Ha Noi hosts international piano competition
16:50 | 01/09/2015

VGP - The 3rd Ha Noi International Piano Competition will kick off on September 4 at the Viet Nam National Academy of Music (VNAM).

The event with the participation of 55 contestants from nine countries and territories including Viet Nam, China, Taiwan (China), Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Ukraine, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The biennial competition, with categories for pianists aged 10-13, 14-17, and 18-25, Each competitor will deliver performances in two individual rounds before playing a concerto with the orchestra in the final round.

The winner will receive a cash prize of VND200 million (US$49,150).

Members of the jury are seven renowned pianists from Austria, Finland, France, Japan, the RoK, the US and Viet Nam.

Many of them have received numerous international prizes.
                                                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu
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