Thanh Lam and RoK orchestra perform to welcome APEC meeting
The performance will open with shinnaerim, a prayer originating in the RoK's Kyunggi-do province, that will ask for the success of APEC Vietnam 2006 and bring luck to the audience.
The RoK musicians will use traditional Korean instruments including the haegum (a two-stringed fiddle), the kayagum (a 12-stringed instrument) and the Korean traditional percussion samulnori.
Using these instruments, the musicians will perform a southern Vietnam folk song, Ly Ngua O, in addition to a classical piece, Spring, from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
The audience will also have a chance to hear the song from the TV drama, Dae Chang-kum, that ran in
Thanh Lam will sing the Vietnamese song Nang Len (The Sun Rises) and a popular Korean song.
The RoK embassy expects the concert to spur further exchange of culture and fine arts between the two countries.
The concert is being held by