June 12-18: 8th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

8th European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival

June 12-18

National Documentary and Scientific Film Studio

465 Hoang Hoa Tham Street, Ba Dinh District,

The European-Vietnamese Documentary Film Festival 2017 will present films from 10 European countries including Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium).

Free admission

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “A Present Retrospective”

Work Room Four

24th floor, Packexim Building, lane 15, An Duong Vuong Street, Tay Ho District

This exhibition showcases eighteen archival prints of the paintings/posters produced by the celebrated Cuban graphic artist René Mederos Mederos (died in 1996) between 1969 and 1972, during his two visits to Vietnam.

The exhibition also displays works by five established contemporary Vietnamese artists, including Le Quy Tong, Nguyen The Son, Nguyen Nghia Cuong, Pham Khac Quang and Giang Nguyen.

Photo Exhibition “Stories of Father”

Academy of Journalism and Communication

36 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District,

The photo exhibition “Stories of Father” aims to honor and praise the fathers in the month of Father’s Day.

Visitors will encounter the touching stories and precious moments of the fathers and their children in daily life in photographs taken by a group of journalism students.

Exhibition “Emerging Artists V”

Nha San Collective

15th floor, Hanoi Creative City Building, 01 Luong Yen Street, Hai Ba Trung District

The programme aims to promote a young, new generation of artists in contemporary arts. Through introducing fresh faces in the art scene, the program aims to reveal a greater variety of concerns and perspectives of life for the public and the art community.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Cuban Night

9:30PM, every Friday

Cuba La Casa Del Mojito

91 Pasteur, District 1

Every Friday, get involved in of one of the hottest nights in Saigon with Cuban rythms and Latino dances. Come enjoy the great Cuban Band Corazón Latino and its fantastic Chicas dancing through the whole night.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Histoire d’un Voyage: Sand in my ears, adrift of the world”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2,

The solo exhibition features the process of writing and producing books, as a critical part of her artistic practice.

Displayed in the upper galleries of The Factory, Thuy Hang takes us on a journey – from conception to final print – of her book making.

Tickets: For adults: VND35,000VND - For students: 25,000VND (with appropriate student ID) - For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)

Group Exhibition “I, Me, Mine”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2,

This is a group exhibition by Tran Kim Hoa, Do Nguyen Lap Xuan, Hoang Nam Viet, Xuan Ha (Grandmadeadxh) and Yatender, curated by Shyevin S’ng and Le Thien Bao.

The concept of ‘the self’ forms a recurrent strand throughout history. Reaching back tens of thousands of years into human history, cave paintings and petroglyphs (such as Chauvet Cave, Ardèche Valley, in France), show the roots of our innate desire to understand who we are.

Tickets: For adults: VND35,000VND - For students: 25,000VND (with appropriate student ID) - For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)