February 26 – March 4: Exhibition “Spring Blossoms of Hanoi”

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Gala New Year Opening Concert

8 pm, March 2

Hanoi Opera House

No.1, Trang Tien Street, Hanoi

You are invited to the Gala New Year Opening Concert with performances by Conductor Honna Tetsuji, Soprano: Dao To Loan, Baritone: Manh Dung, Tenor: Park Sung Min and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

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

Punk Rock Charity Concert “ẤM”

7.30 pm, March 3

Sidewalk Hanoi

231 Au Co, Hanoi

You are cordially invited to the punk rock charity concert “Ấm” (Warm), featuring special performances by the Ugoslabier band from Bangkok – Thailand. This is their second time performing in Hanoi. Hanoian bands Shade Tree, Gai, MXM and W A A H will be joining the show.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “The Ancestor Altar during Tet”

8 am – 12 pm and 2 – 5 pm, February 2 – March 3

Kim Ngan Temple

42 Hang Bac, Hanoi

The exhibition helps visitors to better understand the arrangement of objects on the altars of Vietnamese families during Tet, which not only shows their gratitude and respect towards their ancestors and guardian gods, but also expresses the hope for prosperity and peace in the new year.

Exhibition “Spring Blossoms of Hanoi”

Ho Guom Cultural Information Centre

2 Le Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to an art exhibition themed “Spring Blossoms of Hanoi”, featuring 80 oil and watercolor flower paintings by 13 Hanoian artists.

Works on display feature the spirit of spring in the air and convey the artists’ hopes and dreams for a new year – during the season of blossoming flowers and sprouting greens.

Exhibition “Colors of Love”

Lotte Observation Deck, Lotte Center

54 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh district

This exhibition displays beautiful artworks by Vietnamese and international painters and photographers to colour the celebration of the Vietnamese traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

Participating artists include Josh Roxas (Philippines), Maida Gayle (Canada), Claire Allured (England), Cat O’Brien (England), Ho Nguyen (Vietnam), Claudia Garcia (Peru), Lois Davis (Canada), and Vu Quang Hung (Vietnam).

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Ho Chi Minh City Street Show

20:00 - 21:00, every weekend

Nguyen Hue walking street, Ben Nghe ward, district 1

The show features a myriad of art forms such as magic performances, romantic duet singing, and southern folk music.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Guerilla Tactics” by Nguyen Quoc Chanh

Saigon Domaine, Ground Floor

1057 Bình Quoi Street, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District

“Guerrilla Tactics” is the first solo exhibition of ceramics by Nguyen Quoc Chanh, an acclaimed poet, admired by his peers and audiences both in Vietnam and overseas.

Group Exhibition “Alluvium”

Galerie Quynh
118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, Dakao, District 1.
The exhibition features works by 11 Vietnam based artists: Nadege David, Do Thanh Lang, Ha Manh Thang, Hoang Duong Cam, Hoang Nam Viet, Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Sandrine Llouquet, Nguyen Huy An, Nguyen Manh Hung, Nguyen Quang Huy, and Trong Gia Nguyen.
The geological term ‘alluvium’ – embodying a sense of movement – refers to the sedimentary matter washed ashore by flowing bodies of water.