Minh Chuyen of Ha Nam Province on January 2 won the first prize at the Sao Mai Diem Hen (Music Star Rendezvous) music contest 2010. The contest is organises by Viet Nam Television in order to discover future pop stars.
Singer Minh Chuyen (R) is presented with flowers, after winning the Sao Mai Diem Hen music award contest 2010 on January 2. (Photo:SGGP)
The event took place at Maximax Sport Hall in Ho Chi Minh City.
Luong Viet Quang, from Ho Chi Minh City, took home the ‘Most Favourite Singer’ award, chosen by the audience.
Dinh Manh Ninh from Hanoi, and Ha Hoai Thu from Quang Ninh Province, won the most ‘Promising Singer’ title.
Established in 2004, the Sao Mai Diem Hen musical contest is regarded as one of the most prestigious national musical contests. It is an occasion for young singers to demonstrate their talents in the field of folk-song, opera, pop and rock music.
The Sao Mai Award winners should have many opportunities, to develop further their musical talents and be successful in, their future careers, said organising board member Huyen Thanh.
Pop star Phuong Linh won the event in 2006 and many opportunities developed because of her winning the contest.