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Singaporean artist holds exhibition in Hanoi

Writer, curator and artist Zhuang Wubin from Singapore is holding an exhibition entitled “Love and Desire: A Reunion Show” at Puppets Cafe in Hanoi’s Dong Da District from now until August 12, 2018. The exhibition features artworks created by former participants of Zhuang Wubin’s four workshops in Vietnam since 2013. Some of them are Maai ... Read More »

Young Vietnamese painters tell stories through their art

Do Trong Quy and Nguyen LinhTrang, two young Vietnamese artists, will host an exhibition of paintings which capture contemporary narratives, featuring the lives and artworks of young people in Hanoi from July 31 to August 4. On display at the event will be nearly 60 pieces by the two artists, using traditional materials such as oil and canvas, charcoal and ... Read More »

Events in Hanoi & HCMC from July 30 to August 5

A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events that will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from July 30 to August 5. HANOI PERFORMANCE Ionah Show Star Galaxy 87 Lang Ha Street, Ba Dinh district 7:45 pm, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Come to the 75-minute Ionah Show to enjoy the perfect combination of circus, dance, music ... Read More »

Singaporean curator to talk about curating photography

Professional curator Zhuang Wubin from Singapore will hold a talk on curating photography at DocLab in Tay Ho District, Hanoi on July 29, staring at 3 p.m. “Photography in Southeast Asia: A Survey” covers Zhuang Wubin’s years of research in Southeast Asian photography. The Singaporean curator will talk about curating photography at DocLab on July 29 “This is a reflective ... Read More »

US – VN duo to play Brahms

American cellist Grace Ho and Vietnamese violinist Bui Cong Duy will perform together for the first time at concerts in Hanoi and HCM City next month.  American cellist Grace Ho. The concert will feature popular pieces, such as Brahms’s Double Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No.7. The concert is held annually by Toyota Motor Viet Nam aiming to treat audiences to ... Read More »

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 23-29

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi – ‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production July 24, 25, 27, 28, 6pm Vietnam Tuong Theatre, 51A Duong Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem district 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, the building activities, traditional games, and lifestyle of ... Read More »

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 16-22

PERFORMANCE Hanoi- Live Performance “Bamboo Talk” 7 pm, July 16 and 22 Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District A whole evening of creative performances accompanied by music played on instruments made entirely of BAMBOO – the inspiration for every high-end show in Vietnam. Ticket: 700,000VND (dinner and 1 drink included) Hanoi- Ca ... Read More »

Vietnamese piano prodigy to perform at Vietnam Connection

Vietnamese piano prodigy Nguyen Viet Trung will perform with the Arod Quartet at the French cultural center L’Espace on August 25 within the framework of the Vietnam Connection Music Festival. Established in 2013, the Arod Quartet have gained fame on the international stage, winning many international awards, including First Prize at the prestigious ARD International Music Competition in Munich. This ... Read More »

Hue Citadel to host nightly royal music shows

Performances of Nha Nhac (Hue royal court music), a UNESCO intangible heritage, will begin on July 1 at Hue Imperial Citadel in the central city of Hue and then be held every evening thereafter. The shows are organized by the Hue Monuments Conservation Center to present visitors with the opportunity to learn more about Nha Nhac, which was honored as ... Read More »

Exhibition features natural shapes in Hanoi

An exhibition by sculptors Thai Nhat Minh and Tran An offers a chance to see artworks made from opposite materials – paper and iron. Sculpture collection entitled Summer by Thai Nhat Minh. Entitled Flower Season & Bird the exhibition comprises 43 artworks by Minh and 20 sculptures by An. The two artists have hosted several exhibitions before, but this is ... Read More »