August 7-13: Photo Exhibition “Precious Heritage” by Retrace Réhahn

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Fansland – “The Phantom of the Opera” Tribute

8 pm, August 11

VUI Studio

3C Tong Duy Tan street, Hoan Kiem district

The first event ever in Vietnam: “The Phantom of the Opera” Tribute. Composed by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera (1987), Vui studio organises a special series of 4-5 screenings (from high-definition videos) of one of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century’s operas, at 8 pm every Friday from July 28 2017.

Event #1 8 pm, July 28, The Phantom of the Opera (a film of Joel Schumancher 2004)

Event #2 8 pm, August 4, Love Never Dies (The Phantom of the Opera… Live in Melbourne 2011)

Event #3 8 pm, August 11, The Phantom of the Opera – Anniversary # 25 Live in Royal Albert Hall London 2012

Event #4 8 pm, August 18, Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber – Live in Royal Albert Hall 1998, on the occasion of Webber’s 50th birthday and 10 years of The Phantom of the Opera.

Free entry

Hidden Beat Vol. 02 “smooth.smooth.smooth”

8-10 pm, August 13

Heritage Space

1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2 ward, Nam Tu Liem district

Come to enjoy a music night “Hidden Beat” Vol. 02 with a multi-talented artist Stanford Reid from Brooklyn, New York, America.

Tickets

Surcharge:

– Special: VND120,000 (including one free drink)

– Standard: VND100,000

– Member: VND80,000 (for membership, student – show your student’s card when check-in at gate). Drinks will be available (cold beer, juices, tea, water).

EXHIBITION

Photo Exhibition “Precious Heritage” by Retrace Réhahn

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen street, Cau Giay district

Come and discover some of the smallest or rarely seen tribal groups in Vietnam through 35 photographs taken by photographer Retrace Réhahn.

Exhibition “Paper Paintings”

Centre of Art-Photography Exhibition

29 Hang Bai street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to the art exhibition “Paper Paintings” by the Hanoi Fine Arts Association, about the humans, culture and landscapes of Hanoi.

Games and Realities Exhibition

Goethe Institute

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District

Featuring eighteen politically-ambitious computer games from the past twelve years, the touring interactive exhibition ‘Games and Realities’ examines how computer games hold political potential.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Saigon Chamber Music: Young Virtuosi Concert 2017

7 pm, August 11

HCMC Conservatory of Music

112 Nguyen Du street, District 1

The concert will feature a rich and diverse playbill, spanning many centuries from the Baroque time to the late 20th century. It will bring to the stage music by the world famous composers from Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi to the contemporary voices and even the theme from the blockbuster sequence James Bond.

Hip Hop Take Over

9 PM, Agust 10

Chill Skybar

Rooftop, ABTower, 76A Le Lai street, District 1

Let’s join the Hip Hop Takeover night with the newest hip hop tracks beaten by resident DJs.

Cuban Night

10 PM, August 11

Cuba La Casa Del Mojito

91 Pasteur, District 1

Give your Fridays a little shake up and make your way to one of the hottest nights with Cuban rhythms and Latin dance through the performance of Cuban band Corazon Latino.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Then I Can Turn The World Upside Down”

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3, HCMC

You are invited to “Then I can turn the world upside down”, an exhibition of works on paper by five Vietnam-based contemporary artists. Each in their own subjective way, Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Mai Hoang, Nguyen Manh Hung, Florian Nguyen and Hoang Nam Viet explore the myriad possibilities inherent in the medium of drawing to create imaginary realities evoking the subconscious.

With their ink and paper, the artists create visions of hidden beauty and reinterpretations of the world, revealing quasi-hallucinatory perspectives on an otherwise too familiar landscape.

Exhibition “The Picture Will Still Exist”

Dia Projects

2nd Floor, 103 Dong Khoi Str, District 1

Come to visit exhibition The Picture Will Still Exist*, featuring photographs, paintings and video works selected from Post Vidai Collection. The exhibition showcases eight established and emerging Vietnamese artists and collective, including Dinh Q. Le, Hoang Duong Cam, Howard Henry Chen, Le Quy Tong, Ngoc Nau, Phuong Linh, The Propeller Group and Vo An Khanh.

A number of artworks, such as Dinh Q. Le’s WTC in four moments (2014), The Propeller Group’s AK-47 vs. M16 (2015) and Phuong Linh’s Sanctified Clouds (2012-2015), are on display for the first time to Vietnamese public at the exhibition.