Amir Gwirtzman, Israel's top Jazz musician over the past 20 years, will travel to Viet Nam for performances in Ha Noi on August 21 and 22. Amir Gwirtzman will bring to Viet Nam his unique, jazzy music in two performances, one at the Latino Bar of the Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, and one exclusive joint performance with the well-known Vietnamese jazz artist Quyen Van Minh at Minh's Jazz Club, 31 Luong Van Can Street. He was introduced to the recorder (little flute) at the age of seven, the clarinet at nine and the saxophone at sixteen. Now, he plays twenty different reed instruments. Amir won a scholarship for his studies at the Mannes College of Music in Manhattan, where he lived between the years 1991-97. During his time in New York he performed and recorded with many artists such as Philip Glass and the Mongo Santa Marias Band. He is also the founder of ESTA, a band proclaimed by music critics as "Israel's most original instrumental band." ESTA's music combines … [Read more...] about Israel’s Jazz Musician Amir Gwirtzman Performs in Viet Nam
HA NOI (VNS)- A series of events will be held during 2013 as part of the Italy - Viet Nam Programme, to celebrate 40 years of friendship and co-operation between the two countries. The celebrations started with an international conference and a ceremony at the University of Ha Noi marking the tenth anniversary of the Department of Italian studies held yesterday and today. In 2013, the Italy - Viet Nam Programme will expand its horizons to encourage the interaction of artists, enterprises and people of the two countries. "The programme will focus on the combination of culture and economy to introduce Italian excellencies in fields such as fashion, food, design and music. It also intends to highlight all those elements and sectors which have marked bilateral relations over the years," said Italian ambassador Lorenzo Angeloni at the press conference to introduce the programme yesterday. One of the highlights of the celebration will be a series of cultural concerts. In March, … [Read more...] about Italy-Vietnam year to combine culture and economy
(CPV) - In recent years, the developing popularity of cultural heritages has clearly affirmed the role of cultural heritage tourism. … [Read more...] about Museum and tourism need to combination to develop
Aptly called a "celebration without borders", UTSAV 2010 turned out to be just that. Around a thousand Indians, Vietnamese and other nationals got together in HCMC to have a rollicking time as Indian expats celebrated a slew of traditional New Year festivals with a wide spread of Indian food, free flow of alcoholic beverages and an evening of Indian pop and folk music. That a good time was had by all was due in no small measure to the open, interactive and good-natured performance of the two artists invited from India, Jasbir Jassi and Sasho, aka Satiiysh Sarathy. … [Read more...] about Indian artists showcase nation’s cultural diversity
ScienceDaily (May 28, 2012) — A team of researchers from Maastricht, Leuven, Bristol and Cambridge demonstrated the effectiveness of a new tinnitus treatment approach in the journal The Lancet. Tinnitus is the perception of a noxious disabling internal sound without an external source. Roughly fifteen percent of the population suffers from this disorder in varying degrees along with the associated concentration problems, sleep disturbances, anxiety, depression and extreme fatigue. Sometimes this disorder is so disruptive it seriously impairs their daily functioning and, unfortunately, there is no cure. The research conducted by Rilana Cima and her colleagues, however, indicates that cognitive behavioural therapy can help improve the daily functioning of tinnitus patients. The study, conducted at Adelante Audiology & Communication, followed 492 adult tinnitus patients for a period of twelve months. The effectiveness of an innovative tinnitus treatment protocol was … [Read more...] about New Effective Treatment for Tinnitus?