Da Lat to host next National TV Festival

Sunday, 2017-12-17 12:17:26
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The golden prizes presented to winners in the documentaries and reportage categories at the closing ceremony of the 37th National Television Festival on December 16. (Credit: VTV)
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NDO – A total of 27 top prizes were presented to outstanding TV programmes sent to the 37th National Television Festival, which wrapped up in Sam Son city, the central province of Thanh Hoa on December 16 night.

Nearly 500 TV shows by 140 TV and radio units in nine different categories, including documentaries, reportage, talk shows, science education and ethnic minority TV shows, competed for the best work awards.

Jointly held by the Vietnam National Television (VTV) and Thanh Hoa Television in Thanh Hoa for the first time, the annual event aims to honour producers, directors and camera crews as well as outstanding works that have provided insight into the daily lives of the Vietnamese people. It also provides an opportunity for television workers to share experiences.

The Organising Board highly praised the efforts by nationwide TV makers to keep up to date information when reflecting the life across the nation and accompanying the national development. As a result, 27 gold and 50 silver prizes were awarded for outstanding works.

Notably, the reportage genre had nine golden awards for works from the VTV, People's Police Television, and Ho Chi Minh City, Thanh Hoa and Quang Nam Television Stations.

In addition to the main awards, the organisers also honoured those working in the TV sector with the "TV Makers" awards. A total of 133 certificates of merit were also presented to works submitted in nine different categories.

Tran Binh Minh, VTV General Director cum President of the 37th National TV Festival, emphasised that quality of works at this year’s event have been improved greatly with journalistic content, demonstrating the investment of TV makers from the topic selection to the structure of the work; from visual quality to flexible manipulation of graphic elements, music, sound and interaction.

New approaches to programme production have also been highlighted. Many of the contests are inspired by modern thinking. Combining the strengths of traditional TV along with the power of the Internet, telecommunications and social networking, Minh added.

Under the framework of the event, a photo exhibition on Thanh Hoa province and seminars regarding to producing children's TV programmes, tourism promotion on TV and TV in the Internet era, were also held.

The 38th National Television Festival 2018 is scheduled for Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

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