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What's on May 8-14/2023
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Concert “Musical Greetings from Austria”

May 9, 7pm at Tong Hop Hall, University of Social Sciences & Humanities; Vietnam National University (Campus Thu Duc), HCM City

May 11 at 7pm, at Da Nang College of Culture and Arts, ,130 Le Quang Dao Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City

May 12-14, at King Ly Thai To public gardens and Hoan Kiem Lake walking zones, Hanoi

From the organizer:

Within the framework of the events to enhance the cultural exchange and cooperation between Vietnam and Austria, in May 2023 the Austrian Embassy in Hanoi will organise a series of concerts by artist Jakob Steinkellner with the accordion instrument in Ho Chi Minh City , Da Nang and Hanoi.

Hanoi-Un Parcours Musical

May 12, 8 pm
manzi art space, 14 Phan Huy Ich Street, Ba Dinh District
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From the organizer:

Manzi is pleased to present a special event by guitarist Pongpat Pongpradit and flautist Anton Isselhardt

‘Un Parcours Musical’ is a panorama of 100 years of French music development through the 20th century, characterized by diverse and distinctive styles. The program leads from works of the celebrated French composers Ravel and Debussy with their masterpieces of impressionism, to further musical developments such as modernism, neo-classicism and contemporary music. This presentation of unfamiliar and little-known composers should enchant music lovers. In these 65 minutes you will experience a program full of color and amusement.



Hue City-Exhibition: “YAKISHIME – Earth Metamorphosis”

Until May 14, Mon – Thurs, 08:30 am – 06 pm & Fri – Sun, 08:30 am – 09 pm,
1st Floor, Diem Phung Thi Art Foundation, Hue Fine Arts Museum, 17 Le Loi Street, Hue City
From Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam:

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, in cooperation with Hue Fine Arts Museum, proudly present a new traveling exhibition “YAKISHIME – Earth Metamorphosis”

The exhibition “Yakishime – Earth Metamorphosis” focuses on the ceramics technique yakishime, firing unglazed wares at high temperatures. While being one of the most basic means of producing ceramics, yakishime has developed in distinctive directions in Japan. This exhibition introduces an aspect of Japanese culture by examining yakishime from the earliest examples to contemporary works.

Hanoi-NoirfotoWalk in May – Old Quarter and BW Film

Hanoi Studio Gallery, 23 Mac Dinh Chi Street,
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From the organizer:

Let’s wander around the old quarter of Hanoi, explore the corners with NoirfotoWalk in May. This street photo shoot has the theme of black and white craft film photography. Please register to participate, because maybe you will create photographic works of art for a lifetime right on this trip!


Until May 22, 12 pm – 10 pm, Wed & Weekend
Anatolia, 7 Alley 437/2, Ngoc Thuy Street, Long Bien District
From the organizer:

The sculptural installation “Facing” is the fruit of Julia Schleicher’s first experience in Vietnam during her residency at live.make.share. The compositions explore feelings of displacement, precarity and faith experienced in confrontation with foreign systems. Unfamiliar materials balance in playful unison, voicing silence and challenging trust.

Julia is an artist born in Cologne and residing in Halle, Germany. She is trained in both Theater Sculpture and Fine Arts Sculpture, and is concluding her first residency in Vietnam supported by the Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt.

HCMC-Songs of Singularity

Until June 3, Tues – Sat, and by appointment, 10 am – 05 pm
Galerie Quynh, 118 Nguyen Van Thu Street, D1
From the organizer:

An exhibition of new work by Brussels-based artist Trong Gia Nguyen. For his third solo exhibition at the gallery, Nguyen will exhibit four distinct, but connected bodies of work that foreground ideas of conservation, accessibility, reproduction, and attribution of artworks.

Hanoi-Adrian Sauer – Light and Dark Stars

Until May 20
University of Fine Arts, 42 Yet Kieu Street, Hoan Kiem District
From the organizer:

Adrian Sauer is an artist from Leipzig, who in the last 20 years has been involved with and paid attention to developments in the medium of photography. His work deals with the changes and consequences of digitalization in photography. Sauer critically engages with whether Photography can still be seen as a reliable and unbiased image of reality. In the exhibition „Light and Dark Stars“, which is part of Photo Hanoi 2023, Adrian Sauer’s work can be seen in the University of Fine Arts of Vietnam.

Hanoi-Exhibition & Talkshow “Hanoi – A City in Photography”

Exhibition: Until June 03, 08 am – 05 pm

Art and Culture Center 22 Hang Buom Street

From the organizer:

Exhibition “Hanoi – A City in Photography” is an event in the framework of International Photography Biennale Photo Hanoi’23

Curator: Visual Artist Nguyễn Thế Sơn
Artist: Alexandre Garel, Khổng Việt Bách, Diego Cortizas, Lolo Zazar, Peter Steinhauer, Sébastien Laval, Veronika Radulovic, Ben Reich, Bert Danckaert, Nguyễn Hữu Bảo, Nguyễn Thế Sơn, Lê Thịnh, Lê Xuân Phong, Nguyễn Duy Kiên, Maika Elan, Phạm Tuấn Ngọc

Hanoi-Exhibition “Peculiar Interfaces”

Until July 23 (off Monday), 09 am – 07 pm
The Outpost, Roman Plaza Tower B1 (Floor 2), To Huu Street
From the organzier:

In realising the growth of digital media in everyday context and the lack of its discussion in the local art conversations, The Outpost seeks to introduce artworks that engage with the amplifying presence of smart machines and digital technology through our exhibition and acquisition activities. “Peculiar Interfaces” serves as an abstract to The Outpost’s long-term dedication to explore and unpack how technology is impacting our relationships to one another, and to the world around us.

HCMC-Exhibition ‘No more, not yet’

Display: Feb – June, Wed & Fri, 10 am – 04 pm
EMASI Nam Long (D.7)
Tues & Thurs, 10 am – 04 pm
EMASI Vạn Phúc (D.Thủ Đức)
*and every last Saturday of the month

From the organizer:

Nguyen Art Foundation (NAF) proudly invites you to the opening of ‘No more, not yet’, an exhibition that looks back on Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai’s shapeshifting artistic practice in all its multiplicity. Winner of the Artist Excellence Award (inaugural edition, initiated by The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre and managed by in-tangible institute), her work is presented here alongside nearly 20 artists whom she calls her colleagues and friends. The exhibition will be on display from February to June 2023 across the campuses of EMASI Nam Long and EMASI Van Phuc.



Da Nang Asian Film Festival

Ticket providing available from 10 am to 08 pm daily, until tickets run out
Screening time: 09 – 13 May 2023
Le Do Cinema
46 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang (Providing tickets of Le Do Cinema and CGV Vincom Da Nang)
Galaxy Cinema Da Nang
3rd floor Coop Mart, 478 Dien Bien Phu, Thanh Khe, Da Nang (Providing tickets of Galaxy Cinema)
From the organizer:

Da Nang Asian Film Festival (DANAFF) is organized by the Vietnam Film Development Association (VFDA) in coordination with Da Nang City People’s Committee as well as other relevant agencies.

HCMC- Earthly Palimpsests | A Film Screening Programme

May 10, 06 pm – 08 pm
Sàn Art
Units B6.16 and B6.17, 6th Floor, Block B Office, Millennium Masteri, Ward 6, District 4,
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From the organzier:

Sàn Art and artist-in-residence Miên are excited to present a screening series focused on how artist-filmmakers are engaging with spiritual, political, and historical dimensions of the natural world. Composed of 5 short films produced by regional artists, this programme invites viewers to engage in a complex dialogue with, and to reconsider, the mythological and spiritual ecologies shaping our relationships with and responsibilities to plants and animals, land, stone, water, place, and community.

This screening programme is part of Miên’s residency for Sàn Art Studio 2.

NOTE: Due to limited space, only 15 seats are available. RSVP is required. Register early!

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