Mai Vang awards honour young talents
VietNamNet Bridge – Ten talented artists in film, music and theatre have been honoured at the 24th annual Mai Vang (Golden Ochna) Awards ceremony at the HCM City Opera House.
IDECAF Drama Theatre’s musical Tiên Nga (Fairy Tale) wins the Mai Vang Awards for favourite theatre play at the 24th annual Mai Vang (Golden Ochna) Awards ceremony held at the HCM City Opera House last Saturday. — Photo nld.com.vn
The Người Lao Động (The Labourer) newspaper, the event organiser, on Saturday night gave awards for favourite singer and songstress to young artists Bui Anh Tuan and Dong Nhi.
Tuan’s music video Chốn Cũ (Memorial Site), composed by Zen, has had 2.1 million views on YouTube three months after its release, while Nhi celebrated her 10-year singing career last month.
“I’ve spent a very long time struggling to find my own way in the music industry,” Tuan said. “I’m happy that my efforts have gained the love of fans. That is motivation for me to stand up and introduce more quality works.”
The Mai Vang Award for favourite film was given to TV serial Gạo Nếp Gạo Tẻ (Son and Daughter), a remake of the South Korean TV serial Wang’s Family, which appeared in 2013.
The 109-episode serial, a production of HCM City Television, was directed by Thach Thao and Hoang Anh. It is about the problems and challenges faced by a Vietnamese family in today’s society.
Trung Dung and Thuy Ngan, who played leading roles in the film, won awards for favourite actor and actress.
Ngan said: “Holding the trophy, I can say that my dream has come true. I worked hard to follow my passion for acting and my effort has paid off. “
IDECAF Drama Theatre’s musical Tiên Nga (Fairy Tale), a production based on the 19th century Vietnamese epic poem Lục Vân Tiên by poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu, won the Award for favourite theatre play.
Actor Vo Minh Lam and actress Kha Nhu brought home the trophies for favourite theatrical actor and actress.
The organisers also gave awards to MC Ngo Kien Huy, folk singer Phuong Anh and comic actress Lam Vy Da, who were nominated for the first time at the Mai Vang Awards.