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City hosts ASEAN Golden Voice Festival 2011

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:19 am

The 2nd ASEAN Golden Voice Festival will take place at the Ho Chi Minh City Television Theater on January 5, 7 and 8.

         Singers Thu Minh (L) and Kasim Hoang Vu

The contest has attracted nearly 20 singers from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Special invitees from Japan will also join them.

Every country is allowed to send four participants. Representing Viet Nam will be singers Thu Minh, Kasim Hoang Vu, H’Zina Bya and Do Tung Lam.

They will go up against well-known singers including FIQ and Moon (Brunei); Plengpraphun Kingthong and Wongloung Sirilux (Thailand); Khim Su Su Naing and Mr.Kyaw Zin Min (Myanmar); Iqwal Hafiz and Katherine Chan (Malaysia); Netta Kusumah Dewi and Hershon (Indonesia); Uela Basco (Philippines); and finally, Samsann Annda and Vannika (Cambodia).

The competition consists of two categories — traditional and contemporary folk music, and pop. In the pop category, singers will have to perform in English, but folk songs can be in their mother tongues.

The jury will comprise famous Vietnamese musicians such as Tran Long An, Nguyen Ngoc Thien and Duong Thu; Japanese leading music producer Keitaro Kamo; Indonesian music teacher and choreographer Indira Sotyawati.

There will be two categories, each offering four gold medals, four silver medals, four bronze medals, and a prize nominated by audiences. 

The contest is jointly organized by Ho Chi Minh City Television and Cat Tien Sa Advertising Company. The contest will be broadcast live on HTV9 channel and other regional channels.

Vietnam hosted the ASEAN Golden Voice Festival for the first time in 2008.


Source: SGGP

Vietnam hosts the Youth League Asia Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:14 am

Vietnam hosts the Youth League Asia Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011

QĐND – Saturday, January 01, 2011, 21:7 (GMT+7)

The Youth League Asia-Pacific Baseball Tournament 2011 will take place for the first time in Vietnam from January 13th to 16th to select the best teams from the Asian Pacific who will compete in the World Cup Baseball 2011 in Texas, US in August 2011.

The U10 and U12 teams of the Hanoi Baseball Club will join the tournament.

The event is organized by the General Department of Sports and Physical Training; the Vinh Phuc People’s Committee; the Vinh Phuc Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism; and the Hanoi Baseball Club.

Source: VH

Translated by Van Hieu

Source: QDND

HCM City hosts 4th ornamental tree festival 2010

In Uncategorized on December 24, 2010 at 4:35 am

The fourth ornamental tree festival 2010 is being held in the Suoi Tien Tourist Area, Ho Chi Minh City from December 22 to January 3, 2011.

The ornamental tree festival showcases more than 5,000 exhibits of various varieties of ornamental trees and plants including bonsais, orchids and cacti. (Photo: KK)

The annual festival showcases more than 5,000 exhibits of various varieties of ornamental trees and plants including bonsais, orchids and cacti.

More than 50 artisans along with some flower clubs and companies from across the country will participate.

Over 160 booths will display exotic ornamental plants varieties and some will also display ornamental birds, decorative fruit arrangements and rock garden displays. 

The highlights of the festival will be the bird singing competition, dog show and exquisite ornamental fish.

The festival is expected to attract a large number of visitors and will also be an opportunity for artisans to exchange and share information on the methods of caring and collecting ornamental plants.

Source: SGGP

Can Tho hosts Int’l Agriculture Fair

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:35 am

Can Tho hosts Int’l Agriculture Fair

QĐND – Monday, December 06, 2010, 20:40 (GMT+7)

The 2010 Vietnam International Agriculture Fair opened in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho on December 6 with 270 domestic and foreign businesses taking part.

The week-long event is aimed at promoting domestic agricultural and rural development, attracting investment in the sector and expanding business links during the integration process.

Of the participants, 40 businesses are from Thailand, China, India, the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Singapore.

On display are machinery, agricultural equipment, production lines, processed products, fertilisers, pesticides, animal feed and medicines, aquatic products, rice, seeds, furniture, fruits and rare plants and animals from the central and southeastern region as well as the Mekong Delta.

A conference will be held for farmers to show their skills in growing grapefruit in various shapes, planting seedless jackfruit in Hau Giang, using combine harvesters and pesticides in Can Tho, raising chickens in Tien Giang and using seed classification and cleansing machines in An Giang.

The organising board will award 17 outstanding farm households from 13 cities and provinces in the Mekong Delta, with 5 million VND each.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is using the occasion to present certificates of merit to 11 businesses from Long An, Hau Giang, Tien Giang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho for their contributions to the country’s economic development and will also present gold medals for the best fertilisers, seeds, veterinary medicines, aquatic products, plastics and pesticides which are competitive in the international market.

During the fair, there will be trade promotions, contract signings, technology transfers and seminars.

The Southern Agricultural Technology Institute, the Mekong Delta Rice Institute, Can Tho University and the Can Tho Agricultural and Rural Development Department will provide farmers with consultancies on cultivation techniques, animal husbandry, harvesting and post harvesting operations, the labour market, vocational training, jobs and capital assistance programmes.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

City hosts Vietnam Jewelry Week 2010

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:32 am

The Viet Nam Jewelry Week 2010, which is featuring more than 150,000 new designs in gold, diamond, pearls and precious stone jewelry and watches from 12 countries is now being held at the Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City. It runs until December 12.

Latest designs will be displayed at the Vietnam Jewelry Week 2010 in HCM City. (Photo: KK)

Latest jewelry collections of firms from France, Hong Kong (China), India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey, Thailand, the US and Vietnam are also at this event. The event is a chance for local and international enterprises to seek suppliers and buyers.

Gold jewelries firms including Lac and Loto Preziosi from Italy and Cetas from Turkey so far have attracted many visitors.

Famous brand names such as Gold Treasure, Henry Jewellery, Legrand Jewellery, Nelson Jewellery, Pak Fook, Trendy Group of Hong Kong; Platim Jewellery and Taka Jewellery of Singapore are presented at the show.

Firms like Apple Green Diamond have brought a collection of diamonds and gemstones from Japan, Gemma International from Thailand and Kapu Gems from India.

Other events at this venue will be a seminar on which diamond or jewelry can be purchase, for your wedding, at the most affordable price. The event will be held at the Fortuna Hotel in Hanoi from December 16 to 19.

The VCCI Exhibition Service Co Ltd in collaboration with Hong Kong’s World Trade Fair organizes the event.


Source: SGGP

Sai Gon Giai Phong hosts fundraising concert to support flood victims

In Uncategorized on November 14, 2010 at 9:24 am

Hanoi hosts sunflower day for children with cancer

In Uncategorized on November 7, 2010 at 1:52 pm

Can Tho hosts int’l education exhibition

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Hanoi hosts special concert to raise money for flood victims

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2010 at 8:12 am

Vietnam hosts Asian aerobics championships

In Uncategorized on October 27, 2010 at 5:36 am

Vietnam hosts Asian aerobics championships

QĐND – Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 20:39 (GMT+7)

126 athletes from 10 countries and territories in the region will compete in the second Asian Aerobics Championship in Ho Chi Minh City, from December 16-18.

Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Iran, and Mongolia will also be taking part.

The athletes will compete in men’s and women’s singles and doubles events as well as team events in three different age groups. Hosts Vietnam will participate in every event to prepare for the 2012 world championships.

Organised by the Asian Gymnastics Federation, the competition is one of biggest events in the region and attracts Asia’s leading athletes.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND