Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

A Tribute to Trinh Cong Son 

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

Come to the music night Van Nho Cuoc Doi (Still Remembering Life) with performers who love Trinh’s music. In particular, violinist Nguyen Xuan Huy has chosen this simple music night to bring to the public melodies from a porcelain violin that he created himself.

Tickets: VND200,000 – VND25,000 – VND300,000

Subscription Concert Vol. 120

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

8 pm, May 16

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to Subscription Concert Vol.120 with the participation of conductor Tran Dinh Lam, oboe soloist Nguyen Hoang Tung, and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

Programme:

W. A. Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Overture (K.492)

R. Strauss: Oboe Concerto AV 144, TV 292

Interval

A. Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 D minor, Op. 70

EXHIBITION

Multi-Sensory Exhibition “ASAÉS – The Universe of Flavours”

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

ASAÉS features an exhibition of original graphic compositions and an olfactory journey that highlight, in perfumes and flavours, the natural heritages of different countries.

It is a project that embodies the five flavours of the gastronomic world: Bitter, Sweet, Acid, Spicy and Salty. The first letters of these five tastes form the name ASAÉS.

Exhibition “The Bridge” by Dang Viet

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

VICAS Art Studio

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District

The exhibition “The Bridge” showcasing 39 artworks by artist Dang Viet, highlighting Long Bien Bridge, a masterpiece of a French architecture which has existed for hundreds of years in Hanoi.

HO CHI MINH CITY

 

PERFORMANCE

Concert “Music From The Big Screen”

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

7.30 pm, May 18

ISHCMC Theatre

1 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien Ward, District 2

The International Choir and Orchestra of HCMC are pleased to invite you for its summer concert: Music from the Big Screen, during which you will be entertained with choral music from your favourite movies, such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Amadeus, 28 Days Later (Faure’s Requiem)?

Tickets: VND150,000 – VND 20,000 for students and children

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

6:00 pm, May 13, 14, 16, 18 and 19

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 folklores.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “My Marriage” by Vo Thuy Tien

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

‘My marriage’ is an ongoing project by Võ Thuỷ Tiên, which delves into the different layers of the artist’s personal life, and explores ideas of marriage and motherhood, domesticity and the family, and the complexity of love and relationships.

Tickets: VND 50,000 – VND 40,000 for students

Exhibition “Serpents’ Tails” by UuDam Tran Nguyen

Events in Hanoi & HCM City on May 13-19
Ảnh:

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1

This is a solo exhibition by UuDam Tran Nguyen on the industrial activities that wreak environmental imbalance and destruction.

Hanoigrapevines/Nhan Dan

 
 

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