March 13-19: Night of Concert and Ballet “Swan Lake”

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



Improv Comedy Show

8pm on March 15,


24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The show features improv acts starring The Rotten Grapes—the one and only improv comedy club in Hanoi.

Ticket: VND130,000

Music Night with Axelle Red

8pm on March 18,


24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Audiences have a chance to enjoy the the warm, somewhat scratchy voice of Belgian singer Axelle Red, who has travelled international stages for twenty years.

Ticket: VND400,000 – VND200,000 – VND100,000 (for members and students)

Night of Concert and Ballet “Swan Lake”

8pm on March 18-19

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The night of Concert and Ballet “Swan Lake” features the performance of: artistic director People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong, conductor Kotaro Kimura, piano soloist Mika Kawasaki, VNOB’s Symphony Orchestra, Dao To Loan (soprano), Vu Manh Dung (baritone) and the Chorus of Vietnam National Opera & Ballet, Hanoi Voices Choir, Suc song moi Bamboo Ensemble, Waraku Bamboo Ensemble and dancers from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet.

Ticket: VND600,000 – VND400,000 – VND300,000


Exhibition “The Journey of Faith”

Ho Guom Cultural Information Centre,

2 Le Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The exhibition features three sculptures and 30 paintings on do paper that were finished in 2016 by sculptor Tran Thuc and the four artists Nguyen Doan Ninh, Trinh Vu Hieu, Nguyen Minh Hieu and Dang Anh Viet.

Group Exhibition “Sound Emotions”

Centre of Art-Photography Exhibition

29 Hang Bai Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The exhibition Cam am (“Sound Emotions”) features works by painters Do Duc (born in 1945), Hoang Dinh (born in 1953) and Bui Viet Dung (born in 1957), in different materials, from the traditional do paper to the type of papers used for watercolours that are popular on the market nowadays.

Exhibition by Artist Nguyen Duc Hoa

Atena Gallery

93 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hanoi

You are invited to an exhibition by aritst Nguyen Duc Hoa—a well-known artist who has left a mark on Vietnam’s contemporary art scene.

The theme of “Spring” is reflected in his landscapes, portraits and still-lifes using various materials such as watercolour, colour powder, colour chalk and acrylic paint in a realist style with a hint of impressionism.



Song Recital “Italian Songbook”

8pm on March 19

Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music

12 Nguyen Du Street, Ward 1,

Katharina Padrok (mezzo-soprano), Sebastian Myrus (tenor) and Boris Schönleber (piano) recite the “Italian Songbook” by Hugo Wolf.

The Italienisches Liederbuch is an audio interpretation of 46 traditional Italian love poems. The character of the songs ranges from love to mockery and from conflict to reconciliation. With the extracts of this songbook, we dive deep into the emotional abyss of mankind.


Exhibition “Mindscapes & Mystic Spaces” by Nguyen Cam

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, Ward 7, Disctrict 3,

Mindscapes & Mystic Spaces 2017 reflects the journey of the man and the heart of Hai Phong–based artist Nguyen Cam. His works progress from random, broad calligraphic brush strokes on free canvas to a more tempered, restrained energy.

Exhibition by Nguyen Tran Trung Tin and Nguyen Van Du

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di Street, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

You are invited to “The Substance vs. The Dream; The Flesh vs. Immaculateness; The Ideal vs. The Material—The New Possibilities of Painting,” a two-man show by Nguyen Van Du and Tran Nguyen Trung Tin, curated by Nguyen Nhu Huy.