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What's on January 13-19 (Daily updated)
  • | dtinews.vn | January 13, 2020 05:04 PM

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

Jan 14 and 19, 6pm

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien 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, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, as well as rhythmic dancing, performed with distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND 700,000- VND 1,050,000

HCMC-A O Show by Lune Production

6:00 pm and 8:30 pm, January 13,14,15,18 and 19

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

The A O Show features 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: Hanoi in my eyes

Main lobby, G Floor, Grand Vista Hanoi, 146 Giang Vo, Ba Dinh District

An exhibition by photographer Nguyen Viet Thanh featuring 30 different photos from 2005 – 2019 that capture Hanoi through the eyes of a very talented photographer – a Hanoian who never stops reflecting through his artworks the love he has towards his motherland.

Hanoi-Spring gallery 2020 “Beauty”

Jan 11 – 20, 9 am – 6 pm
Exhibition Centre of Fine Art and Photography, 29 Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem District

From the organizer

Spring Gallery is an art activity that takes place every year on the occasion of the Lunar New Year at the Exhibition Centre of Fine Art and Photography – 29 Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.

This year, we continue to introduce a wide variety of paintings, graphics, sculptures of materials such as oil paints, lacquer, prints, iron, synthetics … by many artists and sculptors in the Spring 2020 with painting titled “Sac” (Beauty)

Come to “Sac”, art-loving audiences will have relaxing moments to be immersed in the art space with the scent of Spring flowers, mountains, nature, people … in the heart of the capital to feel the Life’s colors are manifesting miracles amid the noise and bustle of the streets every Tet.

Hanoi-Mong | into flower’s dreams

Gac Cam, 60s Tho Quan, Kham Thien Street

“Mong” (Looking forward) is an exhibition that combines photography, installation art, video art and flower arrangement art, inspired by the wonderful values that the traditional Lunar New Year flowers bring to the country. By demonstrating the values of the shared traditional culture through practices of contemporary art, “Mong” opens a space for interaction between nature and people, where 8 flowers become 8 pieces with unique inherent beauty, reflecting the soul of every human being.

Hanoi-Exhibition “Light” by Nguyen Tan Cuong

Until January 20

Cuci Art Studio, Level 2, 25 Hang Bun street, Ba Dinh district

You are invited to the first solo exhibition by Ho Chi Minh City-based artist Nguyen Tan Cuong, who is a veteran abstract painter in Vietnam.

The artist’s new collection shows us a complete metamorphosis proving what a prolonged period of silence can change in a man.

Hanoi-Painting Exhibition “Cloudy”

Jan 8 – 14
Vietnam Fine Art Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh District

From the organizers

The subject of all the artworks in recent years is about life, painter Vu Cuong uses cloud to tell his simple story. Clouds from the high mountains of Ha Giang, clouds surrounds on the harsh alpine views. Sometimes the clouds rolled violently, sometimes very faded, peaceful. The people of the rock plateau with intense vitality, the courage to overcome nature, live with a simple soul, as innocent as the sky. The children of Ha Giang with glittering eyes made the artist sobbed. The more you go the more you see, when there are enough experiences of the emotions, we will find life as light as smoke. Painter Vu Cuong’s painting expressing the philosophy, passion, and self-questioning on oil paints has created a strong visual appeal, with a depth of humanity.

About the artist

Painter Vu Cuong, borned in 1960 in Hanoi. In 1984, he graduated from University of Industrial Fine Arts. He usually using oil paint and lacquer as the dominant material in his paintings. He has a studio at 10A, group 9, Nguyen Cong Tru, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi. In 2001, he was awarded the Phillip Morris Prize and in 2010, rewarded National Fine Arts Exhibition Gold Medal, including “Mam Da” (the bud of rock) in the collection of the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum.

HCMC-Exhibition “Singing to the Choir?” & “Silent Intimacy”

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

A group exhibition by Phan Anh, Tran Minh Duc, and Ngoc Nau; along with ‘Silent Intimacy’, a solo exhibition by Dang Thuy Anh.

Works on display at the ‘Singing to the choir?’ exhibition present the artists’ reflections on humanity’s demonstrated attachment of purpose to an intangible realm justifying the meaning of life.

Meanwhile, ’Silent Intimacy’ is Dang Thuy Anh’s first solo exhibition in her artistic endeavor with apple snails, contemplatively dubbed with the impact of urbanization on human life.


For adults: VND 50,000

For students: VND 40,000 (with appropriate student ID)

For children under 12: free (with appropriate ID)

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