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Russian folk choir to perform in Hanoi

Released at: 15:46, 10/06/2017

Russian folk choir to perform in Hanoi

Photo: Embassy of Russia

June 12 performance at Vietnam National Academy of Music to mark Russia's National Day.

by Le Diem

The world-famous Ural State Folk Choir from Russia will perform in Hanoi on June 12, organized by the Embassy of Russia in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as part of activities to celebrate Russia’s National Day, on the same day.

The ensemble from Russia’s Ekaterinburg city will perform popular pieces from its repertoire, including folk songs and dances about romance, weddings, and folk games from the Ural region.

The Ural State Russian Folk Choir is a folk song and a dance ensemble formed in 1943 and is well-known all over the world. The 80-member group includes a chorus, an orchestra, and a ballet troupe.

The choir has performed at numerous Russian and international competitions and music festivals in Germany, Spain, Belgium, Turkey and France. It also performed at the Moscow Olympics in 1980, and in 2016 represented Russia at the World Culture Festival in New Delhi, India.

The concert will be held at 8pm at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam, Ba Dinh district.

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