New talent show to premiere
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 remaining contestants will perform in live shows for the public's vote, which will decide the winner.
The winner will receive VND500 million in cash and a record contract with Universal Studios.
All episodes of the show will be broadcast live at 9pm on VTV3. The awards ceremony is scheduled to be aired in December.
Viet Nam's top composers and musicians, including Phuong Uyen, Nguyen Hong Thuan, Nguyen Hai Phong and Duong Khac Linh, will be consultants for the show.
MC Phan Anh and V Music band will be the hosts for the show.
More than 6,000 people aged 16 to 55 took part in the three-month preliminary round. — VNS