August 14 - 20: Toyota Concert 2017in HCMC

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



Fansland – “The Phantom of the Opera” Tribute

8 pm, August 11

VUI Studio

3C Tong Duy Tan, Hanoi

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

Free admission

French Classical Music: Jean-Louis Haguenauer and Friends

8pm, August 19

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

L’Espace, in collaboration with The Vietnam Connection Music Festival, invites the French pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer to perform alongside his musician friends. It is an unprecedented meeting of internationally renowned artists from all 4 continents. On the program: Ernest Chausson, Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy.

Ticket price: VND 250 000

Member rate: VND 190 000

Student rate: VND 150 000


KOHLER Bold. Art. Exhibition “Multiculturalism”

Hanoi Information – Exposition Center

93 Dinh Tien Hoang Str, Hanoi

These young artists, under the age of 30, come from Australia, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and the United Arab Emirates. They express their views and feelings concerning multiculturalism through their art work at the exhibition. All pieces consist of materials that are used in factories.

Exhibition – Meeting: Dreams of Science

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

The world around us contains many extraordinary things. The “Ohé Science” collection not only presents us with a multifaceted image of nature but also answers children’s questions about nature. The collection includes 10 books: Planets in sight – The solar system; A beautiful plant! – Life of flowering plants; As the crow flies – Migrations; Hot volcanoes – Volcanism; Stars – Astronomy; Water – The water cycle; Rain and fine weather – Meteorology; Like marmots – Hibernation; A horse of horses – A domestic species; Good appetite animals – Diets.

This exhibition presents different views from children on the issues addressed in the collection. Under the guidance of the cartoonist Nguyen Tuan Son (Picas Son), the children will paint their scientific world with their pure and naive brushes.

Free entry

Exhibition “Sparkling – Collection of Lacquered and Gilded Wood Objects”

Vietnam National Museum of History

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

The exhibition introduces nearly 100 documents and objects dating from the Le and Nguyen dynasties (from the 17th to the early 20th century) – the brilliant development stage of lacquering and gilding industry – including unique and rare artifacts which will be on show to the public for the first time.

The objects selected for display are rich and varied in design with unique decorative patterns.

With the fine carving, the shade of the red paint, the light of the gold and the vividly decorative themes, the lacquered and gilded wooden objects are always attached to solemn sites such as royal palaces or places of worship. Furthermore, they are considered as artworks or holy objects.



Toyota Concert 2017

8 pm, August 16

HCMC Opera House

1 Lam Son Square, Dist 1, HCMC

This performancefeatures the participation of Conductor Honna Tetsuji, Piano Soloist Nguyen Viet Trung and artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra

Ticket prices: VND 300.000, VND 500.000, VND 700.000

Autumn Melodies Arts Festival 2017

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

200 artists from several European countries, the USA and Vietnam’s best talents will offer a musical extravaganza consisting of 12 programs ranging from opera, chamber music and symphonies to contemporary dance, all of which will be held at the Opera House in HCMC from 19 to 27 August.

The first of its kinds in the practice of academic arts, and periodically held across Vietnam, Autumn Melodies Arts Festival 2017 will quench the thirst for music in all of the city’s music-loving hearts.


A Solo Exhibition by Ly Hoang Ly

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

Come and join Ly Hoàng Ly’s first solo exhibition, and most comprehensive presentation of her work to date, as part of her on-going project ‘0395A.ĐC’. This multimedia, collaged body of work will showcase the artist’s ongoing inquiry into the epic story and continuous struggle of human (im)migration, whilst highlighting the contested nature of the memorisation, documentation and circulation of history.

Exhibition 'Then I Can Turn the World Upside Down'

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3

‘Then I Can Turn the World Upside Down’ is an exhibition of works on paper by five Vietnam-based contemporary artists. Each work, by Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Mai Hoang, Nguyen Manh Hung, Florian Nguyen and Hoang Nam Viet, explores in its own subjective way the myriad of possibilities inherent in the medium of drawing to create imaginary realities which evoke the subconscious.
With their ink and paper, the artists have created visions of hidden beauty and reinterpretations of the world, revealing quasi-hallucinatory perspectives on otherwise all too familiar landscapes.

Exhibition “The Picture Will Still Exist”

Dia Projects

2nd Floor, 103 Dong Khoi Str, District 1

Come and visit the exhibition The Picture Will Still Exist*, featuring photographs, paintings and video works selected from the Post Vidai Collection. The exhibition showcases eight established and emerging Vietnamese artists and collectives, 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), will be on display to the Vietnamese public for the first time.

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