PHỐ BÊN ĐỒI - THE CITY ON HILLS

PHỐ BÊN ĐỒI - THE CITY ON HILLS is Vietnam’s first annual, inter- and multidisciplinary community art programme sited in Dalat city, Central Highlands region of Vietnam.

With the vision to transform Dalat city into a top cultural destination of Southeast Asia, Pho Ben Doi brings you contemporary art shows every year. Each show has a unique theme, reflected in participating artists, experts, and the contents of parallel programming produced in collaboration with renowned institutions and individuals of high caliber from around the world.

OUR MISSION

  • HERITAGE PRESERVATION & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • COMMUNITY BUILDING
  • CULTURAL EDUCATION

OUR GOALS

  • Promoting local tourism and brands via contemporary art.
  • Increasing cultural playground for remote children as well as introducing education about urban preservations.
  • Organizing workshops with topics about urban planning and urban utilization.
  • Expanding the activities of Urban Sketchers group in Dalat city by creating outdoor sketching activities, improving social interaction, and raising awareness.
  • Connecting artist groups domestically and internationally; creating a more sustainable Dalat's Creative and Cultural Hub; and to give support to young artist generation in Vietnam.

OUR TEAM

PHO BEN DOI is a fun, artistic playground not only for the community we serve but to our team first and foremost. We are committed to turn Pho Ben Doi - the City on Hills into a high-quality annual event where everyone can have a space to experience art in every sense: sight, sound, smell, touch, taste in Dalat city. We tell stories, feature artists, give rise to young people and create contents to inspire a more creative life.