Art & Music

The Mysterious Story Behind Da Co Hoai Lang

“Oh my husbandWith your sword, you went to answer the king’s callI wait restlessly for news of youStay up all nightI wait for news of youAll my being hurts...”

Learning Vietnamese Culture Through Soundbites

So far this year, Hoàng Thùy Linh, Hòa Minzy and Chi Pu have released their latest songs, all of which adopted a historical setting in Vietnam. Chi Pu’s Cung Đàn Vỡ Đôi (Broken...

ROM to Reopen on July 11 and What to Expect

After months of closure due to COVID-19, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will open its doors to welcome visitors in a safe and pleasant environment. Some special exhibitions and additional spaces will open...

Paint the City Black – Making an Impact on Anti-Racism

Artists have expressed their support of the Black Lives Matter movement by painting a mural of George Floyd in Toronto’s graffiti alley on Saturday, June 6. A peaceful protest was...

The Art of Appreciation

Street art has become one of the ways Toronto artists have been able to show their support for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. With many barricades and walls...

Tuan-An Tran, a Vietnamese Virtuoso Living in the United States.

Tuan-An Tran is a talented Vietnamese guitarist, who always has his homeland on his mind. Through his music, which has been imprinted with the national soul, Tran expresses his great love for...

Recommendation On 5 Nobel Literature-Winning Books

Dear Life - Alice Munro Alice Munro is a famed Canadian writer with successful short stories that are always highly rated for the beautiful style, sophisticated storytelling as...

Top 7 Meaningful Oscar Best Picture Winners Through The Years

Ben-Hur Ben-Hur is the greatest and most favoured film in the history of silent films, which grossed up to $90 million and won 11 awards out...

The Eternal Beauty of Pearls

Pearls are a gift from nature bestowed on Vietnam. Despite the advantages of pearl cultivation, Vietnam has not yet fully explored this industry. However, along with the development of Vietnam’s economy as...

Relive the history of Vietnam in Phuong Khau

After days of waiting, on the evening of March 5, audiences and aficionados finally got to enjoy the first chronicle historical film series of Vietnam, Phượng Khấu (international name: Emperor's Gift). The series was made...

Keep Calm and Slow Down

When questions pop up in our minds, we often turn to books as they can often provide guidance and insightful advice. If you are seeking a simpler lifestyle and a more peaceful...

Lion Dance Mural at Bayview Village

Bayview Village kicked off Lunar New Year in its signature ‘haute’ style this past Saturday, January 25 where they unveiled the completed mural by local artist collective, BlincStudios. The mural showcases the traditional Lion Dance in the...

Indulging in the Wizard World

The eighth story of the famous Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, written by J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, comes to the theatre as a new play by Thorne....

Winnie-the-Pooh is Coming to Canada in 2020

The Royal Ontario Museum has announced that it will be the exclusive Canadian venue for Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, opening in March. Organized by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, the exhibit explores...

Phi Huynh “I dream of bringing Vietnamese representation to Hollywood.”

Phi Huynh is a 30-year old Vietnamese-Canadian actor, who was born in Toronto (Etobicoke). When he was 14 years old, he was chosen by singer Ngoc Huyen for a Cai Luong segment...

Adding a Romantic Taste to Life

Yiruma live concert – A peaceful classic night in the city. If you...

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