This weekend the weather in Hanoi will be quite windy with scattered thunderstorms. Wind could occasionally gust over 3km/h. Despite the high possibility of precipitation, heat index can rise up to 37C. Don’t forget an art exhibition by Le Hoang Bich Phuong “A Transformative Disguise” in Hanoi, which plays with ideas of reflection and transparency and the “Hanoi Love Stories” concert by well-known composer Tri Minh at Bookworm on Sunday.
Hanoi weather forecast June 25 - July 1 (Source: Google)
Ho Chi Minh City
This weekend Saigonese will experience variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. The weather is cooler than previous weeks, but heat index will fluctuate dramatically, ranging from 27C to 33C. Treat yourself to the fantastic film screening of “The Special Concert of French Stars 2011” at IDECAF or a two-person show by Los Angeles based artists Tam Van Tran and Dewy Ambrosino at San Art, which boldly explores the world of sound an surface.
Ho Chi Minh City June 25 - July 1 (Source: Google)
The weekend the sky of Da Nang will have overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. The weather doesn’t bode well with chance of rain rising up to 80% with rainfall amounts near 4.3 mm possible. If you are a history buff, visit museum of Cham sculpture which boasts the largest collection of Cham artifacts’. If you don’t mind the overcast, hit My Khe beach, which is ranked as one of the six best beaches in the world by Forbes magazine.
Danang June 25 - July 1 (Source: Google)
First private museum in Hue
The first ever private museum focused on ceramic wares in the central province of Thua Thien Hue has been set up in downtown Hue City. The museum boasts a huge collection of antique ceramic wares used in daily life which has been proudly displayed at various exhibitions in and outside the country.
Egypt Air to launch new Cairo Vietnam route
Mr Youssel Gad, the Regional Director of Egypt Air in Thailand and East Asia, announced on 25 June that the carrier is planning new flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to the Egyptian capital of Cairo and vice versa. The national airline carrier of Egypt is already operating on 86 destination routes across the world.
International Tourism Expo in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host an international tourism fair targeting foreign tourists at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 13 to 15. 120 travel agents from countries with strong tourism links to Vietnam such as Australia and Russia and regional countries are invited to participate in this informative event.
Guitar and Koto Duo to Charm Vietnamese Audiences
Aki & Kuniko, the acclaimed Japanese guitar and koto duo,, will deliver a special performance on Sunday 8 July in Ho Chi Minh City and on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 July in Hanoi. Formed in 2002, the duo is praised for having “original, genre-defying work” and the ability to seamlessly go from forceful to delicate to melodic.