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Famous Russians to sing in Hà Nội

Update: June, 09/2017 - 10:34
A song and dance: The Ural State Russian Folk Choir will perform at the Vietnam National Academy of Music on June 12 at 8pm. — Photo courtesy of the Embassy of Russia
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HÀ NỘI —The world famous Ural State Folk Choir from Russia will perform at the Vietnam National Academy of Music on June 12 as part of activities to celebrate Russia’s National Day.

At the concert, scheduled for 8pm at the Academy, the ensemble from Russia’s Ekaterinburg City will present the most popular pieces from its repertoire, including romantic folk dances and songs from the Ural region.

The Ural State Russian Folk Choir is a folk song and a dance ensemble formed in 1943. The 80-member group includes a chorus, an orchestra and a ballet troupe.

Colourful collective: The Ural State Russian Folk Choir has performed at numerous Russian and international competitions and music festivals. — Photo courtesy of the Embassy of Russia

The choir has performed at numerous Russian and international competitions and music festivals. It was also a participant in the cultural programme at the Olympic Games – held in Moscow in 1980. The Ural artists have frequently performed on some of the world’s best stages. In 2016, they represented Russia at the World Culture Festival in New Delhi (India) to present their art to the Indian and international public.

The event is co-organised by the Embassy of Russia and Việt Nam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The concert will be held at 8pm, at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, located at 77 Hào Nam Street, in Hà Nội. Entry only by invitation. — VNS

 

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