The importance of art in our busy lives is very similar to that of music. A piece of music can make your life happier and effect on your good mood. Nobody can live without music, whether it’s a music plays on the radio or a classical music concert. Especially in big city like Ho Chi Minh, when stress is high, many people find that relaxing to calming music is something that eases the mind.
Understanding the essential role of art and music, CapitaLand Vietnam organizes Air Fest – Music, Art and Bazaar even at its mall, The Oxygen, on Saturday 25 February 2017. This is one of monthly events to create a nice community for all residents and the neighbor. Join us for this culture event and you can enjoy Art and Music in a nicely atmosphere:
Laurent Judge: “It’s like a nightmare where everything is in slow motion, some lights will appear, then shadows and a creature, which could be real but they are abstract.”. Is how Parisian painter and graffiti artist, Laurent Judge describes his work in an interview with Saigoneer. Watch him work live at the Air Fest from, starting at 3pm.
De De La Plume: A French Artist living in Saigon, De De La Plume is a multi-talented creative who paints, draws, illustrates, designs fashion, textiles and dances. Check out her live painting on canvas at Air Fest from 3PM.
Mr Phan: An Illustrator based in Saigon. His signature style, black and white watercolor with golden ink, is a dreamy and contemporary take on traditional Vietnamese archetypes. He will exhibiting his wonderful work at the event.
Pêche à la Mouche: Established in Saigon (2013) by Nicolas Caumont & Christian Bouaziz, "Peche a la Mouche" (or PALM) is a humble tribute (with a twist of funk/blues) to the Jazz Manouche style, a brainchild of one of the greatest guitarist of all times: Django Reinhardt, along with his alter-ego Stephane Grapelli (violin). And further kept alive by musicians such as Birelli Lagrene, Trio Rosenberg, Romane, Christian Escoude....
Gwennili: This is a Breton music band based in HCMC. Since the early 1970s, Brittany, a province in the north of France, has experienced a tremendous revival of its folk music which includes a variety of vocal styles and includes instruments like Celtic harp, Violon, Clarinet, Guitar, Wooden flute and Accordion. Watch this band perform this unusual style of music at the Air Fest.
Toi Latino: Gaby is a multi-instrumentalist from Cyprus— a driving force in Saigon’s music scene. He’ll be taking us on a journey of sound with Nestor, a line up featuring Latin, Reggae and Soul music.
Apart from admiring Art and Music, you can find art painting for sale at Air Fest Bazaar:
Đồi: Đồi is a young artist from Vietnam who illustrates dreamy black and white characters.
Blast: Blast is a young artist from Vietnam who specializes in intricate pen drawings.
South Radish: A self-taught artist from Russia who explores world of art with an open heart of a child! Specialize on turning things into piece of art.
Henna Art by Kim: Kim will be providing Henna Tattoo Service so you can get yourself inked with her beautiful designs.
In addition, you can check out the art exhibition of Brice Godard. Brice is a French cinematographer and photographer based in Saigon. He graduated from the renowned International Film School of Paris and photography school of Chalon-sur-Saône, during which he focused on expressing his artistic vision with the use of specialized lenses. In his exhibition Brice will us the beauty of what we usually overlook, by focusing hidden detail that is hidden from the human eye in day-to-day objects like ink, milk and soap.
Specially, join our first Typsy art event at Air Fest as you paint to live music featuring awesome worldwide musicians. Typsy Art is the first drinking and painting event in Vietnam where we will instruct all of you to paint one goegeous pre-chosen painting in just 2 hours. No previous experience required, promise. This time, the name of the painting we are going to create at Air Fest is “Dandelion”. And yes, you can bring your painting home. The sum by selling art materials will be donated to “Save the bears” association. 10% fee for Tipsy workshop will also be donated to the charity.
The Oxygen is a 3-storeys community mall with over 8,000sqm retail space located at the high-end residential development - The Vista, 628C Hanoi Highway, An Phu Ward, District 2, HCMC. CapitaLand Vietnam position The Oxygen with the “backyard of Thao Dien” – a new community mall concept with more lively ambience, green landscape and a relaxed and positive feel to it!