Nguyen Nguyen Le (1st from left) receiving the first prize of of the 12th International Competition Arthur Grumiaux, Belgium-Brussels 2019

The annual international competition Arthur Grumiaux, named after the legendary Belgian violinist Arthur Grumiaux, is one of the prestigious music competitions in Europe.

This year, the competition attracted the participation of 70 young violists from 29 countries and territories. Candidates were divided into four age categories and Nguyen Nguyen Le, 10, a student at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, was in Category A (10 years and younger).

Translated by Chung Anh