A Vietnamese-French director, now 95, whose 61-year-old historical film on Vietnam was warmly embraced at France's largest-ever Vietnamese film program, held in late June, is elated over the unexpected success of his film. historical film, "Hai The Gioi" (Two Worlds), which was filmed in France in 1953, was enthusiastically received by audience members at "Panorama du Cinéma Vietnamien" (Panorama of Vietnamese Cinema). The program, the largest-ever Vietnamese film festival in the European country, was organized by Paris-based Cinémathèque Française, which boasts one of the world's largest archives of film, movie documents, and film-related objects. The event was part of the "Vietnam Year in France," which celebrated 40 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The program, aimed at promoting Vietnamese films over the course of time and their directors' perspectives, showcased 31 Vietnamese feature films and documentaries, as well as … [Read more...] about Festival celebrates 61-year-old film of nonagenarian Vietnamese-French director
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Ambassador Joao de Mendonca Lima Neto talked to Viet Nam News on the occasion of Brazil's National Day today. Can you share with our readers some of the year's most significant events in bilateral relations between Viet Nam and Brazil in the past year? I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Viet Nam News for this renewed opportunity to provide its esteemed readers with a view of what we have been able to achieve over the past year in Brazil and in our relationship with Viet Nam. As we celebrate the Brazilian National Day, the 188th anniversary of our independence, we have plenty of reasons to congratulate ourselves and to be confident about what the future may bring. At present, Brazilians the world over are looking forward to our next general election, to be held in the beginning of October. Official figures show that 136 million Brazilian will be voting to elect the President, Governors, Senators and Deputies at Federal and Municipal levels. Although President Lula will not … [Read more...] about Brazil, Viet Nam overcome distance barrier
In Vietnam, you can talk with ‘world football stars’ such as Messi (Lionel Messi), Carlos (Roberto Carlos), and Cafu (Marcos Evangelista de Morais); or ‘Korean actors/actresses’ like Hy Chong, San U and Cha Ri anytime. The ‘young stars’ are always present at a village of the Ba Na ethnic minority in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai. Ba Na is one of 54 ethnic groups currently recognized by the Vietnamese government. They are actually children, named for these stars after major football events such as the FIFA World Cup or the UEFA European Championship, or after a Korean film airs on Vietnamese television. Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu, a local civil status registry official in A Dok Commune in Dak Doa District of Gia Lai Province, said the Ba Na people are not banned from using the names but are encouraged to use aboriginal names instead. TV sets change names of locals With electricity and television now accessible in remote rural areas in the … [Read more...] about Believe it or not, Messi, Cafu, Roberto Carlos were born in Vietnam!
Made by the team behind award-winning films about Ayrton Senna and Amy Winehouse, 'Ronaldo' charts Ronaldo's life between Real Madrid's European Cup triumph in 2014 and his third Ballon d'Or crown in January 2015. LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo has no regrets after making an intimate documentary about his life and career, he told a press conference in London to mark the film's launch on Monday (Nov 9). Made by the team behind award-winning films about Ayrton Senna and Amy Winehouse, 'Ronaldo' charts Ronaldo's life between Real Madrid's European Cup triumph in 2014 and his third Ballon d'Or crown in January 2015. The film's revelations include a confession by Ronaldo's mother, Dolores, that she wanted to abort him, while Ronaldo talks openly about his brother and late father's struggles with alcoholism. He also defends his decision not to disclose the identity of his son Cristiano's mother, but when asked if he felt he had opened up too much, the Madrid superstar replied: "Maybe, but … [Read more...] about Ronaldo opens up on Messi, family life in new film
B: One of the most interesting things when I process listeners’ letters is finding out more about places around the world. This beautiful postcard says that New Brunswick is the largest of Canada’s three maritime provinces. It was one of the original provinces forming the Dominion of Canada in 1867. The postcard shows the province’s shoreline and some of its cultural heritages: Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Confederation Bridge, Hopewell Rocks, a Wooden Covered Bridge, and the Provincial flag. A: The stamps on the envelope reveal many things about Canada – sports, flowers, and important figures. We collect all the stamps on listeners’ letters to send to other DX’ers and stamp collectors in other countries. B: Kanchan KR Chatterjee of India sent us some photos of a Hindu festival. Thank you for letting me know about an annual Hindu event that reveres the Goddess Durga. The festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Ashvin, typically … [Read more...] about Wednesday November 1, 2017
Cause of helicopter crash not identified The cause of the helicopter crash that killed three military officers on Tuesday has not been established, a colonel said. Colonel Nguy?n Hoàng T?n, political head of the Military Command of northern Bà R?a- Vung Tàu Province announced the information at a press briefing this morning. Even though some sources blamed the crash on bad weather and air turbulance, this information was “unreliable because an investigation is still in progress,” he said. A helicopter with three people on board -- one pilot teacher and two pilot trainees -- crashed in the region of the Dinh mountain range while on a routine flying exercise on Tuesday. The province’s Military Command mobilised forces and some 400 people to search for the helicopter. It was found a day later in Yên Ng?a Pass on Bao Quan Mountain, which is part of the Dinh range in Tân Thành District. VN writers impress French contest Vuong B?ch … [Read more...] about Social News 23/10