Hanoi-Exhibition “Hello 2013″
Feb 17 – 27, Art Talk Cafe, 12 Quan Su Street
A painting exhibition by two Vietnamese painters, Phan Thu Trang and Hoang Tuan to welcome the new year.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Colors of Time”
Feb 17 – 23, Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
A photo exhibition by Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Quoc Dzung
Hanoi-Exhibition “Space Minimization”
Feb 19 – Mar 18, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street
An exhibition by Vu Kim Thu who uses both Vietnamese paper (xuyen chi) and washi paper (a traditional Japanese paper) to create 3D maps.
HCM City- Exhibition 'Spring Paintings'
Feb 2-28, Tu Do Gallery, 53 Ho Tung Mau Street, D1
Exhibition Spring Paintings by 5 artists: Nguyen Van Phuong, Van Chien, Tran Thi Thu Ha, Le Tuan Anh and Nguyen Xuan Anh.
Hanoi-‘Historic Hanoi: A 3D Journey back in Time’
Through February, 6-9pm, Hotel de L'Opera, 29 Trang Tien Street
A collection of over a hundred 3D images of vibrant Hanoi through the times.
HCM City-Discover museums with Friends of Vietnam Heritage
Feb 23, 8.30am, Vietnam History Museum, No.2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, D1
Friends of Vietnam Heritage will host a walk through the Vietnam History Museum.
The three-hour tour will shed light on how civilisations and developments both near and far have shaped Vietnamese history. Visitors will take a look at the development of such crafts as bronze making, ceramics, and woodcarving.
Lunch and discussion will take place in the museum cafe.
To register for the tour, contact Roman Szlam at FVH.CityWalks.English@gmail.com. Cost VND70,000.
MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES
Hanoi-San Francisco punk rockers
Feb 27, 9:00pm, Madake - 81 Xuan Dieu Street
CAMA Vietnam and Madake present high energy San Francisco punk rockers, Thee Oh Sees
Enough talk; check the links and bring your enthusiasm.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVcnX3B9WsU Lupine Divine official video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4nK2nmLJW4 Lupine Divine Live in Athens
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zFFwnDyz7k Thee Oh Sees killin’ it live playing The Dream at the Pitchfork Music Festival
Hanoi- Snakebite-The Red Room Rave
Feb 22, 9 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street
A Red Room-only minimal, deep house, tech house dance party with extended sets, tripped-out live visuals, a hypnotic light show.
For more information, visit: http://hanoirockcity.com/portfolio-item/snakebite-the-red-room-rave
Hanoi- World Music Sundays – Evan Thompson
Feb 24, 2 pm, The Hanoi Bicycle Collective, No.44, lane 31 Xuan Dieu Street
Evan Thompson is a singer/songwriter from Buffalo New York. He has recorded 3 albums, one of which “Pray for rain” is available on iTunes. His life’s passion and the inspiration for much of his work has come from working with refugees.
Ticket price: VND 100,000
HCMC – Jazz concert with Bojan Z, Feb 27, 8pm, IDECAF, 31, Thai Van Lung, D1
Bojan Z is a multiple prize-winning jazz pianist.
Entrance: VND100,000 (50% discount for students)
Tickets on sale at the IDECAF (Tel: 38 23 99 68)
HCM City-Young designers meet, showcase work
Feb 28, 6.30-7pm, Vin Gallery, 4 Le Van Mien Street, D2
The second PechaKucha Night, an event for young designers to meet, network, showcase their work and exchange ideas, next Thursday.
The event will feature PechaKucha, a presentation format in which 20 images are shown for 20 seconds each.
Admission is VND200,000.
HCM City-Applesauce to perform acoustic music
Feb 22, 8.30pm, 79/2/5, Phan Ke Binh Street, D1
Vietnamese-American musician David Tran will perform a solo acoustic music concert tomorrow at the Decibel Lounge.
Hanoi - Song Hong Group’s New Year Concert
Feb 24, 8pm, Vietnamese Institute of Musicology, Me Tri Street.
Song Hong Group’s New Year concert with the participation of German cello player Edith Salzmann and two artists from the Vietnam Symphony Orchestra, Le Hoang Lan and Dao Mai Anh.
Hanoi - A night at the Opera - Verdi’s Rigoletto
Feb 22 7.30 pm, Hanoi Cinematheque, 22A Hai Ba Trung Street
The screening of a classic production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. The opera will be screened in the original Italian with English subtitles.
Tickets are available through the Opera Guild, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A donation of VND 50,000 is suggested.
Hanoi-Cabaret Night in February
Feb 23, 8.30 – 9.30 pm, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street
A stage for new musical talent. Come to enjoy great drinks and listen to French, English and Vietnamese music.
Hoi An- A show of Pyerrot
Feb 23, 6pm, Ami Galerie, 46 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
Pyerrot is a complete artist. Pyerrot comes this week from Myanmar, where he spent a month traveling alone by bicycle. After the show he will discuss Myanmar with those interested.
For more information, visit Pyerrot's blog: http://www.passage-solo.blogspot.com/
Feb 8, 8 pm, ATK, 73a Mai Hac De Street
Don Tet manning the decks will be a small portion of the excellent musicians and DJs who’ve helped develop great music in Vietnam’s capital.
Feb 15, 9pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street
An annual experimen.tet event at Hanoi Rock City. With artists such as Sebastien Gesell, JRG_One and Dee F.
Hanoi- Live acoustic love songs this Valentine's
Feb 14, 8pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street
The founders and team members of Hanoi Rock City are taking the centre stage to perform live acoustic love songs. They'll also have fun choosing some of their favourite love tracks of all time.
Hanoi- New Year gala concert
Feb 21 and 22, 8 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street
New Year Gala Concert with conductor Tetsuji Honna, guitar soloist Muraji Kaori and Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.
Ticket prices range from VND200,000-700,000. All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can be booked at: email@example.com. For free delivery call: 0913489858.
HCMC – Brett Newski Farewell Indie Music Night
Feb 2, 8 pm, DeciBel Lounge, 79/2/5 Phan Ke Binh, D1
Live original/acoustic music from Brett Newski & special guests.
For more information visit the artist’s website at: http://brettnewski.com/.
Hanoi- Jazz Concert with Bojan-Z
Feb, 26, 8 pm, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street
Jazz night featuring Bojan-Z, one of the prominent contemporary jazz musicians in Europe.
Ticket price: VND120, 000
Hanoi-Raga for the Cull
Feb 1, 9 pm, TwentyONEnorth, 49 Lang Yen Phu
Hanoi’s first astral groove quartet lifts its collective gaze from its shoes and takes flight.
Henneberry (treated guitar, programming, keys), Badger (tablas), Arno (bass) & John (guitar).
Hanoi- Gold Stripe Reggae night
Feb 2, 8pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street
Live music from Zamina, dancehall MC, Feral is Kinky plus DJ's Polo, Anthony Sellick, and Dirty Fingrz in a full on skankathon.
Free entry before 9PM; VND100,000 after.
Hanoi- Music Night ‘Come together’
Feb 3, 8.30 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street
“Nowhere” is a band who share a love of the Beatles. They will cover around 30 of their tracks, including "In my life", "Let it be", "Octopus’s Garden", "Oh Darling, "Ob la di Ob la da", etc.
Entrance: VND50,000 including one soft drink
Hanoi- Eclectic Show with Dj Gismo
Feb 3, 2 pm, The Hanoi Bicycle Collective, No.44, Lane 31 Xuan Dieu Street
HCM City- Singer Brett Newski
Feb 2, 8-10pm, Decibel Lounge, 79/2/5 Phan Ke Binh Street, D1
American singer/songwriter/guitarist Brett Newski who has been living and performing with The Corruption band in HCM City, will hold his final show in Vietnam on Saturday before returning to the US.
Entrance is free.
HCM City- Spanish DJ Wally Lopez
Feb 2, 10pm, Blanchy's Tash bar, 95 Hai Ba Trung Street, D1
The Madrid-based musician will perform with female DJ Celeste Siam from Thailand, as well as the city's own DJs Konka, Pedro, Dan K, Global B and Icee.
Entrance is VND150,000
HCM City- Soundscape by artists from Brazil, France and Japan
Feb 2, 6-9pm, ZereStation, 228 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, D3
A pocket concert called “soundscape” that mixes visual and sound material by three artists Blu Simon Wasem from Brazil, Sheba (Sebastien Szczyrk) from France and Unii from Japan.
HCM City-Nguyen Hue Flower Street blooms
Feb 7-13, Nguyen Hue Street, D1
An annual event. This year will highlight giant models of snakes hearts made of flowers representing 54 ethnic groups, and an area called Xuan Bien Dao (Spring on the Sea and Islands) with boats floating on a sea of flowers. There will be music and visual arts shows every night.
HCM City-Street book fair celebrates festive season
Feb 7-13, Mac Thi Buoi, Nguyen Hue and Ngo Duc Ke streets
More than 20,000 copies of a book on Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups as well as seas and islands from major publishing houses and libraries will be on display.
Traditional games and a mobile library will also be set up at the fair.
HCM City-Eight firework displays set for New Year’s Eve
The city will stage eight firework displays to welcome the Year of the Snake on Lunar New Year’s Eve this Saturday.
The 15-minute firework displays will be set off near the Thu Thiem Tunnel in District 2, District 7’s administrative centre, Go Vap District’s cultural park, District 9’s culture and history park, Dam Sen Park in District 11, Can Gio Stadium, the Ben Duoc Martyrs Monument in Cu Chi District and the Nga Ba Giong Martyrs Monument in Hoc Mon District.
Hanoi-Traditional Tet market
Until Feb 2, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
An annual event that features local food, fresh products, handicrafts and colourful wood-block paintings from the Dong Ho Village.
Local artisans will also demonstrate how to make chung (square sticky rice) cake.
Every Friday from Feb 1, 8pm until 1am, Summit Lounge - 20th floor, Hanoi Plaza Hotel, 1 Thanh Nien Road
Bring back the classic Vodka night with guest DJs and fabulous Ice bar with a selection of Vodka to blow your mind.
Create your favourite drink or indulge your taste buds with a wide range of cocktails, shots and wines.
Dress code: Chic and Glamour. No sportswear allowed
Contact Mr. Trung (091 468 0406) or Mr. Arnaud (016 3926 4754) for all enquiries
Feb 20, 7pm, 44, Cinexin Hanoi, Lane 31, Xuan Dieu Street
A film by director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson. Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means "the ever turning wheel of life".
For more information about the film, visit: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cinexin-Hanoi/442634229119545
(To be updated)
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