Pham Hong Hai, Deputy Director of the Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theatre who represents Vietnam at the 9th Asia Pacific Choral Summit (APCS) was elected as a member of the Asia-Pacific choral executive committee (APCC).

This is the first time Vietnam has participated in the event, which this year is held in Macau , China from February 24-27 and drew attendance of more than 30 delegates, who conduct choirs in the Asia-Pacific region.

At the event, the delegates reported on choral activities in their own countries, discussed plans for international choral activities in the coming time. Vietnam ’s representative has proposed establishing an Asia-Pacific children’s choir.

During the event, the Asia Pacific Youth Choir (APYC) with 32 singers from 14 countries gave its first performance. The choir was conducted by two well-known musicians, Saeko Hasegawa from Japan and Jonathan Valesco from the Philippines. /.