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Oct 08, 2022 / 10:16

Vietnam - Japan Charity Concert to hit stage tonight

The classical concert aims to raise fund for building schools for children in the mountainous areas of Vietnam.

The Ryoma Quartet from Japan and the bamboo ensemble Suc Song Moi (New Vitality) from Vietnam will jointly hold music performances on October 8 and 9 in Hanoi.

The concert is open to public on October 8 at Temple of Literature in Hanoi. Photo: Plan-do Vietnam Co. Ltd.

The free concert will take place on October 8 at 8 pm at the Hanoi Temple of Literature. Register for the event at

Meanwhile, the concert to raise funds for building schools for children in Vietnam's mountainous areas will be held on October 9 at 8 pm at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, with ticket prices ranging from VND200,000 or $8.36 to VND1,000,000 or $41.8.

Tickets are available at

All proceeds and donations raised through the event will go towards constructing new facilities for the children of Muong Dang Kindergarten in the namesake commune in Muong Ang District, the northern mountain province of Dien Bien.

Ryoma Quartet, whose four members are famous artists playing traditional Japanese instruments (percussion, shamisen, shinobue, and violin), hopes to bring Japanese culture to the world through the boundless language of music and foster the friendship between citizens of the countries. The quartet has held successful tours in Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Bulgaria and South Korea, among others.

Suc Song Moi bamboo ensemble is the only ethnic minority ensemble in Vietnam performing detailed composition arrangements for symphony, founded by conductor Dong Quang Vinh. Their work style is diverse, ranging from folk, traditional, and pop music to Western chamber music. Thanks to its guest performances alongside leading symphony orchestras in Vietnam and worldwide, it is honored as an ensemble that brings the inspiration of traditional arts to Vietnamese and international audiences.

The charity concerts aim to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Japan - Vietnam diplomatic relation in 2023 with the support of the Department of Cultural Diplomacy and UNESCO Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs).