March 2 - 8: Exhibition: Ordinary Life in Ho Chi Minh 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 March 2 and 3

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

Invisible Fragments

Ago Hub

4th floor, 12 Hoa Ma st., Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Heritage Space proudly introduce “Invisible Fragments” – a visual-audio installation by artist Félix-Antoine Morin from Montreal (Canada).

Félix-Antoine Morin studied visual arts at UQAM and electroacoustic composition at the Conservatory of Montreal (Canada). In 2008, he won a JTTP award and in 2012, he received the Joseph S. Stauffer award from the Canada Council for the Arts. His works have been featured in several national and international events. He is also a founding member of the Kohlenstoff Records label.
Free enchance.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

6 pm on March 3 and 4

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 folklore.

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

EXHIBITION

Exhibition: Ordinary Life

Craig Thomas Gallery

27(i) Tran Nhat Duat, Tan Dinh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Silk paintings express the intense natural love of the artist, as well as the regret and remorse for what has been lost in the natural world as the human race continues. Thuy brings small and ongoing events in the natural world into her paintings and presents them in the form of the laws of the struggle for survival.

Free entrance.

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).