Vietnam will present the classic film, Bao Gio Cho Den Thang Muoi (When October Comes) at ASEAN Film Festival 2017, which kicked off in Cambodia on September 8.
jointly held by
Cambodia’s information ministry and the embassies of the 10 ASEAN nations, the
event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the forming of the Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Each embassy will select a film from its country to be screened on the National
Television of Kampuchea (TVK) and Royal Armed Forces Television Channel 5 (TV5)
at 10pm every day for the duration of the festival.
Other films that will be aired include Pee Mak (Thailand), Ada
Apa Dengan Rina (Brunei), Lousiss Loves Bai Tong (Laos), By
Coincidence (Myanmar) and Price of Love (Cambodia).
Director Dang Nhat Minh’s When October Comes, released in 1984, is a
haunting portrayal of one woman’s struggle with loss and personal sacrifice
during the war. Many local and international critics consider it to be the
greatest Vietnamese movie ever made.
The film won a Special Jury Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival in
1985 as well as a Golden Lotus at the Vietnam National Film Festival in the same
year. It was selected by CNN as one of the 18 all-time best Asian films.
The ASEAN Film Festival will run until September 15.
A series of cultural activities will be held through November in the central city and Hoi An for delegates to the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week and the APEC Voices of the Future Forum.
An exhibition of 28 paintings by 14 artists from the central and Central Highlands regions are on display at Da Nang city’s Fine Arts Museum until November 25.
(HBO) - On November 8th, Mr. Hoang Van Tu, the provincial Party Committee member, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Council attended and enjoyed the Festival Day of Great National Unity with all residents of Thong village in Tuan Lo commune (Tan Lac District).
The APEC Photo Contest 2017 winners were announced at the Concluding Senior Officials’ Meeting by Dr. Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat’s Executive Director, on November 7, in the central city of Da Nang.
Various activities were held across Vietnam on November 7 to mark the 100th anniversary of Russia’s October Revolution (1917-2017).
HBO – Mo is used by Muong ethnic people to practice a variety of rituals in daily life. There are 23 Mo-related rituals in four main groups, namely the rituals praying for happiness and prosperity, the rituals to summon souls, the rituals to eliminate devils and pray for peace and health, and funeral rituals. Therefore, Mo rituals go closely with one person from birth, marriage, peace, health, to death.
The Hanoi Cultural Centre opened an exhibition yesterday featuring photos from members of Thang Long Photography Club, ranging in age from 25 to 81-years-old.