Indian national Television screens Vietnamese movies
(VNF) - The Indian national TV channel Doordashan has screened a series of Vietnamese movies, for the first time, from September 1st- 4th.
The event was in the framework of programs to promote the culture abroad, organized by the Vietnamese Embassy in India on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2nd), and to look towards the celebration of 45 years of Vietnam-India diplomatic ties (7/1/1972 –2017) and 10 years of the Vietnam – India strategic comprehensive relationship (2007 – 2017).
“Em be Ha Noi” was screened on Indian National Television
The films screened included “Em Be Ha Noi” (The Little Girl of Hanoi) by director Hai Ninh, “Con Chim Vanh Khuyen” (Passerine Bird) by director Nguyen Van Thong, “Bao Gio Cho Den Thang Muoi” (When Will October Come) by director Dang Nhat Minh, and “Canh Dong Hoang” (The Wild Rice Field) by director Nguyen Hong Sen.
The event aimed to mark the Vietnam visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 2nd-3rd, at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
It is also significant as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Vietnam – the first in 15 years since the last was made by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2001.
India’s national TV Doordarshan will broadcast the message delivered by Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh on the development of the two countries’ strategic partnership.
Earlier, nine Vietnamese films were screened in New Delhi during a Vietnamese Film Festival held in India in May.
The Vietnamese Embassy in India also got engaged in a number of activities such as an international book fair, a music festival, a photo exhibition and a cultural workshop to promote the image of Vietnamese land, people and culture in India./.