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