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What's on June 2013 (Daily updated)
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MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES

Boston Children’s Chorus

June 26, 8pm, HCMC Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

June 29, 8pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi

The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC), known as “Ambassadors of Harmony” will visit Vietnam to perform live for the first time.

Free entry. Registration via email: boston@newmedia.edu.vn

HCMC- Young Melody Programme – Chamber music


June 29, 8pm, HCMC Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera chamber music night with talented conductor Tran Nhat Minh featuring work by Mozart, Grieg and Rachmaninov.

Hanoi- Tiger Translate Battle of the Bands 2013

June 29, 7pm, Independence Park, Tran Nhan Tong Street

Six Vietnamese rock bands including 18+, Dong Do, Bui Gio, Hemelians, Hac San, Parasite will take part in the final round of Tiger Translate - Battle of the Bands event.

The winner has chance to perform in the night music show Tiger International Event on 20 July in Ho Chi Minh City, together with Gothic Metal band LACUNA COIL.

The first 500 people attending the final round will have a lucky draw opportunity to win a free trip to Ho Chi Minh City for the Tiger International Event.  

Hanoi- How does it Sound?

June 27, 8.15pm, Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street

Featuring musician Vu Nhat Tan joined by multi-instrumentalist Nguyen Van Thao.

Thao will be adding a modern rock-oriented interpretation of the Dan Bau (Vietnamese Monochord) and Dan Nguyet (Moon Lute) to Tan’s electronic compositions

Tickets: VND150,000 (including a free Hanoi beer or soft drink)

Buy at door, or call 0989796075 to pre-purchase.

HCMC – New Circus “Here, Now and There”

Jun 20, 8 pm, Ben Thanh Theatre, 6 Mac Dinh Chi, Dist.1

An experiment of various visual art forms, where body language and motion are the starting a point for the journey to explore this interesting contemporary performance. The program includes object manipulation, acrobatics and live music – a creative product of French and Indonesian artists.

Entrance ticket: from VND 80,000-120,000 VND (50% discount for students)

The program is also performed at Youth Theatre in Hanoi on Jun 22.

Dance Performance of “Rite of Spring”

Jun 27, 8 pm, Ben Thanh Theatre, 6 Mac Dinh Chi Street, Dist.1, HCM City

Jun 29, 8pm, Youth Theatre, 11 Ngo Thi Nham Street, Hanoi

A performance by the choreographer Jean-Claude Gallotta.

Entrance fees are VND 80,000-120,000 (50% discount for students)

Tickets on sale at the IDECAF. Tel : (08) 38 23 99 68.

Hanoi-Music Night with Jordan Senior

Jun 15, 8 pm, Hanoi Social Club, 6 Hoi Vu Street

Crisp melodies with rolling, summery and urban lyrics.

A very rare sample of contemporary London folk.

Tickets: VND100,000

Hanoi-Seattle’s Shabazz Palaces

Jun 22, 6 pm, American Club, 19 – 21 Hai Ba Trung Street

An evening of outdoor entertainment with live music from Seattle’s Shabazz Palaces, new Hanoi group Tone Ripples as well as DJ Vaughan and a reggae group take over from the Skank the Tank Sound System. With delicious Vietnamese food, refreshing ice-cream and great drinks, you’re in for another great summer night of music and fun.

Tickets: VND150,000

Hanoi-Concert with Pianist Krystian Tkaczewski

Jun 20, 8 pm, Vietnam National Academy of Music Concert Hall, 77 Hao Nam Street

A concert of Polish pianist Krystian Tkaczewski.

Hailed  as “Polish Virtuoso”  Krystian Tkaczewski is pursuing his splendid  career in the USA, Asia  and Europe. 

Krystian Tkaczewski will lead a master class at the Music Academy from 19 to 22 June.

Ticket prices: VND200,000 and VND150,000

All ticket available at A1 Building, Vietnam National Academy of Music or can book over number: 0913306786

World Music with Lo’Jo

Jun 25, 8 pm, IDECAF, 28 Le Thanh Ton, Distr 1

Jun 26, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi

World music concert by music band Lo’jo from France.

Their shows are a blend of different mediums, including dance, video, street theater, installation art and film.

Entrance is: VND100,000 with a 50% discount for students. 

Tickets on sale at the IDECAF. Tel : (08) 38 23 99 68

Hanoi-Subscription Concert Vol.62 “Homage to Vienna”

Jun 24 and 25, 8 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

Subscription Concert Vol.62 “Homage to Vienna” with conductor Andrea Pestalozza, piano soloist Trang Trinh and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. 

Ticket prices from VND 200,000- 500,000 VND. Tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book over ticketvn@gmail.com

For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

HCMC- Concert with Conductor Jan Stulen

Jun 9, 8 pm, HCMC Opera House, No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1

Conductor Jan Stulen and many artists from HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra will introduce Symphony No. 1 of German composer Johannes Brahms and some famous arias from operas of F.Lehar, W.A.Mozart, V.Bellini… The performance also involves Korean artists For Hae Ryong as vocalist.

Ticket price: VND 200,000-400,000, available at the HCMC Opera House.

Hanoi-Performance “Tiger Tiger Burning Bright”


Jun 7, 8 pm, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

A performance of the dance group Kubilai Khan. Six dancers, with music is assembled from several sources, the show will bring the audience a polyphonic dance, with an emphasis on the shape and elegance of the human form. 

Entrance: VND120,000; VND60,000 for members of L’Espace and students.

Hanoi-Summer Gala Concert and Ballet

Jun 6, 8 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien street

Summer Gala Concert and Ballet with conductor Graham Sutcliffe and Orchestra and Choir of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, the Hanoi International Choir. Feature famous works by G.Verdi, R.Wagner, P.Mascagni and the Ballet “Rite of Spring”.

Ticket prices: from VND200,000- 600,000, available at Hanoi Opera House or can book over ticketvn@gmail.com

For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996, 35651806, 66617859.

Hanoi-Special Concert with the Orchestre des Champs-Elysées

Jun 15, 8 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

The Orchestre des Champs-Elysées is devoted to the performance of music written from the mid 18th to the early 20th centuries - from Haydn to Mahler. The instruments played by the orchestra are also special, most of which were made during the composers' lifetimes.

Ticket prices: from VND 350,000- 800,000, available at Hanoi Opera House or can book over ticketvn@gmail.com

For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

Hanoi-Jazz Rock Concert with Charles Pasi

June 13, 8 pm, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

French jazz and blues performer Charles Pasi is not only known for his voice, but also plays harmonica.

Ticket price: VND 120,000, members of L’Espace and students: VND 60,000

For more information, contact the L’Espace at tel: 04 39362164; email: info@espace-ccfhanoi.org; website: www.ifhanoi-lespace.com

Hanoi-Trio Ze Champagne Unicorns

Jun 1, 8 pm, Hanoi Social Club, 6 Hoi Vu Street 

Trio Ze Champagne Unicorns are often are a well-known international band featuring ukulele, cello, sax and flute. With Liz on cello, Antoine on flute and sax among other things, and Zippy on uke. This night promises great fun for attendees.

Tickets: VND100,000

Hanoi- Cub Scouts Live from Brisbane

Jun 1, 9 pm, Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street

Australia’s latest indie pop sensation aims to enthrall Vietnamese audiences.

Tickets: VND100,000 at door.

Hanoi- A night of contemporary ballet

Jun 4, 8 pm, Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

Featuring a full-length original version of “Rite of Spring” choreographed by Cao Duc Toan and Ha Thai Son. Also on the program will be another original piece, “Nina Simone Suite” (six songs of Nina Simone) choreographed by Marisa Hayes and performed by Cao Chi Thanh and a guest soloist, American dancer Cassidy Isaacson.

Tickets available at Hanoi Opera House at prices ranging from VND250.000- 350.000 each. Or can book over ticketvn@gmail.com. For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

Magician Erix Logan to perform in Vietnam

Hanoi: from May 28-Jun 2, Quang Ninh: Jun 7-8, Haiphong: Jun 13-14, HCM City on Jun 22-23.

Italian magician Erix Logan, who has entranced audiences in Italy and around the world, will come to Vietnam for his first tour.

He has taken part in many international magic festivals and received prestigious awards such as the Magic Mandrake D'Or, Maison de la Magie, and Robert-Houdin prize.

CINEMAS

Hanoi- ‘Once’ film showing

June 26-27, 7 pm, Hanoi Cinematheque, 22A Hai Ba Trung

Musical comedy set in Dublin.

For tickets, contact the Irish Embassy: irishembassyhanoi@dfanet.ie; or collect them from 2nd floor, Sentinel Place, 41A Ly Thai To Street from 24 to 26 June 2013, from 9am- 3.30pm. 

Screening of UK Documentary Film “Ping pong”

Hanoi: Jun 11, 7 pm, National Studio for Documentary and Scientific Film, 465 Hoang Hoa Tham Street

HCMC: Jun 27, 7 pm, Hoa Sen University, 93 Cao Thang Street, Dist 3

A wide selection of documentary films at the EUNIC Documentary Film Festival 2013 catering for audiences of all ages.

Directed and produced by Hugh and Anson Hartford, this recent film was officially selected at many documentary festivals such as Hotdocs, Sheffield Docs, Docs New York City and Warsaw International Film Festival 2012.

Free entrance.

Hanoi-Best of Documentaries from Southeast Asia

Jun 9, 4 and 7 pm, National Studio for Documentary and Scientific Film, 465 Hoang Hoa Tham Street

An international festival for documentary films focusing on the area Southeast Asia is annually taking place in Jakarta. Selected films from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia and the Philippines will be screened in Hanoi. For this occasion several of the filmmakers will be present.

With English and Vietnamese substitles

Free admission for all screenings.

EXHIBITIONS

HCMC – Solo Exhibition by Sandrine Llouquet

Opening: June 27, 6pm

Exhibition: June 28 - July 31

Galerie Quynh, 65 De Tham, D1

Sandrine Llouquet’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition is divided into two parts: Black and White in reference to the first two of the four major stages of the Magnum Opus in alchemy.

Born in 1975 in Montpellier, France, Sandrine Llouquet has lived in Vietnam since 2005. She graduated from École Pilote Internationale d’Art et de Recherche -Villa Arson in 1999.

Hanoi- 9A4 M Studio Special Opening

June 28, 7 pm, 4th Floor, Block A, 9 Tran Thanh Tong Street

Art studio opening with artist Phuong Vu Manh. The opening will feature a special performance ‘Recycle’ that includes body painting, installation, contemporary music and dance.

Hanoi- Mintown Handmade Fair – Summer Spirit


June 30, 9am-5pm, Tran Phu High School, 8 Hai Ba Trung Str

Unique handicrafts produced by young people.

Tickets: VND 20,000. Pre-sale only at Handymoon Handmade Shop, 3, 409 Kim Ma Street.

Hanoi- Autopsy of Days Photo Exhibition


Opening: Jun 26, 6.30pm

Exhibition: Jun 27-July 21, 9am-7pm, Goethe Institute, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street

Fifteen Vietnamese photographers provide an intimate glimpse into their personalities through small, personal dissections of their own lives and interests.

Free admission.

Hanoi- Nguyen Quoc Hung Exhibition

Ongoing exhibition

Emotion Room Gallery, 26 Hang Voi Street

Artist Nguyen Quoc Hung was born in 1950. Nguyen Quoc Hung’s creative career is divided into different stages. However, almost all of his paintings follow the style of abstract expressionism.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Light of Kindness”

Opening: Jun 18, 4 pm

Exhibition: Jun 18 – 23, Vietnam Women’s Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street

A photo exhibition organized on the occasion of the Vietnamese Journalism Day by a group of journalists and photographers in Hanoi to raise funds for the poor pediatric patients at National Hospital of Paediatrics. The exhibition will show more than 70 photos by 6 photographers including Nguyen Quang Tuan, Chu Thu Hao,  Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Nguyen Hong Vinh, Nguyen Manh Ha and Dam Duc Vu.

The photos displayed are diverse in genre, ranging from landscape, portrait, still-life to real life. 

HCMC- Exhibition “Cargo”


Jun 6- Jul 10, DeciBel Lounge, 79/2/5 Phan Ke Binh, D1

An art exhibition by Barbara Pellizzari Anchisi. Barbara has been fascinated by the positive energy released by the city in the form of sounds and colours, as well as a place for the connection of varied regions. All this, combined with the placid calm of the boats that ply the infinite variety of paths flowing through and around the city, are the theme of her latest works, expressed by using a combination of printmaking and tempera technique on Chinese paper.

Hanoi-Ecomia Fashion Show

Jun 5, 6 pm, Sum Villa,10 Dang Thai Mai street

Featuring beautiful world of natural materials. The Hanoi young designers diversify their collections through different shades.

FESTIVALS

HCMC- Bourbon Street jazz

June 1, 7 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, D4

A music and food festival organised for the first time in Vietnam by Kids First Enterprise promises to bring the sound and taste of Bourbon Street, New Orleans to HCM City. 

It will raise funds for the “Gift of Mobility” to help children in need as well as workers at the Kids First Enterprise factory in Dong Ha, Quang Tri Province where wheelchairs are manufactured.

The event will also feature talented jazz performers Shun Sakai, Andy J Forest from New Orleans and a selection of local-based bands including the Wanderlusters, Flightwave, Peche a la Mouche, On Fire and more. Dancenter will provide a jazz dancing show while Saigonbelly dance’s artists will present their skills.

Admission is VND500,000 per person, including a VND200,000 voucher for food and drink.

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