Traditional Vietnamese music course held in Paris

The first ever course of traditional Vietnamese music has concluded in Paris recently.

A closing ceremony was held at the Centre for Vietnamese Culture in Paris on July 4 with a special performance of Vietnamese folk songs and traditional music instruments.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ho Thuy Trang, an overseas Vietnamese in France, the lecturer of the course, said that most of the learners are foreigners, who loves Vietnamese folk music and have fine impression about the country.

Since 2003, she has trained about 60 foreign people in France in Vietnamese traditional music. At present, she runs two 16-chord zither classes, one in Marseilles ( France ) and another in Lausane ( Switzerland ). She plans to open a class in Bordeaux in the coming time.

Trang said she hoped that by this way, she would bring more the French people and foreign friends to Vietnam and help them have better understanding about the Vietnamese culture.

Source: Vietnamplus

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