Folk music artists from art troupes and theatres from Shapes of Sounds – Dáng Hình Âm Thanh, a new cultural project launched by the Voice of HCM City People (VOH), are helping to preserve Vietnamese culture. — Photo courtesy of VOH HCM CITY — The Voice of HCM City People (VOH) has launched a special art project offering folk music, dance and singing performances this month as part of its efforts to preserve and introduce Vietnamese traditional arts and culture to residents and visitors. The project, called Shapes of Sounds – Dáng Hình Âm Thanh , offers different performances of folk arts originating from the northern, central and southern regions. The performances are staged by talented artists of leading art schools, art troupes and theatres in HCM City. Each show — featuring folk songs and dances, and musical pieces is directed and produced by veteran artists, musicians and cultural researchers. The performers are accompanied by Vietnamese music played by a symphony orchestra and folk music instrumentalists in tranh (Vietnamese zither), sáo (flute), bầu ( Vietnamese monochord) and nguyệt (two-stringed long neck moon flute). “Our project is part of the VOH’s strategic investment plan to develop the city’s cultural industry,” said composer and theatre producer Đức Thịnh, one of the project’s creators, who has 15 years of experience in the industry. “We wanted to honour Vietnamese folk music and its artists who have worked and faced challenges to keep their art alive. We also hope young people will learn about the country’s history, culture and lifestyle through… Read full this story
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