15 - 21 August

Published: August 15, 2016

Clarinet and piano duet concert entitled ‘Duo Bel Canto - a Feast of Italian Music’

This concert features Duo Bel Canto comprising the Italian artistes Alessandro Vuono on piano and Antonio Arcuri on clarinette.  Duo Bel Canto is part of the Bel Canto Ensemble which was founded in 2010 with the aim of promoting Italian musical culture all over the world.

Over the past 6 years, Duo Bel Canto has performed in over 20 countries in Africa, America, Asia and Europe at a host of prestigious institutions and cultural and musical events.  They have also collaborated with many Italian and internationally-renowned artists.

Monday 15 August  7.30pm

Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre, 155 Phan Chau Trinh

Tickets are now available at the theatre

Son Tra Book Week

A total of 40 stands will introduce new and interesting books released by well-known domestic publishing houses, book stores and book publishers.  There will also be a talk about Viet Nam's legitimate sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos, along with competitions such as book-related story telling, drawings about the sea and islands, colouring, and clay modelling.

Wednesday 17 to Sunday 21 August  

The eastern end of Da Nang’s Rong (Dragon) Bridge

Free admission

National Tuong (classic drama) and Traditional Folk Opera Contest

The contest is an annual rendezvous for professional artistes to showcase their talents through traditional arts performances.  It will feature 17 performances, of which 10 are classic drama.  Each performance will last from 90 to 150 minutes and will depict Viet Nam’s past battles against its enemies.

Saturday 20 to Monday 29 August

Trung Vuong Theatre, 86 Hung Vuong

Invited guests only

Exchange meeting between famous foreign violinists who will participate in the Da Nang Chamber Music 2016 and fans

Saturday 20 August  3pm to 5pm

General Science Library at 46 Bach Dang

Free admission

Da Nang Chamber Music 2016

Organised by the city’s Events and Festival Organising Centre, the concert will feature violinist Sindri Lederer and pianist Antonio Koster from Germany, viola player Juliet White-Smith from the USA, cellist Zoe Martlew from the UK, and Trio Brio from Viet Nam.

Sunday 21 August  8pm

Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong Theatre, 155 Phan Chau Trinh

Tickets are now available at the theatre


SHB Da Nang suffered a disappointing 3-4 home loss to 6th placed QNK Quang Nam last Saturday.

SHB DN next play on Wednesday at Vinh City’s stadium against 9th placed Song Lam Nghe An, and then again on Sunday at home to 13th placed Dong Tam Long An.

Wednesday 17 August  5.30pm

Vinh City’s stadium

Sunday 21 August  5pm

Chi Lang Stadium

Tickets from 15,000 VND

'Bai choi' (singing while acting as playing cards) performance

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August 5.00pm - 9.30pm

On the pavement of Tran Hung Dao at the eastern end of the Rong (Dragon) Bridge in Son Tra District.

Participation fee is 20,000 VND per person

Musical performance

A nightly musical performance featuring famous local, national and overseas Vietnamese singers.
Every evening from 8.30pm

Memory Lounge, 7 Bach Dang Street

Tickets can be booked on 0511 3575898 or 0905 881360

Dragon's head breathes fire and squirts water

The eastern end of the Rong (Dragon) Bridge

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August 9:00pm

Free admission


Ben-Hur (16+)

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala who is an officer in the Roman army.  Stripped of his title and separated from his family and the woman he loves, Judah is forced into slavery.  After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but instead finds redemption.  Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless classic novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.  Starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebell, Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro.

From Friday 19 August

CGV Vinh Trung Plaza, 255 - 257 Hung Vuong                                

CGV Vincom Mall, 910A Ngo Quyen

100,000 VND per ticket

Kubo and the Two Strings (no age restriction)

Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta.  This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armour once worn by his late father, a legendary samurai warrior.

From Friday 19 August

CGV Vinh Trung Plaza, 255 - 257 Hung Vuong                                

CGV Vincom Mall, 910A Ngo Quyen

100,000 VND per ticket