Vietnam wins 22 awards at US music festival

Seven students aged 9-18 from the Vietnam National Academy of Music brought home 22 awards at the 2016 Lansum International Music Festival held in the US recently.

Four Vietnamese winners and two judges in the 2016 Lansum International Music Festival (Source:

According to the academy, the awards included six first prizes, seven second prizes, five third prizes and four honorable mentions.

This year’s event drew the participation of over 100 students from the US, China and Vietnam, who competed in different age groups and in categories of works by such renowned composers as Mozart, Chopin and Beethoven.

Source: Vietnam plus

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