February 24 - March 1: “Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture” show in HCM 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

‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production

6 pm on February 24, 25, 26, 28, 29

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District

Lang Toi (My Village) is a delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach.

Farming, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, as well as rhythmic dancing, performed with distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND700,000 - VND2,100,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition: “Green river, blue mountain”

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to an exhibition - installation “Nuoc xanh non biec” (Green river, blue mountain) by visual artist Le Giang, the winner of the resident artist program “Tuong ho” Villa Saigon 2019.

The exhibition is an attempt by the Hanoi-based artist to identify painful obstacles in dealing with a region of conflicting memories, as well as the need to face the myths about Indochina in the current Vietnam context.

Flying Pieces of Silk

AGOhub

12 Hoa Ma street, Hai Ba Trung district

This exhibition features works by students majoring in Silk Arts at Vietnam Fine Arts University. The event not only boasts painting traditional silk materials of young generation of artists but also marks their start in their journey of art.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

6 pm on February 24, 25, 27, 28, 29; 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 “The Crossing of Disaster”

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Galerie Quynh is pleased to present “The crossing of disaster”, a solo exhibition by François Andes, curated by Luiz Gustavo Carvalho.

Conceived in 2016 and expanded upon during two periods of artistic residence in Vietnam between 2018 and 2019 at Villa Saigon, this project features an ensemble of works: drawings, animation, sculptures, costumes, masks, and musical compositions commissioned from acclaimed composers Samir Odeh-Tamimi (Palestine/Israel) and Sérgio Rodrigo (Brazil).