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  • The Amigos’ joint performance with local musicians at the public concert on April 13, 2014

    American Band Performs at Hue Festival

    As part of an eight day tour in Vietnam, the acclaimed American music band The Amigos performed a free concert inside the Imperial City during the 2014 Hue Festival. The Amigos band visited Hue through a cultural program sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Capt. Paul Schlise, center, commanding officer of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7, and other U.S. Sailors greet members of the Vietnam People’s Navy during the welcoming ceremony of Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam

    The U.S and Vietnamese Navies Build Confidence

    The U.S. Navy and Vietnam People's Navy began the annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) April 7 with a welcoming ceremony for USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USNS Safeguard (T-ARS-50) at the port of Da Nang.

  • English language fellow conducted a teacher training workshop at Tay Nguyen University

    English Language Workshop at Tay Nguyen University

    On April 3, English Language Fellow Lesley Newman conducted a 3-hour training workshop for a group of 20 English-speaking faculty at Tay Nguyen University. Ms. Newman led the group through an interactive session on collaborative education classroom activities.

  • Women's History Month Panel

    Women's History Month Panel

    On March 31, Cultural Affairs Officer Anna Dupont moderated a discussion on the successes and challenges for women in the global workforce today at the American Center.


Consulate General Highlights

  • 2014 English Olympics Closing Ceremony
    English Language Olympics Attracts 1000 Competitors

    Approximately 1,000 students competed in the week-long English Language Olympics hosted by American Center Ho Chi Minh City in February.  

  • Consul General Rena Bitter and Ms. Anna Dupont welcome Santa Claus
    Ho Chi Minh City Youth Celebrate American Holidays

    Over 200 youth from around Ho Chi Minh City explored the diversity of winter holiday traditions in the United States, such as Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanza, presented by Cultural Affairs Officer Anna Dupont. 

  • Mr. John Hickok introduces useful websites to teachers
    English Teachers Discover New Resources at American Center

    John Hickok from California State University Fullerton presented "Innovations and Curriculum Resources for Teachers of English," helping 128 ESL teachers from Ho Chi Minh City, and Binh Duong, Long An, Tien Giang, and Dong Thap provinces access interactive materials for their classrooms. 

  • Political Officer Jonathan Hwang talked about “Student Life in the United States” at Thu Dau Mot University.
    Educational Outreach to Binh Duong

    To celebrate the International Education Week, EducationUSA Advisors and Political Officer Jonathan Hwang teamed up for an outreach trip to Thu Dau Mot University. The session provided hundreds of students with thorough information on educational opportunities, student life,...