6 Music Festivals in Vietnam You Should Look Forward

Music forms an important part of every society’s culture. It is hence a wonderful way to explore the fun side of a new country you visit. There is no better way to explore the music of another country than by attending music festivals. The music scene in Vietnam is world class, with both annual events and tours by world-famous bands and musicians that spans over various genres of music. Here is a list of some of the annual music festivals in Vietnam. If you are in the country during the time, do not forget to attend these concerts and enjoy some amazing music with food and drink!

1. Coracle

This beachside music festival takes place in Ho Tram usually in late November and early December for three days. The venue is only two hours away from Ho Chi Minh City. You can enjoy International and Regional rock, indie and hip hop music all in one place during the festival. In the day time, people who are into art and creativity can enjoy art installations and pop-up fashion stalls. You can also choose to indulge in water sports or sunbathe and relax by the sea. The previous edition in 2019 was held from Nov 29 to Dec 1.

The ticket prices for this festival starts at VND 1,500,000.

2. Epizode

This music festival happens on the Phu Quoc Islands which is a stunning place in itself. Epizode is much more elaborate since it happens for 12 days starting in late December and extending till the first week of January. This festival is a great opportunity to ring in the new year if you are in Vietnam! DJs from different places of the world come into the festival and you can enjoy music from various genres such as electronic, techno, rave and much more.

The price of this festival’s ticket costs about VND 5,800,000.

3. Saigon Reggae Fest

This one day festival is a great place to enjoy the best Reggae music. World class DJs and Reggae musicians come together to put up a show of more than 12 hours of non-stop music so you can enjoy it to the fullest. This festival usually happens in the month of November. Along with music, you can also enjoy delicious food and various stalls offering tattoos, tarot card readings and photo booths. 

This event takes place in Ho Chi Minh City and the tickets if bought earlier cost VND 150,000 and if bought at the door cost VND 250,000. This price includes one free drink.

4. International Traditional Music Festival

This festival is an extravaganza of concerts, workshops and master classes by renowned musicians flying in from various countries around the world. It is a great time to experience traditional music from around the world. It happens usually in the month of November in the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music. 

The entrance is absolutely free of cost.

5. Dieu Con Mai Festival

Dieu Con Mai translates to ‘Things everlasting’ in English and the festival is true to its name as the memories of it will last in your minds forever. This festival happens in the Hanoi Opera House on Vietnam’s National Day i.e. September 2nd. The concert opens with the national anthem of Vietnam and is followed by performances of more revolutionary songs. Famous singers from Vietnam come to be a part of this festival. It is also broadcasted on TV channels in Vietnam.

6. Quest Festival

The Quest Festival is held in the scenic place of Son Tinh Camp in Hanoi. This music festival has more range than other festivals in terms of music genres. You can enjoy music from reggae to hip hop, folk to metal to electronic music, and even traditional vietnamese music. The festival also includes workshops by musicians. There are a lot of vendors and stalls that sell food and drinks during the festival.

The venue is about 45 minutes from Hanoi city and the tickets to the festival cost around VND 800,000 and prices can go upto VND 2,600,000.


If you know of other music festivals in Vietnam, do let us know in the comments section!

This post was published by Ghanavi Umesh

Share this post on social media
Google +

Vietnam Packages

Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free

Related Articles

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Vegetarian Food in Vietnam: Finding the Vegetarian in Vietnamese Cuisine

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Vietnamese Traditional Dresses: Ao Dai, Non La, Hmong and Cham Ethnic Wear

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

5 Vietnamese Languages for the Polyglot in You

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Vietnamese Culture Demystified!

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Beers in Vietnam - A Complete Guide For Lager Lovers

Fairs & Festivals

Fairs & Festivals

Mid-autumn Festival 2019 - The Most Vibrant Vietnamese Celebration

Adventure

Adventure

Kitesurfing in Vietnam - Best Places and Operators in Vietnam

Backpacking

Backpacking

Backpacking in Vietnam

Beaches & Islands

Beaches & Islands

Islands in Vietnam

Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife in Vietnam - A Treasure Trove of Flora and Fauna

Sightseeing

Sightseeing

22 Amazing Bridges In Vietnam That You MUST Visit

Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Online Visa for Vietnam - Procedures, Fees, Eligibility Criteria

Religious

Religious

Religion in Vietnam - Of Religious Tolerance and Acceptance

Fairs & Festivals

Fairs & Festivals

New Year in Vietnam - How to Celebrate Tet Nguyen Dan Like the Vietnamese

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Music of Vietnam - The Best Kinds of Traditional Vietnamese Music

Religious

Religious

Temples in Vietnam

Top Places

Top Places

Cities in Vietnam

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Explore Coffee in Vietnam: Learn All About One of the World's Best Coffee

Religious

Religious

Churches of Vietnam

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

10 Interesting Vietnam War Facts You Probably Didn't Know

Travel Tips

Travel Tips

35 Fun & Interesting Facts About Vietnam That Is Sure To Intrigue You

Adventure

Adventure

Camping in Vietnam - 9 Best Campsites For The Perfect Adventure

Beaches & Islands

Beaches & Islands

Take the Most Unforgettable Tour of Vietnam with This 7-Day Tour

Family Holidays

Family Holidays

Spend Christmas In Vietnam With IRCTC’s Exotic Vietnam Tour

Nightlife

Nightlife

Casinos in Vietnam

Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife & Nature

The Famous Rivers in Vietnam

Transport

Transport

Take A Train From China to Vietnam For An Ultimate Experience

Adventure

Adventure

Water Parks in Vietnam

Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Waterfalls in Vietnam

Beautiful Places in Vietnam

Beaches & Islands

Beaches & Islands

Direct Flights India To Vietnam - Your Next Vacation Just Got Cheaper

Comments on this post