Last update: 07:23 | 02/07/2018
A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events that will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from July 2 to 8.
Subscription Concert Vol. 111 with Michaël Cousteau and Nguyen Bich Tra
8pm, July 7
The Grand Concert Hall
Vietnam National Academy of Music
77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi
You are invited to Subscription Concert Vol.111 with the performance of Conductor Michael Cousteau, Pianist Nguyen Bich Tra and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.
Ticket prices: VND200,000 – VND350,000 – VND500,000.
Art Program “Bamboo Talk”
7 pm, July 6 and July 8
Phu Sa Lab
21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District
Come and enjoy a whole evening of creative performances accompanied by music played on instruments all made of BAMBOO – the inspiration for every high-end show in Vietnam.
Ticket: 700,000VND (dinner and 1 drink included)
Ca Tru Shows by Kim Duc Ca Quan
7pm, June 9
Phu Sa Lab
21/52 To Ngoc Van Road, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi
You are invited to Ca Tru Show – Kim Duc Ca Quan at Phu Sa Lab.
Entry Fee: VND 500,000 (includes dinner and drink)
Sculpture Exhibition “Blossoms & Birds”
3rd floor, Savina Building, 1 Dinh Le Street
The sculpture exhibition “Blossoms & Birds” by two young sculptors, Thai Nhat Minh and Tran An, is on display at eSpace, the place where work-space and art-space intertwine. The two themes “Blossoms” and “Birds” are represented with sculptures in the two contrasting materials “Paper and Iron” and are interestingly combined through the creative blend of colors, materials and geometrical language.
World Press Photo Exhibition 2018
Vietnam Fine Arts University
42 Yet Kieu, Hanoi
Visit the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 on its world-wide tour – in Vietnam for the first time in 15 years! The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands is organizing this exhibition to mark 45 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and The Netherlands in 2018.
The exhibition will showcase the stories that matter, with photography from the 61st annual World Press Photo contest. The winners were chosen by an independent jury that reviewed more than 73,000 photographs submitted by 4,548 photographers from 125 countries.
Solo Exhibition “The Mien” by Le Minh Duc
VICAS ART STUDIO
32 Hao Nam Street, Hanoi
The exhibition features 60 art works of artist Le Minh Duc.
30 portraits feature in the exhibition presenting the artist’s artistic view.
HO CHI MINH CITY
Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture
6:00 pm, June 21, 22 and 23
Ho Chi Minh City Opera House
7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
‘Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture’ features a vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music, within an hour-long performance.
The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklore.
Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000
Exhibition “Oration for Ten Types of Sentient Beings”
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
You are invited to the exhibition ‘Oration for Ten Types of Sentient Beings’ – a solo exhibition by artist Pham Tran Viet Nam, curated by Tran Luong.
Inspired by the literature of the great Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du (1766-1820), the title of the exhibition reflects Nam’s frustration with an unjust world where humans are trapped in the cycle of life and death.
For adults: VND 35,000
For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)
For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)
Exhibition “9th Anniversary Show”
Craig Thomas Gallery
27i Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The ninth iteration of the annual gallery anniversary group exhibition of Vietnamese artists will open at the gallery from 6-9pm on June 29.