Your guide to film, exhibition and performance

Here are some suggestions around Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City you should not miss this weekend.

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HANOI

Film

CGV Vincom Centre Ba Trieu

L6, 191 Ba Trieu Street, Tel: (024) 39743333

-Adrift (US, VS)

-Incredible 2 (US, VS, DV)

-The Hollow Child (US, VS)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2D, 3D) (US, VS)

-Show Dogs (US, VS)

-Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Treasure Island (Japan, DV)

-Wraith (US, VS)

-Sing (US, DV)

-The Secret Life of Pet (US, DV)

-Despicable Me 3 (US, DV)

CGV MIPEC Tower

L5, MIPEC Tower, 229 Tay Son Street, Tel: (024) 62523333

-Adrift (US, VS)

-Incredible 2 (US, VS, DV)

-The Hollow Child (US, VS)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2D, 3D) (US, VS)

-Show Dogs (US, VS)

CGV Vincom Nguyen Chi Thanh

L6, Vincom Centre Nguyen Chi Thanh, 54A Nguyen Chi Thanh Street,

Tel: (024) 38353333

-Adrift (US, VS)

-Incredible 2 (US, VS, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2D, 3D) (US, VS)

-Show Dogs (US, VS)

-Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Treasure Island (Japan, DV)

-Sing (US, DV)

-The Secret Life of Pet (US, DV)

-Despicable Me 3 (US, DV)

-Maya, the Bee 2: The Honey Game (US, DV)

Performance

Vietnam National Academy of Music

77 Hao Nam Street

Grand Concert Hall

-Subscription Concert Vol. 111 with conductor Michael Cousteau, piano soloist Pham Bich Tra, and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra, Jul 7.

Programme: Poem symphony Living Germ by Vu Duy Cuong, Piano Concert no.5, F-major, Op. 103 by Saint-Saen, Prelude a l’Apres-midi d’un Faune “La Mer” by Claude Debussy.

Tickets cost VND200,000, 350,000, 500,000 and available on ticketvn.com. Dial 09830679996, 0913489858 for free delivery.

Baara Land Culture and Entertainment Complex

Sai Son Commune, Quoc Oai District (25km west of central Hanoi)

-The Quintessence of Tonkin-Vietnam’s must-see cultural spectacle. Daily performance except Tue, from 7:30-8:30pm. Ticket: from VND800,000. Tel: +84 888 320 066.

Website: www.thequintessenceoftonkin.com

Binh Minh Jazz Club

1 Trang Tien Street (behind Opera House), Tel: (024) 39336555

-Nightly performance from 8pm by Binh Minh Jazz Club with renowned saxophonist Quyen Van Minh

Dong Xuan Market

-Free folk music show features different kinds of Vietnamese traditional arts such as ca tru (ceremonial singing), quan ho (love duet singing), chau van (ritual singing), and dance with the background music from traditional instruments. Every Sat&Sun, from 8pm on makeshift stage at the market’s main gate.

Vietnam Tuong Theatre

51 Duong Thanh Street. Tel: (024) 38287268

-Five excerpts from classic tuong (classical drama) plays, 6pm, Thu&Fri. Ticket: VND100,000

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

57B Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Tel: (024) 39364335

-Water puppet shows at 2:15pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, 6:30pm, 8pm, 9:15pm. Morning show at 9:30am is available on Sun. Tickets: VND60,000, VND100,000.

Exhibition

Dong Phong Art Gallery

3 Ly Dao Thanh Street

-Exhibition Phu Du (Ephemera) presents Marianne Smolska’s new pictorial series, in which delicate monochrome motifs (skulls, wilted flowers, brambles, roots and chrysalises) intertwine with embroideries on handmade Lao and Vietnamese paper, daily, 9:30am-6pm, till June 23.

Manzi Art Space

14 Phan Huy Ich Street, Tel: (024) 37163397

-Solo exhibition Calculus Exercise 6/5 by Nguyen Huy An showcases his small, simple, and poetic paintings on di paper portraying iconic rural sceneries alongside a continuation of his intriguing experimentation with conceptual writings, till June 30.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen Road, Cau Giay District

-Evolution: Torres Strait Masks exhibition showcases vibrant artistic and spiritual masks of the Torres Strait islanders, till Jul 18.

HO CHI MINH CITY

Film

CGV Liberty CityPoint

59-61 Pasteur Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 38223111

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Lockdown (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

Galaxy Nguyen Du

116 Nguyen Du Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 38235235

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

Galaxy Tan Binh

246 Nguyen Hong Dao Street, Tan Binh District, Tel: (028) 38494567

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

CGV Hoang Van Thu

415 Hoang Van Thu Street, Tan Binh District, Tel: (028) 38110164

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Lockdown (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

Dong Da Cinema

890 Tran Hung Dao Street, District 5, Tel: (028) 39234833

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

Mega GS Cao Thang

19 Cao Thang Street, District 3, Tel: (028) 38289999

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

Lotte Cinema

235 Nguyen Van Cu Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 39262255

-Incredible 2 (US, DV)

-Lockdown (US, DV)

-Hotel Artemis (US, VS)

-The Hallow Child (US, VS)

Performance

Municipal Opera House

7 Lam Son Square, District 1, Tel: (028) 38237419

-Concert A Night of Antonin Dvorak by the HCM City Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) under the baton of Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji, 8pm, Jun 19.

Call 0989874517 or 0903604539 for tickets (from VND200,000).

-Performance Contemporary Dance Café Saigon, 8pm, Jun 29-30.

Call 0989874517 or 0903604539 for tickets (from VND200,000).

The Reverie Saigon

22-36 Nguyen Hue Street & 57-49F Dong Khoi Street, District 1

Tel: (028) 38236688

R&J Italian Lounge & Restaurant

-Live jazz performance by internationally renowned artist Micki Murphy from 7:30pm, Tue thru Sun.

InterContinental Saigon

Corner Hai Ba Trung Street & Le Duan Street, District 1

Tel: (028) 35209999

The Library Lounge

-Live music by the Trio Band, an aged Saigonese jazz band, every night 8-10pm

Hard Rock Café

39 Le Duan Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 62917595

-Exclusive live band from 8:30pm on weekdays and 9pm on weekend, Tue-Sun.

Rex Hotel

141 Nguyen Hue Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 38299084

Vertical Garden

-Water puppet performance by the Rex Sen Vang Water Puppet Theatre, nightly at 8pm

Exhibition

HCM City Photographer’s Association

122 Suong Nguyet Anh Street, District 1

-Nude art photo exhibition The Fairy Land features 26 works by artist Thai Phien, Jun 16-20

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Van Thu Street, District 1, Tel: (028) 38227218

-Solo art exhibition Between Fragmentation and Wholeness features latest works by artist Truong Cong Tung, till Jun 30.

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

15 Nguyen U Di Street, Thao Dien, District 2

-Solo exhibition The Oration of Ten Types of Human Beings by artist Pham Tran Viet Nam, till Jul 13.

VNS

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