English teacher fights to learn
Traditional Vietnamese martial arts can reveal more about local history, culture and language to foreigners daring enough to try them. Augustus John Roe, from Brighton, the UK, is certainly daring.
Saigon Outcast will host the Saigon Burger Festival which will feature burgers from nine local restaurants on Saturday.
Vietnamese-Australian pianist Van-Anh Nguyen will share the stage with top vocalist Đoan Trang at Hotel Des Arts Saigon’s Social Club Restaurant on March 22.
The Dragonfly Theatre Company will stage the play Every Brilliant Thing, written by English playwright and director Duncan MacMillan and British comedian, writer and performer Jonny Donahoe, from March 28-31.
The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will present a screening of the movie Ba Mùa (Three Seasons) written and directed by Vietnamese-American director Tony Bùi on Saturday.
Music from three generations of Vietnamese artists will be presented during the concert Tiếp Và Nối (On the PATH of the Ancestors) tomorrow at the Việt Nam National Academy of Music (VNAM).
Cool Cats Jazz Club – one of the most prominent jazz venues in town – will celebrate its second anniversary in style this Saturday, March 16.
The band’s music is a mix of gypsy swing, blue, latin and funk styles to create a great homage to big bands.
A craft workshop on how to make decoration items from paper will be held by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage on March 23.