This Week in Saigon: Best Events 9 March - 16 March

By: Angee the Diva

Meet people in your industry and make connections to further your business

Music for different tastes in venues of Saigon’s skyline

Classic art forms presented by Saigon’s young and brightest

Food and beverage charity events that combine fun and helping your fellow man

It’s another busy week of events in Ho Chi Minh City. This week, there are great networking events, fitness events, and some arts and culture. And you know I’ll always bring the best in the party events! Let’s see what’s in store for Saigon in Angee the Diva’s Best Events of the Week for 9 to 16 March.

NETWORKING TO GET AHEAD

Thirsty Thursday Ho Chi Minh

Le Meridien Saigon, 3C Ton Duc Thang St, D1
Facebook
14 March | 6:30pm to 9:30pm | FREE

Travel Daily’s legendary international Thirsty Thursday networking event is coming to Saigon. This is a fun evening for travel industry professionals to connect over food and drink. Travel Daily is a large online community committed to bringing the world’s travel industry professionals together through articles, newsletters, and digital guides. Since 2006, Travel Daily has grown to a membership of over 200,000 worldwide subscribers, 40,000 social media followers, and 2 million newsletter subscribers. It is a trusted source for global travel industry news. Click the link to RSVP for the Thirsty Thursday event, hosted at Le Meridien Saigon in District 1.

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CFA Community Vietnam Forecast Dinner 2019

Pullman Saigon Centre, 148 Tran Hung Dao Blvd, D1
Facebook
12 March | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | FREE to VND550,000

Wondering what the movers and shakers see in the future of Vietnam? Join the CFA Community’s Vietnam Forecast Dinner 2019 at Pullman Saigon Centre to listen to the panel discuss and debate key points about Vietnam’s economy and capital market in 2019. Speakers include notable experts in the economic sector from Vietnam and Singapore. This will be an invaluable networking event in Ho Chi Minh City to engage with peers in the economic field and even make your own forecast via the Forecast quiz. The person who makes the most precise forecast will be selected for awards in 2020.  Vietnam’s economy is rapidly growing; seize this opportunity to be at the forefront of innovation and change at the Pullman Saigon Centre. There are a range of ticket prices for members, delegates, and the public. Please consult the event page for more details.

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MUSIC MAKES SAIGON GO ROUND

90’s Hip Hop/R&B by DJ Peanuts

Rogue Saigon, 13 Pasteur, D1
Facebook
9 March | 9:00pm to 12:00am | FREE

Climb to the rooftop of Rogue Saigon this Saturday to shake your groove thang! DJ Peanuts is bringing the 90’s hip hop and RnB party to Ho Chi Minh City. DJ Peanuts began DJing in the late 80’s after being inspired by the burgeoning hip hop scene. He has continued to grow in his love of music and brings his passion for the tunes to Saigon. Head in early for the happy hour from 5:00pm to 8:00pm with Buy 1 Get 1 50% off beers. You should be feeling loosey goosey from the wide range of Saigon craft beers by the time the tunes start up.

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Bann Bar Live with Stewart Gatsi

Bann Bar & Cuisine, Floor 6-7, 71C Dong Khoi, D1
Facebook
15 March | 9:00pm to 12:00am

Stewart Gatsi is a Vietnam based Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and recording artist. His alternative acoustic music is soulful and unique and shouldn’t be missed. Join the lovely staff at Bann Bar & Cuisine for a night of great music and delicious expertly mixed cocktails in the cozy ambiance of the rooftop. Come early to enjoy Bann’s daily happy hour from 6:00pm to 8:00pm to get buy 1 get 1 on every classic cocktail and mixed drink.

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DJ Mesto Live at Glow

Glow Skybar, 93 Nguyen Du, D1
Facebook; +84 93 887 4569
9 March | 8:00pm - 12:00am | VND300,000 Presale; VND400,000 at door with welcome drink

GLOW Skybar in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City welcomes special guest international DJ Mesto. Hailing from the Netherlands, DJ Mesto is described as the “future-star of ‘future-bounce’”. A collaboration with Martin Garrix has put DJ Mesto on the map with a reputation for catchy EDM music beats and drops. If you would like to reserve a table or purchase tickets for this very special event at GLOW skybar, please contact the hotline or send a message via Facebook.

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YOUTH IN ARTS & CULTURE

High School Musical On Stage

The American School, 172-180 Nguyen Van Huong, D2
Facebook
12 March | 6:30pm - 7:30pm | VND100,000 adults; VND50,000 students

It’s annual season theatre season at The American School, and now they are proud to present High School Musical on Stage! The group of talented and passionate youngsters bring the iconic Disney Channel musical movie to the stage at TAS. Come laugh and sing along with this creative cast of characters. There will be 3 performances of High School Musical: 12 March at 6:30pm, 13 March at 4:30pm, and 14 March at 6:30pm. Tickets are available from The American School or by emailing HSM@tas.edu.vn.

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Classical Romantics: The Legends

Nha Hat Thanh Pho/Saigon Opera House, 7 Lam Son, D1
Facebook
16 March | 8:00pm to 10:00pm | VND100,000 - VND900,000

The Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) and the Saigon Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (SPYO) are excited to present a night of romantic and classical music in Saigon at the Saigon Opera House. The concert will feature famous pieces by legendary composers: Mozart, Wagner & Brahms. Classical music lovers will relish in the performance by the SPO and the SPYO of Lucio Silla Overture by Mozart, Siegfried Idyll by Wagner and Symphony No 2 by Brahms. Guest conductor Hans Richter will lead both orchestras through these masterpieces of sound. Tickets are on sale now at Dreampass.

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DRINKING FOR A CAUSE

New Zealand Food & Wine Festival

RMIT University Vietnam, 702 Nguyen Van Linh, D7
Facebook
16 March | 4:00pm - 10:00pm | VND2,000,000

Wine and food? Yes please! The New Zealand Food & Wine Festival, held at RMIT University Vietnam in District 7, will be showcasing over 30 different New Zealand wines and preparations of New Zealand produce, meats, and seafood, expertly prepared by the best chef’s Saigon has to offer. Each ticket includes 8 wine vouchers, 4 food vouchers, and a gift bag. Come out for a day of live music, delectable food, and fantastic wine selections at RMIT University with the New Zealand Food & Wine Festival. A portion of the proceeds goes to local Vietnamese charities, so this is truly a win-win for everyone. Please note that tickets are available at several venues around Ho Chi Minh City (check the event page for details) and must be paid in cash only.

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Audium Charity Event at Tap Out!

Tap Out Vietnam, 170 Cong Quynh, D1
Facebook
9 March | 7:00pm - 12:00am | FREE

Audium is a group of conscious and caring individuals who are committed to raising funds and doing service projects around Vietnam to benefit those most in need. They are hosting another pop up charity event at Tap Out Vietnam in District 1. Come learn about their charitable efforts while listening to live music, and perhaps you’ll be moved to join the Audium Army as well. Rooster Beers is co-sponsoring this event and will provide 1 free Rooster Beer for everyone. So head down to Tap Out Vietnam and put that penchant for drinking in Saigon to good use 😛

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So what are you going to get into this week? There’s always something for everyone in Angee the Diva’s Best Events of the Week. Take a pic and post under the link if you attend one of these. We’d love to see you out having a great time in Saigon. And say, “Hey!” if you see me around Saigon! #YoureWelcome😘

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