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Apricot and peach blossoms to be transported by air

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:15 am




Apricot and peach blossoms to be transported by air


QĐND – Friday, January 07, 2011, 21:31 (GMT+7)

The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines, has launched a service to transport apricot and peach blossoms of passengers for Tet holidays.


Each passenger can only bring one bunch of apricot or peach blossoms, at a surcharge of between VND100,000 – 300,000 depending on different routes. This service should be booked beforehand otherwise they will be treated as part of the passenger’s luggage.


In addition, the air carrier also transports apricot, peach and kumquat trees for passengers as cargo.


The new service of transporting branches of apricot and peach blossoms will be available on domestic flights, using Boeing B777, Airbus A330, A321 and A320.


Source: HNM


Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND

Nearly 70 artists and works nominated for Golden Apricot Blossom Award

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:53 am

The election round of the Golden Apricot Blossom Award for Television programs, serial, stage, cinema and music will start on December 10 and finish on January 20, 2011.

     Golden Apricot Blossom Award

In the board of music category, singers will compete for titles including “Best Pop Male/Female Singer”, “Best Male/Female Singer in revolutionary traditional song”, and “Best Male/Female Singer in folk song”.


The B board of the stage will include “Best dramatic actors/actresses”, “Best cai luong actors/actresses”, “Best comedian” and “Best drama/cai luong play” awards.


There will be also titles including “Best film” and “Best actor/actress” in the movies and TV serial of the C board.


Ta Minh Tam,  Do Thuy, Quyen Linh, Quynh Huong and Phan Anh will vie for Best MC “Master of ceremonies” award.


The award ceremony of the event will take place at the Hoa Binh Theater in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22, 2011. A music performance honoring the top ten favorite singers will be held on January 24.


The nomination round in which Nguoi Lao Dong’s readers named best artists was kicked off in last October and finished in the begining of this month. Artists, who won most votes, were listed in the election round with evaluation from experts and journalists.

Started in 1995, the Golden Apricot Blossom Award of the Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper has been popular and become an anual prestigous event.

Source: SGGP