Something you probably didn’t know: Every Monday afternoon from 3pm to 4pm you can go to the Vietnam Women’s Museum to listen to live traditional music.
Find out about the background between France and Hanoi when L’espace hosts Prix FNAC and Prix Fémina-winning author Patrick Deville, lecturing on the heels of his recent revolution-laden novel Plague and Cholera. The fictional story of Yersin’s bubonic plague vaccine-developing work “is also a haunting rumination on the difficult birth of the 20th century.” These were changes that ran parallel to the development of both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Not being deterred by the unlucky reputation of the number 13, the Art Talk Café is starting the 2013 art year with the work of 13 Hanoian artists and their equally numbered unique interpretations of the city. Titled Made in Hanoi, the exhibition will be displayed until Feb. 13. Ranging from the surreal to the realistic, from oil to lacquer, each artist’s set of paintings may look different, but what emerges is the inspiration each one draws from the city they live in.
Ever wanted a comprehensive visual history of that seductively small triangle of skin exposed by Vietnam’s traditional feminine outfit? The solo exhibition of photographer Nguyen Quoc Dzung (Dzung Art) showing at the Vietnam Fine Art Museum offers just that.
There is no missing out at the FatCat this month. From more mysterious themed evenings like the MISFIT party (Jan. 9) to some straightforward Rock (Jan. 23) The Cat has it all, and lots of it.
Having raised VND2 billion for Blue Dragon during the last two vintage bike rides, following the 1,500 km Ho Chi Minh Trail Rally Indochina is looking for motorists to join them for a trequal.