On Friday Dec. 5 and Saturday Dec. 6 The International Choir and Orchestra of Ho Chi Minh City presents its traditional charity Christmas concert at the St Paul Convent’s Chapel. Proceedings start at 7.30pm.
Organised by the Canadian Consulate General, Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) and the HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations, the annual Terry Fox Run to raise funds for cancer awareness, takes place on Sunday Nov. 30 at 8am sharp.
L’Uisine is a dining and retail space in the heart of Saigon and on Thursday Nov. 27, from 7.30pm, will hold a Thanksgiving dinner with proceeds going to charity.
In Long An Province, Les Enfants du Dragon is building the future — and present
The Hanoi International Women’s Club (HIWC) is holding its annual charity bazaar at the United Nations International School (UNIS) on Sunday Nov. 23.
Australian pianist Nerida Evans leads off a classy bill in support of Animal Rescue and Care at Hotel Continental, with guest artist Igor Chystokletov — Nerida’s piano teacher — performing piano duets with her, violinists Sabine Mignot-Buehring and Magali Chaudemanche accompanying, and ensemble work with the choral group Voice of ISHCMC. In addition, singer Melanie Allsop and flamenco dancer Line Busk Stehr will round out this afternoon of arts for a good cause.
Saigon Children’s Charity seems to get all the cool fundraisers, and this cycling adventure is no exception — five days and four nights of cycling Central Vietnam, including its picturesque peak trail, the Hai Van Pass.
After a two-year gap, the charity scooter ride returns to the climes of Sunny Saigon and Dotty Dong Nai on Saturday Dec. 6.
In the world of heart surgery, no-one stands as tall as Alain Carpentier. The man who conducted the first artificial heart transplant in Europe in 1986, Carpentier has also designed the first completely artificial heart ever — used in a successful transplant for the first time last year.