Sistema Italia

An interview with Consul General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City Dante Brandi When a younger Dante Brandi left a month-long internship in 2001 with the Italian embassy in Hanoi, he walked away with the impression of a country fueled by powerful aspirations.“I couldn’t predict at the time what would eventually become Vietnam,” he said. “The big impression I had was about the … Read more

Summer Camp @ ISHCMC

Limited Places available. International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is proud to offer this year’s summer camp with their trusted partner, Inspire Educamps at their start-of-the-art Secondary campus. The Eco Kids Summer Camp program is divided into weekly eco themes such as Water, Plastic, Planet and more. Each theme stands alone as a unique project-based learning experience. … Read more

The Remake

Modern renditions of Vietnamese folk paintings Folk paintings (Dong Ho folk woodcut paintings, hang trong paintings and religious paintings from the northern provinces) have been an indispensable part of Vietnamese tradition, especially during Tet, where it’s customary for people to hang the paintings in their homes in the hope of receiving good fortune for the year to come. The subjects of these paintings depict everyday … Read more