What’s going on in Hanoi today – List of events happening daily in Hanoi – Vietnam

A Talk about Vu Dan Tan and his Multimedia Works

    Sat 08 Oct 2016, 7 – 9 pm Goethe Institut – 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi From Goethe Institut: From 7.10. to 28.10.2016, the Goethe-Institut will be presenting an exhibition titled “Vu Dan Tan and Music”. On October 8 at 7 PM, the curator Iola Lenzi will hold a speech about the artist and

Concert – Silent Film “A Page of Madness”

    Sat 29 Oct 2016, 8 pm L’Espace – 24 Trang Tien – Hanoi From L’Espace: “A Page of Madness” is a concert – silent film presented during the week of Sound. It offers an original approach to the relationship between images and sounds. From the early days of silent film existed the need for sound design.

HCMC – A Capella Concert with German and Vietnamese Folk Songs

    Sat 15 Oct 2016, 8 pm HCMC Conservatory of Music 112 Nguyen Du, Dist 1, HCMC From Goethe Institut: Goethe-Institut Ho Chi Minh welcomes the GewandhausChoir Leipzig, which is directed by Gregor Meyer, in Vietnam. After having held two concerts in Hanoi, they are performing together with the choir of the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Concert Vol. 95 – Hanoi Opera House

    26 and 27 Oct 2016, 8 pm Hanoi Opera House – 1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội From the organizer: Come to Subscription Concert Vol. 95 with the performance of: Conductor: Olivier Ochanine Piano Soloists: Pham Quynh Trang and Tran Tam Ngoc and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra Program Franz Schubert – Symphony No. 5 Bb major

Art Talk “What To Ask” with Santiago Reyes

    Sun 09 Oct 2016, 3.30 – 5.30 pm Heritage Space – 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza From Heritage Space: Come to the spontaneous art talk “What To Ask” with artist Santiago Reyes from Ecuador and young Vietnamese artists. The art talk is a part of the program Month of Arts Practice 2016 at Heritage Space in order

Concert with Conductor Henri Pompidor

    Tue 25 Oct 2016, 8 pm Vietnam National Academy of Music 77 Hao Nam, Hanoi From L’Espace: Henri Pompidor begins a brilliant musical career in Europe, where he mainly holds the position of choir director, then in Thailand where he is director of choral singing department of the Conservatory. His entrance at the Conservatory of Paris

Film Screening “Les Nouvelles Aventures d’Aladin”

    Sun 09 Oct 2016, 4 pm L’Espace – 24 Trang Tien From L’Espace: Come to film screening “Les Nouvelles Aventures d’Aladin” at L’Espace. Director: Arthur Benzaquen Cast: Kev Adams, Jean-Paul Rouve, Eric Judor, Michel Blanc, Vanessa Guide, Audrey Lamy, William Lebghil et Nader Boussandel This amusing French blockbuster should please everyone willing to have fun watching

Program of Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) in October 2016

    From Friends of Vietnam Heritage: FVH is pleased to offer a diverse range of events this month: – City Walk to Bạch Mã Temple and the Old Quarter (in English) on Sunday 9 October – City Walk to Đền Quán Thánh, stories of Trúc Bạch lake and Ngũ Xã island (in English) on Sunday 16

HCMC – Art Walk 2.0 HCMC – Exhibition “Where Is the Place of Peace”

    01 – 15 Oct 2016 From the organizer: Art Walk, a program organized by Sao La last year, was held in the purpose of emphasizing the relationship between the community, social context and artists, which entailed connecting art with the public, environmental surveys of local art. Keeping with this spirit, Sao La is elated to

Percussion Concert with Go Group band

    Fri 21 Oct 2016, 8 – 10 pm Heritage Space – 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza From Heritage Space: A MUSICAL NIGHT FOR AUTUMN is a special Percussion Concert by GO GROUP band at Heritage Space in this October. Founded in 2010 – Go Group has impressed the audience for a unique style of performance at percussion

”WIND” – Dialogue of Piano & Chèo Opera by pianist Pho An My

    Sat 29 Oct 2016, 8 – 10 pm Labor Theater 43 Trang Tien, Hanoi From the organizer: After “Shadow” and “Fire,” both of which are representative of the discursive musical style, have caught the attention of critics, audience and the press, pianist Phó An My and composer Đặng Tuệ Nguyên collaborate again, in 2016, to

Exhibition “Vu Dan Tan and Music”

    Opening: Fri 07 Oct 2016, 6 pm Exhibition: 08 – 28 Oct 2016, 9 am – 7 pm Goethe Institut – 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Ba Dinh, Hanoi From Goethe Institut: Hanoi artist Vu Dan Tan (1946-2009) is a pioneer of Vietnamese contemporary art. His rich oeuvre, which spanned the mid-1970s until his death in 2009,

Music Story of the Old Quarter in October

    Fri 14 Oct 2016, 8 pm Center of the Old Quarter’s Culture Exchange 50 Dao Duy Tu, Hanoi From the organizer: Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam has its proud 1000-year-old history and tradition. The music born here shares the richness as the city’s history itself: diversified and original. “Music Story of the Old

Concert “A German Requiem” in Hanoi opera house

    Thu 13 Oct 2016, 8 pm Hanoi Opera House – 1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội From Goethe Institut: Goethe-Institut Hanoi welcomes the Gewandhaus Choir Leipzig for several concerts in Vietnam. On October 13, 2016 the traditional choir will perform “Ein Deutsches Requiem” (A German Requiem) together with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), directed by Tetsuji

Film Screening “La Glace et le Ciel” in Hanoi

    Screening film with Vietnamese subtitles: Fri 07 Oct 2016, 8 pm Screening film with English subtitles: Sun 09 Oct 2016, 6 pm L’Espace From L’Espace: Come to the film screening “Ice and the Sky” (La Glace et le Ciel) (France, 2013, 113’). Director: Bertrand Tavernier Casting: Thierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels Arestrup The film, selected to

Contemporary Concert with Hanoi New Music Ensemble

    Sun 23 Oct 2016, 8 pm L’Espace – 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội From L’Espace: Hanoi New Music Ensemble (HNME) was founded in 2015 on the initiative of the composers Vu Nhat Tan and Tran Kim Ngoc, violist Pham Truong Son and conductor Jeff Von Der Smith. HNME is a new music group founded to bring the

Exhibition “Stories of Getting Old” – Vietnam Women’s Museum

    Opening: Fri 30 Sep 2016, 9 – 11am Vietnam Women’s Museum 36 Lý Thường Kiệt, Hà Nội Tel: (04) 3825 9936 – 3936 1869 From the Museum: On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Day for Older Persons (10.1.1991 – 10.1.2016) and the Action Month for the Vietnamese elderly, the Vietnamese Women’s

HCMC – Exhibition “Where Is the Place of Peace”

    Opening: Fri 30 Sep 2016, 6 pm Exhibition: 30 Sep – 27 Oct 2016 Craig Thomas Gallery – Craig Thomas Gallery 165 Calmette, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, Dist 1, HCMC Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 6pm; Sundays 1 to 5 pm; and by appointment From the organizer: You are invited to “Where Is

DOCLAB Photography Workshop 2016: Issues in Contemporary Photographic Seeing

    Doclab photography workshop 2016 opens for registration Deadline: 10 Oct 2016 – 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học Ba Đình, Hà Nội From DOCLAB: This is the second photography workshop held at DocLab by American photographer Jamie Maxtone-Graham. This workshop consists of three parts: – In-class presentations by the instructor of important 20th century photographers and their work and

Film Screening “Human” at L’Espace

    27 Sep – 03 Oct 2016 L’Espace From L’Espace: From September 27th, come and take a look at the human experience through splendid and breathtaking shoots! Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand (France, 2015, 143′) Cast: Unknown actors “A Film That Makes Us More Human. Photojournalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s profound portrait of humanity.” – The Epoch Times HUMAN is a

Science Film Festival 2016 in Hanoi

    Opening: Sun 02 Oct 2016, 2.30 pm Kim Dong Cinema 19 Hang Bai, Hanoi — Science Film Festival: 02 Oct – 18 Dec 2016 in 19 provinces and cities From Goethe Institut: Short films, experiments and educational games for children and teenagers about nature, environmental protection and new technologies. It takes place in Vietnam and

Film Screening “Le Roi et L’oiseau” in Hanoi

    Sun 02 Oct 2016, 4 pm L’Espace – 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội From L’Espace: You are invited to the film screening “Le Roi et L’oiseau” (France, 1979, 87’). This animation classic is a great song about love and freedom that brings the Andersen fairy tale back to life. Film synopsis: Many ages have passed, Andersen fairy

HCMC – Concert “Edvard Grief & the Peer Gynt Suite”

    Sun 09 Oct 2016, 8 pm HCMC Opera House – No. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMC From the organizer: Music has always been an important vehicle in story-telling. Through-out the development of music over the ages, programmatic music has always found its place in the repertoire. HBSO’s October 9th concert will feature programmatic works from

Film Screening “Blood Father” at L’Espace – 02 Days Only

    24 and 25 Sep 2016 L’Espace From L’Espace: You only have two days to Watch “Blood Father” at L’Espace. Director: Jean-François Richet (France, 2015, 88) Casting: Erin Moriarty, Mel Gibson “Jean-François Richet, César-winning French director behind the acclaimed Mesrine films, delivers a good old-fashioned road movie with the terrifically charismatic presence of Mel Gibson.” Film synopsis:

Specialized Documentaries about Vietnamese Value Chains

    From SDC: In what may be the most comprehensive coverage of a Vietnamese development project in film to date, now after 3 years, the “Connect to Stories From the Value Chain” film series has been completed. Covering cinnamon, hemp and tea value chains in mountainous areas as part of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s

Program “Art & Your Social Status” in Hanoi

    Artwork by Phan Cam Thuong in exhibition Gravity 22 – 24 Sep 2016 3rd floor, Hanoi Old Quarter Cultural Exchange Center 50 Dao Duy Tu, Hanoi From the organizer: You are invited to a three-day art program called “Art & Your Social Status” to celebrate World Rhino Day. People express their social status through different

Playback Theater Course in Hanoi

    Every Thursday from 06 Oct 2016, 07.15 – 09.45 pm The Black Box – 56 Nguyen Khuyen, Hanoi From the organizer: Playback theater is a form of original Improvisation Theatre, in which the story of life was recreated immediately on stage, no prepared script, nor the presence of a director, both of which are discarded, instead,

Photo Book “Hầu Đồng: The Spirit Mediums of Viet Nam” by Tewfic El-Sawy

    ©2016 Tewfic El-Sawy American photographer Tewfic El-Sawy has published a photo book about the Hầu Đồng tradition of Vietnam after documenting it for more than two years. Tewfic El-Sawy is a professional travel photographer from New York City who has spent the past two years documenting the ancient indigenous Vietnamese tradition of Hầu Đồng. It

Round-table Discussion “Problems of Contemporary Art” in Hanoi

    Sat 24 Sep 2016, 9 am L’Espace From L’Espace: You are invited to the round-table discussion “Ptoblems of Contemporary Art”, inspired by the book “50 Questions l’esthetique Contemporain” by Marc Jimenez. Speakers: – Pham Dieu Huong, visual artist, founder of CUCA Vietnam – Nguyen Duc Thanh, Doctor of Economics, Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic

Exhibition – Workshop “45 days in the Old Quarter” at Muong Studio

    22 Sep – 22 Oct 2016 Muong Studio 202 Tay Tien, Hoa Binh From the organizer: Some works of the exhibition – workshop “45 days in the Old Quarter” will continue to be exhibited for one more month at Muong Studio. Some photos of the exhibition at Muong Studio: Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

The Fourth Hanoi Open Exhibition

    18 Sep – 09 Oct 2016, 10 am – 6 pm Work Room Four – 24th floor, Packexim Building, lane 15, An Duong Vuong Str, Tay Ho, Hanoi From the organizer: After three acclaimed annual open exhibitions from 2013 to 2015, the Fourth Hanoi Open Exhibition exhibiting works from both professional and amateur Vietnamese and international

Film Screening “The Life”

    Thu 22 Sep 2016, 7.30 pm Cinematheque – 22A Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội From the organizer: The boundary between life and death is clearest in the war. In “The Life” (2006), duties to nation, family and personal integrity collide under the bombs of a distant foe. “Stubborn” Linh (Võ Thành Tâm) is a newlywed soldier

Round-table Discussion “History and Ta Chi Dai Truong”

    Thu 15 Sep 2016, 6 pm L’Espace From L’Espace: You are invited to the round table discussion about the contribution of historian Ta Chi Dai Truong to the documentation of Vietnam’s history, with the participation of: – Dr. Tran Trong Duong – Researcher Mai Anh Tuan For more information about the event, please refer to Vietnamese version

Queer Forever! 2016 – Hanoi Creative City

    16 and 17 Sep 2016 Hanoi Creative City – 1 Luong Yen Str, Hanoi From the organizer: We are happy to invite you to Queer Forever! 2016. This year program will take place in Hanoi on two days: 16 – 17 Sept. 2016. at Nhà Sàn Collective Level 15, Hanoi Creative City Building no 1 Lương

Book Talk by Sylvie Fanchette in Hanoi

    Fri 16 Sep 2016, 7.30 pm Bookworm – 44 Chau Long – Hanoi From Bookworm: An investigation into the past development and future growth of Hanoi from village to a globalized mega-city that continues to envelope rural communities – with an emphasis on the Government’s concept for Hanoi by 2030. Built of a floodplain now

Solo Exhibition “Mid Autumn Night” by Artist Chinh Le

    Opening: Thu 15 Sep 2016, 6 pm Exhibition: 15 Sep – 10 Oct 2016 Art Vietnam Gallery From Art Vietnam Gallery: The Mid Autumn Festival, which occurs on the 15th of the eighth lunar month, is one of the most celebrated days of the lunar calendar. In Vietnam it is considered the second most important

Contemporary Dance Performance “Hakanaï” in Hanoi

    24 and 25 Sep 2016, 8 pm Star Galaxy 87 Lang Ha, Hanoi From L’Espace: You are invited to the contemporary dance “Hakanaï” under the framework of the dance festival “Europe meets Asia in Contemporary Dance 2016”. “Hakanaï” is a dance performance in which a dancer moves in a volume of images set in motion by

A Night of Concert and Ballet – “Autumn Serenade” in Hanoi

    29 and 30 Sep 2016, 8 pm Hanoi Opera House – 1 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội From the organizer: You are invited to A Night of Concert and Ballet, entitled “Autumn Serenade”. Program Part I: Famous compositions by Russian composers Conductor: PhD. People’s Artist Nguyễn Thiếu Hoa and the Orchestra of Vietnam National Opera and Balllet

Film Screening “Exiled” in Hanoi

    Fri 09 Sep 2016, 7.30 pm TPD – 51 Tran Hung Dao Str (4th floor), Hanoi From TPD: In the first week of Hong Kong Crime film month, you are invited to the film screening “Exiled” directed by Johnnie To in its original language with Vietnamese subtitles. “Exiled” is a 2006 Hong Kong action drama film

Symphony Concert in Hanoi

    Sat 10 Sep 2016, 8 pm The Grand Concert Hall Vietnam National Academy of Music – 77 Hao Nam Str., Dong Da Distr., Ha Noi From the organizer: Come to the symphony concert with the performance of: Conductor: Le Phi Phi Piano Soloist: Pham Quynh Trang Cello Soloist: People’s Artist Ngo Hoang Quan Violin Soloist: Ngo

What is Quest x Doclab Short Film Competition?

    From DOCLAB: Quest x Doclab Short Film Competition gives you a chance to be screened at two top art festivals happening in Vietnam and enter the competition for the main prize. The first round of Quest x Doclab Short Film Competition, where 10 best films will be shortlisted, takes place at Quest Festival. The films

Art Program “Autumn Story” in Hanoi

    Sat 10 Sep 2016, 6 – 9 pm V-Artroom – 3F IPH-Indochina Plaza Hanoi, 241 Xuan Thuy St, Cau Giay District From the organizer: The program combines different types of Art, Poetry – Music – Painting, with a message to audience which is to praise the simple, innocent, and silent beauty that hides deep in the