January 29 – February 4: Special Jazz Concert with Yamashita Yosuke in Hanoi

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Special Jazz Concert with Yamashita Yosuke

8pm on February 1-2

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

This concert features the participation of Japanese pianist Yamashita Yosuke, conductor Honna Tetsuji, saxophonist Quyen Van Minh and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket: VND600,000 – VND400,000 – VND300,000

Fairy Tale Concert

8:30pm on February 2

Hanoi Rock City

27/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho District,

This concert will be organised to raise funds for the album “Co Tich” (Fairy Tale) by young singer/songwriter Nguyen Thanh Minh.

The music will bring you tranquil, peaceful moments with fairy tales that never grow old.

Ticket: VND250,000 (pack of three Early birds) – VND120,000 (at door) – VND100,000 (early bird)

Classical Concert “Nguyen Huu Nguyen and Friends”

8pm on February 3

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

This romantic concert, led by violinist Nguyen Huu Nguyen and his artist friends, will feature the beautiful, sweet melody of Sonata in A major for violin and piano FWV 8 by César Franck.

Ticket: VND210,000 – VND130,000 (member price) – VND100,000 (student).

Cultural Show in Vietnam: “The Quintessence of Tonkin”

7.30 pm, every Tuesday

Baara Land

Da Phuc village, Sai Son commune, Quoc Oai district, Hanoi

This experience will offer spectators a chance to explore Vietnamese history and culture form a contemporary perspective, with over 200 performers, an interactive stage and state-of-the-art technology. It highlights the compelling elements of Vietnamese culture but presents them in a modern and innovative way.

Ticket: Silver: VND 800,000 | Gold: VND 900,000 | Platinum: VND 1,200,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition of Handwritten Letters in the Past Century

A Letter Home

20 Alley 33 Tan Ap Street, Phuc Xa, Ba Dinh District,

Handwritten letters could very well be the most beautiful means of communication that exits between humans. Some still write letters as a habit, which is such a natural, quiet, beautiful thing that is also moving.

The exhibition aims to share this quiet beauty. It features interesting letters from the last 100 years, those of intellectuals, people, and even letters about work.

GO GO 2018 Exhibition

VICAS ART STUDIO

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District,

This exhibition is a fun playground for 36 Vietnamese painters and sculptors to celebrate New Year 2018 and the upcoming Lunar New Year (Year of the Dog).

On display are 80 paintings which have been newly created in different styles.

Augmented Reality Exhibition “Joy”

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien, Hanoi

12 artists in the field of illustration, typography, directing, and GIF’s have collaborated with the MNSTR Agency to create an exhibition on augmented reality, bringing an exciting experience to the public. The artworks on exhibit are brought to life when viewed via a mobile application. A fun and poetic experience in which the audiences travels through crafts and digital artworks; paper and screen, silence and sound.

Free entry

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

OHY's LIVE music session

8pm, every Thursday night

OHY Sky Lounge & Dining

25-26-27F, Centec Tower, 72-74 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D1, Ho Chi Minh City

The Yellow Bongo: A 19-year old live band that have conquered countless famous bars and pubs in Saigon with splendid performances and heartwarming vocals.

EXHIBITION

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

Tickets: VND 35,000 (for adults) - VND25,000 (for students) - free for children under 16

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 both in Vietnam and overseas.

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.