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What's on September 2015 (Daily updated)
  • | dtinews.vn | September 01, 2015 09:21 AM


Hanoi- Special Autumn Music Night “String in Air”

Sep 18, 8pm

V-art Club, 2nd floor, 75th Tran Hung Dao street

“STRING IN AIR” is a special combination of Red River quartet – one of Vietnam top instrumental groups and two special guests – pianist Pham Quynh Trang and Korean oboist Seung Eun Lee.


1. Schumann Fantasiestücke Op. 73 für Oboe D’amore und Klavier
2. F. Mendelssohn Trio No. 1
3. W. Mozart: Oboe quartet K. 370
4. A. Piazzolla: The Spring

Ticket: VND 200,000. Hotline: 0462601459

Performance by French Jazz duo Peirani and Parisien

Sep 17, Saigon Ranger bar in HCM City

Sep 19, L'Espace in Hanoi.

With their musical union of a soprano saxophone and an accordion, Parisien and Peirani have performed all over Europe, drawing on the best jazz traditions – think Duke Ellington, Sidney Bechet – and experimentation.

Tickets priced at VND160,000, and VND80,000 for students, are available at ticketbox.vn and L'Espace.

HN & HCMC – An Evening of Stand-Up Comedy with Jinx Yeo and Kristel Zweers

HCMC: Sep 24, 8 pm
Game On, 115 Ho Tung Mau, D1

Hanoi: Sep 25, 8 pm
House of Son Tinh, 31 Xuan Dieu Street

The first runner-up at the 2011 Hong Kong International Comedy Competition, Jinx Yeo is archetypal Singapore… Serious yet hysterically funny, he’s sharply observant and with an imagination that bewilders even the most flexible of inflexible minds.

Flying over with him will be the Dutch-born Kristel Zweers. The founder of the venue Comedy Café Singapore, prior to relocating to Asia, Kristel was a household name in The Netherlands appearing on the Dutch version of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” and touring the Bene part of the Benelux countries with four, one-woman, 90-minute shows.

HCMC: 200,000 VND
Hanoi: 150,000 VND

Ticket price includes a complimentary drink at each venue. For more information or to book tables, email nick@saigoninternationalcomedy or dan@highway4.com.

Hanoi-Creative City Day – Opening of Hanoi Creative City

Sat 05 Sep 2015, 8 am – 9.30 pm

Hanoi Creative City, No. 1 Luong Yen, Bach Dang Ward, Hai Ba Trung District.

With many fascinating activities, such as:

– The unique street performances, amazing magic shows in lively music and colorful fairs

– High-tech entertainment space, fashion and street foods

– Stacked tires, games in rustic styles, Pitches stairs, and transparent glass with ArtPEn, etc…


+ 8h – 18h: Flea market

+ 10h – 11h: Street performance

+ 15h – 20h: Vietnam Freestyle Football Championship

+ 20h – 21h30: Street music

Free entrance.

Contact information: Email: Creativecity.vn@gmail.com

HCMC-Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra concert

Sept 4, 8pm

Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music

A “Classical Masterworks” concert by the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra with two Chinese artists – conductor Cui Hongjia and pianist Cui Honggen.

Featuring masterpieces by Mozart and Schubert whose music represent the classical era with characteristic poise and elegance.

Hanoi-Vietnamese Traditional Performing Art Tour “Tiếng Trống Chèo 2015”

Quan Âm Thị Kính: Sep 5, Thap Pagoda, Dich Vong Street, Cau Giay District

Lưu Bình Dương Lễ: Sep 12, Tu Lien Pagoda, Au Co Street

Kim Nham: Sep 19, Xuan Tao Pagoda, Xuan Dinh Street

Following the huge success of Windy Day 9: “Tiếng vọng ngàn năm” (held in 2013), “Tiếng trống chèo 2015” tour will come back with a series of famous performances.

A specialty of this tour is to preserve the stage, instruments and costume of the “old” Chèo that give the audience true experience of “Chèo”.

The program is supported by community funds from the participants and not for profit. Booking in advance to attend the tour is a way to contribute to the success of this year’s program.

Contact and enquiry: 0168 896 2332 (Mr. Công Lực); Email: toixedich@gmail.com



Hanoi-Exhibition “In Opposite”

Until Sep 9, 10 am – 6 pm

Work Room Four, 24th floor, Packexim Building, lane 15, An Duong Vuong Street

A solo exhibition of new works by artist Ngo Van Sac.

This body of work is a development of the artist’s contemporary vision and a change in direction and medium.

Hanoi- Painting and Pottery exhibition “The Beauty of Autumn”

Until Sep 15

Cultural House of Trung Truc Ward, Ba Dinh District, 64 Yen Phu Street

A painting and pottery exhibition titled “The beauty of Autumn” by Dr. Cung Khac Luoc and a group of artists.

Dr. Cung Khac Luoc is known for his calligraphy talent – he is regarded as one of the greatest calligraphers in Vietnam. However, only few people knows him as a potter. His pottery works are inspired by the stories of himself and by his memories from long business trips.

He released the first pottery product in late 1999 and has produced hundreds of pottery works so far. Each of them symbolizes a life event, a country, or anything.

Hanoi-Photo Exhibition “Cliché of a Landscape”


Opening: Sep 16, 6 pm

Exhibition: Sep 17 – Oct 4, 9 am – 7 pm

Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi

An exhibition by German artist Inga Kerber

“Cliché” is a term that is used by artist-in-residence Inga Kerber in a deliberately ambiguous way. The artist explores the reproductive potential of photography as well as classic subjects and motifs. 

“Cliché of a Landscape, Jungle” deals with landscapes, forests and nature, which are also the subjects that the artist wants to focus on during her time in Vietnam.

Free admission.



Hanoi-German Film Festival in Vietnam 2015

Hanoi: Sep 6 –  Sep 13 at the National Cinema Centre

Hue: Sep 10 – Sep 14 at the Center for Culture & Information

Da Nang: Sep 11 – Sep 20 at Le Do Cinema

HCMC: Sep 12 – Sep 18 at Cinebox Cinema

Featuring a selection of the newest and most popular films from Germany. In its 6th annual year, the festival will showcase the remarkable dynamism and creativity of the German film industry, genres ranging from thriller to drama and comedy.

In original German language with Vietnamese and English subtitles or voice-over – selected films which have been particularly successful in cinemas around the world as well as at the Berlin Film Festival and other festivals.

All films and their awards can be found in their website: http://www.goethe.de/ins/vn/prj/dfv/enindex.htm

Free tickets are available in the locations one week before the festival starts.

Free tickets from 1st September, noon at:
Goethe-Institut Hanoi
56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc
Tel. (04) 37 34 22 51/52/53 (ext. 9)

In Hue
Center for Culture & Information
41A Hung Vuong, Hué

Da Nang
Le Do Cinema
46 Tran Phu, Hai Chau, Da Nang

PHP & Cinema Center Da Nang
68 Tran Phu, Hai Chau, Da Nang

In Ho Chi Minh City
Goethe-Institut Ho Chi Minh City
18, Duong so 1, Cu xa Do Thanh, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel.: + 84 8 38326716 / + 84 8 38326765

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