MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi- Symphony Concert with Conductor Wojciech Czepiel 8pm on November 24 Vietnam National Academy of Music 77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, The concert features the participation of conductor Wojciech Czepiel; piano soloists Nguyen Viet Trung and Joanna Marcinkowska; and the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra. Ticket: VND500,000 – VND300,000 – VND200,000 Hanoi-Quest Festival 2018 From 12pm on November 23 to 8pm on November 25 Son Tinh Camp 1, Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism Dong Mo, Son Tay, The event is the most significant music, arts and culture festival in Vietnam, featuring a smorgasbord of music, performance, workshops and random moments of magic and wonder. Hanoi-Live Performance “Bamboo Talk” 6pm on November 25 Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District, An eclectic combination of traditional and contemporary art by the independent artist community of … [Read more...] about What’s on November 19-25 (Daily updated)
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MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi-Live Performance “Bamboo Talk” Oct 11, 6 pm Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van, Tay Ho District An eclectic combination of traditional and contemporary art by the independent artist community of Phu Sa Lab. The creativity of new bamboo instruments and Big Jar Drum, with folk instruments and saxophones, sets a new level of performance standard in Vietnam. Hanoi- Ca Trù Performance by Kim Duc Ca Tru School Oct: Sat 13 and 27 Oct 2018, 7 pm HCMC-A O Show by Lune Production Every day except Thursday, 6pm _____________________________________________________________________________ EXHIBITION Hanoi-Exhibition: “The Big Book Larousse of Space” Oct 1 – 30, 9 am – 8 pm (longer opening hours on event nights at L’Espace) L’Espace’s Mezzanine, 24 Trang Tien Street Hanoi- Exhibition "Lam" (Blue) Vietnam University of Fine Arts, 42 Yet Kieu, Hoan Kiem … [Read more...] about What’s on October 8-14 (Daily updated)
When Apple announced two major new healthcare features this week, it billed them both as terrific innovations that may well keep us alive. Later this year, its Watch will be able to automatically call emergency services if it detects you have suffered a fall and are no longer moving. And it will also let you know if you have heart problems and should perhaps visit your doctor as soon as possible. Other devices have offered similar functions in the past, albeit in less elegantly presented gadgets. But with an estimated 50 million Apple Watches out there already, there are concerns about the pressures it may bring to already-strained healthcare systems. The result may be even more calls to emergency services and, according to one of Britain’s leading surgeons, a new wave of technology-driven hypochondria. "Medical professionals will also need to be vigilant to the risk of misdiagnosis and overtreatment that this proliferation of personalised health information could bring,” … [Read more...] about Can health services handle the Apple Watch?
Nha Trang City in the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa is expected to welcome tens of thousands of visitors on the upcoming Independence Day holiday. This year, the Vietnamese Independence Day, September 2, falls on Sunday, so people are allowed to be off from work on September 3 or Monday instead. It means that many labourers will enjoy the three-day break when they do not work on Saturday. Khanh Hoa beach According to Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism, Nha Trang hopes to serve 19,200 foreign tourists on the holiday, up 32.3% on-year and 25,600 domestic visitors, up 3.3% on-year. Tourist sites in Nha Trang such as Ponagar Temple Tower, Museum of Oceanography and Hon Chong have prepared to meet the traveller rise. At present, Ponagar Temple Tower and Hon Chong welcome around thousands of visitors per day on average, including a large number from Russia and China. Nguyen Ngoc Khoa, a representative from Cau Da Wharf, said that roughly 4,000 travellers arrived at the … [Read more...] about Nha Trang expects tourist Independence Day boom
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi-Subscription Concert Vol. 111 with Michaël Cousteau and Nguyen Bich Tra July 7, 8pm The Grand Concert Hall, Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam Street, Dong Da District, Featuring performance of Conductor Michael Cousteau, Pianist Nguyen Bich Tra and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra. Ticket prices: VND200,000 – VND350,000 – VND500,000. Hanoi-Ca Trù Shows by Kim Duc Ca Quan July 7 and 21, 7 pm Hanoi- Art Program “Bamboo Talk” July 6 and July 8, 7pm Phu Sa Lab, 21/52 To Ngoc Van Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District An evening of creative performances accompanied by music played on instruments all made of BAMBOO – the inspiration for every high-end show in Vietnam. Ticket: 700,000VND (dinner and 1 drink included) HCMC- Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture 6:00 pm, June 21, 22 and 23 Ho Chi Minh City Opera House 7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, … [Read more...] about What’s on July 2-8 (Daily updated)