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What's on July 3-7 (Daily updated)
  • | dtinews.vn | July 03, 2017 05:41 AM

Hanoi & HCMC- International finger-style guitar festival

Jul 18, the Vietnam Youth Theatre in Hanoi

Jul 19, the HCM City Conservatory of Music

The third International Finger-Style Guitar Festival 2017, featuring Justin King from the US, Jacques Stotzem from Belgium, Agustin Amigo from Spain, Akihiro Tanaka from Japan and Duy Phong from the host Vietnam.

The festival is a series of international finger-style guitar concerts, an annual Asian event since 2010.

Hanoi-Concert “From the Wood” by Tran Xuan Hoa
July 8, 8pm

Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2,

Tran Xuan Hoa himself struck an equally imposing figure as he entered in full mandarin attire treating the instrument with the reverence it deserves.

Ticket: VND120,000 (including one free drink) – VND100,000 – VND80,000 (for membership, student – show your student’s card when check-in at gate).

HCMC- Electronic music party by American DJ

Jul 8, 10pm

The Lighthouse, 104 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, D1

American DJ and music producer Mackswell will perform at the “People’s Party” electronic music show.

Resident artists including 1Dan, Starchild, Maraphoria and Moose Lee will present hip hop, RnB, house, bass and disco music.

Mackswell has been spinning records since 2001. He has performed around the US and shared stages with famous artists like Snoop Dogg, Travis Scott, Mos Def and Talib Kweli.

 More information on the show and tickets can be found at www.facebook.com/districtXvietnam/.

HCMC-Cuban Night

Every Friday, 9:30PM,

Cuba La Casa Del Mojito, 91 Pasteur, District 1

One of the hottest nights in Saigon with Cuban rythms and Latino dances. Come enjoy the great Cuban Band Corazón Latino and its fantastic Chicas dancing through the whole night.


Hanoi-Exhibition: Korea – Tradition and Modernity

Korean Cultural Centre, 49 Nguyen Du Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Featuring 14 outstanding artworks by the finalists in the Vietnam – Korea Fine Art Competition for Vietnamese artists under 45.

Hanoi-Lacquer Painting Exhibition “Nature – Nostalgia”

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Dang Thu Huong, Ly Truc Son, and Nguyen Thi Que, artists of the first generation of the Vietnamese School of Fine Arts, explored the oriental art of sanded lacquer in the 1990s. The destructive war brings them closer to nature and inspires them with simple subjects: flowers, people, the countryside… The charm of their works resides in the sparkling of the lacquer and its red, black, silver and gold palette.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Raffaello: Opera Omnia”

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay District,

Introducing 35 digital artworks of one of the most prominent Italian painters of the XV-XVI century: Raffaello Sanzio, Raphaël.

Hanoi-Exhibition “The Multiverse”

Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza, 6 Nguyen Hoang (for car) | 28 Tran Binh (for bike), My Dinh 2,

Featuring works by 23 finalists of Dogma Prize 2017.

HCMC-Group Exhibition “I, Me, Mine”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2,

A group exhibition by Tran Kim Hoa, Do Nguyen Lap Xuan, Hoang Nam Viet, Xuan Ha (Grandmadeadxh) and Yatender, curated by Shyevin S’ng and Le Thien Bao.

The concept of ‘the self’ forms a recurrent strand throughout history. Reaching back tens of thousands of years into human history, cave paintings and petroglyphs (such as Chauvet Cave, Ardèche Valley, in France), show the roots of our innate desire to understand who we are.

Tickets: For adults: VND35,000 - For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID) - For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)

HCMC-Exhibition “The Picture Will Still Exist”

Dia Projects, 2nd Floor, 103 Dong Khoi Str, Dist 1,

Featuring photographs, paintings and video works selected from Post Vidai Collection. The exhibition showcases eight established and emerging Vietnamese artists and collective, including Dinh Q. Le, Hoang Duong Cam, Howard Henry Chen, Le Quy Tong, Ngoc Nau, Phuong Linh, The Propeller Group and Vo An Khanh. A number of artworks, such as Dinh Q. Le’s WTC in four moments (2014), The Propeller Group’s AK-47 vs. M16 (2015) and Phuong Linh’s Sanctified Clouds (2012-2015), will be on display for the first time to Vietnamese public.


Hanoi-The Classic Rom-Coms movie month: “Some Like It Hot”

Jul 7, 7.30 pm

The Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents, 51 Tran Hung Dao Str (4th floor),

121′ | Comedy • Romance
Directed by Billy Wilder

Some Like It Hot is a film set in 1929, directed and produced by Billy Wilder, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. The supporting cast includes George Raft, Pat O’Brien, Joe E. Brown, Joan Shawlee, and Nehemiah Persoff. The plot is based on a screenplay by Billy Wilder and Michael Logan from the French film Fanfare of Love.

The film is about two musicians who dress in drag in order to escape from mafia gangsters whom they witnessed commit a crime inspired by the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre. The film was produced in black and white, even though color films were increasing in popularity.

Language: English with Vietnamese subtitles.

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