Bac Lieu inaugurates art and cultural works for Southern Amateur Music Festival

Sculptures and landmarks have been built in honor of the first Southern Amateur Music Festival 2014 in Bac Lieu Province.

Hung Vuong Square covers an area of 85,000 square meters in the province’s administrative center on Nguyen Tat Thanh Street. Total investment for the project is over VND 160 billion.

The Cao Van Lau Theater and Bac Lieu Province Cultural – Art Exhibition Center were also built covering an area of 2,262 square meters.

Bac Lieu is the birthplace of the classic cai luong piece “Da Co Hoai Lang” written by musician Cao Van Lau in 1919. The song is about a wife waiting for her husband to return home from battle.

The first Don Ca Tai Tu Nam Bo, Southern Amateur Music Festival 2014, will be held in Bac Lieu Province on April 20-25.


By Cam Thuy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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