Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Việt Nam Television Centre (VFC)’s Zippo, Mù Tạt Và Em (Zippo, Mustard and You) won three prizes at the 2016 Việt Nam Television (VTV) Awards.
The award ceremony was held last night at the Hòa Bình Theatre in HCM City’s District 10.
Launched by VTV in 2014, the annual awards honour performers in the fields of film, music, theatre and TV programmes, which have received a positive response from local audiences for a year.
The 36-episode film won the VTV Award for impressive TV series.
Directed by Meritorious Artist Trọng Trinh and Tiến Huy, the story is inspired by the love relationships of young and successful people, and is also about friendship and family life.
The film’s leading actor and actress -- Hồng Đăng and Nhã Phương -- were presented the impressive TV serial actor and actress awards, respectively.
“It is my first award in my eight-year acting career. It is very meaningful to me,” Đăng, 31, said while receiving his award.
“It is an honour for me to receive my second consecutive award. I want to express my gratitude to the film crew of Zippo, Mù Tạt Và Em. The award will motivate me to improve my acting skills and introduce more quality movie products to audiences,” Phương, 26, who also received the award last year for acting in the Vietnamese-Korean TV series Thời Thanh Xuân, said.
The VTV Award for impressive music programme went to VFC’s Chào 2016 (Hello 2016), featuring entertaining musical performances welcoming the New Year
Hồ Văn Cường, 13, winner of Vietnam Idol Kids 2016 produced by VTV, was named impressive singer.
MC Ngọc Trinh was awarded impressive TV host for VTV’s news programmes Bản Tin Tài Chính (Financial News) and Chuyển Động 24h (24-Hour Movement).
The VTV Award for the person of the year was given to late composer and rocker Trần Lập, while the award for progamme of the year went to comedy show VFC’s Gặp Nhau Cuối Năm (Meeting at the End of the Year) 2016. — VNS