(VOV) - Vietnam is taking part in the 9th Asia Pacific Choral Summit (APCS) in Macau, China from February 24-27.
Over 30 delegates who conduct choral societies in the Asia-Pacific region are attending the event. Pham Hong Hai, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theatre, was elected as a member of the Asia-Pacific choral executive committee.
In addition to Vietnam, other representatives came from Southeast Asian nations including Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Myanmar.
At the event, delegates reported on choral activities in each country, and discussed plans for international choral activities in the future. Vietnam’s representative proposed to establish an Asia-Pacific children’s chorus.
During the event, the Asia Pacific Youth Choir (APYC) with 32 singers from 14 countries gave its first performance. They were conducted by Saeko Hasegawa from Japan and Jonathan Valesco from the Philippines.