October 31 – November 6: Concert Tour of the German Band VON WEGEN LISBETH

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A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Concert Tour of the German Band VON WEGEN LISBETH in Vietnam

8pm on November 4

Youth Theatre

11 Ngo Thi Nham Street, Hai Ba Trung District,

The German band VON WEGEN LISBETH, in co-operation with the Goethe-Institute Thailand, is putting on five concerts. The concerts, come along with interactive workshops and talks in which German learners from the Goethe-Institut, PASCH partner schools and universities will get the chance to meet and exchange with the musicians.

Classical Concert with Lotus Quartet

8pm on November 5

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The Lotus quartet was founded in 2007 by a number of exceptional artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO).

The quartet will present a mesmerising evening of music which consists of Vietnamese, French and Japanese melodies.

Ticket: VND170,000 – VND100,000 (for members of L’Espace) – VND80,000 (for students)

EXHIBITION

Exhibition – Installation “Back to front” by Nguyen The Son & Tran Hau Yen The

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Social housing represents an important page in the history of housing in Vietnam. Nguyen The Son and Tran Hau Yen The endeavour to testify the poetry of Social housing and document this form of housing and lifestyle that is gradually disappearing from the urban landscape.

Exhibition “Across the Forest” by Truong Cong Tung

Nha San Collective

Floor 15, Hanoi Creative City Building, 1 Luong Yen Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi

“Across the Forest” continues Tung’s deep-rooted fascination with the history and culture of the Jarai, the largest ethnic group in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, where the artist comes from. Fusing elements of folklore with his personal observations of the landscape and lives of the modern Jarai people, Tung’s video work paints a bleak portrait of the Jarai people’s situation and contemplates the state of a community confronted with numerous upheavals.

Public exhibition “LIMITED–INFINITE”

Royal City Square, Royal City

72A Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi

A public art exhibition entitled “LIMITED–INFINITIVE” will be held at Royal City Square in Hanoi.

The programme is part of the “2016 Month of Arts Practice” project. Visitors will have the opportunity to see two large works of outdoor art by foreign and Vietnamese artists from the “2016 Month of Arts Practice” project.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Japanese Film Festival 2016

October 31-November 6

Dong Da Cinema

890 Tran Hung Dao Street, District 5,

Youth drama, Family, Suspense, Animation, Documentary… eight diverse films will be screened at cinemas in 3 cities. All film are new works, most of them screened in 2016. All films will be screened with both English and Vietnamese sub-titles.

Ticket: VND30,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Fading Memories” by Nguyen Minh Nam

Craig Thomas Gallery

165 Calmette, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1,

Nguyen Minh Nam’s latest collection “Fading Memories” is a further addition to his on-going work to depict the inevitable losses suffered by traditional Vietnamese culture in the country’s impulsive rush into the modern world.

Solo exhibition “Flat Sunlight” by Lena Bui

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di Street, Thao Dien, District 2

This exhibition examines the theme of food and our ready consumption of its diversity (both natural and artificial), examining how man’s relationship with nature has in the past yielded both spiritual and medical benefits.