Saigon has a rainy season, who is starting, due to the flobal weather patterns, right now. Even if it might not look like it, activities in Saigon are not always about shopping and outdoor activities. During the wet season, it’s not always easy to predict when it’ll be raining during the day, so below are some activities to enjoy while waiting for the clouds to pass.
Get some subculture at the Saigon Film underground festival
This festival will take place these 20/21 May in Vietopia center, 2-4 ST Number 9. Tan Hung Ward D7. HCMC
On this two days periods, the festival will showcase independent Experimental and Documentary films from Vietnam and abroad. The 40 independent movies chosen will make up the main body of the festival as Art exhibition, live music, and a handicraft flea market.
Saigon underground festival – Vietopia Đường số 9, 02-04, Tân Hưng, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City
Bend your mind at Galerie Quynh
Echoing scars – ThierryBernard Gotteland
The solo exhibition by French mixed media artist Thierry Bernard Gotteland showcases a visceral defiant work that use language and lore from both popular culture and subcultures to deliberate on the metaphysical.
Colliding the past with the present, “Echoing Scars” serves as a fitting end to one chapter while hinting at prospects of all tomorrows.
Galerie Quynh – 151/3 Dong Koi street, Dist 1 – HCMC
Feast your senses on a wonderful performance about Vietnam
During this 1h showcase of dance, aerial aerobics, and dazzling décor, dancer express through neoclassic and contemporary dance, life, and culture in Vietnam.
Saigon Opera House – 7 Cong Truong Lam Son. Dist 1 HCMC
Test your wits at ‘ Lost escape room
There’s no such thing as a good escape game to challenge your skills during a rainy day. What’s the challenge? Get together with a team of your friends, solve the clues and get out of a room within 60 minutes. To spice things up, several different ambiances are available, and you will have the choice between horror, polar and fantasy.
Tầng 5 Diamond Plaza, 34 Lê Duẩn, phường Bến Nghé, Quận 1
Experience the coolest lounge bar made from ice in Saigon
The HP Ice Lounge is a must do for everyone who is living or visiting HCMC. Everything inside is made out of crystal clear ice. The HP ice lounge combines the novelty of -5° C temperature all year round with a unique interior design.
Whether you are on a date or with a group of friends, this is one of the famous saigonese experiences you certainly don’t want to miss
HP Ice lounge – 230 Nguyễn Văn Đậu, phường 11 – Bình Thạnh – HCMC