|Competing: A scene from a TV series Walking On Old Street In the Afternoon will compete for best television series. — Photo tuyengiao.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI - Hundreds of television employees will attend the 37th National Television Festival being held from December 13 to 16 in the central province of Thanh Hóa .
Nearly 500 television working in nine categories, including documentaries, reportage, talk shows, science education and ethnic minority television shows will compete for the best television work awards at the festival.
"The festival will be held in Thanh Hóa for the first time," said festival organiser Nguyễn Hà Nam from Việt Nam National Television at a press conference. "The reportage category has attracted 150 entries, the most for any section."
The annual event aims to honour producers, directors and camera crews as well as outstanding work that has provided insight into the daily lives of the people. It also provides an opportunity for television workers to share experiences.
Seminars to exchange experiences in television broadcasting will also be held. A seminar entitled Producing Children’s Shows will present producers from VTV’s Education Channel and AnakTV from the Philippines. AnakTV is chiefly an advocacy organisation that pushes the agenda for child-sensitive and family-friendly television in the Philippines.
Promoting tourism through television will be a theme at another seminar aimed. Television stations will report the advantages and disadvantages of various localities for producing television tourism work.
Presenters from the US and Indonesia will talk about television and internet development trends throughout the world.
An exhibition will be held to display photos taken by television producers throughout the country. The opening and closing ceremonies will be aired live on VTV’s Chanel 1 and Thanh Hóa Television. — VNS