Japanese Embassy in Vietnam launches Film-making contest

The ninth film-making contest organizers are working to select the most excellent work to participate the international film making contest for Asian children held in Japan.

The organizers will choose 9 best entries out of 32 selected entries of Vietnamese secondary and high school students. The film contest was organized by the Japanese Embassy in coordination with Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Ministry of Education & Training.

32 entries include “Tieng goi yeu thuong” (Love call) of Nguyen Hien Junior High School in Ho Chi Minh City; “ Mat na” ( the Mask) of International High School Viet-Uc ( Vietnam – Australia) in HCMC; “ Giac mo hanh phuc” ( Happy Dream) of Le Quy Don Senior High School for the gifted students in the central province of Khanh Hoa; “Chap canh” ( Giving wings ) of the Junior High School Phan Chu Trinh in Hanoi; “Hanh phu Tam Hon” ( Happy in Soul) of Senior High School Nguyen Thi Minh Khai in HCMC; “Khan quang do” ( Red Scarf) of Junior High School Tran Phu in the northern province of Hai Phong and “Mon qua” ( The Gift) of Birla Village for orphans in Hanoi.

With the theme "When You Feel Happy", the contest aims to help students learn to express their opinions, nurture their dreams and try to make them come true. Contestants can submit films of three minutes in length.

The 9 top selected entries will be invited to participate in the international film festival for Asian children in 2015 that is scheduled to take place on November 28 in Kitami city of Hokkaido province in Japan. Additionally, the organizers will offer 9 winner cups and certificates of merit.

Those who are interested in making film can see students's awarded films at the National Cinema Center at 87 Lang Ha Street in Hanoi.

By Uyen Phuong

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