February 25 – March 3: Music Night honouring Pham Duy and Trinh Cong Son in Hanoi

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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

Music Night: Pham Duy and Trinh Cong Son

8pm on February 28

Lam Tra

70 Nguyen Hong Street

In celebration of musician Trinh Cong Son’s 80th birth anniversary, Khoi Minh and Lam Tra (70 Nguyen Hong Street, Hanoi) would like to invite a legend in the music scene, Pham Duy, to join them.

This will be an encounter between two great artists, two musical styles, and two approaches towards life.

Entrance fee: VND250,000 – VND300,000 for front-row seats.

EXHIBITION

Painting Exhibition “Face of Asia”

Dong A Gallery

115 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District,

The exhibition showcases 25 artworks by Thai artist Vichit Nongnual.

From the Land of Smiles, Vichit Nongnual will bring Vietnamese art enthusiasts a new experience with portrait paintings.

Photo Exhibition “France eMotion”

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to the photography – augmented reality exhibition “France eMotion” by four photographers: David Schalliol, Ishola Akpo, Edu Monteiro & Lourdes Segade; two digital artists: Julie Stephen Chheng and Thomas Pons, and curator Muriel Enjalran

Visitors to the exhibition 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

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

6:00 pm on February 25-27-28 and March 1

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

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

‘Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture’ features a vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music within an hour-long performance.

The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklores.

Price range: VND700,000 - VND1,600,000

EXHIBITION

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

The Hummingbird Cafe

5H Ton Duc Thang street, Ben Nghe ward, District 1

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

Often dedicated and colourful, Guillermin’s meticulous paintings and Osuna’s playful collages suggest the human vision of nature to be one of romanticism.