Applications for the "Asia Pacific Youth Summit for the Blind" are now open

The "Asia Pacific Youth Summit for the Blind" is a special event co-organized by the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI), and Resources for the Blind, Inc. (RBI), with sponsorship from The Nippon Foundation. Last year, we were glad to have three representatives from Vietnam attending the summit.

Introduction to Music Braille Transcription using the Sao Mai Software - recorded webinar available


Recorded webinar with transcript for both presentation and Q&A sessions is available below. The webinar was hosted by the DAISY Music Braille project and Sao Mai Center for the Blind on: Thursday 17 March 2022, 10:00-11:30 UTC.


Webinar Invitation: Introduction to music Braille transcription using the Sao Mai Braille software for blind musicians and transcribers

Participants will get a quick tour of the main Braille translation features of Sao Mai Braille (SMB), with a more detailed demonstration of how to transcribe music scores into Braille using SMB. In addition, in the Q&A session we will be able to answer your specific questions about the translation tool.

Call for Applications open for the 2020 RMIT – Sao Mai Center for the Blind Opportunity Scholarship

With hope to open up equal opportunities in learning for the disadvantaged, promote positive role models and boost young’s people motivation to achieve success, Sao Mai Center is now calling for applications from all qualified candidates. To all individuals/organisations for the blind, please share this information to your friends and partners.

International Workshop: "Empowering Visually Impaired People Through Education and Employment", held on 15 Dec. 2016

On December 15, 2016, we organized a celebration day for our 15 years long journey with a workshop on the theme of “Empowering Visually Impaired People Through Education and Employment”. The workshop was held at the Nguyen Dinh Chieu School for the Blind of HCM. We exchanged ideas and experiences with our Vietnamese and international partners.

Sao Mai 15th Anniversary Celebration Program Agenda

Date: Dec 15th, 2016


1. Welcoming and General Overview about Sao Mai Works over the Past 15 Years


Location: HCM NDC School for the Blind

184 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Ward 3, Dist. 10, HCM.

1.1 Welcome remarks

Presenter: Mr. Dang Hoai Phuc/Executive director of Sao Mai Center for the Blind

08:30 - 08:40

1.2 History of Sao Mai Center for the Blind

Presenter: Carlo Pizzato/Sao Mai Advisor

08:40 - 08:50