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  • | | September 09, 2019 06:03 AM

Hanoi-Piano Recital: Kim Barbier

Sep 14, 8 pm
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

Melodious, percussive, polyphonic, the piano is the instrument that embraces almost everything possible. Kim Barbier, a French pianist of Vietnamese origin, offers a special music night to the audience of L’Espace with the sound of the piano. Whether it is a folk song, a lieder or an opera, all the composers’ aim is to make the piano “sing” the most beautiful melodies.

Ticket price: 210 000 VND
Ticket price for members: 130 000 VND
Ticket price for students: 100 000 VND
Discounted price applicable until 13 Sep 2019
Tickets are available at L’Espace (Mon to Thu: 8.30 am – 7 pm / Fri: 8.30 am – 6 pm and 6.30 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm)
Get your ticket online here

Hanoi-Subscription Concert Vol. 124

Sep 12, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

Subscription Concert Vol.124 with the performance of:

Conductor: Chung Min
Piano soloist: Kim Barbier
And the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO)


M. Ravel – “Ma mère L’Oye” Suite
M. Ravel – Piano Concerto G-major


D. Shostakovich – Symphony No.5 D-minor, Op.47

Ticket prices: 200,000 – 350,000 – 500,000 VND. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at

For free delivery, call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

Hanoi- ‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production

Sep 15, 6pm,

Vietnam Tuong Theatre, 51A Duong Thanh Street

A delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach.

Farming, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, and rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND700,000- VND1,050,000

HCMC-Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

September 10,13 and 15, 6pm

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

Featuring a vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music within an hour-long performance.

The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklores.

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



Hanoi-Exhibition “Falling into the Horizon” by Quách Bắc

Until Sep 15, 8 am – 10.30 pm
Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street

A solo exhibition by Quach Bac, one of the most potential contemporary artists in Hanoi today.

A series of small sized oil paintings and a site specific installation by visual artist Quách Bắc. The works reflect observations of absurd circumstances in Vietnam today, which he explores for traces of fear and hidden hopes.

Utilising both empty mono-coloured spaces and clearly defined subjects, Bắc provokes a host of emotions with his series of paintings. The figures on the canvas react to their absurd situations as if performing on a stage. By illustrating different aspects of life and a variety of contemporary issues in each of his pieces, regardless of format, Bắc conveys bite-sized satire, a rather pessimistic reading of the human condition and doubt for what modern society can tolerate.

Free Entrance

Hanoi-Exhibition “Streets vendors and street cries of Hanoi”

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Sreet

Featuring a collection of sketches, drawings and watercolor paintings created by fifteen students from Indochina College of Fine Arts (now Vietnam University of Fine Arts) and their teacher – Ferdinand de Fénis. They skillfully sketched the small world of street vendors who criss-crossed the streets of the capital city, beginning their day from dawn, with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, sweets and dishes to offer.

A beautiful combination of old-fashioned photos, sound effects and graceful drawings that fill the air with nostalgia

Free entry

Hanoi- Exhibitions “In the City” and “Long Lasting Dreams”

Exhibition: Sep 10 – Oct 16 , 10 am – 8 pm
Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA)
B1 – R3, Vincom Mega Mall Royal City
72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan District,

Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA) simultaneously opens 2 solo exhibitions introducing two prominent 80s-born artists of the Vietnam’s art scene: “Long Lasting dreams” by Bui Quoc Khanh and “In the City” by Doan Xuan Tung.

“Long Lasting dreams” consists of 9 paintings on canvas – the latest works of Bui Quoc Khanh, created in 2019. Of social criticism, cultural, environmental, educational issues, and a visual language influenced by pop-art and graphic design, Bui Quoc Khanh’s paintings depict a vibrant space overflowed popular metaphorical images of from ancient times to the modern age, from the West to the East. The motifs, the regal, flamboyant, materialistic images all across the canvas show the artist’s satirical perception of today’s society.

“In the City” is Doan Xuan Tung’s first solo exhibition, showcasing 12 works using acrylic and newspaper as medium on canvas. This series of works was finished in 4 years, from 2016 to 2019, reflecting the artist’s interest in the city life. The exhibition focuses on two main storylines: on the one hand, the daily life of city migrant workers, on the other hand, the lives of the emerging middle class – enjoying the utility of new residence areas. At the same time when these people were at ease, others are working to exhaustion, that is the contradicting yet inseparable reality of the city life.

Hanoi- Art Project “Love for Mother Earth”

Lotte Department Store, 1st to 6th floor, Lotte Center Hanoi, 54 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh District,

This project is created in collaboration with young artist Ly Vu on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of Lotte Department Store Vietnam, with the hope to bring to the public a unique experience, a harmonious connection with dear Mother Nature.

Through the beauty of visual arts, the project hopes to convey to customers the peaceful yet earnest love for nature with the image of gentle Mother Nature with the sky, trees, flowers, animals. Liberating strokes and a vibrant palette create the pristine beauty of nature right at the space of Lotte Department Store, appearing on gift sets and expressing gratitude towards what Mother Nature has given us human.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Turning into Butterflies”

Korean Cultural Center (KCC), 49 Nguyen Du street, Hai Ba Trung district

“Turning into Butterflies” is made up of installation works created with approximately 1,300 paper butterflies of nearly 1,300 children and young people including those with disabilities around the world – from the Republic of Korea (RoK), the US, to Africa, Indonesia, Europe; about 100 artworks of disabled and autistic students from Vietnam’s Binh Minh Special School; and nearly 20 artworks by Ahn Yun Mo and 5 RoK artists with disabilities.

The exhibition is part of the project “Turning into Butterflies” initiated worldwide since 2013 by RoK artist Ahn Yun Mo with disabled children and young people. Through the project, Ahn Yun Mo hopes that we – people who live in this world, can overcome all barriers of skin colours and languages, break the gap between people with disabilities and those without, creating new progress in promoting the fundamental role of art of bringing people closer together.

HCMC-Exhibition “Dancing with Cherry Blossoms”

Craig Thomas Gallery

27i Tran Nhat Duat Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, HCMC

You are invited to the exhibition “Dancing with Cherry Blossoms”, a solo exhibition of paintings by Saigon-based artist Lieu Nguyen Huong Duong.

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