Ask anyone from Vietnam who Trinh Cong Son is and they’ll either recite you some of his lyrics or tell you about the significance of his music. Son's compositions of around 600 songs span over 30 years of Vietnamese history. International press dubbed Trinh Cong Son the Bob Dylan of Vietnam. His blend of folk … Continue reading Cafe Gac Trinh: the Trinh Cong Son House in Hue
Hue Festival is back for 2018! The unmissable biennial event will take place between Friday 27th April to Wednesday 2nd May. The Hue Festival includes cultural and contemporary performances from both Vietnam and around the world. We've gone through the Hue Festival schedule and chosen 5 events that are not to be missed!*schedule is still … Continue reading Hue Festival 2018: Five Events you Shouldn’t Miss
Service in the South-East Asian tourist industry can be mechanical and contrived, 054 Cafe is unintruding and laid-back in serving it's patrons. It is also one of Hue's few establishments where the cultural appropriation (particularly of hip-hop) is organic and contextually relevant. In a country largely obsessed with the soppiest of pop, it's great to find a place that kindly respects the ear-drums of music lovers.