Sep 21, 2018 / 07:52

Over 90 UK artists to perform in Hanoi concert

The concert will showcase the beauty of Vietnam, its people and its thousand-year old capital Hanoi - a city of peace, and a world-class destination for international cultural events.

The Vietnam Airlines Classic - Hanoi Concert 2018 will return to Vietnam’s capital in October with more than 90 well-known artists from the London Symphony Orchestra – one of the best symphony orchestras in the world, led by one of the world’s finest conductors.
Over 90 UK artists to perform in Vietnam Airlines Classic - Hanoi Concert 2018.
Over 90 UK artists to perform in Vietnam Airlines Classic - Hanoi Concert 2018.
The event is organized by the Hanoi People’s Committee in coordination with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines. Accordingly, London Symphony Orchestra will bring a performance filled with musical virtuosity and enthusiasm.
The concert will take place at the Ly Thai To Statue, Hoan Kiem district, from 7:00pm to 9:00 pm on Saturday October 6. The event will also be brought to an even larger audience via big screens placed in locations including Hoan Kiem Lake, Dinh Tien Hoang Street and Tonkin Free School Square.
This annual event will bring world-class cultural and artistic works to local audiences, as well as serving as a cultural bridge connecting Vietnam, and its capital Hanoi, to the world - not only in terms of tourism, but also as a country, and city, of rich cultural traditions and identity.  
The number of foreign visitors to Hanoi in the first eight months of 2018 is estimated at 3.8 million, a 19.8% increase from the same last year, according to the Hanoi Department of Tourism.
In August alone, over 2.2 million visitors arrived in Hanoi, an 8.2% from the same last year. Of the total, 458,333 were foreign visitors, representing an on-year jump of 13%, 330,000 were domestic holidaymakers, a 14% from the same last year.