April 2 – 8: Symphony Concert with Conductor David Gomez in 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.



Equation 2018

April 6 – 8

Equation Camp

Dong Mo Lake, Son Tay District

‘Equation’ is a three-day boutique festival celebrating quality dance music from Asia and around the world. The event will be held at Son Tinh Camp on the shores of the majestic Dong Mo Lake, an hour’s drive from Hanoi.

The electronic music rendezvous will bring together all of the influencers, artists, promoters, dancers and music-lovers, who keep the Asian underground dance music scene alive and vibrant, to offer an eclectic musical journey blending house, techno, disco, funk and the indescribable.

Tickets available at Savage, 112 Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho District

General tickets:

3 day pass (April 6 – 8): VND2.4 million – VND1.5 million for students (student cards required)

2-day pass (April 7 – 8): VND2 million

1-day pass (April 8): VND1.6 million

Contemporary Dance Workshop with Jianhui Wang

7.45 – 10 pm, April 6

Kinergie Studio

7th Floor, 101A Nguyen Khuyen Street, Dong Da district

You are invited to participate in an interesting contemporary dance workshop with talented dancer and choreographer Jianhui Wang.

As a graduate of the Ballet Guangzhou Arts School with a major in Ballet, Jianhui has cooperated with several well-known choreographers internationally and has participated in major dance projects in China.

Language: Vietnamese – English

Fee: VND250,000 - VND200,000 Kinergie Studio students

Symphony Concert with Conductor David Gomez

8 pm, April 7

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to a symphony concert featuring Spanish conductor David Gomez and talented instrumentalists, including oboist Phan Viet Cuong, violinists Nguyen Cong Thang, Phan To Trinh, and Nguyen My Huong, pianists Nguyen Trinh Huong and Dao Trong Tuyen, accompanied by the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ticket prices: VND300,000 – VND400,000


Exhibition “Flowers and Women”

Vicas Art Studio

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da district

The exhibition display artworks of seven female Vietnamese artists who paint flowers and women – symbols of femininity: Lam Na, Nguyen Thanh Huong, Le Thuy, Dinh Mai Thu Trang, To Ngoc Thao, Nguyen My and Nguyen Lan Huong.

The total of 42 paintings presented in this exhibition intuitively reflect the aesthetic perception and views of the artists on society and ethics, as well as their thoughts and desire for gender equality.

Photo exhibition “Midway” by Duy Phuong

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

The exhibition “Midway” by photographer Duy Phuong records the tangled emotions that have been born out of the urbanisation process in Vietnam.

Photography Exhibition “Fall & Release” by Thomas Dessein

Ke Quan

81 Xuan Dieu street, Tay Ho District

The expression “Fall & Release” refers to a training and studying method common in contemporary dance.

In his works, the artist tried to rediscover, through the figure of the fall, this space in between the causes and consequences of a movement, where space and time is undefined and the body forgets itself to give the viewer the most absurd beauty.



A O Show by Lune Production

6:00 pm, April 3, 4 and 5

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 “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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