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Vietnamese pianist receives Poland’s acclaimed art award

Update: September, 14/2018 - 08:30
Việt Nam’s world-renowned concert pianist Đặng Thái Sơn has been awarded the Golden Medal for Merit to Culture “Gloria Artis” from POland. — Photo courtesy of the pianist
Viet Nam News

WARSAW — Việt Nam’s world-renowned concert pianist Đặng Thái Sơn has been awarded the highest distinction – the Golden Medal for Merit to Culture “Gloria Artis”.

“I am speechless. It is hard to believe but that is destiny: five decades of relations with Poland,” the pianist told Việt Nam News yesterday.

The awards ceremony was held yesterday with the participation of the Vietnamese Ambassador to Poland Vũ Đăng Dũng. The award is a departmental decoration of Poland in Arts awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland to persons and organisations for distinguished contributions to or protection of the Polish culture and national heritage. — VNS 

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