August 12 - 18: Exhibition “Street Story” in Hanoi

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NDO - A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the coming week.



International Finger-Style Guitar Festival 2019

8 pm on August 17

Youth Theater

11 Ngo Thi Nham, Hanoi

Fingerstyle: A new genre of solo guitar music, has been thriving in Vietnam in recent years. One simple way of describing this genre is that with only a single guitar a performer can play as if he is an entire band. Fingerstyle brings about a whole new perspective on the acoustic guitar in terms of techniques and the sounds a guitar can create. Being able to convey many styles and music genres, FS is creativity at its highest level. The player can freely develop new techniques and show their own colors…
IFSGF (Internatinal Finger-Style Guitar Festival): A series of international fingerstyle guitar concerts, an annual Asia event since 2010, with participation of famous fingerstyle guitarists from many different countries. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the concert in Asia. This is also the 5th concert edition held in Vietnam.


Exhibition “Heinrich Heine” in the Art of Calligraphy

Goethe Institute

56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Seven selected calligraphies for an encounter between two artforms and two men: German poetry meets Vietnamese art, represented by 18th-century poet Heinrich Heine and 21st-century artist Ngau Thu.

Exhibition “Street Story”

Centre of Art-Photography Exhibition

29 Hang Bai Str, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi

The exhibition titled “Chuyen pho” (Street Story) features the works of a group of 5 artists – Vu Bich Thuy, Tran Luu My, Doan Hoang Lam, Tao Linh and Nguyen Minh. With approximately 40 brand new artworks, the artists want to bring street stories that are closed to their hearts to the public during the week long exhibition.



Arts Festival “Autumn Melodies 2019″

August 17 to 25

HCMC Opera House

No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC

Arts Festival Autumn Melodies, a large-scale academic arts Festival in Ho Chi Minh City, is held every 2 years by the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera with the support of HCMC Department of Culture and Sports. This year, the Festival will take place from Saturday August 17 to Sunday August 25, 2019, with a total of eight concerts over nine days.

The three fields of ballet, opera, and symphonic music performed in this Festival all have breakthroughs in the program content.


Exhibition “The Dogma Prize 2019: Encounter”

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, Dist 1, HCMC

The Dogma Prize is pleased to present “Encounter”, a group showcase of fourteen artists applying various media to self-portraiture: from paintings, sculptures and installations to moving images and animation. Encounter seeks to reveal the deeper layers of personal stories and self-inquiries.

Exhibition “Phenomenon ÷ (Time x Space)”

Vin Gallery

6 Le Van Mien, Thao Dien, District 2, HCMC

Yohei Yama returns to Vin Gallery with his second solo project with the gallery, four years after “The Power of Semiosis” (2015). Yama derives his works from nature, spinning the waves of the cosmos and webbing together the rhythm of natural forces. His oeuvre is distinguishable by its repetition and layering of lines, colours, patterns and more often than not creating optical effects that swell and vibrate.

“Phenomenon ÷ (Time x Space)” envisions the universe and it’s life-cycles where the future becomes the present and the present becomes the past.