MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES
Oct 14, 8pm
Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77, Hao Nam Street
Featuring pieces by Isaac Albeniz, Pablo de Sarasate Joaquin Tuirina and Joaquin Rodrigo.
Spain's David Gomez Ramirez will conduct the concert, comprising performances by guitarist Nguyen Thanh Hang, violinist Anna Sowanna Takeda and the Ha Noi Philharmonic Orchestra.
Hanoi-Concert “Ludwig van Beethoven”
Oct 14 and 17, 8 pm
Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
A four-part concert series. The ten sonatas for violin and piano will be performed by the renowned musicians Nguyen My Huong and Dao Trung Tuyen.
Free tickets at Goethe-Institut Hanoi.
Hanoi-Autumn Gala Opera and Ballet 2015
Oct 8 and 9, 8 pm
Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street
– Conductor: Dong Quang Vinh– Singers: Anh Vu (Tenor), Trang Tran (Soprano), Huy Duc (Bariton), Huyen Tram (Mezzo Soprano), Thanh Binh (Tenor)
– The Hanoi International Choir and the orchestra and dancers of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet.
Ticket: VND200,000 – 500,000
All tickets available at Hanoi Opera House or can book online at ticketvn.com.
For free delivery, call: 0913489858, 0983067996.
Hanoi-Contemporary Music Concert “Between Space and Sky”
Oct 9, 8 pm
Manzi Art Space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street
“Between Space and Sky” – an unmissable experimental concert featuring Edges – a contemporary music collective from Toronto, zither artist Nguyễn Thùy Dung and the coolest face of Hanoi contemporary music scene – Sound Awakener (Nhung Nguyen).
Surcharge: 100,000 VND/person (incl. one free drink). Money goes toward artists and covers organisational costs.
Hanoi-Installation Exhibition “Pass the time” by Tran Ngoc Sinh
Opening: Oct 6, 6 pm
Exhibition: Oct 6 – Nov 1
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street
An installation exhibition “Lướt thời gian” (Pass the time) by Tran Ngoc Sinh.
The simple sketches gives his series of paintings a sense of honesty, as if he “writes the images” directly on the surface of paintings. His choice of colors is also simple with black lines on white background.
In addition to large-sized paintings, Tran Ngoc Sinh will present an installation of the contrast between objects and space, to raise questions about the value of each individual’s existence in a large community.
HCMC-Exhibition In Steps Impression 4 featuring works about nature
IDECAF, 31 Thai Van Lung Street, District 1
Introducing 50 latest works on nature with the theme of Space and Life by 11 popular artists of the 5P Artist Club including Nguyen Thi Tam, Co Van Hau, Nguyen Phi Long, Thanh Tam, Duyen Tran, Minh Minh, Yen Truc, Thu Nguyet, Phuong Trang, Nguyen Nhu Khoi and Tran Thuy Linh.
The works, including oil on canvas, water colour and acrylic, are the results of the artists' fact-finding trips. They depict typical features in the Southern landscape such as bamboo bridges and flowers.Hoi An and HCMC-Graffiti and Doodle / Dynasty of Vietnam Wearable Art Exhibition
Until Oct 19
Lucy’s Dream Flagship Store – 95 Bach Dang, Hoi An. Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM daily.
Lucy’s Dream Mini Pop Up Store – 177 De Tham, District 1, HCM City. Opening Hours: 11AM – 11PM daily.
Lucy’s Dream presents their latest Wearable Art collections, featuring artist PHUONG LE (Graffiti and Doodle Art Collection) and artist CONG THANH (Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam Collection).
For more information, visit their website: www.lucysdream.net
Hanoi-Exhibition “Trace The Mountain” by artist Taihei Kimura
Until Oct 15, 10 am – 6 pm (opens from Wed to Sun)
Nha San Collective’s new space, 15th floor, Hanoi Creative City Building, 01 Luong Yen
One of Japan’s most promising young artists, Taihei Kimura creates sculptural installations and performances created by deliberate demolition – vehicles falling from the ceiling, electric motors ripped apart by centrifugal force, bombs exploding inside a transparent resin structure.
Continuing his interest of conversing with the past, tracing the transformation of environment – resource depletion, moreover learning personal and collective memories and history, Taihei Kimura travels to Hanoi, Quang Tri and Quang Ninh for research and filming. His work allows the audience to think of the past remained and contemplate the relationships between human and nature, the contradiction between construction and deconstruction as well as the vulnerability of our every day existence.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Modern Arts”
Oct 9, Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc
To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day (10 Oct 1954 – 10 Oct 2014), Vietnam Fine Arts Museum proudly presents exhibition “Modern Arts” by various famous artists.
28 artworks will be featured in this event (Oil painting: 15; Lacquer Painting: 01; Silk Painting: 02; Paper Painting: 04; Synthetic Material: 01; Sculpture: 05). Within limited space of Vietnam Fine Art Museum, we hope to give the audience a comprehensive overview about the developing modern art of Vietnam through the richness of styles and materials.
HCMC – Selected International Short Films from Berlinale 2015
Oct 12 and 13, 7 pm
Culture Salon Cafe thứ bảy, 1st floor, 19B Phạm Ngọc Thạch, District 3
10 short films of the Berlin International Film Festival 2015
HCMC-Festival features French food and wine
Oct 23 and 24
Hotel Equatorial, 242 Tran Binh Trong Street, D5
The annual French food and wine festival "Balade en France" returns to HCM Ciyt this year with a more attractive and efficient format.