Concert to celebrate Vietnam - Japan diplomatic ties

Thursday, 2018-07-05 18:40:16
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NDO – The 2018 Special Toyota Concert will take place at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on July 13 as part of activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.

The audience will have a chance to enjoy a combination of Vietnamese and world music in a new style.

The concert will be led by Japanese conductor Testuji Honna and feature performances by talented cello soloist Miyata Dai of Japan and a range of Vietnamese artists.

Co-organised by Toyota Motor Vietnam and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO), the programme aims to enhance cultural and musical exchanges between the two countries.

This is the 21st edition of the annual Toyota Concert funded by Toyota Vietnam Foundation, which was first held in 1998.

The Vietnam - Japan bilateral relationship is now at its strongest in history since the establishment of diplomatic relationship 45 years ago. Senior leaders of the two sides have maintained regular visits and meetings at international and regional forums.