National Press Festival 2022 opens in Ha Noi

The National Press Festival opened at the Ha Noi Museum on April 13, displaying outstanding publications in early 2022.
National Press Festival opens in Ha Noi
At the opening ceremony of the National Press Festival. (Photo: Quang Hoa)

Following the opening ceremony is the exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of “Le Paria” newspaper.

The event is held by the Vietnam Journalists’ Association (VJA) and the Ha Noi People’s Committee in collaboration with the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

National Press Festival opens in Ha Noi
National Press Festival opens in Ha Noi

It takes place on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the VJA (April 21), towards the 97th Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day (June 21).

National Press Festival opens in Ha Noi
Head of Central Propaganda Department Nguyen Trong Nghia (second, left) visits the newsstands of the World and Vietnam Report. (Photo: Quang Hoa)

A series of other events will also be organised on the sidelines of the festival, including a press photo show on spring roads, a forum on digital transformation, a talk on humanity in journalism and a concert featuring music performances by journalists.

National Press Festival 2022 opens in Ha Noi
Vice State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan (middle) visits the press festival. (Photo: VNA)

The organiser will also present several awards for the best Tet (Lunar New Year) magazine cover photo, the best news website design and the best TV and radio programmes. There is also an award for organisations and individuals with outstanding activities at the festival.

National Press Festival 2022 opens in Ha Noi
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam (second, left) visits The World and Vietnam Report's booth. (Photo: Bao Tram)

The festival, to last until April 15, provides an opportunity to honour the strong development of Viet Nam’s journalism and journalists’ creative works, and to promote exchange and cooperation between journalists and the public.

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(Source: VNA)