SET holds 21st SET Youth Music Competition to develop young musical talents

Stocks and Financial Services Press Releases Friday September 7, 2018 09:08
Bangkok--7 Sep--SET

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), in collaboration with the College of Music, Mahidol University, organizes the 21st "SET Youth Music Competition" to select the most talented musicians among youth of all levels, with total prizes worth more than THB 1.8 million (Approx. 55,000 USD). This competition provides a unique opportunity for young talents across the country to enhance their musical abilities, so as to enhance quality of life.

SET Senior Executive Vice President Krisada Sektrakul said that SET's role is not only to support businesses and investors towards sustainable growth, but also to make a positive contribution to the society, in accordance with SET's vision ''To Make the Capital Market Work for Everyone'. Realizing benefits of music in developing human resources for the society in terms of personality, emotion and thinking process, SET has joined hands with the College of Music of Mahidol University to continuously hold the SET Youth Music Competition since 2004 to improve the quality of life for youth, families and the society.

Narong Prangcharoen, Dean of the College of Music, Mahidol University, said that the competition does not focus on winning as much as on unity. This year the stage continues to welcome the showcases of all kinds of non-electric musical instruments, aiming to nurture music education and profession with fruitful results as many youths from this stage have achieved success at international levels. We are really thankful to SET for all the supports.

Over the past two decades, over 10,000 youths across the country have participated in the competition with more than 3,000 talented students won awards from this stage. In addition, many of them have managed to become professional musicians at national and international levels.

The contestants who have successfully brought fame to the country include Chinnwat Temkumkwan, a classical guitarist winning a 1st runner-up title from Singapore International Guitar Festival & Competition 2016, Tontrakul Kaewyong, a Pong Lang musician winning the 1st prize in folk instruments category from the 12th OSAKA international Music Competition, Pijarin Wiriyasakdakul, the singer wining the 1st runner-up title from vocal music category from the 17th OSAKA international Music Competition, and Chaithawat Atipophai, a pianist winning the 1st runner-up title from the 16th Osaka International Music Competition.

The SET Youth Music Competition is categorized into four levels: primary school, junior high school, senior high school, and undergraduate education. Young talents who are interested in joining the contest can submit their works from now until October 2, 2018. Semi-final competition will be held during November 10–11, and the final round will be held on December 9, 2018.

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