The Magic of Melody: Unveiling Hanoi’s Young Musical Prodigies in 2024

The grand finale of the Soul of Melody 2024 music competition, held on June 30, was a showcase of exceptional talent and energy. Young musicians from across Hanoi's universities took to the stage, delivering professional and electrifying performances that captivated the audience.


The Soul of Melody 2024 music competition concluded on June 30th with a grand finale, marking the triumphant return of this esteemed platform for emerging musicians in the capital city. Organized by the Foreign Trade University Music Club, in collaboration with Hanoi’s youth organizations, the event showcased the exceptional talent and passion of young artists from across the city’s universities.

Over a rigorous three-month period, contestants navigated four distinct rounds, each designed to celebrate their unique musical personalities. The final night was a showcase of outstanding vocal talent, with soloists and groups delivering unforgettable performances that captivated the audience.

A stunning duet performance by a couple, wowing the audience. Photo: Skyline Media

The event attracted a diverse audience, including enthusiastic students and renowned experts from the music and art industries, highlighting its broad appeal. “I was absolutely blown away by the talent on display,” shared Tung Lam, a representative of one of the sponsors. “The level of professionalism and the quality of the performances exceeded all my expectations.”

The contestants’ dedication and passion were evident in their stunning performances.

Soul of Melody 2024 embraced the innovative concept of “Out of Sight,” encouraging listeners to connect with music on a deeper level. By listening with their hearts, the audience experienced music in its purest form, creating an intimate and captivating atmosphere. More than just a competition, Soul of Melody served as a platform for young artists to pursue their passions, unleash their creativity, and shine brightly.

The performers’ graceful dance moves added a layer of artistry to their musical performance, enchanting the audience.

According to Trung Hieu, Vice President of the FTU Music Club, the competition’s top contestants will receive ongoing support to pursue their musical dreams. This includes marketing campaigns, debuts, and assistance in producing music videos and performing on professional stages.

Looking ahead, the organizers aim to build upon this success by continuing the competition and collaborating with prominent artists in the Vietnamese music industry to organize concerts. They are committed to providing a platform that fosters the next generation of musical talent in Hanoi.

A panel of esteemed judges, experts in the field of art, carefully evaluates the performances, offering constructive feedback to the talented contestants.

The 2024 season of Soul of Melody has cemented its reputation as a prestigious and professional music platform. It promises to continue offering abundant opportunities for Hanoi’s music enthusiasts, nurturing their growth and contributing to the vibrant musical landscape of the city.

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