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MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

Hanoi- ‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production



Apr 25 and 27, 6 pm

Vietnam Tuong Theatre, 51A Duong Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem district

A delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach.

Farming, the building activities, traditional games, and lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated by ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, and rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND 630,000- VND 1,050,000

Hanoi- Subscription Concert Vol. 109


Apr 27, 8 pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem district

Featuring piano Soloist: Henri Sigfridsson and artists from the the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor: Wong Kah Chun

Programme: J. Brahms: Concerto Piano no.2, op.83, in B flat major

Interval

V. Kalinnikov: Symphony No.1, in G minor

Ticket prices: VND 200,000 – VND 350,000 – VND 500,000

HCMC- The Mist by Lune Production

Apr 23, 6:00 pm

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The Mist tells the story of Southern Vietnamese farming life, expressed through neo-classic and contemporary dance performed by skilled artists.

Using rice cultivation as a metaphor to appreciate the farmers’ dedication, from the misty dawn in the fields and the hardship and will power to rise up from the humble muddy soil and brace storms, until the moment they arrive joyously like shining pearls at harvest.

The Mist is an hour of emotions, with a myriad of ups and downs, painted by sensational live music, splendid visuals, and colorful lighting effects.

Ticket prices: VND630,000 – VND1,050,000- VND1,470,000

HCMC- A O Show by Lune Production



6:00 pm every day, except Monday and Sunday

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

Featuring optical illusions and impressive acrobatics, paired with traditional music performances by a troupe of talented local artists.

Known as the Cirque du Soleil of Vietnam (minus the flashy outfits), this live show depicts the transition of rural Vietnam into today’s modern landscape, using props such as giant woven baskets, scaffolding, bamboo canes, and ropes.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000
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EXHIBITION

Hanoi- Exhibition “Dany”

Until May 4, 8 am – 5 pm

Vietnam University of Fine Arts, 42 Yet Kieu Street

Showing 29 of his works of Dany who is one of the most famous comic book artists of Wallonie-Bruxelles.

Dany, pseudonym for Daniel Henrotin, was born in 1943 in Wallonie. His first comic series – «Olivier Rameau» – published in 1968, was a huge success, and from then on he shifts between the worlds of his story, always with a sense of humor.

In 2011, he received the Grand Prix Diagonale, a prestigious Belgian award for the 9th art.

Hanoi- Multimedia Exhibition “Light and Life” by Alexandre Dang



Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang Sstreet (for cars) | 28 Tran Binh Sstreet (for bikes), Nam Tu Liem district

A multimedia exhibition “Light and Life” by Alexandre Dang, a French visual artist. The works on display offer poetry to the public and invites his the audiences to discover new perceptions linked with topics like such as energy, movement, and the environment.

Hanoi- Art Exhibition by Painter Pham Luc

Until May 20, 10 am – 8 pm (Tue to Sun)
Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA), B1-R3 Vincom Royal City, 72 Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District

An exhibition of 60 paintings by artist Pham Luc – one of the most noticeable painters in Vietnam. The artworks were selected by curator/artist Le Thiet Cuong from a private collection of 700 artworks of Dr Nguyen Si Dung.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Happy Zone” by Do Thuy Hang

Dong Phong Art Gallery, 03 Ly Dao Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District

Come to the painting exhibition “Happy Zone” by Do Thuy Hang to explore her journey to in search for of a “happy zone” where she can finally ‘touch’ the essence of the true, the good, and the beautiful.




Hanoi- Exhibition “Rubbish of the Spring 2018″

Vicas Art Studio, 32 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District

After the Lunar New Year festival, peach blossom branches were thrown away and became trash. Four artists reused them as the main materials to create four critical artworks which implies imply how people can have a more positive attitude towards their ecological and social environment.

The “Rubbish of the Spring 2018″ exhibition displays four installation artworks:’ The Whale’ by Pham Thi Hong Sam, ‘Seed and Sprout’ by Ha Huy Muoi, ‘Missing the Woods’ by Le Duc Hung and ‘The Society’ by Yen Nang






HCMC- Exhibition “In One’s Breath – Nothing Stands Still” by Tuan Mami


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

The exhibition is Hanoi-based artist Tuan Mami’s first-ever solo show in Ho Chi Minh City.

The project is inspired by the ancient Muong epic ‘De Dat De Nuoc’ (‘The Birth of Soil and Water’), from which emerges a belief that there is spirituality in all beings, that the creation of the world is constantly in a state of chaos where humans struggle to cohabit harmoniously with other creatures, and especially with themselves.

Tickets: VND35,000 - VND25,000 (with appropriate student ID) - free for children under 16 (with appropriate ID).

HCMC- Exhibition “8♡” by Truc-Anh

Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, District 1

For his third solo exhibition at the gallery, Truc-Anh tells a complex and nuanced story of transformation and awakening.

The title of the show exemplifies these dynamics, as a reference to the video games of Truc-Anh’s childhood, while also alluding to metaphysical dimensions.

In particular, the symmetrical number eight – representing a perfect loop and infinity – appears in many of the works, while references to rebirth, healing and impermanence, interspersed with images of the ego, vanity and conceit, are also prevalent.

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