Although there are more than two weeks left until Christmas, the festive atmosphere can be felt in many parts of HCM City. Those intending to look for Christmas gifts for friends and family should head to Outcast Christmas Market at the Saigon Outcast in District 2.
Outcast Christmas Market: 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2
The Christmas-themed market features a variety of stalls selling artworks, accessories, clothes, home-baked food, tasty snacks, healthy products and ornaments. Participants should pay an admission fee of VND20,000, inclusive of one bottle of water or Red Saigon Beer.
The Saigon Outcast, an open art and entertainment space built from huge containers in District 2, is located at 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2.
Further information about the event can be found at www.saigonoutcast.com/saigon-outcast/outcast-christmas-market-2017/.
CGV Crescent Mall: 3H Nguyen Van Linh Boulevard, District 7
Movie enthusiasts can come to CGV Crescent Mall on the fifth floor of the Crescent Mall shopping complex in Phu My Hung urban area in District 7 to watch a mystery drama film called “Murder on the Orient Express” at 4 p.m., 7:20 p.m. and 10:10 p.m. on Sunday night.
The American movie, directed by Kenneth Branagh and adapted from a novel of the same name by Agatha Christie, has a presence of many renowned actors such as Tom Bateman, Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench and Johnny Depp.
The two-hour movie tells a story of thirteen passengers stranded on an express train where everyone is a suspect for a brutal murder case. Fortunately, renowned detective Hercule Poirot is also present on the train and races against time to seek the truth and unfold a series of unexpected stories.
The film screened in English with Vietnamese subtitle is not suitable for those under 18 years old.