July 10-16: Exhibition “Collection of Lacquered and Gilded Wood Objects” in Hanoi

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



Violin Recital with Do Phuong Nhi

8 PM, July 13

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace

24 Trang Tien street district, Hoan Kiem district

Come to enjoy a concert featuring talented violinist Do Phuong Nhi, who won first prize at the “Sparre Olsen” competition for young talents in Gjøvik, Norway in 2015.

Ticket price : VND 190,000 – VND 120,000 for L’Espace members - VND 90,000 for students

African Music Night with The Jagabams

7 pm, July 14

Hanoi Rock City

27/52 To Ngoc Van street, Tay Ho district

The Jagabams is a mix band of different musicians from different African countries, which was formed in Hanoi. The band plays African music of different styles: Afro, High life, Makosa, and many others.

Come to the music night to take you back to Africa through music and dance steps.

Ticket: VND 50,000


Exhibition “Sparkling – Collection of Lacquered and Gilded Wood Objects”

Vietnam National Museum of History

1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district

The exhibition introduces nearly 100 documents and objects dating from the Le and Nguyen dynasties (from 17th to the early of 20th century) – the brilliant development stage of lacquering and gilding industry – including the unique and rare ones showed to the public for the first time.

The objects selected for display are quite rich and varied on designs with unique decorative patterns.

With the fine carving, the shade of the red paint, the light of gold and the vividly decorative themes, the lacquered and gilded wood objects are always attached to solemn sites like royal palaces or places of worship. Furthermore, they are considered as artworks or holy objects.

Exhibition “The Multiverse”

Heritage Space

1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2, Nam Tu Liem district

Come to join exhibition “The Multiverse” featuring work from 23 finalists of Dogma Prize 2017, including Bang Nhat Linh, Bui Công Khanh, Bui Thanh Tang, Chau Le Hoang Gia, and Chu Ngoc Van, among others.

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.



Hip Hop Take Over

9 PM, July 13

Chill Skybar

Rooftop, ABTower, 76A Le Lai street, District 1

Let’s join the Hip Hop Takeover night with the newest hip hop tracks beaten by resident DJs.

Live House Music with Saxophonist Doan Minh Thu and DJ Doru

9 PM, July 14

Glow Skybar

93 Nguyen Du street, District 1

Don’t miss the night when two masters DJ Doru Tudose and saxophonist Doan Minh Thu come together to perform. They’re experts at picking the best party tunes just for you.

Shane Filan: Love Always Tour 2017

7:30 PM, July 16

Lan Anh Stadium

285 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Ward 12, District 10

Following the phenomenal success of Westlife, Shane Filan pursues his solo career to become one of the UK's most popular social artists as of late. His 3rd album, "Love Always" features classic love ballads, as well as the opportunity for one lucky fan to choose their favourite cover song for Shane to play.

Filan is about to kick off his worldwide tour and will revisit Vietnam after his previous concert in 2014. He will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14 and cheer up the Vietnamese audience with his beautiful songs at 8PM on July 16 at Lan Anh Stadium

Tickets: VND 540,000


Exhibition “Then I Can Turn The World Upside Down”

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3

You are invited to “Then I can turn the world upside down”, an exhibition of works on paper by five Vietnam-based contemporary artists. Each in their own subjective way, Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Mai Hoang, Nguyen Manh Hung, Florian Nguyen and Hoang Nam Viet explore the myriad possibilities inherent in the medium of drawing to create imaginary realities evoking the subconscious.

With their ink and paper, the artists create visions of hidden beauty and reinterpretations of the world, revealing quasi-hallucinatory perspectives on an otherwise too familiar landscape.

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), are on display for the first time to Vietnamese public at the exhibition.

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)