European Music Festival kicks off in city

The 10th European Music Festival opened in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday with a performance by Luxembourg jazz band Jeff Herr at the HCMC Conservatory of Music.

The Jeff Herr jazz band performs at the opening ceremony of the 10th European Music Festival In HCMC.  (Photo:SGGP)

The quartet played nine compositions by drummer Herr. The band has toured many countries and participated in international music festivals worldwide.

The European Music Festival will feature contemporary jazz, jazz-flamenco fusion, electronic music, classical music, and blues performed by bands like Teichmann-Brothers of Germany, Guitar from Italy, “There is an Eiffel There” jazz trio from Belgium, and others.

It is being organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the EC mission to Vietnam, and the embassies of several EU member-countries including France, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, and Italy.

The festival, which opened on November 25 at the Youth Theatre in Ha Noi, will go on until December 7. Free tickets are available at the venues.

By N.H – Translated by Kim Khanh

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