Hanoi concert breathes new life into Asian folk music

VOV.VN - An exceptional line-up of musicians took the stage on September 7 at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi with a dazzling array of traditional Asian folk music performances.

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Local artists Ngo Tra My, Nguyen Thi Hoa Dang and Le Thuy Linh gave stellar performances playing traditional musical instruments including the dan bau, the 16 and 36 chord zither, the Central Highlands t'rung and the two-chord fiddle.

While international musicians Teuku Umar Ilany Bin Teuku Iskandar, Kohei Inoue, Ryohei Inoue and Yamada Michiko also shined brilliantly with their renditions of traditional folk songs from Malaysia and Japan including Trong com (Rice Drum), Umi no michi (The Road of the Sea) and Wau Bulan (Moon-Kite).

Entitled – One Asia 2016 – the concert is part of a series first launched in 2013 that annually travels throughout Japan and Southeast Asian region.  It is next scheduled for December 7 at the Esplanade Theatre in Singapore.

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