A classical music festival is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi next month. A classical music festival is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi next month. The Vietnam Connection 2016 will be organized in the southern metropolis at 8:00 pm on August 7 and 9 at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music at 112 Nguyen Du Street in District 1. Audiences in Hanoi will also enjoy the same performances at 8:00 pm on August 11, 13, and 14 at the Vietnam National Academy of Music at 77 Hao Nam Street in Dong Da District. The festival will feature famous Vietnamese and international artists from the U.S., Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Brazil, Estonia, South Africa, and Venezuela. Vietnam Connection 2016 will specifically introduce Baroque, a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750 and including the works of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Organized for the first time in 2015, the event aims to bring classical music lovers enjoyable spectacles performed by professional virtuosos.