September 3- 9: Concert: Vietnam Tour of NHK Symphony Orchestra

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NDO— A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events that will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.



Contemporary Music Concert “Shades of Sounds”

8 pm, September 8

Manzi Art Space

14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi

Manzi is pleased to host “Shades of the Sounds” – a concert of contemporary music by the Hanoi New Music Ensemble and Đông Kinh Cổ Nhạc the Ancient Music Group of Tonkin, featuring works by composer Vu Nhat Tan and Tuong – traditional opera of Vietnam.

Surcharge: VND 150,000 /person

Concert: Vietnam Tour of NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo

8 pm, September 7

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien, Hanoi

You are invited to a concert featuring violin soloist Christian Tetzlaff.

The concert features works including Eugene Onegin, Op.24, Act III: Polonaise and Symphony No.4 in F Minor, Op.36 of Tchaikovsky, and Symphonie Espagnole, Op.21 of Lalo

Ticket prices: VND 500,000 | VND 800,000 | VND 1,000,000 | VND 1,500,000.


Exhibition “Art & Technology: Art as Insight”

Heritage Space

6 Nguyen Hoang, My Dinh 2, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi

Heritage Space is honored to introduce ‘Art & Technology: Art as Insight’ – An experimental exhibition curated by Katherina Huong Nguyen exploring intersections of knowledge and art — objects and designs that are beautiful but also represent amazing technological innovations, that inspire reflection and new discoveries for the viewer, showing art as a powerful conduit of learning.

Exhibition “Colours of Life”

Vietnamese Women’s Museum

36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi

The Exhibition “Colours of Life” by Photographer Le Bich will be organized at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in cooperation with the Photography Club of Hanoi. 40 photos in the exhibition show how some Vietnamese women have used their craftsmanship to preserve the cultural heritage of their villages.

Free entry

Exhibition “Fragments” by Hiraki Sawa

Vincom Center for Contemporary Art (VCCA)

B1 – R3, Vincom Mega Mall Royal City

72A Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi

The Vincom Center for Contemporary Arts (VCCA) proudly presents “Fragments”, an exhibition showcasing surreal art pieces by one of the top artists in Japan, Hikari Sawa. Through this exhibition, the VCCA hopes to bring video art closer to the public.



A O Show by Lune Production

6:00 pm, August 27, 28, 30 and 31

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


Exhibition “Gang of Five Chancing Modern”

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

Curated by Le thuan Uyen, the exhibition surveys three decades of artistic practices by five of the most important figures in the art scene of North Vietnam; Hong Viet Dung, Ha Tri Hieu, Dang Xuan Hoa, Tran Luong and Pham Quang Vinh.

Featuring nearly forty paintings and numerous original historical materials (including reviews and interviews, archival images, exhibition guest books, two short documentary films, and a timeline tracking the conception, development, and reunion of the Gang of Five, this is one of the few retrospective exhibitions staged in Vietnam that thoroughly documents the lives and preoccupations of local artists (and/or artist groups) of the 20th century.


For adults: VND 35,000

For students: VND 25,000 (with appropriate student ID)

For children under 16: free (with appropriate ID)