HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam Television's Sao Mai (Morning Star) Singing Contest will widen to include Vietnamese living in eight European countries.
Contestants will be classed in three music genres: folk, chamber music and pop. The first round will be carried out in northern, central and southern regions plus Europe to select 12 contestants for the final round in August.
Three prizes will be granted for each genre and two special prizes from the jury board and audience.
According to organisers, overseas contestants are required to sing Vietnamese songs or foreign songs with Vietnamese lyrics.-VNS