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Enjoy the show of Vietnamese traditional music by talented family
Play any and all of the many traditional instruments yourself amidst kind coaching and laughter from your hosts
Gain insight into a local culture
Traditional Music- Truc Mai House
Music is a great passion for the Vietnamese and a favorite pastime for many generations. This tour highlights an exceptional, internationally recognized family known for their musical talent. Their gift is the ability to play a wide range of traditional musical instruments. The short show is filled with song, instrumentation, theatrics and passion. Guests are left with a sense of having ventured 'behind the scenes' in a comfortable family setting, having indulged in plenty of surprise and delight at this special musical performance.
Truc Mai House
This third generation musical family is live Vietnamese musical collection. The music brings this couple form a family called TrucMai house. Therefore, their lives are full of unique rhythm. Within the little and nice room, the sudden inspiration of the professional musicians fill listeners’ souls with the endless strong musical feelings.
Essential rhythm from the TamThapLuc (The zither with 36 string), bamboo flute, T’rung (bamboo tube music), K’long Put (woodwind music), sweet lullabies, stone music instrument… could fly ones’ spirit to the remote mountain of Sapa, down to peaceful communal house near HaNoi or head to the nomadic lives in the mysterious highlands…
Beside hot tea pots or cold beer bottles, warm welcome of TrucMai house, the story about the music and all primitive musical instruments seems endless as the long journeys of households – the professional artist in the normal life.
All could gone, still the music.
Arrive at Truc Mai House (at a pre-arranged time) where you will be welcomed with a cup of tea. You are at the home of Mrs. Tuyet Mai and Mr. Dinh Linh, who have both studied at the Vietnam National Academy of Music. They are long time experts of traditional music and have been representatives of Vietnam performing in countries around the world. Their house is a warm, inviting space where they perform sharing their passion entertaining guests with traditional Vietnamese music. Vietnamese musical instruments, though very simple, are quite interesting and attractive to overseas people for their sound and unique characteristics. Enjoy a short show! After the show, you’ll have the opportunity to play any and all of the many traditional instruments yourself amidst kind coaching and laughter from your hosts!
1. the show is always booked as private and has a maximum capacity of 20 guests.
2. Total trip take around 2.5hrs, of which the Home Concert Show takes 1hr.
Trip condition: Show time: 2pm – 3pm / 3:30pm – 4:30pm / 5pm – 6pm / 8:30pm – 9:30pm
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