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Traditional music at One Asia Joint Concert

Update: September, 17/2016 - 09:00
Monochord artist Ngô Trà My of the Việt Nam Music Institute will perform at the One Asia Joint Concert 2016 in Singapore on December 7.—VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HCM CITY — Three traditional musicians from the Việt Nam Music Institute will perform at an international music festival in Singapore.

Monochord artist Ngô Trà My, zitherist Hoa Đăng and T’rưng (traditional bamboo xylophone) artist Lê Thùy Linh will perform at the One Asia Joint Concert 2016 at the Esplanade Concert Hall with 29 musicians from 10 Southeast Asian countries.    

The performance will include eight members of the Japan-based AUNJ Classic Orchestra, which launched in 2008 and features Japanese traditional music.  

AUNJ members play taiko (drum), shamisen (three-stringed guitar), koto (traditional 13-stringed instrument derived from the Chinese zheng and similar to đàn tranh, 16-chord zither, of Việt Nam), shakuhachi (end-blown flute in bamboo) and shinobue (transverse flute).

The annual One Asia Joint Concert was organised by the AUNJ in 2013 s a cultural exchange programme, enhancing the friendship between Japan and other countries. — VNS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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