Events in Hanoi & HCMC on August 6-12

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

HN & HCMC – Toyota Concert 2018

Hanoi: 10 and 11 Aug 2018, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House, 01 Trang Tien,

HCMC: Tue 14 Aug 2018, 8 pm
HCMC Opera House, 07 Lam Son Square, Dist 1, 

You are invited to Toyota Concert Tour 2018 with the performance of:

Conductor: Honna Tetsuji
Violin Soloist: Bui Cong Duy
Cello Soloist: Grace Ho (Taiwanese – American famous artist)
and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra

Program

J. BRAHMS – Double Concerto in A major, Op.102

Interval

L.V. BEETHOVEN – Symphony No.7 in A Major, op.92
Tickets

– Hanoi:
Ticket prices: 300,000 – 500,000 – 700,000 VND.
All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at ticketvn.com.
For free ticket delivery, call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

– HCMC:
Ticket prices: 200,000 – 350,000 – 500,000 – 700,000 VND
All tickets available at HCMC Opera House. Tel: 0163 899 2256 / 098 987 4517 / 090 360 4539

Hanoi-Concert with Reißner Big-Band

Aug 11, 7pm, 

Pedestrian Zone, Hoan Kiem Lake

Bavarian folk music has been made famous worldwide through folk festivals such as the Oktoberfest in Munich, and is played at weddings in Öland and in the city. The musicians of Reißner Big Band have packed their bags and will come to Hanoi, carrying with them their wind instruments: tuba, trombone, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, as well as a positive mood and professionalism. It is their desire to get to visit Vietnam and contribute to the international friendship between Germany and Vietnam.

Free admission

HCMC-Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

 

Every day except Monday and Friday, 6pm

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

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EXHIBITION

Hanoi-Exhibition “The Tropical”




VICAS Art Studio, 32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District,


Works on display at the exhibition include 39 multi-colour paintings by five artists: Nguyen Thanh Hai, Pham Sinh, Tao Linh, Nguyen Manh Quynh, and Luu Vu Long.

Opening hours: 9 am – 12 pm and 1.30 – 5 pm, Monday – Sunday

Hanoi- Exhibition “Fragments” by Hiraki Sawa

Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA), B1 – R3, Vincom Mega Mall Royal City

72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan District, 

An exhibition showcasing surreal art pieces by one of the top artists in Japan, Hikari Sawa. Through this exhibition, the VCCA hopes to bring video art closer to the public.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Summer” by Bui Trong Du


Lotte Center Hanoi, 54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh District
An exhibition by Bui Trong Du – the artist behind many impressive oil-on-canvas works of delicate simplicity with a strong identity of Vietnamese folk art.

With the theme of “Summer”, the exhibition will shape a unique experience for each visitor through the artist’s passion for lotus flowers.

Free entry

HCMC-Exhibition “museum of the mind”

685/30/59a Xo Viet Nghe Tinh, Ward 28, Dist Binh Thanh, 

A solo exhibition “museum of the mind” by Phan Anh.

This half-real half-fictional museum presents the artist’s personal archive of the memories from his late grandmother. The objects or artifacts (collective memories) are metamorphosed (into personal memories) to reflect the identities of two individuals whose beliefs and ideologies are influenced by differing geographical and historical contexts – in which, the mind and compassion of humankind are the shared heirloom to be inherited and continued. The repetition of images and human behaviours are intentionally observed, documented, and reconstructed, not only to replicate history, but also to pose questions or, in a way, re-identify the given objects and phenomena.

HCMC- Exhibition “ELLIPSIS”

Toong Minh Khai,  126 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Str, District 3


An attempt by 4 image-making artists: Danny Bach, Minh Pham, Dat Vu and Cietisoo Nguyen, to connect and share their personal approaches to photography and image-making with the creative community.


Free entrance

HCMC- Exhibition “King” by Pham Thanh Toan



Craig Thomas Gallery, 27i Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1


Toan’s “King” collection comprises of a bold batch of primarily over-sized canvases with several of the works themselves being quadriptychs and pentaptychs. The effect of such large paintings, often done in luxuriantly thick layers of imported oils, is immediate and visceral.

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 11 am to 6pm; Sundays 12 to 5 pm; and by appointment

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