July 3-9: Exhibition: Korea – Tradition and Modernity in Hanoi

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



Concert “From the Wood” by Tran Xuan Hoa

8pm on July 8

Heritage Space

1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2,

Tran Xuan Hoa himself struck an equally imposing figure as he entered in full mandarin attire treating the instrument with the reverence it deserves.

Ticket: VND120,000 (including one free drink) – VND100,000 – VND80,000 (for membership, student – show your student’s card when check-in at gate).


Exhibition: Korea – Tradition and Modernity

Korean Cultural Centre

49 Nguyen Du Street, Hoan Kiem District,

The exhibition features 14 outstanding artworks by the finalists in the Vietnam – Korea Fine Art Competition for Vietnamese artists under 45.

Lacquer Painting Exhibition “Nature – Nostalgia”


24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Dang Thu Huong, Ly Truc Son, and Nguyen Thi Que, artists of the first generation of the Vietnamese School of Fine Arts, explored the oriental art of sanded lacquer in the 1990s. The destructive war brings them closer to nature and inspires them with simple subjects: flowers, people, the countryside… The charm of their works resides in the sparkling of the lacquer and its red, black, silver and gold palette.

Exhibition “Raffaello: Opera Omnia”

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay District,

The exhibition features 35 digital artworks of one of the most prominent Italian painters of the XV-XVI century: Raffaello Sanzio, Raphaël.

Exhibition “The Multiverse”

Heritage Space

1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2,

The exhibition “The Multiverse” features works by 23 finalists of Dogma Prize 2017.



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 through the whole night.


Group Exhibition “I, Me, Mine”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2,

This is a group exhibition by Tran Kim Hoa, Do Nguyen Lap Xuan, Hoang Nam Viet, Xuan Ha (Grandmadeadxh) and Yatender, curated by Shyevin S’ng and Le Thien Bao.

The concept of ‘the self’ forms a recurrent strand throughout history. Reaching back tens of thousands of years into human history, cave paintings and petroglyphs (such as Chauvet Cave, Ardèche Valley, in France), show the roots of our innate desire to understand who we are.

Tickets: For adults: VND35,000 - For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID) - For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)

Exhibition “The Picture Will Still Exist”

Dia Projects

2nd Floor, 103 Dong Khoi Str, Dist 1,

Come to visit exhibition The Picture Will Still Exist*, featuring photographs, paintings and video works selected from Post Vidai Collection. The exhibition showcases eight established and emerging Vietnamese artists and collective, including Dinh Q. Le, Hoang Duong Cam, Howard Henry Chen, Le Quy Tong, Ngoc Nau, Phuong Linh, The Propeller Group and Vo An Khanh. A number of artworks, such as Dinh Q. Le’s WTC in four moments (2014), The Propeller Group’s AK-47 vs. M16 (2015) and Phuong Linh’s Sanctified Clouds (2012-2015), will be on display for the first time to Vietnamese public.