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What's on November 2014 (Daily updated)
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MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES

Hanoi-Piano – Tuồng “Fire” by Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen

Nov 29, 8 pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

“Fire” is a project conceived 8 years ago by two artists Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen. Sharing the desire of creating a new theatre language as combination between piano and Tuồng, My and musician Dang Tue Nguyen has collaborated to generate “Fire” based on Tuồng script by poet Luong Tu Duc.

The beauty and philosophical depth of Tuồng (traditional opera) has once again given pianist Phó An My and composer Đặng Tuệ Nguyên inspiration for a new and unique creative collaboration: a ”post-contemporary” work of chamber music written for the piano using the musical language and the dramaturgical materials of Tuồng, in which a modern instrument, the piano, and an ancient art, Tuồng, exist in parallel and independently, but at the same time complement and interact with each other.

The storyline of the opera is based on the script of “Ngọn lửa Hồng Sơn” (“Fire of the Red Mountain”) which was composed around the 17th century.

Ticket prices range from VND500.000- 1.000.000

Hanoi-Music Night with The Anello (Hong Kong) + Taylor Moore and The Young Buffalos (Hanoi)


Nov 8, 8 pm

ATK, 73a Mai Hac De Street

The Anello: a music collaboration based in Hong Kong featuring vocalist Jeff Anello and Michal Garcia on trumpet, keys and electronics.

HK 2-piece bring electronic-brass vibes with influences that range from hip hop to synth-pop.

Their members have been featured around Asia including performances at Clockenflap, The Hong Kong Art Fair, City Jazz Festival and the Hai Yang Music festival in China, but this is their first time to play in Hanoi!

Support will come from local band The Taylor Moore + The Young Buffalos, who play Americano blues style!

Entry VND 80,000

Hanoi-Keep Your Passion: Slowly Dead


Nov1, 7 pm

Hanoi Rock City, 27/52 To Ngoc Van Street

Come to the next chapter on the Keep Your Passion Series: ghostly rock showcase SLOWLY DEAD

Band lineup includes: 6duk Band; Proportions; Project 4:20 and Lady Gargamel.

Everyone is encouraged to arrive in costumes. Prizes will be awarded for the best.

Free face-painting till 9 pm.

Tickets available at RockPassion Office No 66, Alley 40, Ta Quang Buu and M-day Cafe 110 Cau Giay Street.

Hotline: 097 337 8605 (Ms Trang- RockPassion) or 0163 353 8868 (Mr. Hai- M-Day Cafe)

HCMC – Music Night with Daniel Trickski [Future Classic / Permanent Vacation - Berlin]


Nov 1, 10 pm

The Observatory, Corner of Le Lai and Ton That Tung, Dist.1

A music night with Daniel Trickski [Future Classic / Permanent Vacation - Berlin].

DANIEL TRICKSKI is a DJ & production powerhouse out of Berlin that has subtly provided many-a-track in the bag of international underground DJs over the past decade and a half.

Entrance: VND 100,000.

Hanoi-Concert and Classical Ballet “Firebird”

Nov 11 and 12, 8 pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street

Ticket prices range from VND200,000- 500,000, available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at ticketvn.com.

For free delivery Call: 0913489858, 0983067996.

HCMC-Toyota Classics 2014

Nov 18, 8pm

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

Annual 2014 Toyota Classics Concert for charity.

A feast of music that blends classical orchestra with the glamour of the silver screen performed by the Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra.”

With the participation of talented Spanish conductor Miguel Angel Navarro and famous duo Pamela Tan Nicholson and Vasko Vasilev.

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EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition on Italian fashion

Nov 24- Dec 7

Casa Italy, 18 Le Phung Hieu Street.

Featuring the 22 latest designs of noted Italian designer Raffaella Curiel.

The exhibit will highlight the eclectic socialism of Curiel's artistic creative resources and the creation of a rich collection using an unforgettable style.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Typography”

Nov 21 – 24, 9 am – 7 pm

Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street

The Type Directors Club invites everyone to attend a public showing of its sixtieth annual typography exhibit, TDC60, and the selections of the annual typeface design competition, TDC 2014.

There was a total of over 2000 entries from 43 countries, 209 works from 18 countries were selected. Germany with its more than 40 honorees ranked in a high position in comparison to the other international participants this year. The winners will also be included in 7 exhibitions touring cities in the United States, Canada, France, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Spain, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam.

The exhibition addresses all professionals and students who work in the field of graphic design, advertising, marketing, communication, multimedia, publisher, education and who are interested in the written word.

Free Admission.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Corner To be Seen"

Opening: Nov 1, 5 pm

Exhibition: Nov 1 – 30

Heritage Space, Dolphin Plaza, 17 Tran Binh

An exhibition “Corner To be Seen” by painter Tran Trung Thanh.

A portfolio of 15 artworks during 9 years (from 2005 to 2014) will be featured in this solo exhibition. Not only giving strong visual impression, these paintings always raise different questions toward contemporary life, the perspective of each people, especially the youth and conflict between nature – human, violence – love, history – present. They all result from personnel-point-of-view.

Free admission.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Junction”


Opening: Nov 1, 5 pm

Exhibition: Nov 1 – 24

Mai Gallery, 3th floor, 112 Hang Bong Street

An exhibition “Junction” by 3 artists: Mai Dai Luu, Dinh The Huy, Le Duy Dat.

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CINEMAS

Hanoi-Argentine film week

Nov 28 and 29, 

Cinematheque, 22A Hai Ba Trung Street

The movies include Metegol (A Team of Billiard Players), an animated film by director Juan Jose Campanella; Me Olvide (I Forgot), a short film by director Eduardo Williams; and Mi Primera Boda (My First Wedding), a romantic comedy by Ariel Winograd.

Also included are El Agua Del Fin Del Mundo (Paradise Sea), a drama by Paula Siero; and Viola, a drama by Matias Peneiro.

All films to be shown are nominees for prestigious awards in Argentina.

Hanoi-Screening of Film [REC]

Nov 2, 7.30 pm

La Bicicleta, 44, lane 31 Xuan Dieu Street

A Spanish horror film “[REC]” (2007, 78 mins).

REC (stylized as [REC]) is a 2007 Spanish horror film, co-written and directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza.[4] The film was shot in Barcelona, Spain and the title is an abbreviation of the word “record”, as it appears on a video camera.

REC follows a television reporter, Ángela Vidal (Manuela Velasco), and her cameraman, Pablo, who cover the night shift in one of Barcelona’s local fire stations for the fictional documentary television series While You’re Sleeping.

Free entrance.

Language: Spanish and English sub

Israeli Film Festival 2014

In Hanoi: Nov 1 – 5

National Cinema Center, 87 Lang Ha Street

In HCMC: Nov 6 – 10

BHD Star Cineplex ICON68, Bitexco Building, 2 Hai Trieu Street, D1

Bring local audience 5 carefully selected films with many exciting, touching and inspiring moments that will offer a window to Israeli cultures, lives, and experience.

Free admission.

To receive the ticket:

+ In Hanoi: Ms. Ly Thu Huong. Tel: 0989586820, email: consular@hanoi.mfa.gov.il (at least 3 days prior to the screening).

+ In HCMC, free tickets will be distributed at BHD Cineplex ICON 68, Bitexco ICON68 in one day: Sun 01 Nov 2014 (at 9 am), (contact Mr.Tran Truong Quang, Tel: 0909692293 or Ms Bao An, Tel: 0913213114 for more information).


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CUISINE HIGHLIGHTS

Hanoi- WEEKEND DIM SUM LUNCH BUFFET

Taoli Chinese Restaurant – Hotel Nikko Hanoi

2nd Floor - 84 Tran Nhan Tong Street

Saturday & Sunday 

VND 420,000++/person

01 Complimentary glass of draught beer or soft drink. 

Come 4 pay 3, for advance reservation only.

Hanoi- Daily promotions in November

La Brasserie Restaurant – Hotel Nikko Hanoi

Hotel Lobby - 84 Tran Nhan Tong Street

SEAFOOD LUNCH BUFFET WITH LOBSTER
25 November 
VND555,000++/person
Free flow of wine, draught beer & soft drinks.

SEAFOOD DINNER BUFFET WITH LOBSTER
Saturday 
VND 666,000++/person
Special present for advance booking.
Free flow of wine, draught beer & soft drinks.

INTERNATIONAL DINNER BUFFET
Monday to Friday 
VND 555,000++/person 
Free flow draught beer, soft drinks and 1 glass of wine.

INTERNATIONAL LUNCH BUFFET
Tuesday to Friday 
VND 460,000++/person 
Free flow of draught beer, soft drinks and 1 glass of wine. 

SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET
VND 460,000++/person 
Free flow of draught beer, soft drinks and 1 glass of wine.

SUNDAY DINNER INTERNATIONAL BUFFET
VND 555,000++/person 
Free flow of draught beer and soft drinks.

Family & group special packages for Sunday lunch & Dinner only:
(LOGO) 15% discount with group from 4-6 persons
(LOGO) 20% discount with group from 7-12 persons
(LOGO) 25% discount with group from 13 persons above.

SPECIAL SET MENU
Saturday lunch 
4 course set menu: Choice of Salads, Soups, Main Dishes and Dessert.
Pasta set: VND 280,000++/person
Monthly set: VND 400,000++/person.

Hanoi- Seasonal delight

Ming Restaurant – Second Floor, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, 1 Thanh Nien Road

Special soup with double boiled abalone and black chicken with Chinese herb.

Special offers:  20% discount for Accor Advantage Plus members with group of 6-10 persons; Vietnamese Teachers’ Day on November 20th: 20% discount for groups of 6 persons and more.

All you can eat dim sum - Monday to Friday:  VND580,000++/Adult & VND360,000++/Child

Dim sum buffet - Saturday & Sunday: VND660,000++/Adult & VND420,000++/Child 

Dim sum a la carte: VND99,000++/basket

Hanoi-Explosion of flavours

Brasserie Westlake – Lobby Level, Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, 1 Thanh Nien Road

Chicken hotpot, roasted veal with lemon grass, honey baked ham with pineapple sauce, roasted lamb leg, to beef wellington.

Special offers: 20% discount on lunch and dinner buffet for Accor Advantage Plus members with group of 6-10 persons; Vietnamese Teachers’ Day on November 20th: 20% discount on lunch and dinner buffet for groups of 6 persons and more; Thanksgiving Day on November 27th: festive dinner buffet with specialties such as turkey with stuffing, trio salmon gavalax and pumpkin pie.

Breakfast: VND440,000++/Adult & VND275,000++/Child

Lunch:  VND600,000++/Adult & VND400,000++/Child

Dinner: VND880,000++/Adult & VND550,000++/Child

Hanoi-Give Thanks on Thanks Giving day

Nov 27,

Oven D’or Restaurant, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu Street

Thanks giving dinner buffet with Apple salad, French bean with bacon salad, spinach salad Wild forest mushroom soup with chestnut…, then crab stuffed mushroom, Roasted Turkey with cranberry sauce, Honey roasted ham, Roasted Prime ribs baked and new potato Pumpkin pie.

VND 990,000++/person

Hanoi- Weekend Freshly Grilled BBQ 

Friday, Sunday, Saturday Dinner 

Oven D’or Restaurant, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu Street

BBQ party with freshly grilled BBQ skewer of meat and seafood, including beef, prawns, pork, squid, lamb, fish and chicken or vegetables and pineapple. You can select the style of Vietnamese or Asian BBQ.

VND 1,100,000++/person

Hanoi-Authentic Thai food 

From Nov 24 to Dec 7

Oven D’or Restaurant, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu Street

Discover Thai cuisine prepared by talent Chef Hua Hin.

Taste Thai satay, Tom Yang Goong - spicy & source prawn soup, Tom Kha Gai- spicy chicken with coconut soup, Pad Thai - stir fried Thai noodles, Steamed pumpkin custard…

Lunch:
VND 620,000++/person (Weekdays)
VND 990,000++/person (Sunday brunch)
Dinner:
VND 990,000++/person (Weekdays)
VND 1,100,000++/person (Weekend)


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OTHER ACTIVITIES

Ha Long City- Ha Long 2014 Run for Love of Sea and Islands

Nov 29

With the participation of 500 couples running on a road of “Sac mau hanh phuc” (the Colour of Happiness) that shows their love and resolve to set up their business on the country’s islands.

The run is to call on individuals and organisations to support the construction of projects on Tran island of Co To island district in Quang Ninh.

Hanoi-Autumn Mini Fair

Nov 1 and 2, 9.30 am – 6 pm

Tang Tret Cosmo Cafe, 10 Khuc Hao Street

Autumn Minifair gathers 13 outstanding Hanoian handmade/craft and vintage brands together and connects them with craft & vintage lovers in town. 

Beside the main event, there are a variety of giveaways, deals and vouchers from all the participating crafts & vintage brands.

Free entrance. Parking fee for motorbike: VND 5,000.

Hanoi-KOTO Bike Ride 2014

Nov 8, 6 am

Son Tinh Camp, Ba Vi District

An annual fundraising event of KOTO, where all proceeds will be used to support the continued work of providing hopes and brighter future to at-risk and disadvantaged youth in Vietnam.

The 50km charity cycle route will head to the west of Hanoi to the beautiful Dong Mo Lake where the last 10 minutes of your ride will be taken by boat. Upon arrival, cyclists will have time to explore leafy forests on the island, enjoy fruit-picking or take a dip in the fresh water of Dong Mo Lake.

For more information and register, email kotobikeride@koto.com.au or call Ms Ngan (093 221 2390) or Mr Long (0986 52 6068).

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