Vietnam to host first int’l Choir competition

Tuesday - 15/02/2011 14:08

Vietnam will hold its first ever International Choir Festival and Competition (VICC 1) in Hoi An city in the central province of Quang Nam f-rom March 16-19, said Deputy Director of the Vietnam Opera and Ballet Theatre Pham Hong Hai on February 9.

To date, 36 choirs with more than 1,000 artists f-rom eight nations and territories, including Indonesia , the Philippines , Singapore , Hong Kong ( China ), Sri Lanka , Malaysia , Estonia and Vietnam have registered for the event. 

The opening performance will be held on March 16 on a floating stage at the Hoai River Square and the contesting choirs will compete in 13 categories and perform at eight venues across Hoi An City. 
VICC 1 is jointly organised by the Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Quang Nam province and the Germany-based Interkultur organisation./.

Source: vietnamnews.vn


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