Saigon Weekend: Unmissable Events & Luxurious Experiences
Ah, Saigon! A bustling metropolis, the heart of Vietnam, offering a mix of the traditional and contemporary. And this weekend? It’s packed with events that offer both cultural depth and delightful indulgence. Ever wanted to go on a whirlwind tour? Let’s dive right in!
Classical Elegance: In The Key of G Minor
Let’s begin with some classic tunes. Saigon Classical, an admirable non-profit, wants to pull you into a world of symphonies, sonatas, and timeless melodies.
Want to be swept away? Head over to the Arts and Literature Center at 81 Tran Quoc Thao Street, District 3, at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Get your online pass at gminor.eventbrite.sg. And hey, if you’re feeling generous, there’s a suggested donation of VND120,000 ($5).
Significance of G Minor
But why G Minor? Well, think mystery. Think power. Think a tinge of sorrow met with a burst of enthusiasm. Mozart and Brahms, both maestros in their own right, have given masterpieces in this key. This concert promises a beautiful juxtaposition of their works from their roaring twenties.
Hanabi-themed Lunch Event at FUME
Ready for an explosion of flavors?
About the Event
This Saturday, FUME, Ho Chi Minh City’s Japanese fusion jewel, brings you hanabi, which stands for fireworks. Dive into a rich blend of Japanese summer festivity flavors.
Expect crisp salads, sashimi, tempting temeri sushi, and a delightful miso soup medley, all for VND780,000 ($32.50). And guess what? A complimentary drink to seal the deal!
Gourmet Triad Collab
Seafood, anyone? But not just any seafood. We’re talking Michelin-level goodness here.
About the Event
Ngoc Suong Seafood & Bar plays host to the “Gourmet Triad Collab” this Sunday. Dive into Vietnamese dishes, but with a touch of class, luxury wines, and the fizz of champagnes.
Three culinary wizards, Hoang Tung, Vinh Le, and Daniel Hohng, join forces to take your taste buds on a wild journey. Remember the name: Ngoc Suong Seafood & Bar; it’s on the Michelin Guide’s radar!
Jazzis Concert: “When I met you”
Let’s sway to the 70s and 80s!
ABBA, Bees Gees, Boney M., and the list goes on. The VOH Music One Opera house is about to be set ablaze with tunes of love, friendship, and pure nostalgia.
This Sunday, 8 p.m., be there or be square! Tickets? They start at a modest VND450,000 ($19).
Lune’s Caviar Indulgence Night
Friday night calls for luxury.
About the Event
Lune Restaurant is all set to enchant with its “Caviar Indulgence”. Expect pairing of caviar with the finest champagnes and Sancerre wines.
Cured sapa trout, jumbo prawn, wagyu beef tenderloin, and smoked cuttlefish – each blessed with caviar. All of this for VND3,000,000 ($125).
Vegetarian Food Festival 2023
Lastly, let’s embrace health!
Purpose and Activities
Promoting vegetarianism and a healthy lifestyle, this festival is set to be a grand affair with 200+ booths. Exciting contests, engaging performances, and a buffet to end it all!
Location and Timing
The Starlight Bridge, District 7, is the place to be this weekend, from Friday to Sunday.
Saigon is not just a city; it’s an experience. And this weekend, it promises an array of events that cater to every palate. From classical concerts to gourmet dinners and cultural festivals, there’s something for everyone. Ready to indulge?
- Where can I get tickets for the G Minor concert?
- Online at gminor.eventbrite.sg.
- Is the Hanabi-themed event suitable for vegetarians?
- Please check with FUME for specific dietary accommodations.
- How many guests can attend each slot at the FUME lunch event?
- Each slot can accommodate 15 guests.
- Where is the Jazzis concert being held?
- At HCMC’s VOH Music One Opera house, 3 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 1.
- Is there a fee to enter the Vegetarian Food Festival 2023?
- Entry to the festival is free, but there’s a buffet priced at VND195,000 ($8) per person