Vietnam will host special concerts next week featuring South Korean pop stars Bi Rain and Park Hyo-shin in honor of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
The international sensations from South Korea, who are both currently serving their obligatory 22 months of military service, will perform at the Ho Chi Minh City Military Theater on March 19 and the Hanoi Opera House on March 21.
The stars will be accompanied by 58 members of the South Korean National Military Symphony Orchestra and 17 traditional musicians.
At least 500 tickets are available for the Ho Chi Minh City concert and 700 for the Hanoi show.
Also during their stay in Vietnam, Rain and Hyo-shin will visit and perform at the Military University of Culture and Arts, the Institute of Korean Culture, the Military Theater of Song and Dance and Hanoi's School of Korea.
Rain first performed in Vietnam in 2006 and then returned in 2007 as part of his Rain World Tour (06-07) of 11 countries and territories.
He is scheduled to complete his military service on July 10, 2013.
The Ho Chi Minh City Military Theater is located on 140 Cong Hoa Street, Tan Binh District; the Hanoi Opera House is located on 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District.