NDO/VNA – 'Vo ba' (The Third Wife), a Vietnamese film directed by Nguyen Phuong Anh and produced by Tran Bich Ngoc, won the post-production and Hong Kong to Cannes awards at the 15th Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF), which took place in Hong Kong (China) from March 13-15.
NDO/VNA – The US blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island” has set a new record in box office revenues in Vietnam after snagging VND18.2 billion (US$798,200) from the opening day on March 10 and early screenings on March 9 night.
NDO—An arts programme entitled “The Republic of Korea (ROK)–Vietnam Night” will be held in Da Nang on March 10 and the ROK Cultural Days in Hoi An, Quang Nam province will take place from March 11-12, in celebration of 25th anniversary of Vietnam-ROK relations.
NDO/VNA—Various activities will be held in Vietnam to celebrate International Francophonie Day (March 20), said Director of the Asia-Pacific office of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) Eric-Normand Thibeault on March 9.
NDO – The organising board of the Japanese cherry blossom exhibition has announced that it will feature an additional 5,000 cherry blossom branches, raising the total number to 12,000 cherry blossom branches instead of 7,000 branches as originally planned.
NDO – Belgian conductor Daniel Gazon will lead the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) in a concert at 8pm at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 7 Lam Son Square in District 1 on March 9.