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18/07/2020 - 17:03

The Embassy of Spain to send guitarist to Hue Festival 2020

On July 17, the Organizing Board of Hue Festival 2020 said that after many discussions, the Embassy of Spain still wants to attend the festival and decides to send a Vietnamese artist to participate in.

Artist Vu Hien performing guitar at a program. Photo provided by the Organizing Board

According to the Organizing Board, in the context that international trade has not returned to normal status due to the impact of COVID-19, it is difficult for the Spanish art delegation to be performed at the Hue Festival 2020 as planned. Even so, the Embassy of Spain still wishes to participate in this important cultural event, by sending guitarist Vu Hien to represent Spain joining Hue Festival 2020.

Born in 1983, Vu Hien is a guitarist as well as a composer in Hanoi, Vietnam. He is considered the "Fire keeper" for classical guitar in Hanoi, and being recognized as a pioneer to revitalize the guitar movement in the capital. He has organized many concerts in Vietnam. In addition, he has also toured and been a judge in many international competitions in countries such as Thailand, Spain, Indonesia ...

At Hue Festival 2020, Vu Hien will perform works of Spanish composers in the 19th century to the public and visitors.

Story and photo: Duc Quang