January 28 – February 3: Exhibition “Tet Special 2019” in Ho Chi Minh City

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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

“The Quintessence of Tonkin” Cultural Show

7:30 – 9: 30 pm, every evening except Tuesday

Baara Land Entertainment Complex

Da Phuc village, Sai Son commune, Quoc Oai district

You are cordially invited to the grandest and most ambitious live entertainment project that Vietnam has ever witnessed – The Quintessence of Tonkin – to explore Vietnamese history and culture from a contemporary perspective.

Featuring the performance of over 200 performers, on an interactive stage using state-of-the-art technology, the show highlights the compelling elements of Vietnamese culture but presents them in modern and innovative ways.

Tickets: VND800,000 - VND900,000 - VND1,200,000

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.

Solo Exhibition “In Vitra +” by Pham Khac Quang

Manzi Art Space

14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi

‘In Vitra +’ – Quang’s fourth solo exhibition shows a body of work created from an ambition to focus solely on his technique and a subversion of the traditional printing technique, whilst having the ability to have rest from the creative quest for a defining concept.

Photo Exhibition “France eMotion”

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Str, Hanoi

France eMotion is an exceptional exhibition, by 4 international photographers from 4 different continents, on French cultural heritages. Thanks to an augmented reality mobile app, the viewers can follow the adventures of an imaginary character through the photographs and thus discover the tremendous richness of French heritage.

Free entry

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 “Tet Special 2019”

Craig Thomas Gallery

27i Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

The “Tet Special 2019” show will be on display starting 25 January and will continue through the Tet holidays before ending on 25 February 2019.

Exhibition “Visions of Nature” by Karine Guillermin & Elena Osuna

The Hummingbird Cafe

5H Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe, District 1, HCMC

Come to enjoy the visions of nature in the works of artists Karine Guillermin and Elena Osuna.

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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