Pro.Dr. Tran Van Khe, representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Leaders of Ninh Binh province, the Literature and Art Associations of the regional provinces, Bac Lieu provincial leaders: Mr. Vo Van Dung – a Commissioner of the Central Party Committee, Secretary of Bac Lieu provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Bac Lieu provincial People’s Council; Mr. Truong Minh Chien – Vice-Secretary of Bac Lieu provincial Party Committee and Members of Bac Lieu Provincial Party Committee,. and numerous artists and people inside and outside the province attended and enjoyed this event.
In his speech in the event, Mr Truong Minh Chien – Vice-Secretary of Bac Lieu provincial Party Committee emphasized that one of the remarkable points of the First National “Don Ca Tai Tu” Festival– Bac Lieu 2014 is the introducing night of the representative artistic works of two composers: Trong Nguyen and Yen Lang and awarding ceremony for the “2nd Cao Van Lau Literature and Art” Prize in Bac Lieu province. This event affirms the fame of two composers Trong Nguyen and Yen Lang in the hearts of inhabitants in Bac Lieu in particular and in the country in general who love reformed theater. The two composers devoted all their life on artistic activities. They have contribution not only in art but also in helping to conserve and develop the reformed theater and “Don Ca Tai Tu” performance in the South. Their fame will last forever.
In the event, audiences enjoyed the short extract from the reformed theater piece “Giot mau oan cuu”, composed by Trong Nguyen and “Dem lanh chua hoang”, composed by Yen Lang and a lot of traditional tunes that people have a great passion on such as: On Dang, Que anh que em, Phung Ngoc Liem, Bac Lieu troi que me, Quan nua khuya…performed by famous artists like Minh Vuong, Trong Huu, Phuong Hang, Cam Tien, Trong Phuc, Tan Giao, Vu Luan, Ngoc Doi, Ngoc Hoa, Vo Minh Lam…Besides, audiences have exchanges with the composer Le Duy Hanh and the artist Minh Vuong.
On this occasion, the Organization Board of the Cao Van Lau Literature and Art Prize awarded the prizes of the 2nd Cao Van Lau Literature and Art Prize in Bac Lieu province to 15 individuals who get typical achievements in the provincial artistic activities.
Translated by Viet Thu