The Traditional Musical Instrument Solo and Ensemble Festival is taking place in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

The event features the participation of nearly 1,000 artists from 35 public art units, music academies, conservatories, institutions of cultural and art training across the country.

Scheduled to run until April 23, the festival offers audience members an opportunity to enjoy 80 traditional musical instruments performances at some 35 shows.

It aims to promote values of national music, especially Vietnam’s traditional musical instruments, such as string instruments, wind instruments and percussion.

The festival is part of cultural activities to celebrate the cultural day of ethnic groups in Vietnam.- VNA