Art performance to inspire people amid outbreak

The biggest-ever online art performance aims to uplift the spirit of the Vietnamese people and encourage them to overcome the pandemic.


A large-scale art performance, which is named after a famous song by musician Trinh Cong Son – “The Great Circle of Vietnam”, will be broadcast live on Vietnam National Television’s main channels at 8pm on September 26.

The ‘Queen of Vietnamese Pop’ – diva Thanh Lam. Photo: Diva Thanh Lam Fan Club

The performance will feature great songs and dances performed by local divas, divos, and famous artists such as Thanh Lam, Hong Nhung, Tung Duong, Thanh Bui, Ha Le, the couple Cam Van – Khac Trieu, among others.

Folk artists from big music and dance troupes such as Lotus Folk Music and Dance Theater, Tran Huu Trang Cai Luong Theater, etc. will also participate in the online performance.

Nguyen Trung Truc, a representative of the Organizing Committee said that as the name of the show “Great Circle of Vietnam”, the performance aims at calling for the unity of Vietnamese people in every part of the country, uplifting their spirits and encourage them to overcome difficulties and losses caused by Covid-19 pandemic.

“The artists will perform in different venues and connect with audiences through television waves. In addition to their great performances, artists will also share their experiences related to the pandemic on television. The art program is also aimed at paying tribute to the doctors and nurses in the front lines of the fight against Covid-19,” he said.

Artist Tung Duong is considered as Tung Duong is the “King” of Vietnamese contemporary folk music who has received the most Dedication Music Awards so far. Photo: Tung Duong Fan Club 

The program is jointly organized by the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts -AVSE Global, and the Trinh Cong Son Foundation.

Vietnamese artists had taken part in many performances lately to cheer up the patients’ spirits as well as pay tribute to the doctors and frontline forces in the Covid-19 fight.

They also responded to the government’s call for composing inspirational and optimistic songs on the theme of the Covid-19 fight. Some of the songs are going viral including “Saigon: Sorry and Thank you!” by Tuan Hung and Khac Viet, “CoViDiXa” (Go away, Coronavirus) by De Choat, “Saigon I Love” by Xuan Phuoc and Quoc Vu, among others.