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Vietnam wins two golds at ASEAN

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2011 at 7:13 am

Vietnamese singers Thu Minh and Kasim Hoang Vu won two gold medals and a prize of VND30 million (US$2,000) each in the folk music category at the ASEAN Golden Voice Festival 2011, which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on January 8.

Sri Nazrina Hj Johari of Brunei and Hershon from Indonesia won two gold medals in the pop music category.

H’Zina Bya of Vietnam and Netta Kusumah Dewi of Indonesia as well as Thu Minh and Kasim Hoang Vu were awarded four silver medals and a prize of VND20 million (US$1,000) each in  two categories  of traditional and contemporary folk music and pop music. In the same categories singers Fig (Brunei), Tung Lam (Vietnam), Plengpraphun Kingthong (Thailand) and Kyaw Zin Min (Myanmar) were awarded  four bronze medals and a prize of VND 10 million (US$500) each.

Related article:
City hosts ASEAN Golden Voice Festival 2011

Source: SGGP

Book on Pagodas wins golds at Vietnam Book Awards

In Uncategorized on December 18, 2010 at 9:27 am

The Vietnam Publishers Association awarded the book on Chua Vietnam (Vietnamese Pagodas) two gold prizes at the Vietnam Book Awards on December 15 for its excellence in printing and subject matter.

The book is written by three renowned scholars Ha Van Tan, Nguyen Van Ku and Pham Ngoc Long.  According to archaeologist Nguyen Viet, from the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistory, this book is one of the few archaeological publications to have been reprinted many times.

The present reprint of the book provides a close glimpse of the country’s most exotic and remote pagodas and is more expansive in its scope than the previous editions.

First printed in 1993 in both Vietnamese and English the book now contains detailed information on 118 pagodas in 61 cities and provinces throughout Vietnam besides listing 730 pagodas now recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as heritage sites. The present edition of this book is only available in Vietnam.

The organization also awarded gold prizes to six other authors and to three well-printed books. The annual awards ceremony will be held in Hanoi on December 19.

Source: SGGP

HCM City bag nine golds, two silvers at Vovinam Open

In Uncategorized on July 30, 2010 at 7:20 pm

HCM City bag nine golds, two silvers at Vovinam Open

QĐND – Friday, July 30, 2010, 20:55 (GMT+7)

The HCM City team triumphed at the second Vovinam (traditional Vietnamese martial arts) Open which was wrapped up at Lanh Binh Thang gymnasium in HCM City on July 28.

The team won nine golds and two silvers. The runners-up went to People’s Police with three golds and one silver, and Lam Dong with two golds, three silvers and three bronzes.

Some foreign teams such as French Martial Arts Federation, traditional Russian Martial Arts Federation and French Martial Arts Association also won medals.

The four-day tournament attracted more than 200 martial artists from 21 nations and territories. They competed with 13 domestic teams for 38 sets of medals.

After the event, most of these martial artists will head to the central province of Binh Dinh to partake in the third international Vovinam Festival from August 1-4.

So far, more than 750 athletes and coaches of 70 teams from 30 different countries and territories have registered to join this event, together with 500 athletes and coaches from 30 martial arts teams from provinces and cities across Vietnam.

Source: VNS/VOVNews

Source: QDND

Vietnam wins two golds at Hanoi judo tourney

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Vietnam wins two golds at Hanoi judo tourney

QĐND – Sunday, April 18, 2010, 21:20 (GMT+7)

Host Vietnam bagged two gold medals on April 17, the first day of the 2010 Hanoi International Judo Tournament.

Van Ngoc Tu won the first gold for Vietnam in the women’s under-48kg event, while the other gold medal went  to Huynh Nhat Thong in the men’s under-55kg category.

Vietnamese artists had advanced to seven out of eight finals on the day, but five of them lost their games to rivals from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Experts said the host athletes are likely to take more gold medals on the last day of the tourney, which has drawn the participation of 110 artists, including 53 from the RoK, Laos, Hong Kong , Germany and France.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

VN shoot down five more golds

In Uncategorized on September 28, 2008 at 5:16 pm

HA NOI — Viet Nam continued their good form at the 32nd Southeast Asian Shooting (SEASA) Championships when they bagged five more gold medals yesterday.

In the women’s individual 10m mixed air rifle, markswoman Dang Hong Ha, who scored 367 points to take the gold medal in the women’s individual 10m air rifle on Wednesday, scored 297 points to take home another gold.

Kham La of Laos was the runner-up with 285 points.

In the women’s team 10m mixed air rifle, Laos lifted the gold and Viet Nam came second.

In the women’s individual 25m pistol, Dao Thu Thuy took home the second gold medal yesterday when she scored 770 points. Singapore’s Fan Xiao Ping and Huang Yi Lin of Chinese Taipei scored 769.9 and 764.5 points and took silver and bronze medals, respectively.

In the women’s team 25m pistol, Viet Nam overcame Singapore and Laos to bring home the gold medal.

Vietnamese sharp shooter Le Cao Kien continued his excellent form and scored 691.7 points in the men’s individual 50m prone rifle to take gold. Viet Nam also won the gold medal for the team event.

In the last event yesterday, Chen Shih Wei of Chinese Taipei scored 153 points to snatch the gold medal in the men’s individual trap shooting. Vietnamese marksmen didn’t win any medals in this event. The silver and bronze medal went to shooters from Malaysia and Singapore, respectively.

The 32nd SEASA championships is underway at the National Shooting Range in the National Sports Training Centre in Ha Noi, co-hosted by the Sports General Department and the Viet Nam Shooting Association.

Shooters from 10 teams from regional countries and territories are competing for 44 medals

Seventeen international umpires, including two from Viet Nam, are judging the event.

Vietnamese shooters will be awarded VND25 million (US$1,500) for each gold medal, VND20 million ($1,200) for each silver and VND15 million ($900) for each bronze. —