May 22-28: Concert for Children “Little Folk Songs” by Michelle Stewart

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



“Concert of Childhood Memory”

8pm, May 23 and 24

Grand Hall

The Vietnamese National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi

Launched in 2016, “Concert of Childhood Memory” will feature arrangements by the Young Orchestra of the Vietnam National Academy of Music. This edition is themed on “The Mirror” and present songs from Studio Ghibli, representing a multi-dimensional mirror which reflects the ego of each person in the past, present and future.

Ticket price: 100k – 200k – 300k (Discount 10% for students)

May Musical: “Mamma Mia!”

6.30pm, May 26

“Mamma Mia” is a romantic comedy musical based on the successful pop songs of the legendary band ABBA, which will take you to the Mediterranean coasts full of sunshine, cool breezes and romantic rendezvouses. This is a music event that you should not miss in the early days of this summer!

The premier show in Hanoi will be performed by the city’s high school students to raise funds for the charity fund “Com co thit”.

Ticket price: VND 300,000 – VND 500,000 – VND 1,000,000 – VND 2,000,000

Classical Piano Music with “Mây” Duo

8pm, May 27

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

Piano duo’s (two performers playing the same instrument) are a very popular form of performance in Europe since the second half of the 18th century. For L’Espace, the “Mây” (Cloud) duo will present a piano repertoire for four hands or for two pianos, including compositions by Brahms, Fauré, Bizet and Rachmaninoff.

Ticket price VND 190 000 - VND 120 000 - VND 90 000

Concert for Children “Little Folk Songs” by Michelle Stewart

9 – 10 am, May 27

The Secret Garden

Top floor of Module 7, 83 Xuan Dieu Str, Tay Ho, Hanoi

The program is for children aged 3 – 7, all children must be accompanied by adults.

Tickets: VND 80,000


Exhibition “A Present Retrospective”

Work Room Four

24th floor, Packexim Building, lane 15, An Duong Vuong Str, Tay Ho, Hanoi

An exhibition showcasing the reproduction of propaganda artworks created between 1969 and 1972 by the late celebrated Cuban Graphic Artist René Mederos and Art pieces by five established contemporary Vietnamese Artists produced in response to the series.

Photography Exhibition “German Lessons”

Goethe Institute

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District,

The cinematographer and photographer Jamie Maxtone-Graham presents his observations of everyday life in Berlin.

Free Admission



Cuban Night

9:30PM, every Friday

Cuba La Casa Del Mojito

91 Pasteur, District 1

Every Friday, get involved in of one of the hottest nights in Saigon with Cuban rythms and Latino dances. Come enjoy the great Cuban Band Corazón Latino and its fantastic Chicas dancing throughout the evening.


Exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga”

Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum

97A Pho Duc Chinh, District 1, HCMC

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, in cooperation with General Consulate of Japan in HCMC proudly present a travelling exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga:

Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics”.

Solo Exhibition “Poetic Amnesia” by Phan Thao Nguyen

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

Come to Phan Thao Nguyen’s most ambitious exhibition, realized during her time participating in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative as a protégé in visual arts to acclaimed American performance and video artist Joan Jonas.

Exhibition “Echoing Scars” by Thierry Bernard-Gotteland

Galerie Quynh

Level 2, 151/3 Dong Khoi, District 1

The exhibition features artworks by French mixed-media artist Thierry Bernard-Gotteland. With “Echoing Scars”, Bernard-Gotteland examines the dichotomy between the universal and the individual, between rules of nature and man’s free will.