Music lovers in Vietnam are soon to be enthralled by a line-up of splelbinding and enchanting concerts in the European Music Festival 2017. The festival will take place from 17 November to 2 December at the Youth Theater in Hanoi and the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City.
This annual cultural event is jointly organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, the Embassies of EU Member States and the European Cultural Institutes. Bringing together musical talents from all Europe, the European Music Festival aims at reaching a diversified audience with varied repertories to celebrate the richness and diversity of European culture.
This year, Vietnamese audience will once again have the opportunities to enjoy entertaining concerts by virtuoso artists from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Poland and Sweden. With a total of 17 concerts in both cities, the festival will invite artists and audiences of all ages to enjoy musical performances, exploring the combination of classic and contemporary rhythms.
|Vietnamese-Danish pianist Tri Minh and Danish singer/songwriter Nay Ruby performing in the press briefing on November 9.
The audience will be promisingly taken in a journey through melodious and delicate tunes of classic music, improvising and engaging jazz, unique and soulful rhythms of R&B, captivating blues melodies with great songs and special voices.
Speaking at the press briefing to announce the event, Ambassador Bruno Angelet said: "Events such as the present European Music Festival showcase the European Union's motto which is "unity in diversity" and, more generally, the richness of European cultures, contributing to better understanding and reciprocal knowledge, thus reinforcing relations between Europe and Vietnam especially."
European Music Festival 2017 will be opened on November 17 in Hanoi by the Bay Collective - an open project by Vietnamese-Danish pianist Tri Minh and Danish singer/songwriter Nay Ruby - who will share stage with Vietnam top singer Diva Thanh Lam and multi awards winner from Denmark Michael Moller and with other Vietnamese artists.
The festival will continue with a broad spectrum of jazz melodies, a series of classical concerts and electronic music.
Admission to the concerts is free of charge.By An Nhien