Vietnam's new opportunities, the Government's preferential and open policies have encouraged more and more overseas Vietnamese to back home and contribute to the development of the nation. In the meantime, Vietnam is becoming known to the international community thanks to the achievements obtained by its people living in the home country and abroad. Tienphongonline reviews outstanding activities related to overseas Vietnamese in 2006: 1. Policies-social affairs: The National Assembly has revised and amended Laws on nationality, investment, housing, residence and regulations on visas for overseas Vietnamese as well as issued more open policies. Activities in support of victims of natural disaster and disadvantaged people in the country by overseas Vietnamese have become more effective, showing their concern about current developments in Vietnam. 2. Culture and arts: The song 'Bonjour Vietnam' by Pham Quynh Anh, a 19 year-old Vietnamese girl who lives in Belgium, has stirred the … [Read more...] about Key events related to overseas Vietnamese in 2006
Vietnamese voice talent
Popular reality music show raises debate over the choice of English songs by most contestants Some people fainted while waiting outside Nguyen Du Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on August 1. … [Read more...] about Is the Vietnamese Voice cracking?
Viewers of the ongoing Vietnamese version of the famed singing contest "The Voice" have been impressed by not only the stunning talent of contestants, but also the twist that many participants have chosen to sing English songs on the show., saw a lot of contestants picking English songs for their performances. The most outstanding contestant that night was a 17-year-old girl from Nghe An, Huong Tram, who forced three coaches, Thu Minh, Ho Ngoc Ha and Dam Vinh Hung, to turn their chairs to see her while she sang the first lines of the legendary Whitney Houston song "I Will Always Love You." The young girl also caused a "battle" between four coaches when the last judge, Tran Lap, turned his chair and convinced her to join his team. Some other contestants also conquered the coaches with their covers of world famous songs including Westlife’s "You Raised Me Up," Duffy’s "Warwick Avenue" and Celine Dion’s "I Surrender" and "All By Myself". While many audience members … [Read more...] about Vietnamese contestants prefer English songs: hot or not?
“Little Frog” dazzles Vietnam’s Got Talent Latest “Dancing with the Stars” celebs photographed World’s top dancesport duos to perform in Vietnam The show, which took US television by storm last year with an estimated 11.78 million viewers, will have top singers Dam Vinh Hung and Ho Ngoc Ha as its first two judges for its premier season in Vietnam. This is the first time both singers have agreed to sit a panel of a reality show. The rest of the judging panel includes Thu Minh and Tran Lap, of whom the first is a well-known pop ballad and dance singer and the latter is the front man of the veteran rock band “Buc tuong” (The Wall). Premiered on April 26, 2011, on the America’s NBC television network, “The Voice” is an American reality talent show based on the reality singing competition “The Voice of Holland”, a series created by Dutch television producer John de Mol and produced by Mark Burnett. The … [Read more...] about “The voice” talent show to hit Vietnam
HA NOI — Vietnamese candidates aged above 18 are invited to compete in a local version of NBC's popular reality singing contest The Voice to be aired on Viet Nam Television (VTV) in May. Giong Hat Viet (Vietnamese Voice), produced by VTV and the Cat Tien Sa Media and Television Company, aims to uncover real Vietnamese singing talent. Contestants will perform songs in genres such as pop, rock, hip-hop and country, the short-listed competing in a blind audition (in June), a battle phase (in July) and live performance shows (in September). The jury (made up of both mentors and trainers) will include famous singers such as Dam Vinh Hung, Ho Ngoc Ha, Thu Minh and Tran Lap. The Voice premiered on the NBC television network on April 26, 2011, based on a similar Dutch version. The programme has been screened across 47 countries worldwide, with Viet Nam the second in Asia after South Korea. — VNS … [Read more...] about US singing contest ‘The Voice’ to get Viet Nam version on VTV