Upcoming Events (July 26, 2012)
AmCham hosts summer networking event
American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) members and their friends are invited to enjoy a summer networking happy hour tomorrow at the Silk Path Hotel in Ha Noi. A VND100,000 admission gets guests three drinks plus some light snacks. No registration is needed. Just show up and meet some new faces. Anyone is welcome to bring friends, family and colleagues to the event. The event starts at 6pm at 195 Hang Bong Street.
Bass party asks: how low can you go?
Local collective Sub Elements continue their regular bass parties with a bash at Chez Xuan on Saturday. From the more concrete sounds of deep house, garage and basement-low bass, to the figurative spaces of reggae, dub and dubstep, expect to enter a journey of sound. The DJs and selectors include Unconventional Science from Los Angeles, Slo-Lo from Da Lat and Tung Do from Ha Noi. The party starts at 8pm at No 41, Lane 76, An Duong Street, Tay Ho District. Admission is VND50,000 at the door.
Take time to ‘zen out' by Hoan Kiem Lake
All are welcome to join a positive meditation meet-up to promote Love, Happiness, and Unity on Sunday from noon-1pm in front of Ly Thai To Statute by Hoan Kiem Lake. The event has been designed to suit anyone. It's doesn't matter who you are, what you do, how old or young you are, where you from, feel free to come and join in.
Etherium Sky Films offers acting training
Etherium Sky Films, an award-winning, multicultural production company, will launch a 12-week intensive acting course, targeting anyone who wishes to start a career in film, TV or stage. The will be taught by Western lecturers and award-winning directors and is intended for adult Westerners and Vietnamese who can communicate in English. A free info session will be held on Sunday from 2-3pm on the second floor of the Hi! Language School, 285 Doi Can Street. Telephone 0432321818 or visit www.etheriumsky.com for more information about the course and its instructors as well as the course outline.
Toyota Concert all set for Opera House
The Toyota Vietnam Foundation will host its annual Toyota Concert at the HCM City Opera House on August 1.
The concert features Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji, Vietnamese violinist Bui Cong Duy, singer Trinh Thang Binh, and the Viet Nam National Symphony Orchestra.
Proceeds from ticket sales will go towards Toyota Scholarships for young Vietnamese music talents.
The show will begin at 8pm at 7 Lam Son Square in District 1. Tickets costing VND200,000-500,000, and VND100,000 for students, are available at the venue.
VN idol singer launches new single
Singer Thao Trang will host a launch party for her new single Party All Night composed by Duong Khac Linh and Antoneues Maximus at Lush on July 28.
Trang, who shot to fame at the 2007 Viet Nam Idol, will sing some of hit songs at the party.
With her powerful voice and ability to sing in both Vietnamese and English, she is very popular among Vietnamese youths and expats.
The event begins at 8.30pm at 2 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1.
London Olympic Games live at Legend Hotel
Legend Hotel Saigon will broadcast live the London Olympic Games on a 150-inch screen at its Oggi Steak and Bar from July 27 to August 12.
The restaurant will offer a discount of VND20,000 on each glass of beer and wine and serve snacks and appetisers during the screening.
Australian comedians to perform at bar
Australian comedian Roger Ronney, who is touring Malaysia, Laos and Viet Nam, will perform at Bernie's Bar, 19 Thai Van Lung Street, in District 1, tonight.
The event will also feature Jack Perry, a two-time finalist in Australia's RAW Comedy competition.
The show will begin at 9pm. Entry is free.— VNS