January 11-17: Exhibition of traditional Japanese dolls in HCMC

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



Dreaming about Landscapes

December 19, 2020 – January 23, 2021

Mo Art Space

B3, Apricot Hotel

136 Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem District

The exhibition presents 27 artworks from 22 Vietnamese and foreign artists. However, this selection is still modest in the context of Vietnamese contemporary art, which has been developing strongly in recent years.

The artworks have been made in different times and spaces, with various perspectives and stories, providing a panoramic view of landscape painting, a long history in Western and Eastern art.

Exhibition “The Yuendumu Doors”

December 8, 2020 – January 20, 2021

Trong Dong Building

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay District

“The Yuendumu Doors” exhibition introduces one of the most important cultural and artistic collections in Australia.

It brings Australia’s unique Indigenous culture to a Vietnamese audience and deepens the people-to-people links between the two countries.


Japanese Online Film Festival

January 13-22, 2021

You are invited to enjoy the fascinating world of Japanese cinema at https://watch.jff.jpf.go.jp/page/vietnam/

The site is available from January 13, 2021.eEch movie will be screened within 24 hours only from the scheduled starting time.

Movies list: Tsukiji Wonderland (2016), The Great Passage (2013), Tora-san of Goto (2016), Dance with me (2019), Gon, Little Fox (2015), Little Nights, Little Love (2019), Lady Maiko (2014), Key of Life (2012), Tokyo Marble Chocolate (2007), and Pigtails (2015).



Exhibition of traditional Japanese dolls

January 8-27, 08 am – 05 pm

Ho Chi Minh City Fines Art Museum

97A Pho Duc Chinh street, District 1

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam is hosting the first-ever exhibition of “Traditional Japanese Dolls” at Ho Chi Minh City Fines Art Museum.

This exhibition features 32 traditional dolls depicting the gracefulness of Japanese ladies in kimono, popular characters in Japanese Noh and Kabuki plays, babies, children, teenagers royal dolls and clay dolls.

‘Thuy Nguyen – An Everyday Dream”

November 7, 2020 – February 6, 2021

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

No 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2

Known and recognised for her multidisciplinary creative practice, entrepreneurship and distinct aesthetic, Thuy Nguyen is one of Vietnam’s most celebrated designers and a leader in Vietnam’s emerging and rapidly growing fashion industry.

This exhibition, curated by Dolla S. Merrillees, is the first to explore her career and practice of more than a decade, revealing the background, creative processes, cultural influences and inspiration that have contributed to the making of a successful and acclaimed fashion design house.