Hanoi to host int’l finger-style guitar festival

An international finger-style guitar festival will be held at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi on August 17, starting at 8 pm.

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Kanaho is one of the artists who will perform at the international finger-style guitar festival - Photo: Courtesy of organizer

Organized by Guitar Concerts in Vietnam, this is the fifth time that the festival has been held in Vietnam.

The annual international finger-style guitar festival has taken place in Asia since 2010 with the participation of famous finger-style guitarists from many different countries and territories. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event.

Finger-style is a genre of solo guitar music characterized by a unique technique of playing guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips or fingernails.

The artists who will be performing at the event include Feng E of Taiwan, CK Chen and Ivan Song of China, and Kanaho and Masa Sumide of Japan.

Tickets are from VND500,000 to VND1.2 million per person and can be purchased at http://vn.wsm.asia. The show is not for children under 6.

Saigon Times

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