Vietnam-Russia jazz concert held in Moscow hinh anh 1At the event (Photo: VNA)  
Moscow (VNA) – A Vietnam - Russia jazz concert took place in Moscow, Russia on October 24, as part of activities during the Vietnam – Russia, Russia - Vietnam Year 2019 – 2020. 

Co-organised by the ASEAN Centre under the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, and the Russian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the event looked towards the 70th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, thus strengthening cultural exchange and fostering Vietnam – Russia friendship. 

Audiences were mesmerised by popular Vietnamese and Russian folk music pieces played by Vietnam’s well-known saxophonist Tran Manh Tuan and Russian guitarist Dmitry Maloletov, along with bass guitarist Aleksey Pleshchunov and drummer Kirill Sukharev. 

They also entertained audiences with a selection of world-famous jazz compositions.

It was the first time a jazz concert by Vietnamese and Russian artists had been held in Russia./.