Events in Hanoi & HCMC on April 2-8
MUSIC & PERFORMANCEs

Hanoi- Fusion Music Concert “Les Transplantés”


April 7, 8 pm

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

A musical coherence resulted from the encounter of four free spirits coming from different corners of the world (Morocco, France, Vietnam, Australia). Together they created new connections between the gumbri from the Moroccan gnaoua tradition, the Afro-Cuban rhythms of the congas, as well as Vietnam’s traditional percussions and đàn tranh, the Malian guitar of the desert, and the traditional French and Moroccan songs…

Amine Fikri (vocal & gumbri)
Vincent Fabre (contrabass)
David Payne (oud & guitar)
Abdeslam Ziou (vocal & percussions)
Đàm Thái Hà (tỳ bà)
Hà Đình Huy (drums & percussions)

Tickets

Price: 210 000 VND
Member price: 130 000 VND
Student price: 100 000 VND
Discounted prices applicable until 06 Apr 2018.
Tickets are available at L’Espace (Mon to Fri: 9 am – 6.30 pm and 7 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm).

Hanoi- Equation 2018

April 6 – 8

Equation Camp, Dong Mo Lake, Son Tay District

A three-day boutique festival celebrating quality dance music from Asia and around the world. 

Featuring influencers, artists, promoters, dancers and music-lovers, who keep the Asian underground dance music scene alive and vibrant, to offer an eclectic musical journey blending house, techno, disco, funk and the indescribable.

Tickets available at Savage, 112 Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho District

3 day pass (April 6 – 8): VND2.4 million – VND1.5 million for students (student cards required)

2-day pass (April 7 – 8): VND2 million

1-day pass (April 8): VND1.6 million

Hanoi-Contemporary Dance Workshop with Jianhui Wang

April 6, 7.45 – 10 pm

Kinergie Studio, 7th Floor, 101A Nguyen Khuyen Street, Dong Da district

A contemporary dance workshop with talented dancer and choreographer Jianhui Wang.

As a graduate of the Ballet Guangzhou Arts School with a major in Ballet, Jianhui has cooperated with several well-known choreographers internationally and has participated in major dance projects in China.

Language: Vietnamese – English

Fee: VND250,000 - VND200,000 Kinergie Studio students


Hanoi- Symphony Concert with Conductor David Gomez

April 7, 8 pm, 

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

A symphony concert featuring Spanish conductor David Gomez and talented instrumentalists, including oboist Phan Viet Cuong, violinists Nguyen Cong Thang, Phan To Trinh, and Nguyen My Huong, pianists Nguyen Trinh Huong and Dao Trong Tuyen, accompanied by the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ticket prices: VND300,000 – VND400,000

HCMC- A O Show by Lune Production

April 3, 4 and 5, 6pm

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The A O Show features optical illusions and impressive acrobatics, paired with traditional music performances by a troupe of talented local artists.

Known as the Cirque du Soleil of Vietnam (minus the flashy outfits), this live show depicts the transition of rural Vietnam into today’s modern landscape, using props such as giant woven baskets, scaffolding, bamboo canes, and ropes.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000
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EXHIBITION

Hanoi-Exhibition “PRAXIS” by Ilza Burchett

Until Apr 7, 11 am – 7 pm
Huong Ngo Art Space, Nola café’s rooftop, 89 Ma May Street, Hoan Kiem District

A solo exhibition “PRAXIS” by artist Ilza Burchett from Australia and Hanoi, Vietnam.

Presenting 16 small format abstract paintings made in the years 2008/2009 in Sydney, Australia and 2012/2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

About the artist: Ilza Burchett is a Bulgarian – Australian artist, who lives in Hanoi, Vietnam since 2012. Before that Ilza lived and worked as an artist in Sydney, Australia and exhibited her works in Bulgaria; Australia, Republic of Serbia, Hong Kong and Shanghai, PR China. Ilza has completed numerous public, corporate and private commissions in Bulgaria, Australia and Asia. Her work is in corporate and public collections in Bulgaria, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and in private collections in Australia; Bulgaria; PR China; USA; UK; Brazil; Cuba; France; Sweden; Vietnam.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Flowers and Women”


Vicas Art Studio

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da district

The exhibition display artworks of seven female Vietnamese artists who paint flowers and women – symbols of femininity: Lam Na, Nguyen Thanh Huong, Le Thuy, Dinh Mai Thu Trang, To Ngoc Thao, Nguyen My and Nguyen Lan Huong.

The total of 42 paintings presented in this exhibition intuitively reflect the aesthetic perception and views of the artists on society and ethics, as well as their thoughts and desire for gender equality.




Hanoi-Photo exhibition “Midway” by Duy Phuong


Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

The exhibition “Midway” by photographer Duy Phuong records the tangled emotions that have been born out of the urbanisation process in Vietnam.

Hanoi- Photography Exhibition “Fall & Release” by Thomas Dessein



Ke Quan, 81 Xuan Dieu street, Tay Ho District

The expression “Fall & Release” refers to a training and studying method common in contemporary dance.

In his works, the artist tried to rediscover, through the figure of the fall, this space in between the causes and consequences of a movement, where space and time is undefined and the body forgets itself to give the viewer the most absurd beauty.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Gute aussichten – New German Photography”

Opening: Mar 28, 6 pm
Exhibition: Mar 29 – Apr 22, 9 am – 7 pm
Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street

For the first time in Vietnam, the Goethe-Institut Hanoi presents the exhibition “gute aussichten – new german photography” with 53 excellent works of 8 prize winners in the most prestigious competition for young photographers in Germany 2017/2018.

HCMC-Exhibition “In One’s Breath – Nothing Stands Still” by Tuan Mami



The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

The project is inspired by the ancient Muong epic ‘De Dat De Nuoc’ (‘The Birth of Soil and Water’), from which emerges a belief that there is spirituality in all beings, that the creation of the world is constantly in a state of chaos where humans struggle to cohabit harmoniously with other creatures, and especially with themselves.

Tickets: VND35,000 - VND25,000 (with appropriate student ID) - free for children under 16 (with appropriate ID)

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