MUSIC STORY OF THE OLD QUARTER_The SILK MUSIC EXHIBITION AND PERFORMANCE
Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam has its proud 1000-year-old history and tradition. The music born here shares the richness as the city’s history itself: diversified and original.
“Music Story of the Old Quarter” is a monthy music shows which is objected to introduce generally to the world the evolution of the city of Hanoi’s music, from past to present.
The shows portrait the city’s music history through traditional vocal techniques, rhythms and beats combined with contemporary installation arts. The performances are delivered by the top class singers and musicians.
Through the shows, we hope to successfully communicate the core values of Hanoi’s culture, history and humans to the audiences, both Vietnamese natives and foreign friends.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
Silk Music paves the way for us to the Vietnamese traditional music which will include the exhibition and music performance of ancient musical instruments with silk strings . The exhibition shows fundamental musical instruments of five traditional music genres (Tuồng, Chèo, Ca Trù, Xẩm, Chầu Văn) including some ancient musical instruments with natural silk strings revived by the People’s Artist Xuan Hoach under the cultural project “Silk sings” (“Đàn hát Tiếng Tơ”) of Dong Kinh Co Nhac group, funded by Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development SDC.
– Exhibition : 08 Jul-18 Jul 2016
– Friday, 08/07/2016
18:00 Opening the Exhibition
20:00 Performance of traditional music with silk-string musical instruments
– Sunday, 10/07/2016
15:00- 18:00 Introducing Instrumental Music and Traditional Vietnamese Music genres
* FREE ENTRANCE*
This is a non-profit programm. Donations are greatly welcomed.
– Donation at the door
– Buying bamboo sticks (50k/stick) and give the stick to organisers after any peformance that you find amusing.
– Short term/ Long term sponsorships for the project ( Contact details below)
** ABOUT THE ORGANISERS**
THE ANCIENT MUSIC OF TONKIN, the group of artists, traditional singers, musicians and Vietnamese culture lovers who embrace the passion for the conservation of Vietnamese traditional music. We are working to share the values of our beautiful Vietnamese cultural heritages.
CONTACT DETAILS ( for information, tour dates, cooperations and sponsorship)
Vu Nhat Tan
Tel: 0124 912 5212