(VEN) - A ceremony to honor young science and technology talents was jointly held recently in Hanoi by the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union and the Ministry of Science and Technology. 141 young scientists were praised for their outstanding achievements, with ten honored to receive the technological scientific "2012 Golden Globe" Award. The event was held to honor young talents for their outstanding achievements in science and technology, mainly in information technology (IT) and telecommunications, medicine and pharmaceutical, biological and environment technologies. Most of the individuals praised had recorded outstanding achievements such as winning international medals or developing scientific and technological solutions which had received coverage in the international press. Ten individuals received Golden Globe awards for their highly applicable inventions. - Doctor Vu Tat Thang (born in 1979) who works at the Institute of Information Technology, under the Vietnamese Academy of Science … [Read more...] about Young scientific talents scoop Golden Globe awards
Vietnamese voice talent
VietNamNet Bridge - Here at the John Von Neumann (JVN) Institute belonging to the HCM City National University, Professor Duong Nguyen Vu and his fellow-workers have been making every effort to grow up Vietnamese young talents. JVN may surprise the people who visit it for the first time. There are a lot figures, formulas and words on the wall of classrooms and function rooms. Explaining this, Vu said the researchers, learners and lecturers need to write down all the ideas flashing through their minds, while the wall is the good place to store the ideas. There are many other surprises here. There were some students in a classroom with overhead projectors and lecturers' voice, but there was no lecturer on the lecture hall dais. Vu said this was a class which trains masters in quantitative finance. The learners were then listening to the lecture by Professor Pham Hi Duc from the ECE Paris Graduate School of Engineering, who was giving lecture online from France. "It is now 5 am … [Read more...] about JVN connects, breeds, grows up young talents
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
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
HCM City (VNS)— Thirteen-year-old Nguyen Quang Anh, hailing from central Thanh Hoa City, was crowned the winner of TV singing contest The Voice Kids at the end of an emotional and close-run final on Saturday night in HCM City. Anh finished ahead of Phuong My Chi and Tran Ngoc Duy after receiving 215,903 public votes, equivalent to 43.37 per cent of the total. This saw him overcome runner-up Chi by a mere two per cent margin. Anh, who was coached by star musical couple Ho Hoai Anh and Luu Huong Giang during the three-month contest, won the hearts of viewers with his pure voice, diverse musical style, infectious confidence and charisma. With the top prize, he won VND300 million (US$15,000) in cash, a VND200 million-scholarship to study music and VND100 million for a trip with his family. In the final, he impressed with three songs. Alone, he sang Da Trong Chong (A Woman Waiting for her Husband); with his coaches, he performed Que Nha (Homeland); and with four other … [Read more...] about Dream come true Anh wins The Voice Kids
Singer Van Chuong released a 5-CD compilation of van singing last month to critical acclaim. He tells Do Hien why it could be his best yet. … [Read more...] about Van Chuong: A man of many talents
HCM CITY — More than 100 contestants will compete in a blind audition for Giong Hat Viet (The Voice of Viet Nam), a new talent reality show that will premiere on Sunday on Viet Nam Television (VTV). In the box seat: Four judges (from left), singers Tran Lap, Ho Ngoc Ha, Thu Minh and Dam Vinh Hung, will take part in The Voice of Viet Nam, a new talent reality show on Vietnamese television. — VNS Photo Nguyen Trung Hai The show, produced by VTV and Cat Tien Sa Company, is based on a similar show in the Netherlands called The Voice of Holland. Apart from the first blind audition, there are subsequent rounds and live performance shows. In the blind audition, four judges, Dam Vinh Hung, Ho Ngoc Ha, Thu Minh and Tran Lap, will each choose 14 member-teams. Teams, which will be mentored and developed by coaches, will compete with each other in the battle round, and the coaches will select six contestants from each team to enter the next round. In the final round, the … [Read more...] about New talent show to premiere
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