The first Khmer folk song festival of the Mekong Delta wrapped up in Soc Trang province on October 5 after four days of competition.
Co-organised by Viet Nam Televisionâs VTV 5 channel and Soc Trang Television and Radio Station, the event attracted 96 contestants and 135 dancers and musicians. The contestants sang songs praising the Party, âUncle Hoâ, and the nation.
Meritorious Artist Son Luong, head of the jury, said the event contributed to preserving and upholding the cultural and creative values of Khmer residents.
Nguyen Van Bon, Director of the Soc Trang Television and Radio Station and head of the organising board, said the festival offered amateur artists a chance to share experience and honour the traditional culture of Khmer people.
The organising board presented first prizes to Kiem Luong and Lam Thi Dien from Soc Trangâs arts and culture school, and second prizes to Ly Kim Quyen from Ke Sach ethnic boarding school and Thach Mang Khit from Tra Vinh University.