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Events in Hanoi & HCMC from Nov. 13 to 19


A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events will take place in in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. HANOI PERFORMANCE Music Night “Parallel Asteroid” 8 pm, November 17 Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich street, Ba Dinh district Come to ‘Parallel Asteroid’ – an electro-acoustic composed improvisation for saxophone and synthesizer. ‘Parallel Asteroid’ ... Read More »

Japan centre hosts lectures on ninjas


Lectures and demonstrations about ninjas will be held by the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam in collaboration with Japanese National University, Mie University on November 16 and 17. Two ninjas perform at the Iga Ninja Museum. Professors from Mie University, placed in Mie prefecture, known as the home of the Iga ninja, will hold lectures about ninja ... Read More »

'Beyond the Sound’ series begins


Heritage Space, in co-operation with The Hub for Experimental Music and Art DomDom, will begin a series of experimental music called ‘Beyond the Sound’ by a performance featuring drummer/percussionist Will Guthrie on Saturday. Australian drummer/percussionist Will Guthrie will kick off the new series of experimental music ‘Beyond the Sound’ on Saturday night. — Photo courtesy of HS An Australian artist ... Read More »

Hanoi to host Italy-ASEAN Week on November 17-27


The first Italy-ASEAN Week will take place in Hanoi from November 17-27, with a string of interesting activities expected to be held. Italy’s young and talent pianist Nazareno Ferruggio will join Vietnamese pianist Pham Quynh Trang in duet performances (Source: Specifically, on November 18-19, an “Italy road” will be formed, starting from Ly Thai To Statue to several places ... Read More »

Danish and Vietnamese musicians to perform at EU Music Fest 2017


VietNamNet Bridge – A group of talented Danish and Vietnamese musicians will open the EU Music festival on 17 November at Hanoi’s Youth Theatre before travelling to HCM City to perform at the HCMC Conservatory of Music on 24 November. Tri Minh and Nay Ruby. The artist group includes The Bay Collective and its guest artists: diva Thanh Lam, multi-award ... Read More »

Old Quarter to host activities honouring Hanoi’s cultural heritages


A programme will be held from November 17 to 26 in the Hanoi Old Quarter to honour the capital city’s cultural heritages. Hanoi’s traditional tea culture will be spotlighted at Vietnam’s Heritage House during the programme The opening ceremony in the Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Centre, 50 Dao Duy Tu street, on November 17 will feature a fashion show ... Read More »

Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren set to stage gig in town next month


World-renowned legendary DJ Armin van Buuren is scheduled to take the stage in HCMC on December 14, making Vietnam the first leg on his Asian tour, according to his official website  Apart from Vietnam, the 41-year-old Dutch DJ and record producer is expected to travel to other Asian countries such as Malaysia and India. The Dutch artist has been ... Read More »

Vietnam-Austria concert to fascinate HCM City, Hanoi audiences


A Vietnam-Austria friendship concert will be held at the Ho Chi Minh City Music Academy on November 13 and at the Hanoi Opera House on November 15 as part of activities to mark the 45th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties. The audiences will have a chance to enjoy performances by Gregor Siedl from Austria and Vietnamese artists, namely Cao Thanh ... Read More »

2nd International Watercolor Biennale in Hanoi


VietNamNet Bridge – The 2nd International Watercolor Biennale will be held at the Hanoi Museum, No. 2 Pham Hung Street, Hanoi from October 23 through November 15. The exhibition will display 217 artworks by 216 watercolor artists from 45 countries. In particular, with the participation of world-class watercolor artists such asUruguayan-Australian artist Alvaro Castagnet, Liu Yi, Amit Kapoor,… this will ... Read More »

Opera “Carmen” to be performed in Hanoi


VietNamNet Bridge – The well-known Opera “Carmen” will come to Hanoi on November 23-24, at the Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi. Originating from the novel by Prosper Mérimée, the opera Carmen was completed in the autumn of 1874.  It was the last work of Georges Bizet, and also is the most popular opera on the stage in the ... Read More »