MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES
Hanoi-Happiness Concert 2017
January 11, 8 pm,
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street
Conductor: Honna Tetsuji
Violin Soloist: Bui Cong Duy and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra
Ticket prices: 200,000 – 350,000 – 500,000 VND. All tickets availableat the Hanoi Opera House or can be booked online at ticketvn.com.
Hanoi-Classic Ballet Performance: “The Nutcracker”
Jan 15, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street
Artistic Director: PhD. People’s Artist Phạm Anh Phuong
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreographer: Philippe Cohen
Performers include, dancers of VNOB and Students from Dance Department – Military University of Culture and Arts.
Ticket prices: 300,000 – 500,000 – 700,000 VND. All tickets availableat the Hanoi Opera House or can be booked online at ticketvn.com.
Hanoi-Indian Classical Dance Class of Kuchipudi
Jan 9, 6 – 7 pm
Indian Cultural Center, 63 Tran Hung Dao Street
A trial Indian Classical Kuchipudi class.
Kuchipudi is one of the ten major Indian classical dances. Kuchipudi is a dance-drama performance art from the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Kuchipudi performance usually begins with an invocation. Then, each costumed actor is introduced, their role stated, and who then performs a short dance prelim to music (dharavu). Next, the performance presents pure dance (nritta). This is followed with expressive part of the performance (nritya), where rhythmic gestures as a sign language mime the play.
The class is open to all age groups and would be conducted free of charge.
Contact: Ms. Vu Thuy Duong at tel: 04 3633 2083 or email: [email protected]
HCMC- Concert with LaBrassBanda
Jan 11, 8 pm,
STATION 3A, 3A Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.
With its trademark mixture of Bavarian folk music and ska punk, this band will make you want to dance.
The band from Bavaria can be both heard and seen. The texts inBavarian dialect are hardly understood outside of Bavaria, but thatdoesn’t matter. They enter the stage barefoot, in Lederhosen.
Anyone who attends a LaBrassBanda concert has to be open and eager to discover something new, says frontman Stefan Dettl.
Hanoi-Painting Exhibition “Year of the Rooster 2017” by Van Duong Thanh
Atelier White Lotus, C29, 210 Nghi Tam lane
Recently, painter Van Duong Thanh opened the painting exhibition”Year of Rooster 2017″ at her studio to bring art closer to the public.Here art lovers can enjoy her paintings and works in progress, talk withthe painter and even try their hand at painting.
With 50 lacquer, oil and acrylic paintings sized 2.5m, she draws onthe architecture, atmosphere and her impression of an ancient Thang Longthen and the vibrant Hanoi today. Visitors can easily recognize thearchitectural patterns from Tran Temple, But Thap pagoda, Hoa Ma Templeand Hang Trong paintings and Dong Ho paintings in her artworks.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Rising from Broken”
Korean Cultural Centre, 49 Nguyen Du Street
This is an exhibition of 21 self-portraits of 21 women, painted bythe women themselves. All of the female subjects were victims of humantrafficking, physical violence or rape and are still grappling withtrauma. Sad eyes, broad smiles, and dark colour in the paintings,depict the feelings, confessions and personal stories of eachindividual.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Patterns of Dai Viet”
Hanoi old quarter cultural exchange center (3rd floor)
50 Dao Duy Tu Street
“Hoa văn Đại Việt” is a community fundraising project which usesvector technology to draw ancient patterns of Vietnam. The project wasconducted by the Đại Việt Cổ Phong group and Comicola.
The vector sets of patterns will be used for traditional costumes, architecture, painting and illustration.
Hanoi-Exhibition 5 from “Skylines With Flying People 3”
Until Jan 21, 9 am – 5 pm
Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2
HCMC-Exhibition “The Three-Cornered World”
Galerie Quynh, Level 2, 151/3 Dong Khoi, Dist 1
“The Three-Cornered World”, a novella by influential Japanese writerNatsume Soseki, tells the story of an unnamed artist sojourning in anear-deserted hot-spring resort. Carrying nothing but paper and paint,the artist seeks refuge in art and haiku amidst the remoteness of themountainous region, driven away from the society of man by theturbulence of war
With these thoughts in mind, for our annual year-end hanging, theorganizer presents a selection of hopeful, contemplative artworks by HaManh Thang, Sandrine Llouquet, Christine Nguyen, Nguyen Huy An, Tran VanThao. May 2017 be a year of more critical inquiry and passionate debateabout our common humanity.
HCMC-Art Exhibition “Life Is a Game”
Xua, 69 Ngo Tat To, Binh Thanh District
An art exhibition showcasing brand new collections by Nguyen Da Quyen(Mixed Media, Acrylic) and Christopher Skouenborg (Photography) on thetheme “Games of Childhood” through different means of art, includingmixed media and photography.
HCMC-Exhibition “The Prolonged Interventions” by Le Phi Long
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2
This exhibition features photographs and an installation by Le PhiLong, accompanied by a video documentary directed by Le Phi Long,commissioned and produced by Madeleine Cao-founder of the socialenterprise OpenM Corp.