Events in Hanoi & HCMC on January 15-21

Hanoi-Happiness Concert 2018

Jan 17, 8 pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

With the performance of: Conductor: Honna Tetsuji
Violin Soloist: Kawakubo Tamaki and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra

This performance is not for children under 5 years old


W. Mozart – Figaro Overture
F. Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor
* Conducting Conner*


P. Mascagni – Cavarelia Rusticana Intermezzo
M. Ravel – Bolero
E. Elgar – Pomps and Circumstance No.1

Ticket prices: 200,000 – 350,000 – 500,000 VND. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at

For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

Hanoi-A Night of Concert and Ballet “Moment of Spring”

Jan 18, 8 pm, 

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

A Night of Concert and Ballet “Moment of Spring” with the performance of artists from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, Artistic Director, PhD., People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong.

Ticket: VND 300,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 600,000

Hanoi-Palace Music and Songs of Ancient Cities

Jan 20, 8 pm

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

An exceptional evening that brings together Hanoi and Hue’s styles of folk music. The music groups Đông kinh cổ nhạc (Early Music of Tonkin) and Nhã nhạc – ca Huế Phú Xuân (Music from the Palace of Hue) will present music repertoires of these old capitals of Vietnam. Thanh Tam, the last vocalist of the Royal Court of Hue, will be joined by Thanh Hoai from the North regions with her signature voice. The sophisticated sounds of đàn nhị Huế (two-stringed bowed musical instrument) by Tran Thao will be accompanied by Xuan Hoach’s delicate hồ xẩm (a style of singing).

Ticket price : 210 000 VND
For members : 130 000 VND
For students : 100 000 VND

Tickets available at L’Espace (Mon – Fri, 09:00 – 18:30 and 19:00 – 20:00 / Sat, 09:00 – 19:00)

Hanoi- Redline Music Party III: “VITACITY”

Jan 19, 6 pm – 10 pm, 

Happy Palace, 459 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh district

A music party which blends three music genres: Rap, Indie and EDM. The name “VITACITY” refers to the 90’s Western towns: dusty with an air of mystery.

Ticket: VND 220,000

Hanoi-Ca Tru Performance “Spring Melody”

Jan 20, 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm,

Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho district

A Ca Tru (Vietnamese ceremonial singing) performance with the theme “Spring melody” by Ca Tru master Pho Thi Kim Duc, the daughter of Pho Dinh On, who was the manager of a famous Ca Tru troupe in Kham Thien District, Hanoi, at the beginning of the 20th century.

Kim Duc began learning how to sing at the age of 7 and embarked on her singing career at 13.

HCMC-A Night of Ballet “Suite Ballet Carmen”

Jan 19, 8 pm, 

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

A ballet night which will be choreographed by Julien Guérin and Nguyen Phuc Hung, featuring artists from the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera.

Ticket: VND 550,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 200,000 – VND 80,000


Hanoi-Augmented Reality Exhibition “Joy”

Opening: Jan 19, 6 pm
Conference: Jan 22, 6 pm
Exhibition: Jan 19 – Mar 11
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

12 artists in the field of illustration, typography, directing, and GIF collaborate with MNSTR Agency to create an exhibition on augmented reality, bringing an exciting experience to the public. The exhibited artworks will become more lively when viewed via a mobile application. A fun and poetic experience where audiences travel with craft and digital artworks, paper and screen, silence and sound… Use your smartphone to download the app “La Joie” on App Store or Google Play!

A conference on augmented reality and virtual reality with French experts will be held on the 22 Jan at 6 pm at L’Espace auditorium. At the end of the conference, audiences will get to interact with 360° videos with virtual reality headsets!

Free entry.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Whirling Vortex”

Tang Tret Cosmo, 10 Khuc Hao Street, Ba Dinh District

A gathering of 13 young people with 13 different and varied concerns, viewpoints and expressions about our daily lives.

Diverse in terms of art forms and ideas, the exhibition aims to bring a audiences a multidimensional view, to depict our contemporary era through individual stories, as well as to portray the thoughts of today’s youths on their journey to asserting themselves.

Hanoi- Hang Trong Folk Painting Exhibition “The New Classics”

4th floor, Cá Chép Bookstore, 115 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh district

Hang Trong folk paintings are of a unique genre and were once the quintessence of the aesthetic, spiritual and religious values of the people of ancient Hanoi.

Works on display at the exhibition include iconic Hang Trong paintings, and patterns and creative designs that could be applied in contemporary design.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Metamorphosis”

Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies, 32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da distrct

Featuring 50 paintings by Nguyen Thi Mai, done with acrylic on canvas but very much influenced by the style and process of lacquer painting.

“Metamorphosis” refers not only to the visual transformation of Nguyen Thi Mai’s artwork, but also reflects the multifacetedness of the figures, colours, rhythms, and ambience created by the combination.

HCMC-Exhibition “The line” by Tran Van Thao

Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, District 1

The first solo exhibition in four years from Vietnam’s foremost abstract painter Tran Van Thao.

Works on display were inspired by the artist’s surrounding environments and the little joys found in everyday life.

HCMC-Exhibition “Empty Forest” by Tuan Andrew Nguyen

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

A solo exhibition by Tuan Andrew Nguyen which showcases film, sculpture, photography and performance – revealing a landscape where the industry of ailing spiritual beliefs is feeding the most wretched of human desires, to irreversible effect.

HCMC-Exhibition “Guerilla Tactics” by Nguyen Quoc Chanh

Saigon Domaine, Ground Floor, 1057 Bình Quoi Street, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District

The first solo exhibition of ceramics by Nguyen Quoc Chanh, an acclaimed poet, admired by his peers and audiences in Vietnam and overseas.


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