Vietnamese culture program to showcase in New York


The Institute for Vietnamese Culture & Education (IVCE) will host a Vietnamese culture program for the Asian Lunar New Year at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York.

The program includes the Áo Dài Fashion show and the Đông Hồ Folk Painting & Calligraphy exhibition which will be held in two sessions under AMNH.

The first event, the fashion show, will be organized from 2:30pm to 3:30pm on January 26th, 2013.

The second one, the exhibition, will be held from 11am to 4pm on January 25th and January 26th, 2013.

Lê Thanh Phương, a fashion designer in Việt Nam, will present 30 sets of Áo Dài Vietnamese traditional style with 15 Vietnamese models from the city at the fashion show at the AMNH’s Hall of the Universe in West Central Park.

Meanwhile, artist Vũ Hội will write your name or any short words in Vietnamese or English in calligraphy at the exhibition at AMNH’s Birds of the World on West 77th Street.

Visitors can also design their own Đông Hồ folk paintings there.

The two events can be attended for free with the museum admission ticket with suggested price of $19.

Visitors can also pay $5 for the admission.

More information about the event can be found at



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