What's on January 14-20 (Daily updated)
  • | | January 14, 2019 03:25 PM

Hanoi-Vietnam Junior Ballet Gala: “Sleeping Beauty”

Jan 13 and 20, 7.30 – 10 pm
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street


A famous ballet by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

This is the first time in ballet history in both adult and kid versions the classic ballet “Sleeping Beauty” are performed in Vietnam, with the largest number of actors ever (130 actors).
Project Director: Meritorious Artist Dam Han Giang
General Director / Choreographer: Meritorious Artist Dam Han Giang.
Production Director / Costume Designer: Fashion designer Pham Ngoc
Stage Director:
Director of Photography: Tarah Vu Art
Main actors and actresses: Kid dancers of Hanoi Kids’ Art Center and other kid dancers selected nationally.

Ticket prices: 700.000 VNĐ – 1.000.000VNĐ – 1.500.000 VNĐ (VIP)/ 1 ticket
Hotline: 0983067996 / 0913489858. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House.

Hanoi-Music Night “Songs from Our Village”

Jan 19, 8 pm
Hanoi Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu Street

The old sounds of Vietnamese villages: lullaby singing, Buddhist chanting, Chèo, Tuồng and Xẩm performances… will be arranged by artists and artisans of “Dong Kinh Co Nhac The Ancient Music Group of Tonkin”. They will perform in a special performance space without the use microphone and amplified equipment so that the acoustic authenticity of the old music will be able to convey the spirit of the Vietnamese homeland.

Aaudiences can communicate and interact with the artists during the performance.

Free entry

Hanoi-Vietnam – RoK Concert to celebrate New Year 2019

Jan 14, 7pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Featuring the participation of the Korean Symphony Orchestra, soloists Synyoung Seo (soprano) and Maria Callas, alongside Vietnamese People’s Artist Dang Thai Son. The performances will be conducted by Chi Yong Chung.

Free entrance

Hanoi-Happiness Concert 2019

Jan 15, 8pm,

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Featuring the performance of conductor Honna Tetsuji, piano soloist Ngo Phuong Vi, and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets: VND500,000 – VND350,000 – VND200,000

Hanoi-Electric Hurdy-gurdy Solo Performance by Guilhem Desq

Jan 19, 8pm

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Introducing talented French artist Guilhem Desq’s electric hurdy-gurdy – a version of the thousand-year-old instrument.

Tickets: VND210,000 – VND130,000 (L’Espace members) – VND100,000 (students)

HCMC-A O Show by Lune Production


Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

Featuring 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



Hanoi-Exhibition “The Midland”

Jan 10-16, 8.30 am – 5 pm
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Ba Dinh Dist.

“Trung du” (The midland) is the name of the exhibition presenting a variety of styles and subjects (still lifes, landscapes, emotions, artist’s reflections…) of 04 artists from the region, our country’s origin. We can feel the freshness of life, the emotional states portrayed by the authors through their own creative perspectives and through how they raise the questions.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Les Expériences-clés des Petits Débrouillards”

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

A popular education movement that aims to provide access to scientific and technical knowledge for all – here indicating the little scientists.

The Vietnamese edition of the book series “Les Expériences-clés des Petits Débrouillards” consists of four books, each with 40 fun and easy-to-carry-out experiments, to help little scientists discover the secrets of the world around them, through its elements: water, air, earth and the cosmos.

Free entrance

Hanoi-Photo Exhibition “France eMotion”

Until Feb 28, 9 am – 8 pm
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

A photography – augmented reality exhibition “France eMotion” by:

4 photographers: David Schalliol, Ishola Akpo, Edu Monteiro & Lourdes Segade
2 digital artists: Julie Stephen Chheng & Thomas Pons
Curator: Muriel Enjalran

An exceptional exhibition, by 4 international photographers from 4 different continents, on the French cultural heritage. Thanks to an augmented reality mobile app, the viewers can follow the adventures of an imaginary character through the photographs and thus discover the tremendous richness of French heritage.

Free entry

Hanoi-Exhibitions: “Bicycles” by Thu Van Tran and “Ellipses” by Ha Manh Thang

Vincom Centre for Contemporary Art (VCCA)

B1 – R3, Vincom Mega Mall Royal City, 72A Nguyen Trai street, Thanh Xuan District

“Bicycles” is Thu Van Tran’s first solo installation exhibition in Vietnam, marking a milestone for the artist’s participation and involvement in the art scene in her home country. The exhibition was inspired by a memorable song from the artist’s childhood, with symbolic local media (rubber bands, sails, and ceramics).

“Ellipses” is a solo exhibition presenting new works by Ha Manh Thang, one of the most prominent faces of the Vietnamese art scene, of abstract expressionist art language and installation art. Thang’s works have the sophistication of Western modern art, yet still hold an Asian spirit in them, reminding us of the past and the regret for what is lost.

HCMC-Exhibition “an everyday day” by Nguyen Quang Huy

Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1

A solo exhibition of new work by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Quang Huy.

Considered one of Vietnam’s pioneering artists following the Doi Moi reforms initiated in 1986 (a period of economic liberalisation marked by increased artistic experimentation), Quang Huy will be showing a suite of oil paintings depicting Hmong women and misty mountain scenes created with hazy brushworks in his distinctive muted palette of blue-grey grisaille.



Hanoi-Tet Fair – Year of the Pig 2019 at ParkCity Hanoi


Jan 19, 9 am – 9 pm
Jan 20, 9 am – 6.30 pm
ParkCity Hanoi, Le Trong Tan St., Ha Dong District

Featuring hundreds of booths filled with  traditional crafts, specialties and cultural activities from all three regions of the countries.

Free entry

Crowne Plaza West Hanoi's Tet Gift Box

Featuring three types of boxes including Deluxe box, Premium box and Luxury box. Filled with selected quality gourmet delights, wrapped in a gold box in the colour of spring and excitement.

- Deluxe box – VND 899,000/box – Red wine El Cerdito Carbenet Sauvignon (Chile), Dilmah Tea, Roasted Almond (USA), Premium Raisins (USA) and Dried date fruit (Iran)

- Premium box – VND 1,299,000/box – Red wine El Cerdito Carbenet Sauvignon (Chile), Dilmah Tea T series, Marou Chocolate, Prunes (USA) and Roasted Almond (USA)

- Luxury box – VND 3,299,000/box – Macallan 12 years from Scotland, Dilmah Tea T series, Pate Royal Duck Mousse (France), Prunes (USA) and Roasted Almond (USA)

Pan Pacific Hanoi’s Tet Gift Box


Featuring assorted dried fruits and nuts, finest Btea, Pan Pacific home-made goodies, premium wines or the Lucky Golden Pig – the symbol of prosperity.
The luxurious wooden carved gift boxes owning colours representing good luck and diverse filling options.

Price from VND 998,000 / 1 box, exclusive of 10% VAT.

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