A New Year countdown party will take place in downtown HCM City on Nguyễn Huệ Walking Street. Viet Nam News HCM CITY -- Thousands of people in HCM City are expected to participate in “Lights 2019”, the New Year Countdown party which will be organised on Nguyễn Huệ Walking Street from 8pm on December 31 until midnight. Following the success of the same programme 2018, the progamme this year be a special countdown event to say goodbye to 2018 and to celebrate 2019. Performances will include well-known artists Thanh Bùi, Soobin Hoàng Sơn, Trọng Hiếu, Đen, Bích Ngọc, Osad, Kimmese, The LYRICÍST, DJ Hoaprox and SlimV. The event will be hosted by MC Trấn Thành. The Lights 2019 event will include indie and hip hop music, which was the trend in Việt Nam this year and is expected to continue. Indie and hip hop continue to cross over from underground to mainstream, creating trends … [Read more...] about Countdown Party rings in new year on Nguyễn Huệ Walking Street
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"Ho Chi Minh City Street Show", a street art performance program, will be organized on Nguyen Hue walking street on a weekly base, Saturday and Sunday evenings, from May 13th. The new point of the show compared to other art performance programs is the creative combination between contemporary street art in the world and the folk cultures in the three regions of Vietnam. In addition to familiar forms such as sleight-of-hand, singing, musical performance and dancing, the program also brings the special melodies of traditional arts such as Quan Ho singing, Don Ca Tai Tu singing and Gong Chieng dancing, contributing to introducing the most unique features of Vietnamese culture. These types of art are combined with each other, creating a new way to introduce the national culture to international visitors. The program will stretch along Nguyen Hue walking street with six stages hosting concurrent performances of different types of art. These stages will be designed creatively to combine … [Read more...] about Street show to be organized weekly on Nguyen Hue walking street
The Flower Street festival is organised annually on the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year) featuring the art of arranging flowers and ornamental plants and honour the values and beauty of HCM City. Early this year, the city was upgrading Nguyen Hue into a central square for pedestrians only, so the Flower Street was organised on the adjacent Ham Nghi Boulevard. The 2016 Flower Street festival in HCM City, themed “HCM City: Peace, Prosperity and Development”, will officially return to Nguyen Hue Boulevard, pedestrian street, spreading from Le Thanh Tong to Ton Duc Thang with a total length of 720 metres. The Le Loi-Nguyen Hue intersection will be divided into three sections featuring different sub-themes: “Solidarity-Peace”, “Dynamic-Creative” and “Integration-Prosperity”. This year's Flower Street festival will manifest an optimistic spirit and the belief in a bright future. The themes of Uncle Ho and the ASEAN community will be cleverly … [Read more...] about 2016 Flower Street festival to be held back on Nguyen Hue Walking Street – Festivals – Travel
British artist Bridget March agrees with the regulation banning visitors from eating and drinking on the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while Austrian Tom Dorfmeister suggested having street food stalls erected at the location. Tuoi Tre News after the municipal People’s Committee issued a ban on several activities, including eating and drinking, on the street and in the area around the statue of President Ho Chi Minh. In addition, new rules forbid the use of loudspeakers, horns, gongs, drums, and whistles, and the assembly of people without the express permission of competent authorities. The new regulations took effect on Monday and are now enforced directly by authorized units and indirectly by surveillance cameras installed along the street. Bridget March, British artist I have lived in Vietnam for three years and Nguyen Hue is a place I often visit to find inspiration for my works. I probably come here once every 15 days, … [Read more...] about Nguyen Hue pedestrian street: To eat or not to eat?
Nguyen Hue Flower Street, the annual flower show, may not be organized on Nguyen Hue Street in next year, said Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City's People Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan at the concluding ceremony of the event on February 10. Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2014 The show may move to Le Loi and Ham Nghi streets for 2015 due to the relocation of the "Uncle Ho With Children" monument and construction of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line No.1 and Nguyen Hue walking street. Nguyen Hue Flower Street is the highlight of Tet culture in Ho Chi Minh City in the past 11 years. The event attracts more than one million visitors. The local authorities will offer new additions to the flower show 2015 to mark the 40th anniversary of National Reunification Day. … [Read more...] about Nguyen Hue Flower Street 2015 may be moved