The National External Information Service awards ceremony 2017, the fourth of its edition, will take place at the headquarters of Vietnam News Agency in Hanoi on June 14.

 


Deputy head of the Steering Committee for External Information Service Pham Van Linh (Source: VNA)

The organising board has received a total of 970 entries in the categories of print newspaper, electronic newspaper, radio broadcast, television broadcast, press photo and book written in 15 languages from 115 press outlets, publishing houses, units and localities nationwide as well as authors from Russia, China, Spain, Cuba, Bulgaria, Slovakia, India and France.

A total of 105 entries were selected for the final round, and the best 67 will be chosen for 7 first prizes, 15 second prizes, 18 third prizes and 27 consolation prizes.

The National External Information Service Awards 2017 was launched by the Party Central Committee’s Communication and Education Commission, the Steering Committee for External Information Service and Nhan dan newspaper.

Nhan dan newspaper is the standing agency of the 2017 awards.

First launched in 2014, the contest has drawn great attention from both domestic and foreign press organisations, publishers and reporters. The number of entries to the competition has increased through years from 515 works in 10 languages in 2014 to 893 entries in 17 languages in 2016.

The award will continue to be held in 2018, open to Vietnamese or foreign individuals and groups, each of them could submit no more than 7 entries or entry series to the organising board.

 

Source: VNA

Related Topics


State Bank of Vietnam’s Governor pays working visit to Hoa Binh

A delegation of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) led by its Governor Nguyen Thi Hong paid a working visit to Hoa Binh province on February 22.

Hoa Binh people welcome Lunar New Year happily, healthily, safely

Together with the whole country, people of all ethnic groups in Hoa Binh province celebrated the Lunar New Year of the Dragon happily and safely. The warm weather on the first days of the new year made people more joyful, in harmony with the bustling pace of spring life.

Khoan Du commune flourishes under Party’s leadership

Over the last 94 years under the Party’s leadership, the Party organisation, administration, and people of Khoan Du commune (Lac Thuy district), where the first unit of the Communist Party of Vietnam in Hoa Binh province was established, have upheld their glorious revolutionary tradition and stayed united to strongly develop their hometown.

Hoa Binh reaps marked achievements under Party leadership

The bustling New Year atmosphere is now felt everywhere, from cities to villages which are adorned with flowers and flags. People are excited to welcome a New Year expected to be filled with good luck.

Hoa Binh honours veteran Party members

The Standing Board of the Party Committee of the Provincial Agencies’ Bloc on January 31 presented Party badges to its veteran members on the occasion of the Communist Party of Vietnam's 94th founding anniversary (February 3).

Investing in power grid infrastructure, improving the power quality

In recent years, Hoa Binh Power Company (PC Hoa Binh) has made efforts to mobilize the resources to invest in building, renovating and upgrading the power grid infrastructure. Thereby, they have been improving the quality of electricity, meeting the needs of socio-economic development in the province.