Pop star Noo Phuoc Thinh. (Source: vietnamnet.vn)

HCM City (VNA) - Pop star Noo Phuoc Thinh will be the Vietnamese representative at this year’s Hong Kong Asian – Pop Music Festival to be held on March 23.

The event has been organised by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry since 2011.

This year it will feature stars such as Supper Moment from Hong Kong, Mika Nakashima from Japan, BTOB from the Republic of Korea, KeweiTay from Singapore, and JannineWeigel from Thailand.

Noo, 30, said: “I’m proud to represent Vietnam at the Hong Kong Asian – Pop Music Festival and have a chance to introduce Vietnamese music to Asia and the world.

“My staff and I are working hard to prepare for the event. I promise it will be unique.”

The festival will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

NooPhuocThinh, real name Nguyen PhuocThinh, began his music career in 2009.

His debut album, 3 Cham (Ellipsis), consisting of eight pop and R&B songs, was an instant hit.

His Mat Em (Losing You), a song featuring pop and dance, became a recording phenomenon.

He has so far released 25 singles, many of them hits, and has appeared in dozens of TV series and reality shows.

He received three nominations for Vietnam’s Devotion Awards, and won the Singer of the Year award in 2016.

He was one of four coaches for the reality music shows The Voice Kid Vietnam in 2016 and the Voice Vietnam in 2017.-VNA