Saigon weekend: photography exhibitions and cocktail festival

Exhibition “Rome Expo 2030: Everlasting Evolution”

The Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City will host the pictures exhibition titled “Rome Expo 2030: Eternal Evolution” this weekend.

This photographic exhibition gives a persuasive journey as a result of various elements of Rome and serves as a signifies of supporting Rome’s candidacy as a host city for EXPO 2030.

The exhibition will be open to the community from September 20 to 26, at Nam Thi Home, situated at 152 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Road, District 1.

Exhibition “Flatland”

The “Flatland” exhibition is a consequence of Maxime Brygo’s keep in Saigon in 2018. While there, Brygo explored the flatlands of southern Vietnam, crossed by the Mekong River. Coming from northern France, he uncovered similarities with his homeland, which had also witnessed land reclamation from the sea.

“Flatland” exhibition poster. Picture courtesy of Institut français de HCMV

Inspired by Vietnamese folklore, Brygo studied the landscapes and aimed to bring its story and mystical essence into the current. The “Flatland” exhibition showcases a set of visible tales, the place every day places captured in images acquire on a mysterious truly feel.

The exhibition will open up on September 22 and operate until eventually October 22. It will be hosted at IDECAF at 31 Thai Van Lung Road, District 1. Admission to the exhibition is totally free.

Saigon cocktail pageant 2023

The Saigon Cocktail Fest 2023 is set to acquire area this weekend at Saigon Outcast, providing a working day filled with culinary and leisure activities.

Saigon cocktail festival 2023. Photo courtesy of Saigon Outcast

A poster for Saigon cocktail pageant 2023. Photo courtesy of Saigon Outcast

The party will attribute an array of vendors supplying a broad assortment of cocktails, catering to each connoisseurs and those in search of to investigate new flavors. This family-helpful event permits young children and pets to attend but mandates grownup supervision for their protection.

The Saigon Cocktail Fest 2023 will be held on September 23 from noon to 10 p.m., at Saigon Outcast, at 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, with an entry payment of VND50,000 ($2).

French movie “The shiny shrimps”

French cinema rendez-vous is a new weekly celebration introducing the richness and range of French cinema through the screening of a assortment of quite diverse movies. Screenings are held by French Cinema Rendez-vous and Institut français de HCMV.

The shiny shrimps. Photo courtesy of French Cinema Rendez-vous

“The shiny shrimps” motion picture poster. Picture courtesy of French Cinema Rendez-vous

“The Shiny Shrimps” is a French athletics comedy film that follows the tale of Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic swimming champion, who encounters implications soon after building a homophobic remark throughout a televised interview.

In response, he is tasked with coaching a homosexual drinking water polo group aspiring to take part in the Homosexual Game titles as a disciplinary evaluate. This transformative experience exposes Mathias to an unconventional planet that difficulties his preconceptions and prompts a reevaluation of his life’s priorities.

“The Shiny Shrimps” will be shown on September 23 at 7 p.m., at DCiné Cinema, 6 Mac Dinh Chi Street, District 1. The cost of a ticket is VND60,000 ($2.40) for each man or woman.

Negroni Week – a tribute to a bittersweet symphony

Ministry of Guys in equally Hanoi and Saigon cordially invites patrons to embark on an exploration of Negroni variations, celebrating the legacy of this legendary cocktail born in the streets of Florence, Italy.

In homage to the Negroni’s storied heritage inside mixology, Ministry of Gentlemen introduces a constrained menu showcasing three distinct creations: ‘Via De Calzaiuoli,’ ‘Via Roma,’ and ‘Via de’ Tornabuoni.’ Each and every of these concoctions features a reinterpretation of the Negroni.

The occasion is scheduled from September 18 to September 24, at Ministry of Guys, on the 3rd floor of Sofitel Saigon Plaza, 17 Le Duan Street, District 1.