PANO – Friday, July 09, 2010, 20:55 (GMT+7)
A documentary film, titled “Tran Van Khe – Inspirer”, will be issued on July 24th on the 90th anniversary of the Professor’s birth.
The documentary film depicts a portrait of a talented researcher, a performer, a lecturer and above all a tireless inspirer of traditional music of Vietnam.
To preserve and develop the traditional music, Prof. Tran Van Khe has spent much time studying and learning music of different countries. He has also actively introduced the traditional music of Vietnam to international friends.
The Prof. has worked very hard to study and popularise Vietnamese traditional music among the younger generation to keep it alive.
Also on this occasion, Phuong Nam Book Company will re-print the nearly 900 page Memoirs of Tran Van Khe with additional valuable images and documents related to the musical life of the reputed Professor.
An intimate get-together to mark the 90th birth anniversary will take place the same day at Phuong Nam Book Café, Ho Chi Minh City. The Professor’s students of different times will play traditional instruments during this special event.
Translated by Mai Huong