Patricia Kaas to sing Piaf in Vietnam

By Da Ly, Thanh Nien News

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Patricia Kaas. Photo: AFP

Famous French singer Patricia Kaas will perform in Ho Chi Minh City for one night only in a charity live concert that will mark her comeback to Vietnam after 20 years.
Kaas will perform on May 14 at Ben Thanh Theatre in the Charity live concert - Kaas Chante Piaf (Kaas Sings Piaf), at the invitation of Poussières de Vie, a French-Vietnamese NGO.
Audiences will have the chance to listen Kass singing iconic titles of Édith Piaf, one of France's greatest international stars of all time.
Earnings from the concert will be donated to poor children in Ho Chi Minh City and Kon Tum Province.
In 1994, Kaas was the first western singer to perform in Hanoi after the Vietnam War.
Born in 1966, Kaas is a very successful French-speaking singer, with an International following. Stylistically her music is not classical chanson, but is closer to a mixture of pop music, cabaret, jazz and chanson.
Since the appearance of her debut album Mademoiselle chante... in 1988 Kaas has sold over 16 million records worldwide. She had her greatest success in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, Russia, Finland, Ukraine, and Korea with her third album Je te dis vous.
Kaas is almost constantly on tour internationally.

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