A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events that will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Concert to feature Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite
5/23/2018 12:07:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The Firebird Suite, an orchestral work for the ballet The Firebird by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky, will be performed in Ho Chi Minh City on May 27.

Exhibition provides a closer look into spirit mediumship
5/22/2018 4:39:01 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 100 paintings on the theme of ‘hau dong’ (spirit mediumship) are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on May 21.

Frech flutist, pianist to perform in HCMC & Hanoi
5/22/2018 10:41:24 AM (GMT+7)
 Internationally acclaimed flutist Nicolas Duchamp and pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at HCM City’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) on May 24 to mark the 100th death anniversary of French composer Debussy.

Da Nang to host international balloon fest
5/8/2018 3:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Da Nang will host the first International Balloon Festival as a tourism attraction at the city’s Hi-tech Park and Hoa Trung Lake in Hoa Vang District later this year.

Temple of Literature plans events for children
5/21/2018 2:39:21 PM (GMT+7)
 The Temple of Literature will host a wide range of cultural activities dedicated to children during the summer holiday, according to Le Xuan Kieu, director of the Temple of Literature’s Culture and Science Centre.

Torres Strait masks to be introduced in Vietnam for first time
5/15/2018 11:14:01 AM (GMT+7)
 An exhibition on Torres Strait masks will be introduced in Vietnam for the first time by the Australian Embassy in Vietnam together with the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

Events scheduled in Hanoi & HCMC on May 14-20
5/14/2018 3:40:26 PM (GMT+7)
A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events taking place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from May 14 to 20.

Dazzling crystal cloud display in Yen Bai marks Uncle Ho’s birthday
5/18/2018 12:13:20 PM (GMT+7)
 Visitors to La Pan Tan commune, Mu Cang Chai district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai will be dazzled by a garden of crystal clouds which is set up to mark the 128th birthday of the late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19). 

Temple of Literature to host first-ever summer programme for children
5/17/2018 4:12:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi’s Temple of Literature will host a first-ever summer programme for children from June 1 to August 20, which is designed to educate children on Vietnamese traditional cultural values while improving their life skills.

Yen Bai to host paragliding festival
5/17/2018 2:42:34 PM (GMT+7)
 A paragliding festival is to take place from May 18 to 20 on Khau Pha Mountain Pass in Mu Cang Chai district in northwestern Yen Bai province.

Book fair to feature books on President Ho
5/17/2018 11:37:22 AM (GMT+7)
 Some 20 tonnes of old books will be available at the Hanoi May Old Book Fair at the Viet Nam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts.

Performing Arts Spring Festival to take place in Hanoi this weekend
5/17/2018 7:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
More than 20 art troupes from Vietnam and France will perform at the Performing Arts Spring Festival (PAS 2018) set to take place at the Vietnam National Drama Theatre in Hanoi from May 18 to 20.