Vietnam/ 3.4 International cultural co-operation  

3.4.4 Direct professional co-operation

Vietnam has increasingly considered the importance of the professional co-operation with international organisations and institutions. To enhance performance skills of artists and to produce more new performances, Vietnam always pays attention to build programmes in coordination with arts institutions, artists and world famous experts such as:

  • The project between Fukumura conductors (Japan) and Vietnam Symphony Orchestra (1992–2000)

  • The upgrading project of the Vietnam Symphony Orchestra by conductor, Professor Colin Metter (British Royal Conservatory) was implemented in the five-year period during 1998–2003.

  • The project with conductor Tetsuji Honna (Japan) to enhance the performance skills of the Vietnam Symphony Orchestra (2000–2005).

  • The coordinating project between the Vietnam Symphony Orchestra and French conductor Xavier Rist.

  • The project between Vietnam Music and Dance theatre with French theatres to stage the ballets  of “Chestnut” and “Glint”.

  • A project between Youth Theatre and a Canadian theatre.

Vietnam always pays attention to the professional cooperation with other institutions.

-  In broadcasting: Vietnam is a member of the Asian Broadcasting Union (ABU) and Asia Pacific Institute of Broadcast Development (AIBD) since 1978.

-  In theatre: Vietnam is a member of the Association of International Theatre for Youth (ASSITEJ) since 1983.

-  In cultural heritage: Vietnam is a member of ICCROM since 1997, and ICOM since 2002 as well as being a signatory of the convention of world heritage protection.

-  In music: Vietnam has taken part in the Council of International Music (CIM) since 1981 and the Council of International Music of Tradition (CIMT) since 2001.

-  In cinema: Vietnam is a member of FIAF since 2000, SEAPAVAA since 1995, and CILECT since 1991.

-  In archaeology and visual arts: Vietnam is a member of the Regional Centre of Archaeology and Fine Arts that belongs to ASEAN Education Ministers (SEAMEO SPAFA) since 1995.

-  In copyright: Vietnam has taken part in WIPO and IFPI since 1997.

-  In exhibition: Vietnam is a member of IBE since 2003.

-  In publishing: Vietnam is a member of APPA since 1990.


Chapter published: 30-11-2013


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