These are two inspiring creative spaces that help you connect art, entertainment, people and even multicultural cultures in Saigon.
Nearly three years ago, a small number of young people and foreigners in Saigon began to roam about a vacant land in District 2 with “dusty” decorated containers and a weekend. Here again on the light, “tumble” by the music of the lively parties. But then, the land and the containers are still really a new place and most of them are foreigners, so not all young people know and boldly join. Until a short time later, Saigon Outcast started to be “tamed” thanks to the regular gatherings of festivals, parties, exchanges … which are organized here, creating muscles. Assembly for everyone to have the opportunity to meet, play, connect together. Since then, the cultural and entertainment complex combined with culture began to become familiar and increasingly expanded in Saigon.
Most recently, the En Dee complex in Nha Be has also appeared and became a very hot name in this area. Including Saigon Outcast, En Dee becomes the second “landing zone” for Vietnamese and international youths – people who are lively and full of contemporary art and streets in Ho Chi Minh City.
Open space connecting art lovers
These two locations have one thing in common: they have the most open and spacious space possible. Saigon Outcast is originally an 820 m2 open space located prominently in the Thao Dien residential area, District 2. Inside the campus there are simply 3 containers that are placed and stacked on top of each other. Surrounded by low walls, full of graffiti, Graffiti is full of vivid colors as if it creates a vitality for the whole area.
No concrete box house, no doors, no boring, familiar design, everything at Saigon Outcast when you look at it will give you a sense of spontaneity but still very orderly, to be true the creative spirit of a place of entertainment, exchanges, entertainment “multi-color” for people who love street art, music or drawing, … On the sunny days of Saigon, all Everyone will be comfortable and choose for their favorite corner to sit and chat, or enjoy the party.
Ms. Thach Thao – a second-year student at RMIT University, said: “I and my classmates have come here many times. Because this place often organizes many interesting activities based on the style or culture of many That’s why it attracts many foreigners, creating a very interesting multicultural environment. ”
Everyone can be together.
And En Dee area brings a completely different atmosphere. It is also a very wide campus, but En Dee feels closer to nature. Immediately in front of the door entered En Dee was a small garden. This place has green grass, ancient trees with surrounding are hung with lights and some chairs are arranged in the best corners of the garden to facilitate sunshine, reading books, drinking water glasses or chatting with you friends.
Especially the backyard of En Dee is an ideal place for skaters, there is a professional training ground built specifically. Not only skateboarding, but BMX, partin, hiphop, parkour, … can also gather together to exchange at this playground for a price of 35,000 VND / person throughout the day.
The whole play area is decorated outdoors and creates the most open space for everyone to easily connect with each other.
Places of entertainment and entertainment and can learn more about culture and art.
The interesting point of Saigon Outcast and En Deee is not only a place for young Saigonese or foreigners to come to play, relax or entertain, but also help people learn more about literature. chemistry, art, even language.
On weekdays, at Saigon Outcast, as well as En Dee, regular parties are open or free, depending on the nature of each party. However, the collection of entrance fees is often not too expensive, because it is not the people who open the doors of these areas to want money to become a pressure or problem that prevents people from coming to socialize, but only as a symbol or to pay for water and snacks.
Saigon Outcast will often hold exhibitions, collage, fashion, live and Vietnamese and international music performances, regular weekly Thursdays movies, or Acoustic music on Friday evening, .
En Dee often has parties on Saturdays and Sundays, mainly focusing on young people passionate about street art to join the crowd. Particularly in En Dee, this place is also an ideal destination for those who have passion for art, want to learn from the experience of their predecessors, professional players through graffiti classes, skateboarding , take a photo,..
The days of Saturday and Sunday at En Dee also have many parties and it attracts a lot of foreigners and the curiosity of the people in the area. Because even the people around En Dee are still unfamiliar with this model of operation.
Currently, with the situation where the old playboys have started to get hot, En Dee and Saigon Outcast become the new stop and “quality” of Saigon youth, promising to become hot places in the time.