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Int’l finger-style guitar festival to take place in Hanoi this weekend

An international finger-style guitar festival will be held at the Youth Theatre in Hanoi on August 17, starting at 8 pm.

Organised by Guitar Concerts in Vietnam, this is the fifth time that the festival has been held in Vietnam.
Kanaho is one of the artists who will perform at the international finger-style guitar festival (Photo courtesy of organiser)

The annual international finger-style guitar festival has taken place in Asia since 2010 with the participation of famous finger-style guitarists from many different countries and territories. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event.

Finger-style is a genre of solo guitar music characterized by a unique technique of playing guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips or fingernails.

The artists who will be performing at the event include Feng E of Taiwan (China), CK Chen and Ivan Song of China, and Kanaho and Masa Sumide of Japan.