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Hanoi grants permission for Blackpink World Tour

Hanoi, July 5 (VNA) – The Department of Culture and Sports of Hanoi on July 4 announced that it granted permission to Ho Chi Minh City-based IME Music Company to hold Blackpink 'Born Pink' World Tour Hanoi on July 29-30.

Russian documentary gets award of Ischia Film Festival in Italy

MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. "The Voices of the Arctic" documentary of Russian director Ivan Vdovin got an award of "the best film in the Location Denied" section of the Ischia Film Festival that ended in Italy on Saturday, the film director told TASS.

K-Pop phenomenon to storm Hanoi for two nights

Hanoi, June 26 (VNA) – Black Pink, the Republic of Korea’s girl group phenomenon, is storming Hanoi at My Dinh stadium for two nights on July 29 and 30.

The announcement was unveiled on their fanpage and official website. Tickets will be up for sale on July 7 at ticketbox.vn.

Dolphins spotted off Da Nang coast

Hanoi, June 27 (VNA) - Many residents expressed their excitement at witnessing a pod of dolphins leaping and playing in the waters near the Son Tra Peninsula in the central city of Da Nang.

France, Italy enter final of Da Nang Int’l Firework Festival

Da Nang, June 26 (VNA) - The fireworks teams from France and Italy have been selected to compete in the final night of the Da Nang International Firework Festival (DIFF) 2023, the organisation board announced on June 25.

Thai Film Fest returns to Malaysia with five renowned movies

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (Bernama) — The Thai Film Festival returns to Malaysia on July 13 to 16 with five renowned films following the two successful events previously hosted by the Royal Thai Embassy in Malaysia in 2017 and 2019.

Russian film industry ready to boost ties with Iran, filmmakers association says

TASS, June 21. Russian filmmakers are ready to foster cooperation with their Iranian partners, Yury Kolosov, the head of the international relations department at the Russian filmmakers association, said in an interview with IRNA.

International Tchaikovsky Competition kicks off in Moscow

MOSCOW, June 20. /TASS/. The opening ceremony of the 17th International Tchaikovsky Competition took place at the Moscow Conservatory, a TASS correspondent reported.

BTS to publish book recounting its career to mark 10th anniv.

SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) -- A book exploring K-pop megastar BTS' 10-year career will be released next month to commemorate its 10th debut anniversary, the group's agency said Thursday.