Talk Around Town Star struck: Youngsters arrive for an audition at Vietnam Idol in HCMCity. — File Photo (11-01-2009) Average Joes reach for stardom on reality TV by Dang Thuy Anh Every Wednesday night, I find myself sitting on the sofa with my eyes glued to the TV, waiting to catch my favourite reality show: Viet Nam Idol. Viet Nam Idol, the Vietnamese version of the famous British television show Pop Idol by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller, is only in its 2nd season but has attracted thousands of pop star wannabes who wait in ques for hours for a chance to audition. Compared to other singing competitions in Viet Nam such as Sao Mai Diem Hen (Morning Star Rendezvous) and Ngoi Sao Tieng Hat Truyen Hinh (Stars singing on TV), which cater to professional singers, Viet Nam Idol is the new kid on the block. However, what makes the show different is its message, which encourages viewers to keep trying to fulfil their dreams no matter what. Isn’t it amazing to see a shoeshine boy queuing up to try out or a 30-year old engineer taking his shot with the support and love of his whole family? This brings…
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