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23rd Mai Vang Awards announced winners

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The 2017 Mai Vang (Golden Apricot Blossom) Award ceremony honoring artists in different fields of Television programs, serial, stage, cinema and music was held at Ho Chi minh City opera House on January 18.

Cat Tuong (L), Truong Giang (2nd, L) and Kha Nhu (R ) at the award ceremony  (Photo: Sggp)

Cat Tuong (L), Truong Giang (2nd, L) and Kha Nhu (R ) at the award ceremony (Photo: Sggp)

Pop stars Noo Phuoc Thinh and Vu Cat Tuong won titles of Male and Female Favorite Pop Singer.
Singer Phi Nhung receive the Best singer of traditional and folk music award. The “Favorite Band” went to the P366.
Little singer Vo Khanh Ngoc took two prizes, including “Best MV” and “Favorite child singer”.
In the category of the stage, “Best dramatic actors/actresses” awards belonged to Truong Giang and Kha Nhu. Truong Giang also brought home “Favorite Comic Actor” prize.
Ngo Kien Huy and Minh Hang received “Best actor/actress” awards in the category of movies. The film “Yeu di dung so” (Just Love, Don't Be Afraid) was voted as the “Favorite Movie”. The HCM City television comedy show Ban muon hen ho (Wanna date) was “ Favorite TV Program”; and its host, Cat Tuong brought home the prize for Favorite TV Host.
As usual, after the award presentation, the organizer will hold a free concert titled Mai Vang Chao Xuan (Golden Ochna Welcomes Spring) for workers on January 30.
The nomination round in which Nguoi Lao Dong’s readers named best artists was kicked off in September and finished in November, 2017. Artists, who win most votes, were listed in the election round with evaluation from experts and journalists.
Started in 1995, the Golden Apricot Blossom Award of the Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper has been popular and become an annual prestigious event

By MINH DIEM – Translated by Kim Khanh

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