15:37 | 28/12/2016 Society
The National Television Festival 2016 wrapped up in the northern province of Lao Cai with 27 gold, 56 prizes and 134 certificates of merit presented to the most outstanding works in nine categories at an awards ceremony held in Lao Cai province on December 24.
The jury board also presented two grand prizes to News Centre VTV24 of the Vietnam Television network for the entry ‘The Gioi Phang Hay Khong Phang’ (The World is Flat or Not), and scriptwriter Chu Thu Hang for her script for the television film ‘Nguyet Thuc’ (Eclipse).
According to Tran Binh Minh, General Director of Vietnam Television – the event’s organizer, this year’s festival saw an increase in both the quantity and quality of the entries, which touched upon many tough topics using both modern and creative approaches.
The four day-event attracted 105 production units with over 500 entries in nine categories including programmes for children, documentaries, reports, science and education programmes, talk shows, television programmes in ethnic languages, music shows, television films, and stage programmes.
Three conferences were also held as part of the event, discussing the role of communication in environmental and climate change work, graphics in producing television programmes, and promoting ethnic culture on television.
The festival is held annually by the Vietnam Television to honour the best television programmes of the year while providing a venue for producers and broadcast professionals nationwide to meet and exchange knowledge and skills.