Vietnamese company Thang Long (translation: Flying Dragon), better known as the Water Puppet Theatre, is still much loved by those who have been lucky enough to appreciate them. Armando Reyes This ancient cultural institution’s main headquarters sit in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city. The truth is that the Vietnamese […]
Do you still remember your childhood answer to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’? I do. I wanted to be a vet, a ballet dancer, a global explorer, a journalist. I had big dreams and like most kids, I felt like they were […]
Just like Albert Einstein, physicist Stephen Hawking also felt a strong passion for music and for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Rachel Pereda Puñales During an interview in 1992, the recently deceased scientist expressed that, “Mozart has always been one of my favourites”, and confessed that the Requiem Mass by […]
Many historians describe him as the jolly obese American president, who in spite of handling his condition with dignity, also wore it as a heavy chain around his neck.
This is one of the oldest cultures in the capital city. Is it dying, has it migrated, been pushed out by outside influences or is it evolving?