The first International Choir Festival & Competition will be held in the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam from March 16-20.
More than 1,000 national and international singers from over 30 choirs will perform and compete in the festival.
The event is part of the 2011 National Tourism Year program in the central coastal region of Phu Yen province.
It is also seen as an opportunity to promote the cultural heritage of the region and to tap the tourism potential for international travelers.
The festival is being organized jointly by Quang Nam province and the German-based Association InterKultur.
The opening ceremony of the festival will take place on a floating stage at the Song Hoai (Hoai River) Square in Hoi An Town.