Japanese drum troupe tours Viet Nam

JaJapanese drum troupe tours Viet Nampan’s traditional drum troupe Bati-Holic will make a performance tour of Viet Nam next month, with the first show at the Hanoi-based Youth Theater on April 4.

The announcement was made recently by the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Viet Nam.

Free tickets are available at Japan Foundation from 14:00 on March 28.

The troupe will then perform at the opening ceremony of 2014 Hue Festival on April 12 and a drum concert at Ngo Mon (Noon Gate) Square in Hue city on April 13.

This is the second time the troupe will have performed in Viet Nam; the first was at the Nippon Genki Festival in Ho Chi Minh City in 2012.

Founded in Kyoto in 2004, the six-member group play rock, using traditional Japanese instruments. They stage more than 100 shows a year at various venues in Japan and overseas.

Source: VOV