Pop star Hong Nhung will perform at a free music gala Tuoi Tre Vietnam – Cau Chuyen Hoa Binh (Vietnamese Youth – Story of Peace) on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown HCM City. (Photo courtesy of the organisers)

HCM City (VNA) - A free music gala will be held on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on April 28 night to celebrate the South’s Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975)

The Tuoi Tre Viet Nam – Cau Chuyen Hoa Binh (Vietnamese Youth – Story of Peace) gala will feature more than 100 singers, dancers and musicians.

Pop stars Cam Van and Hong Nhung will perform with young singers Trung Quan Idol and Vu Cat Tuong. Songs will include Thanh Pho Tre (Young City) composed by Tran Tien and Oi Cuoc Song Men Thuong (Beloved Life) by Nguyen Ngoc Thien.

The music will be played by Hoai Sa Ensemble and Saigon Pops Orchestra under the baton of HBSO’s conductor Tran Nhat Minh.

The concert’s organisers, the Central Association of Vietnamese Youth and Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper, said that more than 2,000 local and foreign guests are expected to attend.

The concert will begin at 8pm and will be broadcast later on HCM City Television.-VNA