Entertainment Events on December 28-January 3

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

Hanoi-Top of Hanoi: Countdown to 2021


Dec 31, 8pm

Top of Hanoi, Floor 65, Lotte Hotel Hanoi, 54 Lieu Giai Street

Kiss goodbye 2020 and welcome 2021 in the best way at Top of Hanoi – for the first time the venue will be opened with no entrance fee!

Let’s come to enjoy impressive DJ performances and firework together with palatable cocktails and tantalizing culinary offers.

Hanoi-Beethoven: The Memorial | Nguyen Duc Anh Pianist

Dec 28 7 pm – 10 pm
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, Saigon Classical has the honor of inviting you to the concert “The Memorial – Sự tưởng nhớ”, with the participation of devoted Beethoven virtuoso Nguyen Duc Anh – the first Vietnamese pianist awarded the title of Blüthner Artist. He will perform two of the best-known and most powerful piano sonatas Op.111 and Op.57, representing the two last composing periods of Beethoven in conjunction with releasing the first audio CD of pianist Nguyen Duc Anh: “Beethoven: The Memorial”, marking a new path of his professional music journeys.

Organized by: MAESTOSO, Inspirito
Sponsored by: Renaissance Collection, Arietta, Saigon Classical

Suggested donation (at the entrance): 200,000 VND

HCMC-Virtual Countdown Lights 2021

Dec 31, 9.30pm

Ho Chi Minh City's annual countdown music party to welcome the New Year will be held on virtual 3D stage of Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, created by Extended Reality (XR) technologies.

Featuring local top singers and bands including Thanh Bui, Min, Uni5, and Hoang Thuy Linh, as well as talented Vietnamese rappers Binz, Tlinh and MCK.

Livestreaming on the Facebook page and YouTube channel of Billboard Vietnam, and streaming platforms FPT Play and POPs.

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EXHIBITION

Hanoi-Exhibition: Year End’s Conversation


Until Jan 9, 2021

Hanoi Studio Gallery, 13 Trang Tien street,

Introducing a collection of art works by 14 artists and sculptors including Hoang Nghia Hiep, Mai Xuan Oanh, Vu Kim Thu, and Lieu Chi Hieu, among others.

Hanoi-Exhibition highlights Hanoi’s traditional trade streets

 


Dec 18-Jan 15, 2021

Kim Ngan Temple,

Featuring hundreds of photos and artefacts showcasing the formation and development of trade streets of Hanoi (Thang Long in the past).

Hanoi-Dreaming about Landscapes

Until Jan 23, 2021

Mo Art Space, B3, Apricot Hotel, 136 Hang Trong Street

Featuring 27 artworks from 22 Vietnamese and foreign artists.

The artworks were created with various perspectives and stories, providing a panoramic view of landscape painting, a long history in Western and Eastern art.

Hanoi-Online exhibition featuring shared culture of Vietnam, Australia



Until March 12, 2021

An online exhibition, the "Skilled Hands, Shared Culture" featuring 20 contemporary Vietnamese and Australian designers, artists and artisans whose work contributes to supporting vibrant and sustainable communities.

The Vietnamese artists joining the exhibition comprise Le Giang, Nguyen Tan Phat, Nguyen Thi Dung, Nguyen Van Loi, Pham Thi Ngoc Tram, Vu Kim Thu and Van Ngo Trong, while their Australian counterparts consist of Claire Tracey, Grace Lilian Lee, Lindy de Wijn, Michelle Hamer, Muhubo Salieman, Slow Art Collective, Vermin, Vicki Couzens, Vipoo Srivilasa, Yu Fang Chi and Kieren Karritpul.

The exhibition runs until March 12, 2021, at https://rmitgallery.com/exhibitions/skilled-hands-shared-cultures.

Hanoi-Exhibition “The Yuendumu Doors”


Until Jan 20, 2021

Trong Dong Building, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Street,

Featuring one of the most important cultural and artistic collections in Australia.

It brings Australia’s unique Indigenous culture to a Vietnamese audience and deepens the people-to-people links between the two countries.

HCMC-Exhibition “Tree Spirit”


Until Jan 10, 10 am - 08 pm

Vy Gallery, 20 Nguyen Van Thu street, D1

Displaying 20 oil paintings with 20 different vivid palettes looking into Lim Khim Katy’s inner soul.

Free entry.

‘Thuy Nguyen - An Everyday Dream”

November 7, 2020 - February 6, 2021

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

No. 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

Known and recognised for her multidisciplinary creative practice, entrepreneurship and distinct aesthetic, Thuy Nguyen is one of Vietnam’s most celebrated designers and a leader in Vietnam’s emerging and rapidly growing fashion industry.

This exhibition, curated by Dolla S. Merrillees, is the first to explore her career and practice of more than a decade, revealing the background, creative processes, cultural influences and inspiration that have contributed to the making of a successful and acclaimed fashion design house.

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CINEMA

Hanoi- Japanese Film Festival

Dec 25 -Jan 22,

National Cinema Centre, 87 Lang Ha Street

Introducing four Japanese films in different genres such as comedy, family, crime, anime, documentary, musical, and science, including: “Not quite dead yet”, “One Night”, “All Amok” and “Stolen Identity”. Dtinews/Hanoigrapevines

 
 

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