Last update: 00:08 | 26/12/2017
Hanoi- Comedy Play “The Jealousy of Le Barbouille”
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district
Based on the original work by French playwright Molière, “The Jealousy of Le Barbouille” by Meritorious Artist Tran Luc successfully blends the French sarcasm with Vietnamese contemporary factors.
An impressive stage performance full of laughter which brings new meaning to everyday life stories.
Ticket: VND 500,000 – VND 700,000
Hanoi-Christmas Concert with MAESTOSO
Dec 25, 8 pm
St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 40 Nha Chung street, Hoan Kiem district
A music group formed by young Vietnamese artists to promote classical music in Vietnam.
The concert is not for children under 12 years old.
Sapa- Winter Festival
Featuring traditional performances, folk games and local specialities.
Street parades, light installations, cuisine week, fashion shows presenting the traditional clothes of Vietnam’s different nationalities and lion and dragon dances in the town’s central area.
A highlight of the festival will be fire dancing ceremonies by the Red Dao ethnic community.
HCMC- New Year’s Countdown Lights 2018
Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street
Featuring hundreds of domestic and foreign artists
The vibrant festival will enlighten stories of the southern hub - a modern and civilised city that still preserves traditional values through folk arts.
Brilliant art performances will be delivered by Thanh Bui, Phuong Vy, Ngo Hong Quang, Kieu Anh, Apl De ap, Jessica Reynoso and The Lyricist.
HCMC-Performance of Operetta “Die Fledermaus”
Dec 29, 8 pm
HCMC Opera House, No. 7 Lam Son Square, District 1
A spectacular finale for a musical year not only for the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera HBSO, but also a wonderful year filled with captivating melodies and arresting musical moments.
Admissions: VND 800,000 – VND 650,000 – VND 550,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 150,000
Hanoi- Exhibition “No & Meaning” by Nguyen Minh Thanh
Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich street, Ba Dinh street
A solo exhibition by visual artist Nguyen Minh Thanh – one of the most important artists of contemporary art in Vietnam today.
Established in the art community for his thoughtful, introspective musings of self, Thanh presents his life in all its simplicity and honesty. After 10 years of seclusion living a solitary, meditative life in the hillside of Da Lat city, Thanh has reduced his art to a simple expression of his happiness.
Hanoi- Exhibition “Vestige of a Land”
A collaborated project throughout 6 months between Le Giang and Sino-Nom researcher Nguyen Dinh Hung, vernacular architect Pham Thanh Thuy and environmental consultant Nguyen Thuy Duong on communal houses in Northern Vietnam and the Red River’s water flow.
Regarding these spiritual relics’ disappearances, the exhibition boasts a question in connection with the ability of traversing oneself within the present while visualising about the future. While there have yet a definite answer for such a task, the quest of unearthing these artefacts shall be carried onwards tactfully.
Hanoi-Contemporary Art Exhibition “Du & Doi”
4th floor, Hanoi Museum, Pham Hung street, Nam Tu Liem district
An exhibition by artists Ngo Xuan Binh and Le Van Thin, featuring more than 300 artworks created with various media: lacquer, oil, dó paper, mixed media,…
The exhibition focuses on the mental concept of traditionalism and modernity with an aim to realize that the world has always been miraculous, loving and brand-new. This is the chance for audience to see and appreciate the artworks by the two artists, as well as preserving and promoting Vietnamese contemporary art to local and international publics.
HCMC- Exhibition “La Sourire de la Mutation”
HCMC Fine Arts Museum, 97A Pho Duc Chinh street, district 1
Featuring a poetic perspective of Vietnam in its metamorphosis through artworks by three artists from France, Belgium, Vietnam and students from HCMC University of Fine Arts, and through participatory workshops for audience.
The exploration of urban metamorphosis in a modern and multidisciplinary way is superimposed, questioning the transition between the past and the future.
HCMC-Exhibition “Empty Forest” by Tuan Andrew Nguyen
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2
A solo exhibition showcasing film, sculpture, photography and performance – revealing a landscape where the industry of ailing spiritual beliefs is feeding the most wretched of human desires, to irreversible effect.
For this premiere showcase, Tuan Andrew Nguyen will transform the ground floor main hall into a menagerie of animalistic forms, a kind of large-scale diorama where the voice of the endangered sits on the edge of extinction (or in particular case has already teetered into oblivion).