The 33rd National Television Festival has presented two special gold prizes to a programme on the preservation of Delacour’s langur of the Vietnam Television (VTV) and a reportage that unveiled dishonest acts to fake martyrs’ remains of VTV centre in Ho Chi Minh City.

At a closing ceremony in northern Quang Ninh province on December 21, the festival’s organising board also presented 33 gold and 62 silver prizes and 139 certificates of merits to outstanding works.

During the four-day festival, the organising board assorted and assessed 527 entries made by 104 production units competing in nine categories, including children’s programme, documentary film, reportage, scientific and educational programme, dialogue-talks, ethnic language programme, musical, and soap opera.

Hosted by the Vietnam Television, the event played a platform for television programme makers to share information and experience to overcome challenges facing the sector.

The 34 th festival will be held in Hue imperial city, central Thua Thien-Hue province.-VNA