A Vietnam Spring Press Festival 2015 opened at a ceremony in Vientiane, Laos on April 10 on the occasion of the Lao traditional New Year Festival Bun Pi May.

The event is being co-organised by Vietnam’s Ministries of Information and Communications (MIC) ; Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Embassy to Laos.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of MIC Truong Minh Tuan said Vietnam’s press has always reserved plenty of room to cover achievements in politics, economy, culture, and society of the Laos’ Party, Government and people.

On his part, Lao Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Savankhone Razmontry stated the event has helped to fortify the special relation and solidarity of Vietnam and Laos.

The festival features thousands of Spring publications of the Vietnamese press. It will run until April 20.
On the occasion, Deputy Minister Truong Minh Tuan presented 100 movies on Vietnam’s country and people as a gift to the Vietnamese Cultural Centre in Laos.-VNA