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12/5/2017 9:12:16 AM

Expats in Da Nang to show off talents

Foreigners working and living in the central city of Da Nang will compete in ‘Da Nang’s Expat Got Talent 2017’, themed ‘New Year coming’, at the city’s Trung Vuong Theatre on December 17th-18th.

Banner for the ‘Da Nang’s Expat Got Talent 2017’ contest for foreigners living and working in Da Nang. (Photo courtesy Da Nang City’s Event and Festival Organising Centre)

The city’s Department of Culture and Sports said that in the competition, as part of a series of cultural events scheduled for 2017-18, participants can perform either international or Vietnamese songs or music performances including folk songs and traditional music.

Contestants can play musical instruments, beatbox, dance, sing, perform magic or circus arts and performance art, highlighting a cultural feature of their country of origin. They can perform individually or in groups.

Groups can apply to present more than one performance with a total of duration from 15-20 minutes (three or four minutes each performance), while individuals can conduct a single performance of up to seven minutes.

The contest aims to promote art and cultural exchange among expat communities and locals in the city in celebration of New Year.

Contestants can register at the link:, or email and send the registration form to the event’s organising Committee at 23 Tran Phu Street in Da Nang.

The group winners will walk away with a cash-prize of VND 10 million (USD 440), while two runners-up will take VND 8 million (USD 352) each.

Meanwhile, individuals will see three first prizes with VND 5 million (USD 220) each, while five second prizes offer VND 3 million (USD 132) each./.

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