Australian Embassy

50th Anniversary - Events








‘Come Together’ Showcase

Invitation only

A concert to showcase Australia and Vietnam creative and cultural excellence featuring performers from Australia and Vietnam who will share their culture, and each sing a song. All will then perform ‘Come Together’ a newly released Australian song which we plan to include a Vietnamese verse exclusively for the 50th anniversary.



Ho Chi Minh City


23rd February 2023

Hanoi Reception

Invitation only

A celebratory evening event in Hanoi with guests from the Vietnamese government, diplomatic corps and business. Special performance by one of the Australian performers from the ‘Come Together’ Showcase.





24th February 2023

Walking Through a Songline

Public exhibition

A multi-sensory digital installation in which visitors can immerse themselves in ancient Aboriginal Australian knowledge communicated through new technology.



Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi


HCMC 16th March - 16th April, Hanoi 27th April - 21st May

Alumni Symposium Events

By registration

A full day event involving keynote presentations and concurrent sessions. The first of the alumni symposium events will be held in HCMC. This will include the announcement of the Alumni award winners by the Ambassador and VAFA President.



Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hanoi



Taste of Australia


Taste of Australia is an annual program in Vietnam to promote Australia's food, beverages and culture. We have early plans to run events, including two gala events, in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and regional locations.





May / June 2023

Innovation Showcase by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

To be confirmed

Run by Aus4Innovation, the annual showcase celebrates the projects, people and impacts of hte Aus4Innovation program over the last year.





June 2023 (TBC)

Agricultural Research Partnership

Run by the Australian Centre fo International Research (ACIAR), the event will celebrate 30 years of ACIAR's engagement in Vietnam.

  Hanoi   November 2023 (TBC)



Planning underway






Bluey screening


Screenings for families to view the award-winning Australian children's show Bluey. We have early plans to screen in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang.


  Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hanoi   June 2023(TBC)

Coaching clinics

Australian sporting team to conduct coaching clinics across Vietnam with women's and girl's teams.


  Nationwide   TBC

Conferences, forums and events on investment, education, agriculture and sustainability

The 50th anniversary is an opportunity to expand our work in these priority sectors. We welcome stakeholders to share their existing events or ideas, which we can potentially support through our 50th program.


  Nationwide   TBC

In-market trade and investment promitions of Australia capability

Austrade Energy Mission to Vietnam (March 2023)

Austrade Agrifood, Consumer and Education Regional Roadshows (March and Nov 2023)

Austrade Promotion of Sustatinable Fibres & Fashion (May and Nov 2023)


  Nationwide   Various

A Cultural and Culinary Experience - TV series in Vietnam

A mini-series to project modern Vietnam using our shared love of food to spark conversations around culture and relationships.

  N/A   TBC