First International Musical Composition Camp in Viet Nam

The Hue – Viet Nam International Musical Composition Camp 2006 “Hue – Viet Nam Timbre” will take place at the Festival Hue 2006 with the attendance of 34 Vietnamese musicians and foreign ones from the United States, Singapore, Indonesia, France, British, etc.

Hue will be the theme of the Hue – Viet Nam International Musical Composition Camp 2006. (Photo: T.C.)

The International Musical Composition Camp will be held in Viet Nam for the first time by the Vietnamese Musicians Association and the Management Board of Thua Thien – Hue Music Association on May 21-31.

The camp’s organization board held a press briefing at the Festival Hue center on May 17 to introduce the purpose and content of the camp.

The attending musical works have been composed since June 2005.

The composition camp will give priorities to musical works about Hue – Viet Nam, developing Vietnamese traditional music, aiming to be used at musical schools and by Vietnamese art performing groups.

By Phan Le – Translated by Yen Chuong

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