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[Photos] Saigon's Oldest Street Artist Jazzes up the Hẻms of D4

For the last two years, a few remote hẻms in District 4 have slowly been covered in the city's most adorable graffiti.

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[Music] How Indonesia’s Horn-Honking Became a Hit Among EDM DJs

On the streets of many Southeast Asian countries, vehicle honking presents yet another opportunity to stand out from the crowd.

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[Recording] Listen to Saigon’s Hottest Track From 1900

At the turn of the 20th century, with French colonialism well under way in Vietnam and the age of motion pictures just beginning, Saigon – and much of the rest of the country – became a subject of great interest in France.

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[Photos] Check out This Vietnamese-American Artist's Mesmerizing Portraits

Next time somebody claims that “colored pencils are for kids”, show them the work of Cuong Nguyen, whose intricate paintings are crafted entirely from colored pencils.

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Indie Artists Bring New Sounds to Vietnam's Contemporary Music Scene

The state of current Vietnamese music is complicated. In the minds of the older generation, years of historical turmoil are intricately linked with their personal identity, thus they tend to harbor a fondness for 1960s pre-war tunes. Younger Vietnamese, however, are exposed to a host of foreign influences and so often prefer pop-infused acts that don’t stray too far from regional powerhouses such as South Korea and Japan. However, in the face of a bubblegum pop invasion and the resurfacing of pre-1975 oldies, a crop of young indie artists are quietly carving out a musical identity of their own by marrying elements of local culture with iconic international influences.

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[Podcast] Songs From Southeast Asia: Vietnamese Music Through the Ages

Given the country's geography and the many twists and turns in its history, defining a distinctly Vietnamese sound is no easy feat.

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From Vandals to Vanguards: Saigon’s Graffiti Artists Take on Fine Art Venues

This weekend, as Saigon’s street artists converge upon The Factory Contemporary Arts Center for a two-day showcase of rap, hip-hop, breakdancing and graffiti, SubyOne has something to prove.

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[Video] Malaysian Artist Creates Singaporean Mural With Chopsticks

Next time you order take-away phở, don’t throw away your bamboo chopsticks; turn them into art.

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Free Online Exhibition Embedded South(s) Showcases Vietnamese Visual Artists

The work of eight Vietnamese visual artists will be included in Embedded South(s), an online exhibition of moving images that opens today.

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[Photos] Dutch Photographer Captures the Beauty of Hanoi's Street Vendor From a Unique Perspective

Dutch photographer Loes Heerink has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish a high-quality photo book featuring Hanoi’s colorful street vendors.

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Saigon Dance Crew Breaks It Down on Nguyen Hue

Since opening in April 2015, Nguyen Hue walking street has become the “it” place for young Saigoneers to take a stroll and hang out with friends. But for Good Morning Vietnam, a group of six energetic street performers, the popular walkway is also a stage.

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