After a fruitful year writing for Word, and a further three-and-a-half living it up in Hanoi, Edward Dalton returns to his homeland, the UK. But going home with Vietnamese wife in tow is not as straightforward as it may seem
When’s the best time to visit the capital of the UK? Now, says Nick Ross, and with good reason
The Majestic Hotel plays host to the 3rd UK Higher Education Fair on Saturday Apr. 4.
The music festival UK Now!, organised in conjunction with the celebration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the aforementioned country, will take place at Van Ho Exhibition Centre on Nov. 9. The event is expected to draw in an audience of up to 2,500 people.
With headliners including British artists Anushka and Scottish afro-rockers Bwani Junction, support will come from Hanoi-based LDN Underground (a UK-Vietnam DJ collective) and producer-cum-composer Slim V who will be performing with a live flutist.
Van Ho Exhibition Centre is located 2 Hoa Lu, Hai Ba Trung. Entrance is free of charge
The celebration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between Britain and Vietnam culminates in a week of all things British with GREAT Week, beginning Sept 30. The week features the best of what Britain has to offer in the country, and kicks off in fantastic style throughout Vietnam's two largest cities.
The first BBGV Inter-Company Football Tournament will take place in Hanoi on Saturday Sep. 28 at the Vietnam Football Federation Pitch in My Dinh.
Fish and chips. It's a cliché, but a great tasting cliché. So with the UK bringing 40 years of Britishness and stiff upper lips to Vietnam, we decided to see if its cuisine could match the high level diplomacy
To follow is a tentative schedule for GREAT week. Times and venues will be announced closer to the date:
There appears to have been a fundamental change in the UK’s attitude towards Vietnam over the last few years. Derek Milroy decided to find out why this year — the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations — is vital to what is fast becoming a close relationship.