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Saigoneer Podcast: Our Nguyen Hue Upgrades; We’re Loud Fest Organizer Peter Menchetti

A new Saigoneer Podcast episode is out now!


This week be begin ̣(1:04) by sharing our dream upgrades to the Nguyen Hue walking street in light of the recent completion of a lotus fountain on the thoroughfare. What else could be added? A communal kitchen? Ostrich races? An outdoor cinema?

Then (16:23), we sit down with Peter Menchetti, organizer of this weekend’s We’re Loud Fest, which is bringing four days of international punk, hardcore, garage and rock bands to Saigon. We talked about the festival’s multinational background, and what people can expect from the event.

As always, we end with Bánh Mì Banter (31:16).

Listen to this episode through the SoundCloud link below, or subscribe via Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple podcasts or your preferred podcast platform.

Leave a review letting us know what you think of the show, and have a great week!

Here are some links that are relevant to our disussion this episode:

  • Last seen in 1990, researchers have found a population of silver-backed chevrotains, a species of mouse-deer, surviving in Vietnam. [Mongabay]
  • Ton Duc Thang might be turned into a walking plaza connected to Nguyen Hue Walking Street. [Saigoneer]
  • Global Wildlife Conservation’s list of 25 most wanted lost species. [GWC]







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