Nguyen Duy Thanh
Years of birth : 1989
Field: Hiphop, performance art
About artist: Nguyễn Duy Thành is recognized as one of Hanoi’s most successful performance artist. Starting with his passion with hip-hop, Duy Thành has been pursuing his performance career for the past 16 years. He is the first Vietnamese artist to add an Asian touch, both in the traditional and contemporary sense tot hip-hop, creating an original approach. Duy Thành has collaborated with many Vietnamese and international artists, such as Trần Ly Ly, Arco Renz, Heiner Goebbels, etc. and has received many personal awards in hip-hop and contemporary dance in Asia and around the world (VCCA).
Remarkable activities/projects in 2019 : In 2019, Duy Thành has had many outstanding activities, including the debut of his first solo piece, Thán, at Hanoi Dance Fest, in which he was both the choreographer and the artist. As part of the cast for Everything that happened and would happen by Germain director Heiner Goebbels, he toured various countries around the world. The British Council also selected Duy Thành as one of the two canditates to participate in the Cultural Connection program.
Hanoi Grapevine’s Finest aims to become an annual honoring event, organized and selected by Hanoi Grapevine and the audience community. The event seeks to honor individuals, organizations, projects and activities whose work in the creative arts has had an impact on the community, in order to foster artistic development, promote media coverage and further the influence of arts and culture on the community in a broader and more meaningful manner.
The voting event of Hanoi Grapevine ‘Finest 2019 and PAN Positive Network has received valuable sponsorship from the British Council, the European Union and the Vietnam Creative Cultural Space Project.
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The voting period runs from February 07, 2020, to February 20, 2020.