Spain hosts Viet Nam film week
Update: May 24, 2017
A Viet Nam film week is underway in Spain from May 23-25 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Spain, according to the Cinematography Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism. 

The film screening event is in the framework of the Viet Nam Days in Spain organized by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry, and the highlight of the Viet Nam Cultural Space, to be launched at a ceremony on May 24 at Circulo Bellas Artes theatre. 

Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister is scheduled to appear at the ceremony.

The film “Cuoc doi cua Yen” (Yen’s life) was selected to start the film week. The film won the best film title at the 9th World Premieres Film Festival of the Philippines in 2016.

Three other films to be introduced to the Spanish audience on the occasion were “Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh” (Yellow Flowers on Green Grass), “Quyen”, “Dao cua dan ngu cu” (The Way Station). 

Other activities in the Viet Nam Cultural Space include exhibitions of paintings, photos, handicrafts and fine art articles, and folk games, in order to introduce the Vietnamese culture to the Spanish public.