Lunar New Year at Hanoi Old Quarter

Lunar New Year at Hanoi Old Quarter

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Folk music performances: 17 – 20 Feb 2018, 8 pm – 10 pm
Exhibition: 8 am – 12 pm and 2 – 5 pm, 02 Feb – 04 Mar 2018
(Fri, Sat, Sun: 8 am – 12 pm, 2 – 5 pm and 7 – 10 pm)
Hanoi Old Quarter (details below)

From the organizer:

“Lunar new year at Hanoi Old Quarter” is a series of cultural events organized by the management board of the Old Quarter in Hanoi.


Kim Ngan Temple, 42-44 Hang Bac
– Introducing the space dedicated to ancestor worship within houses in urban areas and in the northern delta region of Vietnam (more details can be read at Exhibition “Ancestor Altar during Tết”)
– Introduction and performance of Vietnamese calligraphy art
– Introduction of the art of planting trees in Vietnam and its role as a hobby of Hanoians during the lunar new year holiday.
– Introduction of Dong Ho, Kim Hoang folk paintings

Heritage House, 87 Ma May
– The decoration of a Vietnamese home during Lunar new year holiday
– Introduction of Vietnamese tea culture
– Introduction of old Tết photographs by Vietnam Institute of Social Sciences Information.

Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center, 50 Dao Duy Tu: Introduction of paintings and stone dog sculptures created by the 60+ artist group with the theme “Dogs in the life of Vietnamese people”.

In addition, there will be traditional music performances at historical relics in Hanoi Old Quarter:

Time: 17 – 20 Feb 2018, 8 pm – 10 pm
• 17 Feb: Dong Lac Temple, 38 Hang Dao
• 18 Feb: Kim Ngan Temple, 42-44 Hang Bac
• 19 Feb: Hanoi Old Quarter Heritage Information Center – Quan De Temple, 28 Hang Buom
• 20 Feb: Hoi quan Phuc Kien, 40 Lan Ong

Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

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