April 10-16: Music Concert with TANA Strings Quartet in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

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NDO—A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.



Classical and Contemporary Music Concert with TANA Strings Quartet

8pm on April 13


24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District

The concert feature the TANA Strings Quartet which will play compositions by Yann Robin, Claude Debussy and Ton That Thiet.

Ticket: VND170,000 – VND100,000 (for members of L’Espace) and VND80,000 (for students)

Subscription Concert Vol. 100

8pm on April 14

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District

The concert features the participation of three musicians from Germany, including the bugler Premysl Vojta, the trombonist Michael Massong and the trumpeter Martin Griebl; and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. They will perform one of the most famous and political pieces of Shostakovitch on April 14, under the baton of conductor Honna Tetsuji.

Ticket: VND500,000 – VND350,000 – VND200,000 – VND100,000 (for students)

Equation 2017

April 14-16

Equation Camp

Dong Mo Lake, Son Tay District

Three-day house and techno music festival in paradise features DJs from Asia’s best underground clubs, parties and their international guests.


Exhibition “Fairy” by Artist Do Hiep

Dong Phong Art Gallery

3 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District

The ten circular paintings displayed in “Fairy” represent Hiep’s first experiments with rice paper (do paper), asian lacquer, pearl shell and acrylic on wood. The artist is enamoured with pieces of glittering pearl shell pieces, profound drops of Asian lacquer, ancient flowers and floating clouds on rice paper.

Do Hiep was born in 1984 and gained an MA degree from the Vietamese Fine Arts University in 2012. He has participatied in many group exhibitions at home and abroad. He is the recipient of several awards from the Vietnamese Fine Art Association. “Fairy” is his second solo exhibition.

Exhibition “SLAMtho – Poetic Labyrinth”


24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

“SLAMtho” helps visitors discover original poems written by Vietnamese francophone students during the first poetry slam ever in Vietnam. The centerpiece of the exhibition, a labyrinth, takes visitors to explore its mazes, similar to a poet wandering in their words, searching for meaning and sensations.

Exhibition “Phieu” (Unburdened Journey)

Hanoi Old Quarter Exchange Centre

50 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The British Council, in collaboration with Kilomet 109, presents ‘PHIEU’ – a multi-media exhibition exploring the relationship between traditional crafts and contemporary design.



Contemporary Classical Music Concert with TANA Strings Quartet

8pm on April 14


31 Thai Van Lung Street, District 1

The concert feature the TANA Strings Quartet which will play compositions by Yann Robin, Claude Debussy and Ton That Thiet.


Exhibition “NGUCHONOBAY”

Galerie Quynh

Level 2, 151/3 Dong Khoi, District 1

Galerie Quynh is pleased to present NGUCHONOBAY, an exhibition curated by and featuring new artwork from members of Ho Chi Minh City’s Sao La collective, such as Do Thanh Lang, Hoang Ngoc Tu, Hoang Nam Viet, Ngo Dinh Bao Chau, Nguyen Duc Dat, Nguyen Kim To Lan, Nguyen Viet Long, Nguyen Uyen Minh, Sunny, Truong Cong Tung and Bao Vuong.

Exhibition “Square Silence” in Memoriam of Painter Nguyen Lai

Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum

97A Pho Duc Chinh Street, District 1

You are invited to the exhibition “Khoang Lang VUONG” (“Square Silence”), in memory of painter Nguyen Lai.

Throughout his painting career, Nguyen Lai is loyal to abstract art. He chose square canvas for his works, painted mostly by flying and named his lineage as “square abstraction.”

"Lingering at the Peculiar Pavilion" – Solo Exhibition by Vo Tran Chau

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, District 3,

The exhibition features embroidered paintings, fabric sculptures and a unique form of mosaic tapestry/painting not often seen in Vietnam following artist Vo Tran Chau’s research about the Nguyễn dynasty in Hue city.