January 15-21: A Night of Ballet “Suite Ballet Carmen” in HCMC

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



A Night of Concert and Ballet “Moment of Spring”

8 pm, January 18

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

You are invited to A Night of Concert and Ballet “Moment of Spring” with the performance of artists from the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, Artistic Director, PhD., People’s Artist Pham Anh Phuong.

Ticket: VND 300,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 600,000

Redline Music Party III: “VITACITY”

6 pm – 10 pm, January 19

Happy Palace

459 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh district

Come to enjoy a music party which blends three music genres: Rap, Indie and EDM. The name “VITACITY” refers to the 90’s Western towns: dusty with an air of mystery.

Ticket: VND 220,000

Ca Tru Performance “Spring Melody”

7:30 pm – 10:15 pm, January 20

Phu Sa Lab

21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho district

You are invited to a Ca Tru (Vietnamese ceremonial singing) performance with the theme “Spring melody” by Ca Tru master Pho Thi Kim Duc, the daughter of Pho Dinh On, who was the manager of a famous Ca Tru troupe in Kham Thien District, Hanoi, at the beginning of the 20th century.

Kim Duc began learning how to sing at the age of 7 and embarked on her singing career at 13.


Exhibition “Whirling Vortex”

Tang Tret Cosmo

10 Khuc Hao Street, Ba Dinh District

The exhibition is the gathering of 13 young people with 13 different and varied concerns, viewpoints and expressions about our daily lives.

Diverse in terms of art forms and ideas, the exhibition aims to bring a audiences a multidimensional view, to depict our contemporary era through individual stories, as well as to portray the thoughts of today’s youths on their journey to asserting themselves.

Hang Trong Folk Painting Exhibition “The New Classics”

4th floor, Cá Chép Bookstore

115 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh district

Hang Trong folk paintings are of a unique genre and were once the quintessence of the aesthetic, spiritual and religious values of the people of ancient Hanoi.

Works on display at the exhibition include iconic Hang Trong paintings, and patterns and creative designs that could be applied in contemporary design.

Exhibition “Metamorphosis”

Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da distrct

The exhibition features 50 paintings by Nguyen Thi Mai, done with acrylic on canvas but very much influenced by the style and process of lacquer painting.

“Metamorphosis” refers not only to the visual transformation of Nguyen Thi Mai’s artwork, but also reflects the multifacetedness of the figures, colours, rhythms, and ambience created by the combination.



A Night of Ballet “Suite Ballet Carmen”

8 pm, January 19

HCMC Opera House

No. 7 Lam Son Square, District 1

Come to a ballet night which will be choreographed by Julien Guérin and Nguyen Phuc Hung, featuring artists from the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera.

Ticket: VND 550,000 – VND 400,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 200,000 – VND 80,000


Exhibition “The line” by Tran Van Thao

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, District 1

You are invited to “The line” – the first solo exhibition in four years from Vietnam’s foremost abstract painter Tran Van Thao.

Works on display were inspired by the artist’s surrounding environments and the little joys found in everyday life.

Exhibition “Empty Forest” by Tuan Andrew Nguyen

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di Street, District 2

Come to a solo exhibition by Tuan Andrew Nguyen which showcases 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.

Exhibition “Guerilla Tactics” by Nguyen Quoc Chanh

Saigon Domaine, Ground Floor

1057 Bình Quoi Street, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District

“Guerrilla Tactics” is the first solo exhibition of ceramics by Nguyen Quoc Chanh, an acclaimed poet, admired by his peers and audiences in Vietnam and overseas.