May 14-20: Subscription Concert Vol. 110 in Hanoi

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

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

Art Program “Bamboo Talk”

7 pm, May 19 and 20

Phu Sa Lab

21/52 To Ngoc Van street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District

Come to enjoy a whole evening of creative performances accompanied by music played on instruments all made of BAMBOO – the inspiration for every high-end show in Vietnam.

Ticket: 700,000VND (dinner and 1 drink included)

Performing Arts Spring Festival (PAS) 2018

May 18 to May 20

National Theater of Vietnam

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

The PAS festival aims to celebrate all types of performing art by gathering all of the practises – amateur and professional – in Vietnam and South East Asia. The 2018 edition gathers 23 groups of children and adults coming from different art fields: theatre & improv, dance and movement, and music.

Subscription Concert Vol. 110

8 pm, May 16

Hanoi Opera House

No. 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi

You are invited to attend Subscription Concert Vol. 110 with the participation of Conductor Honna Tetsuji, Violin Soloist Matsuda Lina and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO)

Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000.

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Happy Zone” by Do Thuy Hang

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District

Come to the painting exhibition “Happy Zone” by Do Thuy Hang to explore her journey in search of a “happy zone” where she can finally ‘touch’ the essence of the true, the good, and the beautiful.

Exhibition “The Northwest Land”

VICAS Art Studio

32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi

You are invited to the exhibition THE NORTHWEST LAND by artists Le Kinh Tai, Nguyen Quang Vinh, Le Minh Duc, Chu Van, and Bui Van Tuat.

The exhibition, inspired by the nature and people of Northwest Vietnam, is the result of an art workshop organized and funded by VICAS ART STUDIO in 2018.

Five artists with different styles have created 24 artworks that will on display at the exhibition. Five talented artists with five unique outlooks present profound and creative ways of “seeing” the mountainous northwestern part of Vietnam – a theme that is no longer new.

Free entry

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

A O Show by Lune Production

6:00 pm every day, except Wednesday and Sunday

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The A O Show features optical illusions and impressive acrobatics, paired with traditional music performances by a troupe of talented local artists.

Known as the Cirque du Soleil of Vietnam (minus the flashy outfits), this live show depicts the transition of rural Vietnam into today’s modern landscape, using props such as giant woven baskets, scaffolding, bamboo canes, and ropes.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Daily life in Vietnam 2005 – 2017” by Swiss photographer

Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

97A Pho Duc Chinh, District 1.

The exhibition features more than 300 photos by Swiss photographer McFreddy, capturing daily life in Vietnam from 2005 to 2017.