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L’Espace – drama


L’Espace – CCF

Sat 17 May, 4 & 8 pm

Bodies and pain
Des corps et des mau

If you like theater , you can come and watch the show from the drama class from the French school, it is very contemporary way of doing drama.

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HCMC – new work by Tammy Nguyen


HCMC Fine Arts University

Đồ Đạc Đi Đôi (Things That Come in Two)
new work by Tammy Nguyen

16-30 May
Opening – Fri, 16 May, 4 pm

In this show I look to the ways that the Western and Eastern worlds deal with the concept “two”. Read the rest of this entry »

L’Espace – Thursday Cinema – 15 May


The first two Thursdays of each month, at 8 pm – one French film and one Asian film each month.

In May films will be screened the second and third Thursdays.
In June, during “Printemps français”, “Ciné Thursdays” will be the last two Thursdays.

Free admission subject to availability of space.

The films are shown in their original version with subtitles in French or Vietnamese.

Thurs, 15 May, 8 pm
Vũ khúc con cò
Chant des cigognes

The press release (in French and Vietnamese) is below:

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VAC – Calm Space, photography exhibition


Viet Art Centre

Que Huong Photograph Group
Calm Space

Opening – Mon, 12 May, 6 pm

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Singapore Celebrates Vietnam


In addition to the ‘Post Doi Moi’ symposium in Singapore which starts next week, it turns out there is a whole ‘Vietnam Festival’ running there from April to July, with a great range of events celebrating Vietnamese culture.

Click on the image above to go to the Vietnam Festival website and take a look.

Thanks to Thomas at Studio Tho for sending the link.

Klezmer in Hanoi!


Melia Hotel, Latino Bar – Mon, 12 May, about 8 pm.
Youth Theater – Tues, 13 May, 8 pm

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Apparently tickets are free. So try just showing up at the youth Theater and maybe you’ll get in. Well worth the effort!

Oy Division

Klezmer band plays Hanoi

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