Multi award winning UK folk musician Jim Moray is set to play live concerts in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City , according to the British Council in Hanoi.

The multi-instrumentalist will play alongside local and international performers at the Gala Concert to welcome the 8th UNESCO Congress at 8pm on Aug. 19 at Bao Son Paradise Park at An Khanh, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi .

He will also play at an invite-only event for UNESCO delegates at the Grand Plaza at 117 Tran Duy Hung, Hanoi .

Moray will then play on Aug. 22 in Ho Chi Minh City at the Hard Rock Café at 8pm. He will appear alongside local favourites Van Mai Huong and Quoc Thien. The show is organised by British Council Vietnam in partnership with Hard Rock Café and Music Faces Entertainment.

For ticket information for the UNESCO Gala Concert in Hanoi call 0904630211/0904875382.

Free tickets for the HCMC event can be collected at the British Council Ho Chi Minh City at 25 Le Duan, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City .

Famed for brining a modern twist to ancient folk songs and stylings, Moray’s musical talent has been recognised with awards from BBC Radio 2 and magazines fRoots and Mojo.

Following the release of his first album Sweet England he was referred to as “the future of British folk” by Billboard magazine. Since then he has continued to build his name as writer, performer and producer./.