Events in Hanoi & HCMC on April 16-22
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

Hanoi-Vietnam water puppet performances







3pm - 4:10 pm - 5:20pm – 6:30pm – 8pm – 9:15 every day

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, 57b Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District

Ticket price: VND100,000/ticket

Children under 1,2m: VND60,000/ticket

HCMC – A Night of Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Apr 19, 8 pm

HCMC Opera House, No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1

Featuring a world class performance with the participation of guest artists coming from South Korea – talented conductor Kim Joon Cha, excellent pianist Cho Eun Young and HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra (HBSO) – led by the concertmaster Tran Huu Quoc, an amazing Vietnamese-born violinist living in South Korea.

Piano Concerto no. 21/strong> and the Overture of Mozart’s famous “Marriage of Figaro” will open the concert night.

The second part of the concert features one of the most famous symphonies by Tchaikovsky – the great Russian composer, one of the most prominent musicians of European music romanticism of the 19th century – Symphony no. 5

Admissions: 650,000 – 500,000 – 400,000 – 300,000 – 200,000 – 80,000VNĐ (for students, limited offer)
Booking and delivery: 028 38237419, Ms. Ngoc: 0903604539
At HCMC Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square
Online Booking: www.ticketbox.vn

HCMC-“Krossing Over” Arts Festival 2018




16 – 22 Apr 2018, Various venues in Ho Chi Minh City

Krossing Over Arts Festival was first started in 2017 by choreographer Sébastien Ly with support from the French Institute in Vietnam and Kerman, featuring interdisciplinary performances at various locations in Ho Chi Minh City. The Festival is all about crossings: between contemporary dance and other art forms; between local and international artistic approaches; and between the public and artists. Each performance will be presented twice at different locations, therefore the experience will vary every time.

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EXHIBITION

Hanoi-Exhibition “Rubbish of the Spring 2018″








Apr10  – Dec 31, Tue – Sun, 9 am – 12 pm and 1.30 – 5 pm

VICAS ART STUDIO, 32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, 

This exhibition features four installation artworks:
. The Whale, by Pham Thi Hong Sam
. Seed and Sprout, by Ha Huy Muoi
. Missing the Woods, by Le Duc Hung
. The Society, by Yen Nang

All present artworks were connected in a shared idea: Rubbish, when applied into artwork, can be something beautiful and useful!

After the Lunar New Year holiday, all peach blossom branches were thrown away and became trash. These four artists reused them as the main materials to create four critical artworks which implies how people can have a more positive attitude towards their ecological and social environment.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Gute aussichten – New German Photography”








Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh District

Featuring 53 excellent works of 8 prize winners in the most prestigious competition for young photographers in Germany in 2017/2018.

Free entry

Hanoi-Multimedia Exhibition “Light and Life” by Alexandre Dang








Until May 5, Tue – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2

A multimedia site-specific exhibition by Alexandre DANG – an artist-scientist from Europe.

Alexandre Dang’s works offer poetry to the public and invites his audiences to discover new perceptions linked with topics like energy, movement, environment…

Hanoi-Exhibition “iU.iU.iU” – Art by People with Autism








Exhibition room – Tòhe, 8 Do Quang Street

Since 2006, Tòhe has been working with many young artists with autism – those whose talents are yet to be explored. We are proud to interact and explore arts with them, discover their inner world and bring their arts to many more people, affirming their special talent and the value that they can bring to the community.

Join us and explore the world of these young artists through the exhibition “iU.iU.iU” of paintings, sculptures, and especially the moving ‘luv’ stories of their lives!

Hanoi-Photo exhibition “Midway” by Duy Phuong








Until May 10

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-Exhibition “Mother and Nature”








Vietnamese Women’s Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Introducing paintings of women in natural settings by artist Van Duong Thanh, which were created with a combination of Vietnamese and Western techniques.

HCMC-Exhibition “8♡” by Truc-Anh

Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, District 1

For his third solo exhibition at the gallery, Truc-Anh tells a complex and nuanced story of transformation and awakening.

The title of the show exemplifies these dynamics, as a reference to the video games of Truc-Anh’s childhood, while also alluding to metaphysical dimensions.

In particular, the symmetrical number eight – representing a perfect loop and infinity – appears in many of the works, while references to rebirth, healing and impermanence, interspersed with images of the ego, vanity and conceit, are also prevalent.

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 exhibition is Hanoi-based artist Tuấn Mami’s first-ever solo show in Ho Chi Minh City.

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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