Two compositions by world renowned Vietnamese concert guitarist and composer Dang Ngoc Long were a repertoire requirement at the International Guitar Competition and Festival 2014, which transpired in Berlin from October 3-5.
The two compulsory pieces included Ru con (Baby Lullaby) and Hoi Tuong (Recall).
At the opening ceremony, musician Dang Ngoc Long and fellow artists performed a number of Vietnamese folk songs, garnering a massive applause from the audience.
This year's competition attracted 16 entries from over 11 nations and territories from around the globe.
The first prize went to guitarist Jakob Bangsø from Denmark along with prize money of EUR8,000.
The contest is open to those 32 years of age and under and has taken place biennially since 2006 under the auspices of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Goethe Institute, the DEGEWO Group, and other organisations.
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