HCMC – The Melting Pot Art Festival

Posted on Saturday 2 Mar - 2013


Sat 02 Mar 2013, 10 am – 11 pm
Sun 03 Mar 2013, 10 am – 9 pm
Saigon Outcast
188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien, District 2, HCMC

From the organizer:
Come to the festival to celebrate Art for Art’s sake ”l’art pour l’art”. See detailed program below:


10:00am – 3:00pm Art Exhibition / Art activities
12:00 Biscuits and Gravy (afternoon band)
2:30 Dance Performances
Anh Pham & Huong Pham – Latin
Anh Toan – Contemporary
All the Way Live Vietnam – B-boy/hip hop
Emily Navarra – Modern
Urban Dance Group – Jazz

3:45 Final call for Silent Auction bids
4:00 Silent Auction highest bids announced


5:00 Echo Monkeys
6:00 Futureproof
6:30 DJ Samurai
7:00 Banana Project
DJ’S featuring Crazy Monkey – Live visual artist
8:00 Dan Lo
9:00 Bong
10:00 Hibiya Line (Optimist Club)


10:00am – 3:00pm Art Exhibition / Art Activities
1:00 Biscuits and Gravy (afternoon band)

3:30 Freckled Gypsys
4:30 Brian Wilson’s Brain
5:30 Allen Wilde – Black and white dance film presentation
DJ’S featuring Crazy Monkey – Live visual artist
6:00 Glaser
7:00 Larry
8:00 Joe T.


Vy Hoang – bottlecaps , vases , wooden pictures
Pat Bradbury – prints and paintings
Vo Hong Nhung – hand made jewelry, teddy bears
David Dredge – photography
Yves Schiepek – photography
Hanh Pham – handmade décor, accessories, clothes, photos
Cat Copley – handmade jewellery
Neena Nguyen – short films/photos
Jack Clayton – wood cut prints and digital print of illustration
Jose Alfredo Perez Hernandez and Martha Wells – handmade stencil t-shirts and bags
Nguyen Bong – photography
Crazy Monkey – live painting
Steven Wiig – earthen oven building
Green Youth Collective – awareness of design and installation of green roofs and living walls (green walls) and urban garden management
Tom Smith – 2D work and illustrations
Laurence Taylor – paintings and drawings

Arts and crafts activities: floating hat collective, face painting and stone painting for all ages……and more

Art work donated from abroad by:
Jonathan Vaughn (U.S.A.)
Kirsten Downie (Scotland)
Aaron Boomgarner (U.S.A.)
….and locals who have donated:
Mirasol Tiansay Aguila (Philippines)
Derek Miyamota (U.S.A.)


30,000 VND. Free entry for people who bring an art tool: Paint brushes, paint, crayons, etc.


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