April 24-30: Ballet "Cinderella" in HCMC

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



Franz Schubert Cycle

8pm, April 16 and 27

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Tran Tien, Hanoi

VNSO Orchestra will return to the L’Espace stage with the Franz Schubert cycle, under the baton of talented conductor Kim Xuan Hieu.

After the Pavane op. 50 in F sharp minor of the French composer Gabriel Fauré, the VNSO Orchestra will perform the concerto in C minor for Trumpet by Benedetto Giacomo Marcello, Launy Grondahl’s concerto for trombone, and the Symphony No. 1 in D major, D.82 that Franz Schubert composed when he was only 16 years old.

Ticket price: VND 170 000

Special price for members of L’Espace: VND 100 000

Special price for students: VND 80 000

Tickets are available at L’Espace.


Painting Exhibition on Deaf Culture: “Listen by Eye 2”


24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

Painting exhibition “Listen by Eye 2” 2017 follows up the film project “Listen by Eye” made by the Deaf in Vietnam in 2016. It is intended to share the life, learning, family relationships, language and the thoughts of deaf people.

The event supports the Global Action Week for Education 2017, with a strong emphasis on equal education for all.

Exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga”

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

“Manga Hokusai Manga” approaches the Hokusai Manga from the perspective of contemporary Japanese comics, focusing on genre, pictorial storytelling and participatory culture rather than the integration of word and image or the role of popular characters. Rather than aiming at a historiographic verification of influences, the exhibition invites viewers to ponder their own notions about manga by comparing works from different periods while exploring the diversity therein.

Exhibition “Gesture of Memories” by Florian Nguyen


24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

The exhibition “The gesture of memories” at L’Espace is an extension of the project begun with the French-Vietnamese choreographer, Sébastien Ly, about the gestural memory. It takes the form of a series of drawings and various in-situ installations.



Ballet "Cinderella"

8pm, April 28 and 29

Sai Gon Opera House

7 Lam Son Square, Dist.1

The ballet "Cinderella" with its shimmering, dreamlike, thrilling and exciting atmosphere will be put on stage again on April 28 and 29, 2017 at the Opera House. This time with the participation of famous Japanese ballet artist Nobuo Fujino as the Prince, as well as outstanding artists of the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO): Chloe Glemot, Tran Hoang Yen, Nguyen Thu Trang, Sung A Lung, Pham The Chung, Do Hoang Khang Ninh, Tran Thi Hong Van.

Tickets are now available at HBSO ticket office.

Rolling Stones and Tina Turner Tribute Night

9.30pm, April 28

Hard Rock Cafe

Rolling Stones, an English rock band who came in 4th on the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" and Tina Turner who has been referred to as the Queen of Rock N' Roll.
Free entrance


Solo Exhibition “Poetic Amnesia” by Phan Thao Nguyen

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

Come to Phan Thao Nguyen’s most ambitious exhibition, realized during her time participating in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative as a protégé in visual arts to acclaimed American performance and video artist Joan Jonas.

Exhibition and Book Launching ‘President Hotel’ by Laurent Weyl


31 Thai Van Lung Street, District 1

Selected photographs from the book ‘President Hotel’ will be exhibited on the opening night in the presence of the photographer Laurent Weyl and the writer Sabrina Rouillé.