Short films about Hanoi to be screened on CNN

10:50 | 11/08/2019 Society

Fifteen short films about Hanoi will be broadcasted on the US’s Cable News Network (CNN) to promote the Vietnamese capital, according to Hanoi Tourism Department.

A scene from the film "The Keepers"

The 60-second clips will feature reasons why Vietnam and Hanoi in particular has become more attractive to visitors as well as Hanoi’s natural beauty and local people, tourism and culture.

The programme includes five episodes of “The Keepers”, five episodes of “Iconic Hanoi”, three episodes of “60 Second Vacation”, one episode of “5 Reasons to Love Vietnam” and one episode of “Sporting Moments Vietnam”.

The films will be screened in Asia Pacific, South Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East until October 21.

The broadcasts are the result of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the city’s tourism promotion in 2019-2024 signed between the city and CNN in May this year.

The series in 2019 will be aired 60 times in 2019, during which each of the four aforementioned contents will be run 15 times.

Schedule for 15 short films about Hanoi in 2019 on CNN:

The Keepers: July 15, August 5, August 12, August 19

5 Reasons to Love Vietnam: August 26

60 Second Vacation: September 9 and September 16

Sporting Moments Vietnam: September 23

Iconic Hanoi: September 30, October 7, October 14, October 21.

Theo NDO