Hanoi five years ago.

  • EMBROIDERED BY HAND

    EMBROIDERED BY HAND

    Located in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Ca Vang Sum, or ‘The Golden Fish in the Summer’, sells cute and feminine hand-embroidered purses and handbags for women.

  • FOOD FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

    FOOD FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

    With more than 20 years of experience, Annam Gourmet Market serves thousands of products from around the globe and provides customers in Vietnam with healthy, premium food and drinks.

 

Pictorials

  • Sole Focus

    Sole Focus

    On the banks the Day River, Chuong village in Phuong Trung commune, Thanh Oai district in Hanoi has been famous for more than 300 years thanks for its production and trade of conical hats.

  • In the Frame October 2016

    In the Frame October 2016

    Around Vietnam

  • Nadia Lim in Vietnam

    Nadia Lim in Vietnam

    The well-known New Zealand food author and cook, visits Hanoi and HCMC from 4-8 May 2015.

Bits & Pieces

  • Hanoi’s latest walking street to offer free wi-fi

    Hanoi’s latest walking street to offer free wi-fi

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 04,2018 10:31 AM

    Free wi-fi is being installed at Hanoi’s second pedestrian space, Trinh Cong Son in Tay Ho District, as in other tourist destinations in the city. Installation is expected to be completed in the third quarter of the year. Local authorities have also worked on setting up additional lighting in the area and on enhancing motor vehicle management, security, environmental sanitation and food safety.

    The walking street has drawn a large number of people on the weekends since opening in May, with an average of 5,000-6,000 visitors each week. The street, named after Trinh Cong Son (1939-2001), one of the greatest songwriters of modern Vietnam, is designed to be a venue with diverse entertainment activities for local people and visitors, such as street food, shopping, art performances, and folk games for children.

    The first pedestrian space in Hanoi was around Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter and quickly found favour among Hanoians and tourists.

  • ‘Night of Sonic Wonders’

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 11,2018 10:38 AM

    For the very first time in Hanoi and Vietnam, six high profile artists will delight the senses and blow away any expectations with their respective works in the field of contemporary sound art and performance. It’s a truly rare and unique occasion to meet up with established artists that are internationally acknowledged and active in different parts of the world, such as vocalist Kazehito Seki (from Tokyo), guitarist Sato Yukie (a Japanese living in South Korea), vocalist, composer and improviser Shayne Bowden (from Australia), FU (sound cloud) aka Nelson Landwerh, with their impressive sounds and intriguing sets, Nikola H. Mounoud from Switzerland, and Dao Anh Khanh from Vietnam. Free entrance.

  • Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale

    Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 12,2018 10:44 AM

    Established in the 1960s, the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale’s achievements include world tours, recordings with internationally-renowned orchestras and soloists such as Luciano Pavarotti, TV appearances, and praise from critics and audiences worldwide. Under Artistic Director Jeffrey R. Smith, the choir maintains an extensive concert schedule throughout the Mid-Atlantic region as well as an illustrious international touring program. Coming to Vietnam, it continues to break through the most rigid social, political and cultural barriers as America’s ‘Ambassadors of Song’.

    Tickets are VND200,000. Call 0913 489 858 for free delivery.

  • Trance Session

    Trance Session

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    July 15,2018 12:00 AM

    Trance music has been growing rapidly with millions of fans in Vietnam, as clearly demonstrated by the attractiveness of several Trance festivals.

    Known as one of the most famous Trance DJs, over the last couple of years Ben Nicky has become one of dance music’s busiest and strongest selling DJs in the world. Racking up more than half a million air miles last year alone, selling out major global iconic venues on his own plus regularly featuring on the world’s largest festival line ups, including Tomorrowland, EDC, Creamfields, Paradiso, Spring Awakening plus many more, his music always attracts a huge community of trance lovers in Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular.

    Tickets are VND500,000/ person. Call 0944 903 232.

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