When we think of a ‘circus’, most of us think of complex equipment, bold stunts and extravagant costumes. We imagine vivid colours and death-defying physical feats that transfix audience members who gasp and shriek with bated breath. But the My Village show — the brainchild of the creative team behind the A O Show that takes to the stage this month at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House — isn’t like most circus performances.
The unspoilt view of the Thu Bon River is one of the highlights of stopping by the Sleepy Gecko Chillout Bar in Hoi An. Owner Steve Harrison, who is originally from the north of England and is not a stranger to wet weather, woke to a surprise on the morning of Nov. 16.
“What’s the objective here?” Spurs Academy’s coach John McDermott asks his locker room, minutes before the final match of the inaugural NutiFood Cup — an international youth team football tournament.
After an electrical fire knocked out its lights a few months ago, one of the most photographed and iconic symbols of modern Saigon has returned to light up the streets of The Pham. Yes, you got it in one. That enormous Crazy Buffalo sign is back, and with a vengeance, too.
In mid-December, to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties between France and Vietnam, the Reunification Palace was lit up in a spectacular 3D light show created by Les Allumeurs d'Images.