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  • | dtinews.vn | February 02, 2016 03:20 PM

EXHIBITIONS

Hanoi-Exhibition “Migration and Identity”

 

Opening: Feb 26, 6 pm

Exhibition: Feb 27 – Mar 13, 9 am – 7 pm

Goethe Institut, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc

With the number of immigrants in Europe being higher than ever, migration is a highly topical issue particularly in Germany. The exhibition shows three artistic positions that deal with questions of identity in a sometimes very personal way.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Polyhedron” by Nguyen The Hung

Opening: Feb 2, 6 pm
Exhibition: Feb 2 – 28
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

“Polyhedra” is an exhibition following the series of three collections “And the flowers fell from the sky”, “Little Flowers” and “Lazy days”. In his semi-abstract style, Nguyen Hung The assembles pictures cut, gold leaf or more traditional materials, such as DO paper glued on fabric. He composes great characters, dressed in brocade similar to those of the Thai ethnic group, held in majesty in a world filled with myriads of small vegetable seeds.

Inspired by Buddhism and meditation of nature, Nguyen Hung The wants to discover, dig deep into the life on earth to find these seeds of love and hope, just waiting to sprout. The public will discover the new collection of Nguyen Hung The, new creations as well as older works, never exhibited but have been taken and reworked by the artist.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Little Joy” by Artist Ly Hung Anh



Until Feb 27, 9.30 am – 6 pm

Dong Phong Art Gallery, 3 Ly Dao Thanh Street

Come to the exhibition to enjoy the gentleness and leisureliness in the artist’s little joy.

Hanoi-"Quỳnh by Night” – Solo Exhibition by Quynh Dong

  
Until Feb 20, 10 am – 6 pm from Wed to Sun

Nha San COLLECTIVE

15th floor, Hanoi Creative City Building, 1 Luong Yen Street

The first solo exhibition by Quynh Dong in Vietnam. The artist designs a spectacle with layers upon layers of images, which have the ability to challenge the representation of cultural stereotypes and at the same time creates new perceptions in the most unexpected manner.

Hanoi-3D Painting Exhibition “World, Magic & Fun”

Feb 20 - April 17 (Weekday: 5 pm – 9 pm, Weekend: 10 am – 9 pm)

5th floor, Hanoi Creative City, 1 Luong Yen Street

Following four successful editions in Belgium (one in Brussels and 3 at the Belgian coast during summertime), ‘3D World Magic & Fun’ starts its first edition in Hanoi.

‘3D World Magic & Fun’ is a unique event with huge painted backdrops and the visitor as the missing link. He or she completes the scene by carrying out some act, usually with a funny note. Meanwhile friends or family members take photographs of the performer-of-service.

The majority of sets consist of scenes with animals because the animal world is an inexhaustible source of fun confrontations with humans: together with a cute penguin you wake up a tall polar bear, or will you bring back home a lost dinosaur? Or why not frighten a giraffe with a small spider? But… ‘3D World Magic & Fun’ offers you so much more: an original encounter with The Minions, a game of tennis with an attractive Western lady, hiding for a big, big egg or – why not – becoming member of The Simpsons-family, or drinking coffee in a strange way?

This and much more at ‘3D World Magic & Fun Hanoi’ where the visitor is the hero, for it is he or she who completes the scene and makes the picture unforgettable.

Tickets

– Under 4 yrs: free

– Above 4 yrs : 50.000 VND

2% of the ticket price will be offered to the Charity Project “Chan am”

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MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES

Hanoi-VNSO 2016 Season Opening Gala

Feb 27 and 28, 8 pm

Hanoi Opera House, No.1 Trang Tien Street

With the performance of:

Conductor: Honna Tetsuji
Soprano Special Guest: Angela Nisi
Tenor: Dang Duong
Bariton: Manh Dung
And the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO)

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FESTIVALS

Hanoi-Street Art Fair 2016

Feb 27, 3 pm – 10 pm
1st floor lobby, Hanoi Creative City, 1 Luong Yen Street

The first street art fair at Hanoi Creative City on Sat afternoon this week with paintings, sculptures, music, and live performances, hosted by painter Vu Manh Phuong.

Main activities: exhibition, Japanese dance, DJ, live guitar, drum performances, Henna, Tarot and more.

Open to everyone. No need to register in advance.

Line-up artists (updating):

1. Phương Vũ Mạnh
2. Đào Anh Khánh
3. Lê Thiết Cương
4. Quách Đông Phương
5. Trần Nhật Thăng
6. Lê Thị Minh Tâm
7. Cấn Ngọc Chúc
8. Lưu Chương Dương
9. Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh
10. Lưu Danh Quang
11. Đoàn Xuân Tặng
12. Đỗ Khắc Hiệp
13. Nguyễn Quốc Thắng
14. Vũ Hồng Ninh (sculpture)
15. Phạm Quang Trần Minh
16. Xuân Hòa (drum)

Free entry

HCMC- Spring flower festival


Feb 3-14, Tao Dan Park and Cong Truong Quoc Te Street surrounding Con Rua Lake.

The flower festival, themed “Ho Chi Minh City - Peace, prosperity and development” is to celebrate Tet Lunar New Year

The festival at Tao Dan Park will feature a wide range of ornamental flowers, trees, miniature scenes, decorative rocks as well as spaces for music, calligraphy performances and folk games.

Hanoi-Tet Celebration at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Feb 13 and 14, 8.30 – 11.30 am and 11.30 am –5.30 pm.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Street

Tel: (84-4) 7562193

Opening hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, closed Mondays

The event will feature cultural characteristics of Central Highlands: Chiang tha (Brau); Bôông Bôông, Đing pú (Brau); To rung (Bana); Gongs & Sinus, Klong Put (Xodang/Bana); Giao duyen (Xodang/Bana) and zodiac, calligraphy, Dong Ho paintings. Participants are invited to explore the unique culinary of Central Highlands and Thai/Muong people, and playing folk games such as Tiger chases goat, walking on stilts, standing statue, etc…

Firework at 7 pm on Feb 13.

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