The final round and awarding ceremony of the “Vietnamese Song 2005” contest, held by Viet Nam Television 3 (VTV3) and Cat Tien Sa company, will take place at Viet Nam-Russia Cultural Friendship Palace in Ha Noi in February 25-26, 2006.
|Five members of the band "Nam Dong Ke."|
Nine live shows have been held until now, three in Ha Noi and 6 in Ho Chi Minh City. There are 99 songs performed at the “Vietnamese song 2005” by 24 female singers, 16 male singers, 7 bands (the band “Nam Dong Ke” is leading with its 5 attendance times) and 76 musicians.
The awards include “Song of the Year” with a prize money of VND30 million (US$1,900), “the Best Modern Folk Style Song” with VND15 million (US$950), “the Best Modern Pop-Rock Style Song” with VND15 million, “Effective Sound-Mixing Musician” with VND15 million, ”Impressive Musician” with VND10 million (US$600), “the Most Favorite Song” with VND10 million, and “the Most Favorite Singer” with VND10 million.