Feeling good in Saigon is easy. Chill out, stayfit and heighten your artistic identity with our pick of the best ways to feel good in the city.
Go to a Comedy Competition
January 9 from 8pm to 11 Pm
Saigon International Comedy : 81 Nguyen Cong Tru, Dist 1, HCMC
To be part of an audience vibrating in unison and spend a hilarious evening with family or friends is always an experience to remember.This January 9, the Saigon International Comedy offers a real competition with amateur and professional comedians at the Saigon International Comedy. You canbuyyour ticket at the door or in advance. Price 200 000 Vnd
For advance bookings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or even better, click on http://buytickets.at/saigoninternationalcomedy
Participe inan Art show and fundraising event
Lotus Art Project, a European-based arts fundraising organization, will hold their inaugural event in Vietnam on January 11th at the Fine Arts Museum of Saigon. This charity art exhibition will feature artwork donated from Vietnamese and international artists to benefit Rock-Paper-Scissors Children’s Fund,an organization that provides lessons, materials, and support in music and the arts to children in impoverished communities in Vietnam.
Fundraising art exhibition
January 11 – From 7pm to 11 Pm
Fine Art Museum, 97A Phó Đức Chính, Phường Nguyễn Thái Bìn, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
Entrance 500 000 Vnd. Info HERE
Go to a concert By Laura Chislett (flute)
January 11 – From 7 pm
Salon Saigon 6d Ngô Thời Nhiệm, Ward 7, District 3
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Did you know that 20 minutes of live music can accentuate certain factors of happiness?Feelingsof well-being will increase by 21% on average, your self-esteem will increase by 25% and the quality of contact with others will also increase by 25%, according to studies carried out by the British company Mobile Phone O2. So why deprive yourself?
This Friday evening, a recital by Laura Chislett at Salon Saigon will feature flute music inspired by poetry and desire, including CPE Bach’s Search for New Expressive Possibilities of 1747, Debussy’s new sound-world of 1913, and some more recent works from beyond Europe. All proceeds from this concert will go to the St Vincent Diem Orphanage for disabled children near Dong Hoi in Quang Binh Province, Central Vietnam.
Ticket 300 000 Vnd – 500 000 Vnd – 400 000 Vnd Students
Ticket via tichetBox or at the entrance
More info HERE
Be part of the Big City share community Networking day and fundraising
January 12 from 1pm
Indika Saigon – 43 Nguyễn Văn Giai, phường Đakao, Quận 1, HCMC
Social networks and new technologies have obviously revolutionized the world of networking. This does not mean that physical events belong to the past,though. Meeting new people in person is not just about making your address book bigger—simply being present has undeniable advantages. Big City share community at Indika will allow you to show your own value, to communicate better and build lasting beneficial relationships amongst people involved in businesses in HCMC. They will also hold a raffle with great prizes donated from the members of the community. All proceeds will be donated to Audium Army, an organization that carries out food and clothing drives in addition to other forms of assistance for locals in need.
Swing into Spring
January 12 at 10.00 am
January 14 –From 1.30 am
Soma Art Lounge, 6b Le Van Mien, District 2
Ho Chi Minh City.
Dancing makes us all happier. Even when done badly, it offers exercise and escape from the daily stresses of life; just a few minutes dancing can make you forget any troubles. So why not work to make your skills a little better? Le Saigon Swing Cats offers a mini-weekend of swing dance workshops and dance parties this week at Soma Art Lounge. More info and REGISTRATION HERE
Run at the HCMC Marathon
13 January from 4 pm
C13 Duong Tan Trao, Phu My Hung Phuong Tan Phu, Dist 7, HCMC
There is no better feeling than participating in a marathon. Marathonshave a positive effect on both the body and the mind. Taking on the challenge, pushing to overcome your limits while losing weight, it’s a great way to start the year! So, are you ready to jointhousands of runners dreaming big within the city? The Ho Chi Minh Marathon has been organizedsince 2013 and became the annual race of the city and isthe first conquest of the year for many. Registration is now open at www.hcmcmarathon.com
Relax with Yoga & Sound Bath
41 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien Ward, Dist 2
Ho Chi Minh City
If you are looking for a unique course and a specialexperience in alternative relaxation therapy and healing with Himalayan Singing Bowls, the Yoga & Sound Bath class is for you. What is the Yoga & South bath ? A seance of yoga to loosenthe body and relax down onto the mats with blankets while listening to the beautiful tones of the Singing Bowls alongside Koshi Chimes. When the bowls are played, a sound bath begins where the bowls’ vibrations and tones massage the body at the cellular level in a noninvasive manner. From a spiritual perspective, the bowls work to clear Prana (life force) blockages by each bowl’s frequency while working with one of the 7 major chakras to stimulate healing and stress-relief from within.
Ticket 250 000 Vnd