The Week of September 2 – 8

HANOI

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PERFORMANCE

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street

24 Trang Tien Street

8 pm – 9:50 pm on September 5

A jazz concert “French Melodies” with the performance of The New Morning Quartet – the band with all the members from The Vietnam National Academy of Music.

Ticket: VND120,000

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street

8pm, September 4

A Panorama of the Brazilian Music concert features Brazilian flutist Joao Bastos and pianist Yara Borges.

Old House

87 Ma May Street

87 Ma May Street

8pm on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday night

Ca Tru (Ceremonial Singing) show

Ticket: US$10

EXHIBITION

Goethe Institute and Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

56-58 and 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc street

Opening: August 28/Closing: September 14

Photography exhibition entitled ‘The City. From the Becoming until the Decay’ presents photo reportages of 22 cities around the world by18 photographers of the German agency OSTKREUZ

Free admission

Casa Italia

18 Le Phung Hieu Street

18 Le Phung Hieu Street

Opening: September 4/Closing: September 18

Exhibition “Stories about villages”, by the Vietnamese artist Ta Thi Thanh Tam, will offer an opportunity to watch Vietnamese countryside from a very special point of view.

Free entry

Korean Cultural Center

49 Nguyen Du Street

Opening: August 30/Closing: September 15

Exhibition “Emotion 3″ displays 28 paintings by artist Ngo Chinh

Free entry

L’Espace

24 Trang Tien Street

24 Trang Tien Street

Opening: September 5/Closing: September 28

Exhibition “Born in 1983/Kham Thien”

The installation art exhibition of artist Bang Nhat Linh, who recycles objects left over from the war (aircraft debris, sandbags, bullet casings, etc) into useful materials.

Free entrance

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Reflections Restaurant – Caravelle Hotel

19 Lam Son square, district 1

19 Lam Son square, district 1

7 pm, Monday – Saturday

Live jazz and acoustic performances by Filipino duo Soul and Sound.

Hard Rock Café

39 Le Duan street, district 1

The ‘Party after Dark’ every Friday night featuring the magical mixing style of American DJ and breakdancer Justin Murta

Free ticket

EXHIBITION

San Art

3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh district

3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh district

Opening: July 26/Closing: September 5

Exhibition, “Echoing Nostalgia. Collecting Countermemory”, by Vietnam artists Pham Ngoc Lan and Nguyen Trinh Thi, and Canadian visual artist John Monteith

Through the synergy between picture and sound in video works, the exhibition immerses the audience in a space where the line between the past and the present is blurred.

Free entry

Phuong My Flagship Store

81 Le Thanh Ton street, district 1

Exhibition, “Paeonia Dream”, by Le Hoang Bich Phuong

Phuong exhibits two-layered paintings spotlighting the peony – the elegant flower of spring, and a royal symbol of classic East Asia denoting wealth and honor.

Free entry

Ho Chi Minh CityFine Arts Museum

97A Pho Duc Chinh Street

97A Pho Duc Chinh Street

The exhibition showcases works by painter Nguyen Gia Tri, who dominated the field of lacquer painting in Vietnam before 1945.

Free entry

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