Saigon in old hand-colored pictures

In 1860, Saigon Port was founded with the name Saigon Commercial Port. It was renamed Saigon Port in 1975.

VietNamNet Bridge - Saigon's iconic buildings appear nicely in hand-colored postcards issued during the French colonial period in Vietnam. Eden shopping mall, located at the corner of Dong Khoi - Le Loi, was the commercial center of old Saigon. In addition to luxury shops, Eden had a modern cinema. The Givral café there was the favourite venue of foreign correspondents. Eden has now been replaced by the Union Square building. … [Read more...]

HCMC – Art Project “March: Art Walk”

29 Mar – 09 May 2015 , 9 am – 5 pm ( Mon to Sat ) Sao La, Freeland Coffee , Lê Công Kiều Station, Nguyễn Công Trứ Studio District 1, HCMC From the organizer: In the first collaboration, Sao La and Freeland are pleased to present a group exhibition – March: Art Walk. Inspired by the desire to narrow the gap between contemporary art with the general public, as well as connecting artists, the exhibition is part of a bigger community art project with the same title hosted at four … [Read more...]

Art Project “March: Art Walk”

In the first collaboration, Sao La and Freeland are pleased to present a group exhibition – March: Art Walk. Inspired by the desire to narrow the gap between contemporary art with the general public, as well as connecting artists, the exhibition is part of a bigger community art project with the same title hosted at four different spaces: Sao La, Lê Công Kiều Station, Freeland and Studio Nguy ễn Công Trứ. Located in remained colonial architectures by Ben Thanh market of the former Eastern … [Read more...]

Museum of Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Museum - former residence of Ngo Dinh Diem

Situated on Ly Tu Trong not far from Ben Thanh market, this is an interesting museum well within walking distance of Pham Ngu Lao. … [Read more...]