European Music Festival 2015 in Vietnam
(VNF) - The music scene in Vietnam will be stirred with the return of the European Music Festival 2015 (EMF2015).
Co-organized by the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Vietnam, Vietnam Performing Arts Centre - Department of Performing Arts under Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, European cultural centers and Embassies of EU member states, this 14th edition will offer concerts of unsurpassed persity and caliber from November 18th to 29th in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
This event is a highlight among several activities held by the Delegation of the European Union in Vietnam in collaboration with Vietnam's Ministries throughout 2015 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the EU-Vietnam diplomatic ties.
EMF2015 will feature well-known musical talents from Austria, Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium), Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Sweden as well as a prominent guest band from Vietnam.
With a line-up of nineteen enchanting concerts, the festival offers Vietnamese audiences the prospect of experiencing varied genres of music, including engaging jazz melodies with incredible voices and great songs, classic, contemporary and exiting rock beats intertwined with Vietnamese traditional music.
The Festival to open on November 18th by Brandt Brauer Frick (Germany) at Worker Theater in Hanoi and Tolvan Big Band (Sweden) at the Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh city. Then, it will continue with a broad spectrum of glowing jazz melodies presented by Eric Legnini Trio (Wallonia-Brussels/ Belgium), Ulrich Drechsler Trio (Austria), The Blue Star Ensemble (Czech Republic), Anne Paceo (France). The festival will also present a classical concert of virtuosity by Polish violinist Voytek Proniewicz. On November 29th, it will be closed in Ho Chi Minh city by Ferenc Snétberger - Paolo Vinaccia Duo (Hungary) and in Hanoi by the Vietnamese guest band Hac San.
The European Music Festival 2015 will take place at:
* Hanoi: Youth Theatre (No. 11 Ngo Thi Nham street, Worker Theatre (No. 42 Trang Tien street), and Opera House (No. 1 Trang Tien street).
* HCMC: HCMC Conservatory of Music (No 112 Nguyen Du street, district 1), and Saigon Opera House (No 7 Lam Son square, district 1).
Free-of-charge tickets to the concerts can be obtained from 9:00 (November 16th) at the following locations: Hanoi at Goethe Institut, No. 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Tel: 04-37342251/52; L'Espace at No. 24 Trang Tien street, Tel: 04-39362164; and Ho Chi Minh city at Goethe Institut, No 18 Road no. 1, Cu Xa Do Thanh, ward 4, district 3, Tel: 08-36009587; IDECAF at No. 31 Thai Van Lung street, district 1, Tel: 08-38295451./.
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