The festival, titled ‘Ho Chi Minh City – A City of Love’ and organized by the Municipal Organizing Board of Major Holidays, will take place over a span of four months. It will showcase performances by numerous artists representing different genres such as EDM, rock, rap, jazz, pop, and folk music.

The HOZO Super Fest is an exceptional event to be held during the festival. Taking place on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street from December 22 to 24, it will feature a lineup of talented local and international artists.

The event, as stated by the organizer, aims to enhance the city’s distinctive cultural identity and establish it as a desirable destination for both local and international tourists.

One of the main attractions of this year’s festival will be the HOZO Inspired Talents program, taking place during the last weeks of September, October, and November, at Lam Son Park in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

A representative of the municipal Organizing Board of Major Holidays introduces a sketch of the venue for the Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival. Photo: Thai Thai / Tuoi Tre

A representative of the municipal Organizing Board of Major Holidays introduces a sketch of the venue for the Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival. Photo: Thai Thai / Tuoi Tre

We are pleased to announce a series of music shows that will be held at various universities as part of HOZO 2023. Additionally, we will be conducting music workshops during the event. Join us for an unforgettable musical experience.

According to songwriter Huy Tuan, the music director of the third Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival, numerous globally acclaimed singers have recently visited Vietnam to showcase their talent. Their performances have garnered praise from Vietnamese spectators, local artists, and event organizers alike.

Vietnam is rapidly becoming a sought-after destination for international artists, thus inspiring us to provide an array of fresh and unique experiences to our guests during the HOZO 2023 event.

Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports speaks at a press briefing on August 24, 2023 to announce the upcoming Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival. Photo: Thai Thai / Tuoi Tre

Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports, speaks at a press briefing on August 24, 2023 to announce the upcoming Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival. Photo: Thai Thai / Tuoi Tre

During the press briefing, Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports, announced that the music festival will be accessible to the public at no cost.

We are dedicated to creating unique and renowned brands for our city, such as HOZO. Our ultimate goal is to establish our city as a prominent hub for culture and music not only in Vietnam, but also in the region and across the globe,” she emphasized.