Arts & Culture

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network - DVAN's aim is to promote artists from the Vietnamese diaspora whose work in literature, visual art, film, and performance art enriches our communities and strengthens ties between Vietnamese across the globe. 


Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association - VAALA's mission is to connect and enrich communities through Vietnamese art and culture. Founded in 1991 by a group of Vietnamese American journalists, artists and friends, Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) is a community-based, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. VAALA organizes numerous cultural events such as art exhibitions, book signings, music recitals, plays, and annual events such as the Viet Film Fest and the Children's Moon Festival Art Contest. VAALA also offers year-long art and music classes.