Pianist & music professor goes zither-tither

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Pianist & music professor goes zither-tither

So it is strange for audiences to see a man in a suit playing zither. Another strange thing is that the man, a pianist and music professor in France, has played zither in renowned concerts in the United States and Europe alongside musicians of stringed Western string instruments such as the violin and cello.

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Vietnamese culture centre in France promotes community activities

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

A music show has put the last note to a string of activities held at the Vietnamese culture centre in Paris to celebrate the 2014 Vietnam Year in France.

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Khen Be (Pan-pipe)- A Unique Musical Instrument

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Khen Be (Pan-pipe)- A Unique Musical Instrument

(VOV) -Legend has it that a poor young man named Lo went missing from his village. After some time his friends went to look for him and finally found him, dead by a stream with a Khen Be in his hand.

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When is copycat phenomenon in Vietnamese music going to end?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

When is copycat phenomenon in Vietnamese music going to end?

Copycat music is not a new phenomenon in Vietnam, though it has long been criticized by both media and music experts.

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Int’l guitar fest hits Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Int’l guitar fest hits Ho Chi Minh City

An international guitar festival will be held for the first time at the Conservatory of Ho Chi Minh City from November 12 – 16, organizers said.

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Discover the rustic charm of Thien Cam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Discover the rustic charm of Thien Cam

VietNamNet Bridge – Thien Cam, one of the most beautiful beaches in central Viet Nam, offers a refreshingly undeveloped landscape.

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3D printed instruments make sweet music in Sweden

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Students from Lund University's Malmo Academy of Music are believed to be the world's first band to all use 3D printed instruments. The guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums were built by Olaf Diegel, professor of product development, who says 3D printing allows musicians to design an instrument to their exact specifications.

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Russian sanctions must end immediately: Polleit

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Sanctions against Russia are a "stone-age policy instrument" and must be stopped immediately, according to Thorsten Polleit, chief economist at Degussa Goldhandel GmbH. He speaks from Frankfurt with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."

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Close to 250 troupes join Chau Van singing festival

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Close to 250 troupes join Chau Van singing festival

Thousands of performers from 250 amateur art troupes from all over the country have flocked to the capital city of Hanoi to take part in the 2014 Chau Van Singing Festival, Nguyen Khac Loi, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said on October 13.

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Singer breathes new life into ca tru genre

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Pham Thi Hue fell in love with ca tru when she heard a recording at age 20. Now, she's fighting to preserve the songs.

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Singer breathes new life into ca tru genre

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Singer breathes new life into ca tru genre

Pham Thi Hue fell in love with ca tru when she heard a recording at age 20. Now, she's fighting to preserve the songs. Nguyet Ha reports.

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Local youth fancy playing Ukulele

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Local youth fancy playing Ukulele

VietNamNet Bridge – Playing Ukulele, a small, guitarlike musical instrument, has recently become popular among local youth. Every Sunday at 4 p.m., many young people gather at the Students’ Cultural House on Dien Bien Phu Street in HCMC’s District 3 to play and share knowledge on playing Ukulele.

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Vietnamese culture promoted in Switzerland

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

(VOV) -The Overseas Vietnamese Association in Switzerland organized a Vietnam culture night in Maison de Quartier de la Jonction, Geneva on September 20, attracting a large number of international friends and Overseas Vietnamese (OVs).

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Percussionist beats challenges to preserve art

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Percussionist beats challenges to preserve art

Soc Trang musician Danh Sol brought new life to the Khmer tradition of pentatonic music. Chanh Da and Trung Hieu report.

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“Ho Chi Minh City- Integration and Development” festival opens

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“Ho Chi Minh City- Integration and Development” festival opens

A festival themed “Ho Chi Minh City- Integration and Development” opened at the 23/9 (Sepetember 23) Park on September 12-14.

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