The host country, Vietnam has four art troupes featuring 100 artists who join the event together with artists from Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.
Main performances will take place at Hai Phong Opera House. Additionally, music lovers will have a chance to enjoy free outdoor concerts.
The festival aims to strengthen the cooperation relationships and link the countries in the region as well as contribute to the ASEAN’s development and prosperity.
The event is organized by the Department of Performing Arts, under the Ministry of Culture and Information with the support of the International Coopeartion Department, the Vietnam Assocation of Musicians, the Department of Culture and Sport of Hai Phong City together with relevant sides.
The ASEAN Music Festival 2019 will run until May 31.
By MAI AN – Translated by Kim Khanh