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Ho Chi Minh City Days festival begins in Pusan

In Uncategorized on October 18, 2010 at 10:25 am

The “Ho Chi Minh City Days in Pusan ” festival opened at the Pusan Cultural Centre in the Republic of Korea , on October 14, with a special show to mark the 15 th anniversary of both municipalities becoming sister cities.

Vietnam ’s Ambassador to the RoK Tran Trong Toan underlined the growing relationship the two sister cities have had over the past few years.

He highlighted the efforts made by the authorities and people of both cities to develop their friendship and cooperation, including the important role played by Vietnam ’s consul general in Pusan and Kyeongnam, the RoK’s consul general in HCM City as well as friendship organisations, businesses and individuals from both cities.

Leaders from both cities spoke highly of the fruitful results of bilateral relations and discussed plans for cooperating further in the future during the talks, within the framework of the festival.

A series of cooperative agreements signed by both municipal authorities has helped to promote political, economic, and cultural activities between both cities.

They have also exchanged delegations to share their experiences in developing and managing the real estate market, transportation, post and telecoms. They also debated how districts from both cities could cooperate more effectively.

First established in November 1995, the relationship between HCM City and Pusan is considered the most dynamic twinning between Vietnam and the RoK.

The festival is a regular and rotated activity between both countries to promote bilateral political, economic and cultural cooperation.

Source: SGGP

Vietnamese film to be screened in Pusan film festival

In Uncategorized on August 17, 2010 at 3:22 pm

The film Canh dong bat tan (The endless field), a production of BHD company, will be screened at the 15th Pusan International Film Festival to take place on October 7-15.

A scene in the film Canh dong bat tan

The film is selected for the post production support during the festival. With Post-Production Fund, the director will be invited to Korea to work on sound and DI with Korean post-production houses. It will help the director complete his or her film in 35mm. Top-notch technicians from Korean companies will help the project along to a higher level of quality.

Furthermore, this fund is expected to be the basis for an Asian network of filmmaking technology.

The movie is adapted from a short story of the same name by ASEAN Literature Award winner Nguyen Ngoc Tu. It is the unique representative of Vietnam to take part in the Pusan International Film Festival 2010.

Director of the picture Nguyen Phan Quang Binh won the Pusan Promotion Plan title in 2006.

The film will be presented to Vietnamese audience on October 22.

Started in 1996, the annual Pusan International Film Festival is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.

The event aims to introduce new films and first-time directors, develop and promote young talent, especially those from Asian countries.

Source: SGGP