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VN artists join international drum show

Update: October, 04/2013 - 14:00
Mai Lien will play T'Rung bamboo percussion instruments from Central Highland ethnic groups, while Minh Chi will play folk percussion instruments used in cheo (traditional opera).— File Photo

HA NOI (VNS)-- Two traditional Vietnamese musicians will join the Drums and Voices musical performance by artists from ASEAN countries and Japan held in the capital this month.

The show is being organised by the Japan Foundation Centre for Culture Exchange in Viet Nam.

Mai Lien will play T'Rung bamboo percussion instruments from Central Highland ethnic groups, while Minh Chi will play folk percussion instruments used in cheo (traditional opera).

The show will draw 12 traditional percussionists from seven countries, including Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Brunei and Japan.

Famed Japanese composer Michuri Oshima will direct the performance, which then will tour six ASEAN countries in October and November before ending the tour in Tokyo on December 18.

The shows in Ha Noi will be held at Au Co Theatre, at 8 Huynh Thuc Khang Street on 8pm, October 17 and 18. Free tickets are available from today at Japan Foundation Centre, 27 Quang Trung Street. -- VNS

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