Charming Vietnam Gala to come back

The 24th Duyen dang Viet Nam or Charming Vietnam Gala will take place in Buon Ma Thuot City of the central highland province of Dak Lak on March 13-14.

The event will raise money for the Nguyen Thai Binh Fund for poor students.

At the press conference of the festival

The Charming Vietnam Gala with the theme “the Legend of Coffee” will be held in Trung Nguyen Coffee Village in Buon Ma Thuot City. The third coffee festival is also scheduled for March 10-15, organized by the province People’s Committee, Thanh Nien Joint-Stock Corporation and Trung Nguyen Coffee Company.

The 24th Charming Vietnam show will have singers and artists presenting musical songs about the people and land in the central highland province. Participating in the event are singers Cam Van, Huong Lan, Siu Black, Kasim Hoang Vu, Nguyen Thao, Ha Anh Tuan, Pham Anh Khoa, Y Jack and Y Jalin Ayun.

Well known designer Minh Khoa will showcase his two recent collections named Suoi mo( Dream stream) and Dai ngan xanh ( Green jungle) with supermodels Huong Giang, Diem Huong, Hoang Yen, Truong Thi May, Hoang My, Thai Ha, Lan Huong and Ngoc Thach.
 
Since 1992, Thanh Nien Newspaper has established the Nguyen Thai Binh Scholarship Fund to sponsor 500 students annually with over VND 1.5 billion. The Music and Fashion Show at Charming Vietnam Gala is aimed to raise money for this fund which assists poor and hard working students to achieve a better life.

Activities during the 3rd Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2011
1. The opening of coffee industry trade fair and exhibition
Time: 17:30, March 10th, 2011
Venue: Dak Lak Provincial Museum at 02 Y Ngong street, Buon Ma Thuot city
2. The opening of the exhibition of coffee-related relics
Time: 14:00, March 11th, 2011
Venue: Dak Lak Provincial Museum at 02 Y Ngong street, Buon Ma Thuot city
3. The opening of the exhibition of artworks related to coffee, Dak Lak tourism, history of CADA coffee plantation and Central Highlands' music of gongs.
Time: 10:00, March 11th, 2011
Venue: Dak Lak Provincial Museum at 02 Y Ngong street, Buon Ma Thuot city
4. “The voice of coffee” show
Time: 20:00, March 11th, 2011
Venue: Dak Lak Provincial Cultural Center, Buon Ma Thuot city.
5. The opening of period coffee transaction
Time: 14:00, March 11th, 2011
Venue: Buon Ma Thuot Center for Coffee Exchange, 157 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Buon Ma Thuot city.
6. Carnival
Topic: “Convergence of Emotions”
Time: 16:00, March 12th, 2011
Venue: procession along several streets in Buon Ma Thuot city
7. The opening of the 3nd Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2011
Topic: “Acknowledgement of Coffee ”
Time: 19:00 guest reception; 20:00 live broadcasting on March 12th, 2011
Venue: The Tenth of March Square, Buon Ma Thuot city
8. Seminar: “Sustainable Development of Buon Ma Thuot Coffee”
Time: 8:00, March 13th, 2011
Venue: Dakruco Hotel, Buon Ma Thuot city
9. Art performances by artists from Central Highland
Time: 20:00, 13th and 14th of March, 2011
Venue: The Tenth of March Square, Buon Ma Thuot city
10. The 24th Charming Vietnam show
Topic: “The Legend of Coffee”
Time: 20:00, 13th and 14th March, 2011
Venue: Trung Nguyen Coffee Village, Buon Ma Thuot city
11. Free coffee service
Time: From 11th to 15th March, 2011
Venue: Dak Lak Provincial Museum at 02 Y Ngong street, Buon Ma Thuot city and at some coffee shops in the city
12. Coffee tour
Time: From 10th to 15th of March, 2011
Venue: Coffee-cultivated areas, household coffee gardens and provincial tourist spots
13. The closing ceremony of the 3nd Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival – year 2011
Topic: “Coffee World Evening”
Time: 19:00 guest reception; 20:00 live broadcasting, March 15th, 2011
Venue: The Tenth of March Square, Buon Ma Thuot City

By Gia Bao - Translated by Dan Thuy

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