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QUANG NINH (VNS)— A documentary about conservation efforts to protect the white short langur, a primate listed as Critically Endangered in the Red Book, was awarded the Special Golden Prize at the 33rd National Television Festival.
The documentary was produced by VTV's Youth and Children's Department.
The Special Golden Prize was also given to the investigative documentary Tang Tan Luong Tam Chon Xuong Dong Vat Gia Hai Cot Liet Sy (Martyr's Skeleton Faked by Animal Bones) by the VTV Centre in HCM City.
The festival, which wrapped up on Sunday night in Ha Long City, also granted 33 golden prizes, 62 silver prizes and 139 merit certificates.
The five-day event included more than 520 works produced by domestic television centres, radio stations and media companies, competing in nine categories.
The TV works categories included children programmes, documentaries, investigative documentaries, scientific educational programmes, ethnic-language programmes, TV series, music and drama.
Hosted by VTV, the annual event aims to honour excellence and creativity while offering an opportunity for TV and radio stations to share experience.
This year's festival also featured two international conferences, focusing on television copyright, the digitalisation of terrestrial television and TV programmes in ethnic languages. — VNS