Bui Le Man of Nghe An Province won the first prize in the "Folk songs" category at the Sao Mai Diem Hen (Morning Star Rendezvous) music contest on December 20. The event took place at Sao Mai Theater in Tuy Hoa City, the central province of Phu Yen.
|Bui Le Man (photo:TTO)|
Ms. Man also took home the “Most Favorite Singer” award chosen by the audience.
Le Xuan Hao of the northern province of Thai Binh won the first prize in the “Chamber music” category. Two second-place honors went to Nguyen Trung Nhat of Ho Chi Minh City and Tran Thi Hong Nhung of the northern province of Bac Ninh.
In the “Pop music” category, Ha Thi Hoai Thu of the northern province of Quang Ninh took first place. Two second-place awards were given to Le Thi My Nhu of Phu Yen Province and Luong Viet Quang of HCMC.
Established in 2004, the Sao Mai Diem Hen music contest organized by Viet Nam Television is regarded as one of the most prestigious national music contests. It is an occasion for young singers to demonstrate their talent in the fields of folk-song, opera, pop, and rock.