Singing contest to mark Vietnam – Japan friendship

Wednesday, 13/09/2023 15:58
A contest on singing “Tomodachi - Tinh ban” (Tomodachi - Friendship), a Vietnam - Japan friendship song, will be held across Vietnam from September to December 2023.
The press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12. (Source: 

The event will be organized by the special committee for the 50th founding anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties (September 21, 1973 - 2023) under the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ho Chi Minh City (JCCH) in coordination with some agencies and units of the two countries.

It aims to promote young people’s awareness of the two countries’ connections.

The information was released at a press conference on the contest in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12.

The contest is open to Vietnamese people aged 6 - 22 who will sing “Tomodachi - Tinh ban” in Vietnamese and Japanese languages either online or in-person at designated places in Hanoi, HCM City, Hai Phong, Da Nang, and Can Tho cities.

The best five performers will be invited to come to Japan to join an exchange and sing in chorus with local youngsters.

The song “Tomodachi - Tinh ban” is being popularsed at schools in both countries and will also be performed at official events marking the 50th anniversary./.

Compiled by BTA