|The contest, to be held from September to November, will carry the theme "Sympathy Hearts". — File Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — The Viet Nam Orphans and Disabled People Sponsors' Association and other concerned agencies are organising the first-ever dance and music contest for the disabled in the country.
The contest, to be held from September to November, will carry the theme "Sympathy Hearts".
National-level qualifying rounds will take place this month in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, the central province of Nghe An and the southern city of HCM.
The final round will be held at the Friendship Culture Palace here from November 26 to 29 and will be broadcast live on VTV on the last day. The jury will include experts in the arts and social matters.
All disabled people throughout the country who are selected from local talent contests are eligible to compete. Each individual participant can give a maximum of two performances while each group participant can give a maximum of five performances, consisting of either singing, dancing or playing musical instruments
Various prizes will be given for the individual and group category, with the highest prize of VND30 million (US$1,400) going to the winning group.— VNS