17 January – Creative Sessions 6 With Mimi Vu – Factory Contemporary Art Center. HCMC
For the 6th ‘Creative Session’, Mimi Vũ will share her personal commitment and passion for the disenfranchised, believing in the innovative power of culture and collective human action in the revealing and solving of human injustice.
18 January – Night of Musical Extravaganza – Villa Song. HCMC
A Night of Musical Extravaganza by the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra at Villa Song Saigon.
– 19h30 to 21h00 – Music appreciation talk by Maestro Unai Urrecho and, classical concert and jazz performance
– 21h00 to 22h00: open networking and discussion with artists (cocktails and canapes will be served.) Tickets: 500,000 VND. ALL proceeds to be donated to SPO for their activities
18 January – Canvas & Wine – Introduction to Kirigami – Vin Space. HCMC
VinSpace hosts a social paint nights during a two hour meeting with wine and art class. Class. All materials provided and no experience necessary. Its a great fun night with friends.
Price: 874,000 VND/person. Price includes materials, tutor fee, free flow of wine!!! Special discount: 700,000 VND/person – early booking gets 20% discount of total price.
Every day – Variation of Joy – Howard Qui – Vin Gallery
Art exhibition Vin Gallery. A vibrant collection of artworks exploring the intersection of music, emotions and nature by Howard Qui. This exhibition explores the sensory commonalities between visual art and sound creation. An ode to joy !
20 January – Saint Germain#2// Sax House – La Bodega
Chill Out Party at La Bodega, the last Frenchy trendy new spot in Distric 2 HCMC.
20 January – Animal rescue Fundraiser – BonsaiCruise
Special night on the BonsaiCruise with Animal rescue Fundraiser, the Vietnam’s largest volunteer-based animal rescue organization in Ho Chi Minh City. Their mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome stray, injured and abused dogs and cats around the city. Join them on the BonsaiCruise and fill your senses with delicious food and beverages, spectacular views of the city and live music as they will also cruise down the historic Saigon River. Tickets are $45 USD / 990k VND and half of all proceeds will go directly to supporting the animals of A.R.C.
20 january – Talk by Auralynn Nguyen / About Floral Art Sogetsu – Salon Saigon
Talk by Ikebana Instructor Auralynn Nguyen. Language: English and Vietnamese
“An Immersion into the Avant-Garde Floral Art “Sogetsu” with Auralynn Nguyen.
20 January – Classical Music Concert « Love and Tragedy » Salon Saigon
Salon Saigon present “Love and Tragedy”, a unique experience encompassing classical music and visual arts in an inspiring artistic venue for a very limited audience (30 people maximum only). The concert program is curated by Saigon Classical, an organization that aims to bring Vietnamese classical performers to the public and create a platform for classical music lovers in the city.
20 January – Film Screening – The last pig – The Hive Saigon
Monthly screening of films with messages, questions, and answers worth talking about. The Hive Screening is for art house movie lovers and independent film enthusiasts. This month : The Last pig from Allison Argo.
21 January – Jazzy Sunday – Rogue
As the sun falls on the dusky Sundays, Rogue Saigon will chill you with a creative Jazz scene and all your favourite local and imported crafts beers.