Book highlights life and career of music researcher Bảo – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

102-year-old musician Nguyễn Vĩnh Bảo, a researcher of tài tử music, a genre of traditional music unique to southern Việt Nam, introduces his book Nguyễn Vĩnh Bảo – Những Giai Điệu Cuộc Đời (Nguyễn Vĩnh Bảo – Melodies of Life) in Đồng Tháp Province. — Photo baodongthap.vn ĐỒNG THÁP — The Cửu Long (Mekong)… Continue reading Book highlights life and career of music researcher Bảo – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Music therapy brings joy to isolated seniors during COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — Life in Ontario’s long-term care homes has never felt more isolated. COVID-19 has limited visitation and the human connection, cutting off seniors from their loved ones and daily rituals. At 147 Elder Street, a home for seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, daily music therapy is a way of life, and often the… Continue reading Music therapy brings joy to isolated seniors during COVID-19 outbreak

‘There’s something magic going on’: Toronto street holds physically distant musical gatherings for 66 nights straight

TORONTO — Every night since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Liz Falconer has been her street’s local DJ – playing music on a large P.A. system from her front porch at 7 p.m.  “Tonight will be our 66th night in a row,” she tells CTV News Toronto. “It was started by a neighbour of mine who… Continue reading ‘There’s something magic going on’: Toronto street holds physically distant musical gatherings for 66 nights straight

Checkable deposits see first decline since Q4, 2018 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Checkable deposits saw the first quarter-on-quarter drop since the end of 2018. – Photo anninhthudo.vn HÀ NỘI — Checkable deposits saw a significant quarter-on-quarter decline as of the end of March, despite more payment accounts opened in the first three months of this year. Statistics of the State Bank of Việt Nam showed that checkable deposits at… Continue reading Checkable deposits see first decline since Q4, 2018 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

VTV’s concert inspires young people to better themselves – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A-list singer Mỹ Linh will perform with young artists at the BetterMe concert on December 8 at Việt Nam National Television’s outdoor stage. Photo coutersy of VTV6 HÀ NỘI — A-lister Mỹ Linh and other emerging singers will perform at a concert entitled BetterMe on December 8. It will be hosted by Việt Nam Television’s… Continue reading VTV’s concert inspires young people to better themselves – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The Mississippi Country Music Trail honors Jimmie Rodgers and the Bristol Sessions

Posted: Nov 22, 2019 / 03:38 PM CST / Updated: Nov 22, 2019 / 03:39 PM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- Jimmie Rodgers received his second Mississippi Country Music Trail marker Friday in Bristol, Tenn. The marker recognizes Rodgers’ participation in the Bristol Sessions, a series of music recordings regarded by music historians as “The Big… Continue reading The Mississippi Country Music Trail honors Jimmie Rodgers and the Bristol Sessions

Xẩm festival to give young artists a chance – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A xẩm band from Ninh Bình Province performs at the press conference on Thursday to announce the festival. — VNS Photo Quang Anh HÀ NỘI — Artists from across the country aged 7-70 will perform at the xẩm (blind wanderers’ music) festival from December 3-5 in the northern province of Ninh Bình. … Continue reading Xẩm festival to give young artists a chance – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Int’l Guitar Festival to open in HCM City – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Guitarists Mauricio Diaz of Mexico will perform at the 6th Saigon International Guitar Festival & Competition 2019 in HCM City’s Music Conservatory on November 6. — Photo courtesy of the festival’s organising board  HCM CITY — More than 60 Vietnamese and foreign guitarists will play at the 6th Saigon International Guitar Festival & Competition… Continue reading Int’l Guitar Festival to open in HCM City – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Week-long celebration of Italian language, culture to take place – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Artist Luca Vullo will perform Italian gestures with music. — Photo courtesy of the artist HÀ NỘI — Seminars, film screenings and art performances will be held to celebrate the 19th Italian Language Week across the world. Artist Luca Vullo will perform Italian gestures with music on October 25 at Casa Italia, 18… Continue reading Week-long celebration of Italian language, culture to take place – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Pianist Lưu Đức Anh to present Liszt Recital 2 – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HÀ NỘI — Pianist Lưu Đức Anh will return to playing the work of the great Hungarian musician Franz Liszt with a concert on November 27 at Hà Nội Opera House. A series of concerts with composer-themed recitals has made his name since 2016 with Liszt and 2017 with Brahms. Different… Continue reading Pianist Lưu Đức Anh to present Liszt Recital 2 – Life & Style – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports