July 24 – 30: Concert “Tone of July” 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.



Flag Bearing & Hip-Hop Performance with Vredon Group

5.30 pm – 6.30 pm, July 26

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien, Hanoi

This programme will be performed by 42 students and teachers from the Vredon group. Through this performance, the Belgian Embassy would like to extend their congratulations to the opera house on becoming a tourism attraction.

Vredon is an art group founded in 1980 in East Flanders (Belgium), consisting of students from the age of six who have a passion and a talent for flag bearing, modern dance or drumming. In 2013, the group won the top prizes in East Flanders with their “RED” show. The group performs around twenty times a year and often participates in cultural exchange programs.

Concert “Tone of July”

8pm, July 29


3F IPH-Indochina Plaza Hanoi (241 Xuan Thuy St, Cau Giay District)

The classical music night entitiled “The Tone of July” features young artists from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and the National Academy of Music

Ticket price: VND 150,000 / ticket

10% discount for a group of 3 and above


Solo Exhibition “POST AGNES” by Duong Thuy Duong

Huong Ngo Art Space

3rd flooor, Nola café

89 – 91 Ma May Str, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

This show was inspired by Agnes – a protagonist in the novel Immortality by Milan Kundera. In the novel, Agnes is constantly trying to escape from reality and desires a new world beyond this universe. Absorbing herself in the imagination of Agnes, Duong Thuy Duong also wonders if there is a beginning of a new world. What lies behind the creation of this universe? Is the creation of the new world different from the shape of Mary and Jesus described in the New Testament?

Photo Exhibition on Buddhist Sites/Heritage

Indian Cultural Center ICC

63 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi

This photographic exhibition provides a wide perspective of the monuments and art heritage of Buddhism, from the earliest times. It also takes us on a visual pilgrimage through the life of the Buddha: to the places of his birth, enlightenment, first sermon and final renunciation. It presents photographs taken in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Buryatia (Siberia) and Kalmykia in Russia, China, Mongolia, Japan, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Indonesia.

Free admission

Exhibition “The Foliage”

Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA)

Level B1 – R3 Royal City, 72 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Ha Noi

The exhibition is on the merging point of East and West, introducing more than 50 artworks by 19 renowned contemporary artists from Vietnam and overseas.



Night of Romantic Music

8 pm, July 29

HCMC Opera House

No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

The concert will be under the baton of young conductor Tran Nhat Minh, who has established his own signature by winning several prestigious international awards, at a very early stage in his short career. The concert also features the participation of pianists Nguyen Thuy Yen, Pham Nguyen Anh Vu.

Ticket price: VND 550,000 – VND400,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 200,000 – VND 80,000 (for students only)


Exhibition “Then I Can Turn The World Upside Down”

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3, HCMC

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

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

Exhibition “The Picture Will Still Exist”

Dia Projects

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

The exhibition features photographs, paintings and video works selected from Post Vidai Collection. The exhibition showcases eight established and emerging Vietnamese artists and collectives, 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 to Vietnamese public for the first time.

Exhibition “House of Nguyen II” by Tran Minh Tam

Craig Thomas Gallery

27(i) Tran Nhat Duat, Tan Dinh Ward, Dist. 1, HCMC

Come and join “House of Nguyen II”, a solo exhibition of oil and lacquer paintings on wood by Saigon-based artist Tran Minh Tam.

First time art lovers and collectors became familiar with Tran Minh Tam’s portrayal of royal characters from the past in 2013, when he introduced his House of Nguyen I series.