Bac Lieu ready for 1st Southern Amateur Music Festival

The first Southern Amateur Music Festival 2014 featuring a series of cultural activities honoring Don Ca Tai Tu Nam Bo, Southern Amateur Music Festival 2014 will start in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on April 24.

Bac Lieu City has made all preparation for the event, including traffic safety, public safety and order.

Bac Lieu General Hospital, Thanh Vu Medic Hospital and Bac Lieu City Health Center will take responsibility to take care of the event’s participants. More than 300 youth will volunteer at the festival.

Hung Vuong Square covering on an area of 85,000 square meters in the province’s administrative center on Nguyen Tat Thanh Street was inaugurated.

The Vietnam Guinness Book Center recognized a complex of Cao Van Lau Theater and Bac Lieu Province Cultural – Art Exhibition Center, and a giant 18.6 meter-high don kim, a two-stringed Vietnamese traditional musical instrument, as architectures containing the most characteristics of Vietnamese traditional culture

The Cao Van Lau Theater and Bac Lieu Province Cultural – Art Exhibition Center were 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 Southern Amateur Music Festival 2014 will be also a chance for Bac Lieu Province’s development.

Giant 18.6m-high don kim (two-stringed Vietnamese traditional musical instrument)

Cao Van Lau Theater and Bac Lieu Province Cultural – Art Exhibition Center

By Vu Thong Nhat – Translated by Kim Khanh

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