January 21 – 27: Solo Guitar Performance by Tran Tuan An

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Tran Tuan An is one of the “genius guitarists of Vietnam”
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NDO — A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Solo Guitar Performance by Tran Tuan An

8pm on January 27

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

A winner of numerous international music awards, Tran Tuan An is one of the “genius guitarists of Vietnam” (Austin Classic Guitar). He has been invited to perform at major concert halls in North America and in Asia alongside other world-class artists. Tuan An and his guitar, designed by luthier Stephan Connor, promise to bring a special night of classical music to the L’Espace stage.

Tickets: VND210,000 – VND130,000 (L’Espace members) – VND100,000 (students)

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Dao Phap”

VICAS Art Studio

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi

As a tradition, each year on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, VICAS art studio hosts an exhibition for artists to participate in. This year, this exhibition is called ĐAO PHÁP, introducing paintings made using painting knives, by hand or by any other tool other than the usual paintbrush.

80 artists from all over the country (Soc Trang, Binh Duong, Sai Gon, Buon Me Thuot, Hue, Quang Binh, Lao Cai,…) have sent in their works.

Exhibition “Season Linger” by Vu Dinh Tuan

Hanoi Studio Gallery

13 Trang Tien, Hanoi

“Season Linger”, a new collection by artist Vu Dinh Tuan will be exhibited at Hanoi Studio Gallery.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

A O Show by Lune Production

6pm

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The A O Show features optical illusions and impressive acrobatics, paired with traditional music performances by a troupe of talented local artists.

Known as the Cirque du Soleil of Vietnam (minus the flashy outfits), this live show depicts the transition of rural Vietnam into today’s modern landscape, using props such as giant woven baskets, scaffolding, bamboo canes, and ropes.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “an everyday day” by Nguyen Quang Huy

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1

You are invited to “an everyday day” – a solo exhibition of new work by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Quang Huy.

Considered one of Vietnam’s pioneering artists following the Doi Moi reforms initiated in 1986 (a period of economic liberalisation marked by increased artistic experimentation), Quang Huy will be showing a suite of oil paintings depicting Hmong women and misty mountain scenes created with hazy brushworks in his distinctive muted palette of blue-grey grisaille.

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