The year of 2018 celebrates the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between Vietnam and Japan (1973-2018), which has provided enduring peace and cooperation between the two countries and its peoples. To celebrate this symbolic year and the rich history of the two cultures, U Café Hoi An along with the People’s Committee of Hoi An city will organize an exchange concert by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Quartet.
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra is a leading orchestra of Japan based in Tokyo, performing with world-renowned musicians such as Đặng Thái Sơn (7th April, 2018), and is recognised for social contributions for promoting culture and arts in educational and social development. On this tour to Hoi An, the musicians Masakazu Saito, Shunichiro Sato, Yumiko Nakagawe, Tetsuya Osawa will bring audiences familiar Vietnamese and Japanese folk melodies.
The quartet will have an exchange concert for children at U Café Hoi An (120 Huyen Tran Cong Chua street) at 2:00PM on June 28th and the official concert will take place on the same day at 7:30PM at Japanese Bridge Area, Hoi An Ancient Town.
The concerts in Hoi An form a part of the JPO’s first visit to Vietnam (25th – 29th June, 2018). This series of exchange concerts have been approved as official events of the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Vietnam and Japan with the supports of Japanese Embassy in Vietnam and Japan Bussiness Association in Danang.
Source: THE CENTER FOR CULTURE AND SPORTS OF HOI AN CITY