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Conservatory hosts international traditional music fest

Update: November, 26/2018 - 11:00
Artists of Traditional Music Department Ensemble from the HCM City Conservatory of Music will perform at the International Traditional Music Festival, opening at the conservatory from November 25-29. — Photo courtesy of the organiser
Viet Nam News

HCM CITY — The International Traditional Music Festival opened at the HCM City Conservatory of Music on November 25 night.

The five-day festival attracts 58 musicians from Poland, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia and Việt Nam, who will present performances of traditional tune from their own homeland every night.

The opening concert titled Giai Điệu Quê Hương (Homeland Melody) will feature artists of Traditional Music Department Ensemble from the conservatory.

These artists will play popular folk songs from southern, central and northern regions of Việt Nam, and symphonic compositions praising the homeland.

Tài tử music, a genre of traditional music unique to southern Việt Nam, will be featured.

The concert on November 26 will highlight traditional songs performed by musicians from Mongolia and South Korea, while the artists from Malaysia and Taiwan will give a performance on November 27.

Musicians from Poland will present a concert of their music on November 28.

On November 29, there will be a special gala with the participant of all 58 musicians.

Apart from concerts, these musicians will also give master classes and workshops to introduce their traditional music and musical instruments, and how to play them. — VNS

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