More than 500 entries will compete for prizes in nine categories at the 33 rd National Television Festival to be held in the northern Quang Ninh province from December 18-21, according to Vietnam Television (VTV).
Prizes will be presented to winners in categories including children's programme, documentary, TV report, science and education, dialogue – talk show, programmes in ethnic minority languages, music and dance, TV series, and theatre.

A number of events, including seminars, a forum to exchange experience in the field of TV broadcasting, an exhibition, and a broadcaster-audience exchange will also be held on the sideline of the festival.

The annual festival offers an opportunity for TV broadcasters to meet, exchange information and improve professional skills in the field.-VNA