Vietnam wins gold at Asia-Pacific Arts Festival 2018
Vietnamese students have won two gold medals at the Asia Pacific Arts Festival (APAF) 2018 which was recently held in Singapore.
APAF is a prestigious Asia-Pacific region annual art festival which has provided a platform for young art-lovers to showcase their talent over the past five years.
This year’s festival which runs from July 20th to 23rd featured 200 performances of various types of art and musical instruments from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Brunei.
Two performances by Vietnamese contestants were awarded gold prizes were the belly dance by two little girls Nguyen Ngoc Yen Nhi and Do Phuong Linh, and the modern dance by the twin boys Pham Quang Minh and Pham Quang Hieu.
Minh and Hieu who are grade 8 students at the Olympia School in Hanoi had learnt and practised on their own before winning the prize. They mixed music and choreographed their performance with three popular songs.
Hieu also won the silver prize in the piano solo competition at the event.