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Da Nang to Host 'Expats Got Talent' Contest Later This Month

Expats who live in and around Da Nang need to perfect their dance moves or singing voice, as the central city is set to host its first "Expats Got Talent" talent contest soon.

Tuoi Tre reports that the Da Nang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced the event last week. It will be held from December 17-18, and registration is open until the 14th.

According to the official announcement, the contest's theme is "New Year coming", while it is open to "any foreign, economic, political and social organization, non-governmental organization, international business that has office in Danang City and the representatives of expat communities in Danang City [sic]."

Any expat who is living, working or studying in the city is also welcome to apply, though they must legally reside in the area.

The announcement goes on, explaining that: "Participant can perform either international or Vietnamese songs/music, including folk song/traditional music. The performance can be at any type, for example instrument performance, dancing, singing, magic performance, circus performance, theatre, beatbox and modern art, etc. [sic]."

However, the organizing team also emphasized: “The performances should represent the cultural characteristics of the participants’ home country and nationality but must not contain any offensive content including nudity or violence, or violate Vietnamese laws and regulations.”

Cash prizes will be awarded to the contest's winners, with the best group performance set to receive VND10 million, while the runner-up will receive VND8 million.

The winner of the individual category will take VND5 million home, and second place will get VND3 million.

[Photo via Da Nang: COASTAL City]

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