May 2006

°  Experimental Workshop in SOC Building

- May 15th, 2006 : Full day installation workshop by curator, artist Tran Luong and Arrow group. Program includes experience exchanges  in creating artworks, visual side, creative themes,  ways of giving statement...

- May 17th, 2006 : Performance experimental workshop by curator, artist Tran Luong and a group of freshmen in HCMC Art University: Phan Cao Phong, Thạch Thảo, Thảo Nguyên, Nguyễn Thị Kiều Diễm, Nguyễn Thành Lân, Đỗ Thị Hồng Thắm...

°   Round table “Vietnamese and European Cultural experiences”

May 16th, 2006  Saigon Open City Co. and European Delegation (European Commission, Hanoi office) co-organized a one day  conference “Vietnames and European Cultural experiences” in Ho Chi Minh City .

The discussion, part of the “Europe Days” cycle of events organised by the Delegation and EU Member States Embassies in May, focus on the following topics: Vietnamese perception of European culture(s), The enrichment stemming from cultural diversity, The interrelationship between culture and religion, The perspectives for future cultural cooperation between Europe and South East Asia.

Participants :

Mr Markus Cornaro – Embassador of Delegation of the European Commission Mr Franz Xaver Augustin – Director of Goethe Institute Mr Graham Sutcliffe - Director of British Council, Mr Lương Xuân Đoàn – Central Culture and Thought Board, Mr Trần Lương – curator, artist Mr Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng – Director of Hong Bang University Mr Nguyễn Quân – artist, art writer and many of historians, intellectuals, authorities, religious researchers, artists, press.

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