EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 20-30 (daily updated)

Piano - Tuồng "Fire" by Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen Sat 29 Nov 2014, 8 pm Hanoi Opera House 1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội "Fire" is a project conceived 8 years ago by two artists Pho An My and Dang Tue Nguyen. Sharing the desire of creating a new theatre language as combination between piano and Tuồng, My and musician Dang Tue Nguyen has collaborated to generate "Fire" based on … [Read more...]

Musical show for patients to be broadcast live

PANO - The 70th "Bringing music to hospitals" program, to take place at the Central Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, will be broadcast live on VTV6 channel at noon on March 21st. This program will be organized simultaneously at the studio 14 (S14) of Vietnam Television and the institute. MC Cong To, singers Thai Thuy Linh and Bui Anh Tuan will be at S14 … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 15-31 (daily updated)

Mini Doc Fest 2013 22 - 24 Mar 2013 Goethe-Institut Hanoi 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học From 22nd of March to 24th of March 2013, the Mini Doc Fest 2013 will present documentaries by young Southeast Asian filmmakers and artists. At the opening night the internationally award-winning documentary Story of Kindness (1987) by Tran Van Thuy and a short film with footage of his … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR DEC. 15-31 (daily updated)

A Talk by Prof Nora A. Taylor Sun 30 Dec 2012, 6 pm Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi Come to attend a talk by Prof. Nora A. Taylor: Artists in Hanoi from 1992-2012: A view onto Vietnamese Art History from the Perspective of an Outsider". Nora A. Taylor is a Chicago-based art historian of modern and contemporary Vietnamese art and professor of Southeast Asian Art … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED ON DEC. 9-20

The Family Festival Kermesse 2011 Sun 11 Dec 2011, 9 am - 6 pm Thao Cam Vien (Park), 2B Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCM The Family Festival Kermesse 2011 will be held with sport activities, traditional games and many performances. In the festival, young children as well as adults will have fun with all the activities and traditional games from France and many … [Read more...]

Musical man becomes the top Master of Ceremonies

A man from Ha Noi on Wednesday won this year's annual Master of Ceremonies (MC) competition after impressing the audience with his knowledge about music by famous composer Trinh Cong Son. Centre of attention : Master of Ceremonies Competition winner Tran Hanh Phuc on stage at HCM City's Television Studio. — VNS Photo Tran Hanh Phuc's confidence and intelligence … [Read more...]

SOCIETY IN BRIEF 13/5

Capital shortage hinders anti-landslide projects HCMC has suspended construction of eight out of 10 anti-landslide projects this year due to capital shortage, according to the waterway management unit under the city's Transport Department. This is the result of this year's public investment reduction scheme in response to the Government's anti-inflation effort, said Tran … [Read more...]

European Music Festival to host 16 concerts in Vietnam

Kieu Giang Swedish singer Kristin Amparo - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZERS The 13th festival, organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and seven Embassies of European Union member states and European cultural centers, features music talent from Austria, Wallonia-Brussels/Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland and Sweden and Vietnam. There … [Read more...]

Europe music festival take place in Hanoi and HCM

The Hanoitimes - The 2014 Europe music festival will be held at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city from November 22 to December 5. The event, organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and seven Embassies of European Union member states and European Cultural Centers, will gather famous talented musicians and singers … [Read more...]

Europe music festival 2014 in Vietnam

Many artists to participate in the festival. (Photo: the Organizing Board) The Europe music festival 2014 will kick off in Hanoi on November 22nd and in Ho Chi Minh city on November 24th and run until December 5th at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city. The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and seven Embassies of European … [Read more...]

Great party of European music to entertain Vietnamese audience

PANO - The European Music Festival 2014 will kick off at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi on November 22nd and at the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24th. This festival, the 13th of its kind, will feature well-known musical talents from Austria, Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium), France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden as well as a guest band from Vietnam. Mat … [Read more...]

Europe music festival take place in Hanoi and HCM

The Hanoitimes - The 2014 Europe music festival will be held at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city from November 22 to December 5. The event, organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and seven Embassies of European Union member states and European Cultural Centers, will gather famous talented musicians and singers … [Read more...]

Europe music festival 2014 in Vietnam

Many artists to participate in the festival. (Photo: the Organizing Board) The Europe music festival 2014 will kick off in Hanoi on November 22nd and in Ho Chi Minh city on November 24th and run until December 5th at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city. The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and seven Embassies of European … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 10-20 (daily updated)

Screening of "Pauline Détective" Fri 20 Jun 2014, 8 pm L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the film screening "Pauline Détective" (France, 2012, 101 mins) directed by Marc Fitoussi. Charm, humor and lots of sunshine… Pauline Détective is a gentle bubble, a pleasant comedy with swirling rhythm in which detective plot is just a lovely excuse. For more … [Read more...]

Blind Japanese Pianist to perform in Hanoi, HCMC

Blind Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii will give performances at the Opera House in Hanoi on June 19 and at the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City on June 21. The 25-year-old Japanese classical pianist and composer Nobuyuki Tsujii has been blind since birth. He began his formal study of piano at the age of two and debuted with Century Orchestra in Osaka at the age of … [Read more...]

Performing Arts in the country producing fewer graduates

VietNamNet Bridge - Out of 440 universities and colleges in the country, 56 are for the performing arts and of these only 20 cover all aspects of the entertainment arts.The Ho Chi Minh City Conservative of Music has six master's in vocal music.  Seven of the 20 are of university level with three years of learning and 13 provide two years of learning. Because there are few … [Read more...]

Famous American artist to perform in Vietnam

Michael Parks Masterson Nhan Dan Online - Michael Parks Masterson, a well-know artist of the Broadway musical theatre in the US, will perform at the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City on April 18. The performance, sponsored by the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, aims to create an opportunity for Vietnamese visitors to enjoy Broadway opera hits such as All … [Read more...]

Irish music night in Hanoi

PANO - Well-known Irish artists entertained Vietnamese audiences with impressive performances of instruments, songs and dances at the Irish music night on January 14th in Tuoi Tre Theater in Hanoi, with the participation of popular Irish and Vietnamese artists. During the event, Irish instrumentalists Mick Moloney, Michelle Mulcahy, Louise Mulcahy and Dylan Foley, dancer Niall … [Read more...]

US Jazz Quartet plays Vietnamese classics

Ari Roland Jazz Quartet and Vietnamese artists Kim Luyen and Anh Tan (in white from R to L) performing at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music. On Tuesday night (April 26), the Ari Roland Jazz Quartet performed at the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1. The American Jazz ensemble played alongside four traditional Vietnamese artists. Tran Manh … [Read more...]

EVENTS ON NOVEMBER 21-30

Exhibition "Fullness of Absence" Exhibition: 10 Nov - 16 Dec 2011 Sàn Art, 3 Me Linh, Binh Thanh District, HCM City San Art presents a solo exhibition "Fullness of Absence" by artist Nguyen Thai Tuan. Nguyen Thai Tuan is one of Vietnam's most significant artists of his generation, whose artistic practice is anchored in the symmetry of fullness and absence. Where are our … [Read more...]