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* It is always such a pleasure to meet wonderfully dedicated musicians who have no pretentious airs about them at all, and then they go on stage and completely bowl over the audience with their dexterity and performance. - by Yeoh Jun Lin, Artistic Director - Rainforest World Music Festival. Malaysia 2007
* "The Music was very infectious and the audience couldn’t help but snap their fingers and clap along. The group was a pleasure to work with" - by Dana Gordon Schmoyer. Performing Arts Coordinator of Longwood Gardens. PA 2005
* "Khac Chi, Kanadalaistuneen duon (ei musiikillisesti), epäilemättä autenttinen, valoisa, raikkaiden pentatonisten asteikkojen sävyttämä bambusta valmistettujen vietnamilaisten kansansoittimien musiikki toi Festivaaliareenalle iloisen tunnelman." - by Tuomas Airola. Kaustinen, Finland 2004
* " Tradicní hudba z Vietnamu rozhodne nepatrí mezi casté hosty zdejších ani svetovych festivalu. Vystoupení souboru Khac Chi Ensem-ble, ktery se skládá z virtuoza na jednostrunnou citeru dan bau Ho Khac Chi (54) a vynikající zpevacky Hoang Ngoc Bich, jez zaróven ovládá celou fadu vietnamskych bambusovych nástroju, je tak jednou z mála prílezitostí, kdy se s touto hudbou muzeme potkat." - by J. Moravcík. Kultura, Prague, Cezch 2004
* "En fin d'après-midi, le Khac Chi Ensemble a éclipsé le soleil qui brillait pourtant de tous ses feux. Ho Khac Chi et Hoang Ngoc Bich célébraient le 10e anniversaire de leur premier passage au Festival et de leur immigration subséquente au pays." by Eric Moreault. Le Venderdi 2002
* "It was a night of shear entertainment for the audience who watched with enthusiasm the performance of the Vietnamese duo Chi Ho and Bic Hoang…"
Jun Ong – Borneo Bullentin, Brunei 2002.
* “You did not only bring us music, but also your culture, warmth and humanity”
* “…and then Ngoc Bich pulls out her ko ni . This instrument would have made Jimi Hendrix throw away his wah-wah and Peter Frampton trash his voice box”
* “It was a true testament to the universality of music and its power to heal and bring people together. Truly moving”. by Mac McDonald - The Monterey County Herald. USA (The Monterey World Music festival in CA was two days after 9/11 in New York. Many International artists could not enter the US, but Khac Chi Music’s members were there as it was in the middle of their tour. While Chi played “Amazing Grace”, thousand audiences sang along.)
* “…The show was full of crowd pleasing moments. It is a great concert; they are showing more emotion and getting the crowd involved”
* “Khac Chi Ensemble's 4000 - years-old folk formula: A largely unknown treasure… some of the rarest and most fantastic instruments in the world. One listen and its understandable why people are flocking to the music” - by Matt Galloway, Now Magazine, Toronto. Canada.
* “A true adventure in sounds - an absolute treat”
Khac Chi Music with Young Audience
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* "Not many artists can draw the attention of all grades, but you did. Our students from kindergarten to grade 7 were totally attracted by your performance. It was amazing." - Hope Stealing - Vice principal, Vancouver, BC. January 2010
* "This presentation was impressive not only because the presenters had a perfect balance of playing/ talking/ singing but also because within 5min. into the presentation they won the hearts and total attention of 300 grade 7 students (believe me, hard to do), they were open-eyed for all." - by Jennifer Martinez, Music teacher at St. Patrick’s Intermediate. Ottawa. 2008
* "KANNAP0LIS — Since seventh-graders can't travel to Vietnam, Vietnam traveled to them. This week, more than 2,000 students in Cabarrus County will attend the musical performance Khac Chi - Sounds of Vietnam,…
* "Gentle, gracious artists...Intriguing display of instruments...Very professional, great personality...Kids loved the “squeeze” flutes...Supper rapport with students...A secondary music class would love the instruments...A fest for both eyes and ears...Great way of communicating with audience...Asian music made totally accessible...Very entertaining and educational...Great performance.…A great value for money…. “
* Students clapped in rhythm and roared in laughter during Friday's performance. Several children got to come onstage and play various instruments. Josh Saliers, a fourth-grader, said he really enjoyed the music. During the performance, he got to play the bang bu, pipes of bamboo that are stamped on the ground to produce a percussive sound. "I liked it when we played the sticks," Josh said. – by Josh Yoder. Hickory Daily Record 2004
* "It was creative, fun, interactive & gave us memorable exposure to another culture. It's always a good sign when a group of kids surround the artists with questions after a show." - by Sheila McCue, Teacher at Langley Middle School. Whidbey Island, Washington 2002
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