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  • Productions Presents
    Paris By Night 114:
    1975-2015 – Toi La Nguoi Viet Nam
    (1975-2015 – I Am Vietnamese)
    The World’s Most Popular Vietnamese-Language
    Music Variety Show
    At Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA
    Saturday, April 4 & Sunday, April 5, 2015

    Commemorating the 40th Anniversary
    Of the Fall of Saigon

    LOS ANGELES, CA – March 11, 2015 –Thuy Nga Productions presents global phenomenon Paris By Night 114: 1975-2015 – Toi La Nguoi Viet Nam (I Am Vietnamese) live on stage at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA, with three performances on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5, 2015. The variety show, the 114th production of the Paris By Night franchise, commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon with Vietnamese language music and dance by popular performers from the culture. The 100+ member cast will feature popular singers including Bang Kieu, Mai Thien Van, Minh Tuyet, Nhu Quynh, Ngoc Anh, and Quang Le. Longtime hosts Nguyen Ngoc Ngan and Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen will return once again to emcee the four-hour live concerts. Show times are at 7:30pm on Saturday, April 4, 2015 as well as at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Tickets are $85 to $350 (VIP) and can be purchased through Westminster-based Thuy Nga by calling 714-894-5811. For additional information, please visit thuyngashop.com.

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    “Paris By Night is one of the most respected and well-known Vietnamese cultural entertainment events and products worldwide,” says Marie To, Thuy Nga Executive Producer. “Created for the Vietnamese culture, it is not only entertainment, but also an integral part of the lifestyle across the diaspora – a common thread that brings the community closer together.”

    Paris By Night 114 will feature a mix of popular Vietnamese songs composed within the past 40 years, since the Fall of Saigon in 1975, including romantic ballads and pop hits. The program will also showcase the different cultures of Vietnam and lush beauty of the country. Performances will illustrate the picturesque wheat fields of the south, the drums of the north, the people of the highlands, and much more.

    With roughly 25 acts in Vietnamese by a cast of over 100, Paris By Night 114 will feature performances by Anh Minh, Diem Suong, Ha Vy, Hoang Nhung, Huong Thuy, Ky Phuong Uyen, Lam Anh, Mai Thien Van, Minh Tuyet, Nhu Quynh, Ngoc Ha, Ngoc Anh, Quynh Vi, Tam Doan, Thanh Ha, Thu Phuong, Bang Kieu, Bao Khanh, Don Ho, Dinh Bao, Justin Nguyen, Luong Tung Quang, Mai Tien Dung, Ngoc Ngu, Quang Le, Tran Thai Hoa, Thien Ton, Trinh Lam, and Tuan Ngoc.

    The Sunday, April 5th evening show will also include a very special comedy routine featuring Hong Dao and Quang Minh, along with Bang Kieu.

    Paris By Night 110: Phat Loc Dau Nam Taped at Pechanga Resort & Casino - November 2013 Photo courtesy of Thúy Nga Productions

    Paris By Night 110:
    Phat Loc Dau Nam
    Taped at Pechanga Resort & Casino – November 2013
    Photo courtesy of Thúy Nga Productions

    In addition to the performers, nearly two dozen special guests who are renowned internationally in their respected fields will grace the stage in person or by previously recorded message. VIP guests include Bill Mathis (US Navy Rear Admiral [Ret.]), chef Khai Duong (gold medalist in the 2012 International Beijing Culinary Competition), Hubert Vo (Texas State Representative), Hung Cao (US Naval Training Center Commander), Janet Nguyen (California State Senator), Nha Khanh (fashion designer), Ta Duc Tri (current mayor of Westminster, CA), Thuy Vu (news anchor), Trinh Tien Tinh (NASA Hall of Fame Engineer), and others.

    Paris By Night 114 is directed by the Emmy Award-winning Ron De Moraes (XIX Winter Olympics Opening, Miss Universe, Miss USA, Celebrity Apprentice, Whose Line is it Anyway?, Entertainment Tonight, Soul Train), with production design by David Edwards (Jimmy Kimmel Live, MTV Video Awards Pre-Show, Masters of Dance), choreography by the Emmy Award-winning Shanda Sawyer* (Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey, Dancing With the Stars, Siegfried & Roy, Miss America, Motown Live, The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show), and lighting design by Simon Miles (Miss America, World Music Awards, Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, CMT Music Awards).

    * Sawyer has been choreographing Paris By Night for 20 years, since 1995.

    Paris By Night Productions
    The Paris By Night franchise is a popular large-scale Vietnamese-language musical variety show, produced by Thúy Nga Productions and hosted by Nguyen Ngoc Ngan and Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen, featuring performances of modern Vietnamese pop music, traditional folk songs, one-act plays, and sketch comedy. Traditional Vietnamese dance, hip hop dance, acrobatics, and fashion are also incorporated into the productions. The world’s biggest Vietnamese live stage and recorded entertainment program, Paris By Night shows feature the top singers and artists from the Vietnamese diaspora and cost roughly $1.5 million to produce each year. A household name for every Vietnamese family, an estimated 70-80 million Vietnamese worldwide watch recorded Paris By Night productions via DVD, online, or via broadcast television.

    The ultimate dream for many Vietnamese artists is to one day have the chance to perform on the Paris By Night stage. The live show features the world-renowned Paris By Night Dancers, many of whom also dance for top stars such as Celine Dion, Rihanna, and Pink, as well as Cirque du Soleil productions. The show is the only Vietnamese entertainment production ever to be nominated for an American Choreography Award (2003). Stage and set designs for the show are also renowned in the Asian music industry for their extravagance, with delicate artwork that harmonizes between Eastern and Western cultures.

    Paris By Night productions also employ top directors, technicians, and crew from Hollywood. The first Paris By Night event was produced in Paris, France in 1983. In addition to Paris, the productions have been presented and taped in Southern California; San Jose, CA; Toronto, Ontario; Las Vegas, NV; Houston, TX; Atlanta, GA; Foxwoods Casino & Resort in Ledyard, CT; and Seoul, Korea.

    Fall of Saigon 40th Anniversary
    On April 30, 1975, Communist Vietnamese forces captured the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon, marking the end of the Vietnam War and the start of reunification, transitioning Vietnam into a socialist republic. Paris By Night 114 commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon and the progress made by Vietnamese throughout the world after this historic event.

    Thuy Nga Productions
    Thuy Nga Productions, the largest and most popular Vietnamese entertainment company in the world, was started in 1972 in Saigon. The company produces Paris By Night, which has played a major role in preserving Vietnamese music, language, and culture over the past 30 years. The company also produces music CDs, musical specials, films, magazines, audio books, posters, and calendars. The organization is also referred to as Thuy Nga Incorporated, Thuy Nga Paris, and Trung Tam Thuy Nga.

    Thuy Nga is the most prestigious recording studio and music production entity in the overseas Vietnamese music world. The company also symbolizes the success that overseas Vietnamese have achieved since the events in their country in 1975 led to their diaspora. In addition to its current headquarters in Westminster, CA and its original headquarters in Paris, Thuy Nga also has regional sales and distribution centers in Toronto, Canada and in Bankstown, New South Wales in Australia.

    Thuy Nga produces Paris By Night shows on DVD and Blu-Ray. Generally, Paris By Night recordings are produced and distributed three to four months after the live shows are taped through the Thuy Nga retail store in Westminster, CA, the company’s online shop at thuyngashop.com, and music store distributors around the world.

    In 2011, Thuy Nga launched its own Vietnamese-language satellite channel called VietFace TV. The station is found on KJLA digital channel 57.2, transmitted through the Galaxy 19 telecommunications satellite, and is available for free throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. It broadcasts its own local and international news programs, Vietnamese cultural shows, dramas, comedy shows, excerpts from Thuy Nga’s Paris By Night productions, interviews with performers, fashion programs, music shows, and Vietnamese singing contests. It is also streamed online for free viewing over the Internet worldwide.

    Pechanga Resort & Casino
    Pechanga Resort & Casino offers one of the largest and most expansive resort/casino experiences anywhere in the United States. Rated a Four Diamond property by AAA since 2002, Pechanga Resort & Casino provides an unparalleled getaway, whether for the day or for an extended luxury stay. Offering more than 3,000 of the hottest slots, table games, world-class entertainment, 517 hotel rooms, dining, spa and golf at Journey at Pechanga, Pechanga Resort & Casino features a destination that meets and exceeds the needs of its guests and the community. Pechanga Resort & Casino is owned and operated by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians.

    Links –
    • Thuy Nga – http://thuyngashop.com
    • Thuy Nga on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ThuyNgaPBN
    • Thuy Nga YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/user/TNPBN
    • VietFace TV – http://vietfacetv.com
    • VietFace Youtube – http://www.youtube.com/user/officialVietFaceTV
    • Pechanga Resort & Casino – https://www.pechanga.com

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    For more information, a spot on the media guest list, photos, or to schedule an interview, please contact Green Galactic’s Lynn Tejada at 213-840-1201 or lynn@greengalactic.com.

    “… a bottle of fish sauce, a bowl of pho, and Paris By Night – that’s the epitome of the Vietnamese family.”

    – Spencer Kornhaber, Orange County Weekly

    Paris By Night 114 Advertisement To watch, please click image above or: www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1Sg_Tr4vgk

    Paris By Night 114 Advertisement
    To watch, please click image above or: www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1Sg_Tr4vgk

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