2005 press display to open

Update: January, 27/2005 - 00:00

2005 press display to open


HA NOI — The 2005 Spring Press Show will open at the Viet Nam Fair and Exhibition Centre on Saturday.

The three-day event will display an overview of Vietnamese media, including newspapers, spring magazines, online newspapers and radio and television programmes, along with the history of the development of modern press technology.

Many media, including Viet Nam News, Vietnam News Agency, Nhan Dan (the People), Viet Nam Television and Viet Nam Radio are expected to join the event, which will be organised by the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Viet Nam Journalists’ Association.

A competition will also be held for the covers of newspapers and spring magazines. The most beautiful showrooms will be awarded.

A ceremony to award prizes to the best media will be held by the Viet Nam Journalists’ Association on the closing day. Viet Nam News photographer Viet Thanh will receive the B prize (no A prize will be awarded) in photojournalism for his work on the outbreak of bird flu in early 2004. — VNS