Unveiling Fresh Experiences and Preserving Treasured Memories at the Cinema

In Vietnam, Da Lat will be one of the cities people will consider as they choose an appropriate address for creating art spaces.

New creations and memories
A music show amidst the immense nature of Da Lat.

The diverse climate, nature, landscape, and architecture of Da Lat have become distinct features for artists with a capacity for creative expression.

Da Lat has always been a source of inspiration for those immersed in creating beauty. It offers a unique backdrop and artistic spaces for contemporary art.

In the past, many renowned artists from southern Vietnam chose Da Lat as their destination due to its proximity to Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) and its mountains, pine forests, fog, and waterfalls.

The forested highlands of Da Lat served as a gathering place for writers and poets, including Quach Tan and Han Mac Tu, who wrote famous poems that expressed the beauty of nature and the solitude of human life.

Prominent artists who lived in Da Lat include Pham Cong Thien, Nguyen Thi Hoang, Nguyen Duc Son, Pham Cao Hoan, Le Khanh, Tu Cong Phung, Hoang Nguyen, Lam Phuong, Tuan Ngoc, and Khanh Ly. They have all contributed to the artistic charm of Da Lat.

During the war, Da Lat was a meeting place for young artists who discussed and prayed for peace, including Trinh Cung, Dinh Cuong, Trinh Cong Son, Hoang Anh Tuan, and Ngo Thi Lien.

Da Lat was a hub for artistic encounters and the starting point for many talented individuals.

Recently, many writers and artists who have lived in and had attachments to Da Lat have returned and organized exhibitions and events, enriching the artistic life of the city. This has provided opportunities for artists to remember the past and inspire new creativity among the younger generation.

While the new generation has created their own art spaces in Da Lat, they also embrace the emotional and cultural heritage of the city. Notable examples include the “Hillside Street” contemporary art project by Nguyen Trung Hien and music venues in natural settings that attract famous singers.

The artistic culture of Da Lat continues to evolve, incorporating both old memories and new innovations, making it a remarkable and respected artistic hub.

Nhan Dan