December 11 - 17: Exhibition “Aspiration” 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.



Vietnamese Ethnic Music Concert

8 pm, December 12

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi

Come to join the debut ethnic music concert “Dem vo thuc ban Dia” (rough translation: Night of Indigenous Unconscious) of SEAPHONY – the 1st Ethnic Orchestra in Vietnam. One night only!

With more than 50 composers, musicians and ethnic artisans across Vietnam participating.

Ticket rates: VND 500,000 – VND 800,000 – VND 1,200,000 – VND 1,500,000 – VND 2,000,000

Brahms Recital with Pianist Luu Duc Anh

8pm, December 16

The Grand Concert Hall

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Str., Dong Da Distr., Ha Noi
In continuation with the Liszt Recital 2016, this year, the themed series concert by pianist Luu Duc Anh will continue its 2nd issue with the works of Johannes Brahms on the occasion of the 120th death anniversary of the talented German composer. The concert is a romantic classical performance of the most famous works by this remarkable composer in his days.

Ticket prices: VND100,000 – VND300,000 – VND 500,000

Concert with Nathalie Marin & Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra

8 pm, December 15

Hanoi Opera House

No. 1 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi

Nathalie Marin is one of the few female French conductors that has reached certain achievements not only in France and Europe but also in Latin America. She will conduct Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra in a special concert held at the Hanoi Opera House.

Ticket prices : VND 500,000 ; VND 350,000; VND 200,000
For students (with student cards): VND 100,000


Exhibition “Aspiration”

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

You are invited to the exhibition “Aspiration” by Nguyen Trong Tai, Nguy Dinh Ha and Nguyen Trong Minh, which showcases 30 selected oil paintings by the three artists.

Nguyen Trong Minh’s artworks are inspired by traditional dance movements, which imply that success requires hard work, while Nguy Dinh Ha’s takes interest in love between humans, love between humans and nature, and the unbreakable connection between humans and nature. Nguyen Trong Tai focus on pressing issues of modern life and their negative impacts on humans, including climate change and nature disasters, which are happening everywhere in the world. Through his artworks, Tai wishes to convey his vision of a fast-changing world and how we can join hands to make it better.

Exhibition “No & Meaning” by Nguyen Minh Thanh

Manzi Art Space

14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi

Manzi Art Space and Art Vietnam Gallery are proud to present ‘No & Meaning’ – a solo exhibition by visual artist Nguyen Minh Thanh – one of the most important artists of contemporary art in Vietnam today.

Exhibition “Forgotten Moments” by Vu Duc Trung

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Dong Phong Art Gallery is pleased to welcome you to Vu Duc Trung’s solo exhibition “Forgotten Moments”, which will be displayed at No. 3 Ly Dao Thanh street from 2nd December 2017 to 2nd January 2018.

Free entry



Stand-Up Comedy with Ro Campbell and Grem Wood

8pm, December 13

Game On Saigon

115 Ho Tung Mau, D1, Ho Chi Minh City

Headlining is UK-based, award-winning Australian comic Ro Campbell who was once controversially crowned Scottish Comedian of the Year. Returning to the stage in Vietnam for the third time, Ro has performed at the last 10 Edinburgh fringe festivals and in well over 30 countries. He’s one of those comics who makes people laugh, more than just out loud, and has even been described in the press as “one of the funniest men on earth”, “top notch” and “effortlessly brilliant”.

Entrance fee: VND200,000 in advance / VND250,000 at the door


Exhibition “Empty Forest” by Tuan Andrew Nguyen

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

You are invited to ‘Empty Forest’ by Tuan Andrew Nguyen – a solo exhibition showcasing film, sculpture, photography and performance – revealing a landscape where the industry of ailing spiritual beliefs is feeding the most wretched of human desires, to irreversible effect.


For adults: VND 35,000

For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)

For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)

Exhibition “Remnant” by Le The Lam

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

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

The exhibition ‘Remnant’ brings us into Le The Lam own world, where lies the sorrow and anxiety of living in postwar Vietnam. In this exhibition, the paintings depict different states of a ‘silent death’, using the presence of closed coffins and lingering shadow-like humans, interspersed at times with words.


For adults: VND 35,000

For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)

For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)