Saigon weekend: Mexican buffet and classic art events


A Feast for the Senses: Saigon’s Vibrant Weekend Events

From the eclectic streets of Saigon, a city known for its vibrant culture and nightlife, comes a weekend filled with a tantalizing array of events. Whether you’re a connoisseur of the arts or a culinary enthusiast, there’s something to whet every appetite. Here’s a sneak peek!

Pairing Chocolates with Wine The perfect marriage of decadent chocolates and exquisite wines awaits you at the House of Californian Wines. This Saturday evening, dive into an exploration of taste led by a sommelier from the Master Court of Sommeliers and the Founder of Binon Cacao. Indulge your senses, savor Vietnamese chocolates paired with Californian wines, and learn the nuances of this delightful pairing.

Mexican Independence Day Celebration Craving some spicy tacos or creamy guacamole? Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in style at the Latest Recipe. Relish an expansive dinner buffet, featuring all your Mexican favorites. With every two guests, enjoy a VND500,000 voucher at Barson, adding a cherry on this festive cake.

Duo Piano and Violin A symphony of notes will fill the air as French pianist Maxime Zecchini and Vietnamese violinist Chuong Vu take the stage. This event, marking 50 years of French-Vietnamese diplomatic ties, promises a night of enchanting melodies, featuring compositions by maestros like Saint-Saëns and Debussy.

Dancing in the Dust – French Cinema Rendez-vous Cinephiles, here’s your pick! Experience a poignant love tale set in Ivory Coast with “Dancing in the Dust”. This cinematic gem promises a rollercoaster of emotions, as a wealthy farmer’s unconventional romantic decision sparks intrigue in a quaint village.

Beethoven Piano Sonatas Cycle: Piano Recital II – “Les Adieux” Journey through Beethoven’s musical evolution with “Les Adieux”, the second installment of his piano recital series. The event, named after Sonata Opus 81a, explores the theme of parting, echoing the sentiments of Beethoven’s own farewell to his close friend and patron, Archduke Rudolf.

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Conclusion Saigon’s weekend promises a medley of experiences, catering to varied tastes. From indulgent pairings of chocolates and wines to the timeless melodies of Beethoven, there’s a world to explore. Dive in, let your senses roam free, and make memories to cherish!


  1. Where can I book tickets for the Duo Piano and Violin event?
    • Tickets are available at the Idecaf venue and online platforms.
  2. Is there a dress code for the Mexican Independence Day celebration?
    • No specific dress code, but festive attire is encouraged.
  3. Are the chocolates at the wine pairing event locally sourced?
    • Yes, the chocolates are Vietnamese and are curated by Binon Cacao.
  4. Is the “Dancing in the Dust” movie subtitled in English?
    • Yes, the movie will have English subtitles for the convenience of non-French speaking viewers.
  5. How long is Beethoven’s “Les Adieux” recital?
    • The entire recital spans 2 hours, with intervals.