• ‘Moment of Spring’

    ‘Moment of Spring’

    ‘Moment of Spring’ is the title of a group exhibition by 16 Vietnamese artists from the 5P group, including Nguyen Thi Tam, Quoc Thang, Phi Long, Minh Minh, Duyen Tran, Mong Thuong, Nhu Khoi, Thanh Tam, O Phieu, Cac Truc, Co Van Hau, Ly Quoc Bao, Ngoc Phuong, Viet Hoa and Hoang Hue. The exhibition displays more 50 of their latest paintings, in different styles and with materials such as oil, acrylic and water colours to bring the fresh colour of spring. Each artist depicts spring from their own feelings and experience. Some focus on flowers as representing the beauty of spring while others find tranquillity and purity in the new season or reminisce about past springs.



    The acclaimed Suite Ballet Carmen sees its much-anticipated comeback after previous successes. The ballet will be performed in its entirety, with choreography by Alberto Alonso and staged by People’s Artist Kim Quy, will once again relive Bizet’s most memorable tunes from his classic opera Carmen, wonderfully accompanied by the fantastic Falling Angels, choreographed by Nguyen Phuc Hung, music by Eric Whitacre, and the nostalgic Dépaysement, choreographed by Julien Guérin, with music by Chopin, Satie, Faure, Beethoven, Albinoni, and Giazotto. The ballet will be delivered in captivating performances by HBSO’s Chloe Glémot, Tran Hoang Yen, Nguyen Thu Trang, Ha Khanh Vy, Thach Hieu Lang, Ho Phi Diep, Dam Duc Nhuan, Nguyen Luong Hoa, Sung A Lung and Nguyen Minh Tam.

    Tickets are from VND200,000 to VND550,000 and VND80,000 for students. For bookings and delivery, call (028) 3823 7419.

  • Shaded cool

    Shaded cool

    NIKA Coffee & Restaurant opens onto two streets in a cool space of a hundred plus square metres under big trees, about a kilometre from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.


  • Dine in style

    Dine in style

    ‘My culinary philosophy can be summed up in three principles - “delicacy”, “the finest ingredients” and “a consolidation of tradition and modernity”...


  • Attractive  & inviting

    Attractive & inviting

    Boutique Café is set up in an open space with simple everyday features.




    The first-ever ferry service along the Saigon River in HCMC is a pleasant way to see life on the riverbank.




    PastaMania, a chain of famous Italian restaurant in Singapore, has opened its first restaurant in HCMC.


  • Straight out of Eastern Europe

    Straight out of Eastern Europe

    Opened a couple of months ago on Song Hanh Street in the An Phu area of District 2, about a kilometre from Saigon Bridge, Ivanka Restaurant is set in a three-storey house with a décor of wood and brick providing a comfortable and warm dining space.




    The Brown Cup Coffee opened in early December in a nice bright space full of artistic features, such as expressions in black letters adorning a white wall, while pot plants create a sense of coolness.


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