First ASEAN film festival held in the Netherlands hinh anh 1At the event (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The first ASEAN film festival recently took place in the Dutch city of Utrech as part of celebrations for the 50th founding anniversary of the bloc.

The event was graced by the presence of the Ambassadors of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam to the Netherlands.

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the ASEAN Committee in The Hague - Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja said the festival hopes to convey a message of ASEAN culture and history to Dutch friends via 10 films of different genres made in the five above countries.

During the festival from December 8-10, audiences had chances to exchange with actors and actresses from Indonesia and the Philippines and enjoy food of Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

With the support of the Foreign Ministry, the Department of Cinema, BHD and Galaxy companies, Vietnam introduced two films :Tam Cam: Chuyen chua ke” (Tam Cam: The Untold Story) and “Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh” (Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) to the event.-VNA