March 12-18: Concert “Night Rain” by the Hanoi New Music Ensemble

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



Concert “Night Rain”

8pm on March 17

Goethe Institute

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District,

The concert features the participation of the Hanoi New Music Ensemble.


Exhibition "About Time"

Exhibition Centre of Fine Arts and Photography

29 Hang Bai Street, Hoan Kiem District,

“About Time” features more than 100 artworks by non-professional artists from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The artworks were created using different materials including: gouache, charcoal, watercolor, and oil paint… and are of different painting types: landscapes, portraits, sketches…

Exhibition “Diary of a Cricket – Touch the Worlds”

Vincom Centre for Contemporary Art (VCCA)

B1 floor, R3, Vincom Megamall Royal city, 72 Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District,

“Diary of a Cricket – Touch the worlds” will bring to life the characters of the literature masterpiece “Diary of a Cricket” by the late Vietnamese author To Hoai, with 3D pop-up illustrations, figurines and original sketches.

The illustrations were created by many generations of artists including Ta Huy Long, Ngo Manh Lan, Truong Qua, Thanh Chuong, Vu Xuan Hoan and Dau Dua (Dau Thi Ngoc Vinh).
Free entry

Exhibition “Mother and Nature”

Vietnamese Women’s Museum

36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The exhibition “Mother and Nature” showcases paintings of women in natural settings by artist Van Duong Thanh, which were created with a combination of Vietnamese and Western techniques.



Slam Night “The Links – Kwal”

8pm on March 13


28 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1,

This is a show performed by the French trio consisting of singer Kwal, pianist Todd Baker and violinist Hélène Lefebvre.

Kwal will perform songs from his album “The links”.

Tickets: VND300,000 – VND200,000 – VND100,000 (for students and IDECAF members)


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.

Exhibition “In One’s Breath – Nothing Stands Still” by Tuan Mami

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

The exhibition is Hanoi-based artist Tuấn Mami’s first-ever solo show in Ho Chi Minh City.

The project is inspired by the ancient Muong epic ‘De Dat De Nuoc’ (‘The Birth of Soil and Water’), from which emerges a belief that there is spirituality in all beings, that the creation of the world is constantly in a state of chaos where humans struggle to cohabit harmoniously with other creatures, and especially with themselves.

Tickets: VND35,000 - VND25,000 (with appropriate student ID) - free for children under 16 (with appropriate ID)

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