|MUSIC CELEBRATION: The music gala called Quê Hương Biển Gọi (Melodies of the Country and Sea) offers performances by more than 200 veteran and young artists. — Photo courtesy of the programme’s organiser|
NHA TRANG — Nha Trang City will host a music gala featuring outdoor performances as part of its efforts to entertain and attract locals and visitors.
The gala, called Quê Hương Biển Gọi (Melodies of the Country and Sea), offers performances by more than 200 veteran and young singers, dancers, musicians, and theatre artists.
It is part of the 2023 Nha Trang-Khánh Hòa Sea Festival, which is scheduled to take place from June 3-6 in the south central province of Khánh Hòa.
The gala will offer Vietnamese songs and music pieces designed in new concepts by music stars such as Cẩm Vân, Khắc Triệu and Phương Vi.
Revolutionary music composed by Trần Hoàn and Phan Huỳnh Điểu will be highlighted.
“We want to honour Vietnamese music and theatre. We also hope locals and visitors will discover the beauty of Khánh Hòa and its people through our gala,” said Kiều Đăng Ninh, head of the gala’s organising board.
The free performances of Quê Hương Biển Gọi will open at 8pm on June 3 in Nha Trang City’s April 2 Boulevard.
|SEASIDE FUN: More than 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the 2023 Nha Trang-Khánh Hòa Sea Festival. — Photo courtesy of the programme’s organiser|
The 2023 Nha Trang-Khánh Hòa Sea Festival will take place from June 3 to 6 with more than 60 art and cultural events.
It is held every two years and has become a trademark of the beach resort city of Nha Trang since 2003.
The history, culture and people of Khánh Hòa will be highlighted during the festival.
Street art performances, sports competitions, tourism promotion events, and scientific and educational seminars will also be included.
The festival’s organiser, Khánh Hòa Province’s Department of Tourism, is expected to attract 100,000 visitors during the festival.
Last year, Khánh Hòa attracted 2.57 million tourists, raking in nearly VNĐ14 trillion (US$590.5 million) in tourism revenue.
This year, it targets four million tourists, including 1.5 million foreign visitors, and earning VNĐ21 trillion ($902.3 million). — VNS