Hanoi-Vietnam Airlines Classic – Hanoi Concert 2017 with London Symphony Orchestra
March 4, 7.45 – 9.30 pm,
Ly Thai To Statue and Garden, Hoan Kiem District
The “Vietnam Airlines Classic – Hanoi Concert 2017” will see the world-renowned London Symphony Orchestra performing in the unique cultural setting of Hanoi’s Old Quarter – the first time ever that a British orchestra has performed in Vietnam.
Featuring 95 talented artists from all over the world, led by one of the world’s finest conductors, Elim Chan, the prestigious LSO will bring a performance filled with musical virtuosity and enthusiasm.
The event will also be brought to an even larger audience via three big screens placed at both ends of Dinh Tien Hoang Street and in Tonkin Free School Square.
HCMC- “Hanoi Duo” Nguyen Le – Ngo Hong Quang and Friends
March 1, 8 pm,
IDECAF, 28 Le Thanh Ton, District 1
Jazz guitarist Nguyen Le will present his new album “Hanoi Duo” with another exceptional musician – Ngo Hong Quang, an album that is inspired by Vietnamese contemporary music: colorful with multiple styles, upbeat, sensitive and very intelligent.
Alex Tran, percussion
Nguyen Hoang Anh, flute
Nguyen Mai Le, plucked zither
Ticket price: VND 300,000 – VND 200,000
Special price for members of IDECAF and students:VND 100,000
HCMC-Hip Hop Nation
March 2, 9 PM,
Play, President Palace, 93 Nguyen Du Street, District 1
Expert Hip Hop head DJs Phat Beatz and charming Amilli will host a night for a massive evening of Rap tunes. If you're a die hard Hip Hop fan, DJ Phat Beatz is an unmissable performer and will be dropping beats all night long.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Zen” by Truong Tien Tra
L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district
With “Zen”, Truong Tien Tra invites us to meditate through a series of minimal paintings that create a sense of peace and serenity.
The young, talented and modest artist dedicates the exhibition of oil on canvas to his spiritual adventure which he expresses through the simplicity of forms and the harmony he finds in nature.
Hanoi-Painting Exhibition “Bóng xưa & Sắc hoa 3.0” by Hoang Dao Kinh
Until March 1
Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu Street
A painting exhibition which features approximately 30 watercolor paintings by Professor-Doctor-Architect Hoang Dao Kinh.
Hanoi-Photo Exhibition “Double Artists”
Chula, 43 Nhat Chieu, Tay Ho district
Featuring 40 portraits of Vietnamese artists. This project was started 4 months ago by Diego and is serie of double exposure photographs with the portraits of the artists blended with their work.
Hanoi-G8 Art Exhibition
Until March 2
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street
The first group exhibition by the G8 group which includes 4 artists from Hanoi and 4 artists from HCMC. They have different backgrounds, work in different fields, use separated materials and styles but share the same artistic mind and love for people and nature.
G8 includes the following artists: Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, Tran Quang Hai, Bui Mai Hien, Tran Thanh Thuc, Lam Thanh, Tran Thuy Linh, Thai Vinh Thanh and Do Dinh Cuong.
Hanoi-Exhibition “Shape of Round” by Pham Khac Quang
Goethe-Institut Hanoi, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Ba Dinh district
A selection of very personal works by the artist, not only portraying his family but also showing landscapes that are dear to Quang, a Hai Duong – based artist.
With the drilling machine, Quang cuts circular holes into the plate and in this way creates impressive works, some of which are only recognizable from the distance.
Until Mar 2
Vietnam University of Fine Arts, 42 Yet Kieu Street
The first art exhibition that gathers the lesbian community from various cities and provinces to come together and express their hopes and dreams.
HCMC-Exhibition “Mindscapes & Mystic Spaces” by Nguyen Cam
Salon Saigon, 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem street, Ward 7, Disctrict 3
Mindscapes & Mystic Spaces 2017 reflects the journey of the man and the heart of Hai Phong-based artist Nguyen Cam. The works progress from random, broad calligraphic brush strokes on free canvas to a more tempered, restrained energy.
HCMC-Exhibition by Nguyen Tran Trung Tin and Nguyen Van Du
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre
15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
You are invited to “The Substance vs. The Dream; The Flesh vs. Immaculateness; The Ideal vs. The Materiality—The New Possibilities of Painting”—a two-man show by Nguyen Van Du and Tran Nguyen Trung Tin, curated by Nguyen Nhu Huy.
Film Screening “Hamlet” on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)
7 pm, February 27
Salon 3A Ngo Quyen street, Hoan Kiem district
The British Council will present the film version of Hamlet – with BAFTA-nominated actress Maxine Peake in the title role – in its sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre. Peak’s Hamlet is one example of cross-gender casting.