Vietnamese folk songs sung in Switzerland
Geneva (VNA) – Vietnamese and Swiss folk songs were introduced at a performance by the OrchesTrio band and Vietnamese-born singer Camille Huyen in Zurich city, Switzerland on May 17.
The trio, including a Swiss and two Japanese artists, and the singer gave the performance before leaving for Vietnam for the upcoming Hue Festival 2008 in early June.
Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Son praised the initiative behind the performance, saying it would allow the Swiss to learn more about Vietnam ’s culture.
He expressed thanks to the local authorities for funding the performance and the band for their efforts in learning and performing Vietnamese music works in Switzerland .
The OrchesTrio and Camille Huyen are scheduled perform at the Hue Festival as well as in Hanoi , Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam province and Danang city throughout June.
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