October 2 – 8: JF Garage Concert 14

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



Subscription Concert Vol. 104

8pm, October 6

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien, Hanoi

You are invited to thhe Subscription Concert Vol. 104, featuring Conductor Tran Vuong Thach, Viola Soloist Pham Vu Thien Bao and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000

JF Garage Concert 14 – Concert with Pho An My & Tran Xuan Hoa

8 pm, October 6

Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam

27 Quang Trung

Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam proudly presents its fourteenth act of the JF Garage Concert – a duo concert by Pho An My & Tran Xuan Hoa, in Hanoi, on October 6.

Working as independent artists, Pho An My (piano) and Tran Xuan Hoa (percussion) are known through their many solo shows, concerts and stage collaborations with other artists. In 2016, they both performed successfully in the “Wind” concert in Hanoi and HCMC. In this garage concert, Pho An My and Tran Xuan Hoa will play new songs composed by Dang Tue Nguyen and two Japanese songs.


Art Exhibition “Le Sourire de la Mutation”

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

Art exhibition “La sourire de la mutation” (translation: The smile of mutation) presents a poetic perspective of Vietnam in its metamorphosis. The three artists, coming from three different countries – France, Belgium and Vietnam – explore the theme of the changes in urban space through different perspectives: visual, dance and installation art. The scenery of Vietnam’s metropolitan cities is illustrated in Truong Minh Thy Nguyen’s mural. The sun jacket covered ladies on motorbikes become the muses for Emmanuelle Vincent’s dance piece. And objects dangle between fantasy and tradition in the installation artwork of Pierre Larauza.

This exhibition is part of the Dance Festival “Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance” 2017.

Exhibition “West Lake” by Anna-Maria Ory

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street

Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

The title of the exhibition is “West Lake”, as several paintings were painted on the west coast of the lake.

The subject and technique of the pictures mix the elements of both Eastern and Western traditions, in an attempt to establish connections between two very different cultures which nevertheless have a lot in common.

Exhibition “Vietnam in Cyanotype: Batch 1” by Julie Vola

Ke Quan

81b Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho district

The exhibition is a selection of some of Julie Vola’s favorite portraits of Vietnam and its people. They come from more than half a decade of exploring Vietnam through the lens of her camera, on assignments, as a traveller and as a resident of the country.

Born in the South of France in 1983, Julie Vola is currently working as the Photo editor for Word Vietnam. She arrived in Hanoi 7 years ago in search of her own family’s past, after inheriting her grandfather’s personal photographs from his life in Hanoi.



Live House Fridays

9PM, every Friday

Glow Skybar

93 Nguyen Du, District 1

Live House Friday is back! Catch head DJ Doru Tudose and saxophonist Doan Minh Thu in a very special performance. Don’t miss these two masters together. They’re experts at picking the best party tunes just for you.


Exhibition “Spirit of Friendship”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

A survey exhibition highlighting the role and contribution of the friendships between artists in furthering the development of experimental art practice in Vietnam, since 1975, featuring 22 artist-groups from across the country.


For adults: VND 35,000

For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)

For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)

Entry is free on the opening night.

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