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Hanoi- Contemporary Circus Show “Becalmed!” by Be Clown

Until May 4

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

A contemporary circus show by the French company Be Clown. 

“Becalmed!” is the result of Be Clown’s recent artist residency in Vu Linh Commune in the northern province of Yen Bai. Based on the techniques of contemporary circus, the show will take audiences to a surreal realm and give them some fantastical experiences through performances by “the clowns”, live music, and the infamous circus practices!

Regular price: 210 000 VND
Reduced price for L’Espace members: 130 000 VND
Reduced price for students: 100 000 VND (students card required)
Reduced prices apply until May 04, 2018
Tickets are available at L’Espace (Mon to Fri: 9 am – 6.30 pm and 7 – 8 pm / Sat: 9 am – 7 pm)

Hanoi- Hard-Rock Night with Lysistrata

May 3, 8pm,

L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street

The French rock band Lysistrata has toured all across Europe and has established a reputation. Their debut album, “The Thread”, is considered as “a multi-headed monster”, on which rock hits are succeeded by even more progressive, hypnotic melodies. 

Ticket price: VND 210 000 
Member price: VND 130 000 
Student price: VND 100 000

Hanoi- Beatbox-Acapella Performance by Berywam

May 4, 8 pm,

Ly Thai To Park

Berywam, the champion of the 2016 French Beatbox Championships, represents France in competing in the 2018 Beatbox Battle World Championship.

They can recreate everything – from classical music pieces to contemporary songs such as ‘La bohème’ (by Charles Aznavour), ‘Crazy’ (by Gnarls Barkley), and even Eminem – using only their voices and mouths.

Free entry

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


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

Until May 5

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 “The Smurfs”

N14 Exhibition Hall, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

9 Hoang Dieu Street

An exhibition on the fictional blue creatures created by the Belgian cartoonist Peyo will take place at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long from April 26 to June 4, 2018.

The exhibition commemorates the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Smurfs. Debuted in 1958, the comic series “The Smurfs” by Peyo tells a fictional story of a colony of blue, human-like creatures. Thirty-five million copies of the thirty-four books in the series have been published in 90 countries.

Free entry

Hanoi-Exhibition on Traditional Paints in Vietnam

Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu street

Showcasing paintings, photographs, documentation, materials and tools used in painting in Vietnam, with the participation of 13 artists: Ly Truc Son – Nguyen Thi Que – Dang Thu Huong – Nguyen Van Bang – Dao Ngoc Han – Nguyen Tuan Cuong – Tran Dinh Binh – Vu Tuan Dung – Nguyen Xuan Luc – Nguyen Duc Viet – Dang Hien – Nguyen Thi Tien – Nguyen Manh Cuong.

Free entry

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 

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