Vietnamese Guitarist Wins International Competition

Le Thanh Binh of the Ha Noi Conservatory of Music has become the first Vietnamese person to win the Thailand International Guitar Festival and Competition.

Binh won over the jury of celebrated guitarists including Costas Cotsiolis, Zoran Dukic and Leon Koudelak with his skilful rendition of works by Bach, Tarrega and Mozart.

His prize for taking top place in the contest, which is held annually by the Bangkok Guitar Society, was a hand-made guitar from Yuichi Imai of Japan.

Source VNA – Translated by Kim Khanh

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