BizLIVE - Music performances, movie screenings and painting exhibitions will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City this weekend.
What’s on This Weekend?
A scene of Kung Fu Panda 3. (Photo:
Noga and Patrick Bebey will gather at a concert at 8:00 pm at L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem distric, Hanoi.
A delicious concert in which Noga encourages the audience to discover and to open itself, to touch and to be touched by the voice, the music and the words.
Noga is a singer, born in Switzerland from an Israeli family with roots in the Ukraine and Germany. Patrick is a French multi-instrumentalist, originally from Cameroon.
Entrances are being sold at 170,000 dong ($7.6) each, and 100,000 dong ($4.7) for members.
A scene of “Solino” by Fatih Akin. 
Director Fatih Akin’s films are being screened at the Goethe Institut in Hanoi from March 11 to 26.
The films feature a wide range of themes such as immigration, identity, culture and homeland, and come in many types.
“Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul”, to be screened on March 19, draws a picture of Istanbul with melodies. The entrance is free.
A scene in Kung Fu Panda 3. 
“Kung Fu Panda 3” is being screened at L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi between March 3 and April 1.
The movie features Panda Po, who will train a corps of clumsy pandas into an army to safeguard their home land.
The movie comes with Vietnamese subtitle or dubbed in Vietnamese. Entrances cost 60,000 dong ($2.7) each.
Artist Nguyen Dinh Dung is exhibiting his paintings at an exhibition themed “Leisure and View” at the Dong Phong Art Gallery, located at No. 3 Ly Dao Thanh street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.
The exhibition runs from March 12 to April 12, open to the public all days of the week.
Dung’s paintings features the tuong singing, girls in the Vietnamese traditional long dress, cock fighting and streets, etc.
German musician/DJ/producer Gudrun Gut will stage a concert name Wild Life 2.0 arranged by the Goethe Institut at 8:00 pm Saturday March 19.
The performance will take place at The Observatory in HCMC’s District 4.
She will host another entrance-free concert at the Goethe Institut at 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hanoi, on March 23.
Gudrun Gut, an icon of the alternative music scene in Berlin and the German electro world, is a co-founder of popular experimental band Einstürzende Neubauten and a member of other legendary bands like Malaria!, Mania D and Matador.
A concert named “A Night of Russian Music” will take place at 8:00 pm on Saturday March 19 at the Municipal Theater in Ho Chi Minh City.
The concert will draw the participation of conductor David Gomez Ramirez and violin talent Anna Sowanna Takeda.
Entrances cost from 80,000 dong ($3.6) to 550,000 dong ($24.5) each.