The 23rd Vietnam Film Festival in Da Lat city is an opportunity to promote and introduce the culture, people, and landscapes of Lam Dong province to a large number of domestic and international friends.
On the evening of November 21, at Lam Vien Square, Da Lat city, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism coordinated with the People’s Committee of Lam Dong province to organize the opening ceremony of the 23rd Vietnam Film Festival.
Attending the ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha; Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung; Representatives of central departments, ministries and branches along with hundreds of directors, actors, filmmakers of 147 participating films and thousands of tourists and film-loving public in Da Lat city.
The stage of the Opening Ceremony was covered with a red carpet shining on both sides of Da Lat’s typical works, the giant wild sunflowers and artichokes made of glass, reflecting sparkling light on Lam Vien Square.
On behalf of the leaders of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Deputy Minister Ta Quang Dong said: Since the 22nd Vietnam Film Festival until now, Vietnamese cinema has made remarkable developments, affirming determines the professionalism and innovation efforts of managers and artists in composing, producing, promoting, releasing and disseminating films.
The quality of Vietnamese films has improved, the number of films released is much higher than two years ago, attracting and forming a large class of Vietnamese cinema lovers, investors, and investors. producers, artists, promoting strong development of cinema activities.
Cinema has made an important contribution in promoting the image of Vietnam’s country, people, culture and tourism to international friends.
The positive effects in the cultural and spiritual life of the people of Da Lat city and neighboring districts in the exciting days of preparing for the Film Festival are proof of the meaning and value of a cultural product. unique spiritual transformation…
After Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha struck the opening gong, People’s Artist Le Khanh and Meritorious Artist Tran Luc represented the Outstanding Female Lead and Outstanding Male Lead awards of previous Vietnam Film Festivals. Here, the flag raising ceremony was performed, starting the 23rd Vietnam Film Festival.
The opening ceremony of the Vietnam Film Festival is a national cultural and artistic event that honors cinematic works and artists in cinematic creation.
On behalf of the Party Committee, government, and people of all ethnic groups in Lam Dong province, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Pham S evaluated the 23rd Vietnam Film Festival as one of the practical and meaningful activities. Celebrating 130 years of Da Lat city’s formation and development; is an opportunity to promote and introduce the culture, people, and landscapes of Lam Dong province to a large number of domestic and international friends.
Even more meaningful, on October 31, Da Lat was officially recognized as a UNESCO Creative City in the Field of Music.
Leaders of the People’s Committee of Lam Dong province expressed their hope that artists and filmmakers across the country will continue to learn and discover more about the land and people here.
At the same time, we hope that Lam Dong province will increasingly appear more, more realistically, more vividly in famous cinema works of the country and forever be a source of rich and fresh topics for filmmakers. films, artists continue to be passionate and creative, contributing to building a Vietnamese film industry rich in national identity, modernity, and humanity in the trend of global integration.
The 23rd Vietnam Film Festival is a national cultural and artistic event aimed at honoring cinematic works and artists in cinematic creative activities.
In addition to the two main programs of opening and closing, this Film Festival also has many programs and activities such as: Exhibition “Da Lat – Inspiring cinema” on November 21; seminars related to the Vietnamese film industry on November 22-23; Exchange program between film artists and audiences on November 22-23 at Da Lat University and Lam Dong Provincial Ethnic Boarding High School.
In particular, during the film festival, the Organizing Committee screened 91 films under the Contest Film Program and 56 films under the Panorama Film Program for free for residents and visitors to enjoy in theaters. Shown in Da Lat city and Duc Trong district.
Some movies include: “Southern Forest Land,” “The Lady’s House,” “You and Trinh,” “The Last Wife,” “The Anonymous,” “Brilliant Ashes,” “The Little Husband…”
In addition to free screening, the films participating in this film festival will be screened on the road in localities, remote areas in the area.
The 23rd Vietnam Film Festival has 91 works selected for the Contest Film Program including: 16 feature films, 31 documentaries, 19 science films, 25 animated films.
The Panorama Film Program has 56 selected films including: 14 feature films, 20 documentaries, 4 science films, 18 animated films.
For contest entries, the Organizing Committee will award Golden Lotus, Silver Lotus, and Jury awards for the categories of feature films, documentaries, scientific films, animated films, and prizes. Outstanding Cinematography for a feature film.
For individuals, the Organizing Committee will award awards for Outstanding Director, Outstanding Screenwriter, Outstanding First Feature Film Director, Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Leading Actress, Leading Actor. Outstanding, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Sound.
In addition, the Film Festival also has audience votes for the most popular films (for films participating in the Panorama Film Program), awards from social agencies and organizations.
It is expected that within one week of the Film Festival, Da Lat-Lam Dong will welcome about 190,000 visitors to visit and enjoy the contest works./.