National Radio Festival closes
Saturday, June 16, 2012
(VOVworld) - The 10th National Radio Festival closed in Hanoi on Friday, honoring 124 outstanding broadcasting programs. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan urged broadcasters to keep themselves updated with the continuous development of the media sector worldwide. Mr. Nhan said: "I call on broadcasters to keep their vanguard role in fighting corruption, wastefulness, and social evils to contribute to the country’s development while preventing plots and distortions of the hostile forces."
|Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan addressed the closing ceremony
The organizers of the National Radio Festival presented 16 first, 32 second and 76 third prizes to the best programs, acknowledging their contributions to the broadcasting industry. VOV Vice President and chief organizer of the festival Vu Hai said: "The festival’s many entries have reflected the broadcasters’ enthusiasm and love for their profession. They have been able to voice out pressing social issues in sensitive and unique ways. We hope that journalists and radio broadcasters in particular, will produce more programs of high quality featuring simple yet outstanding people who have contributed greatly to society."
The English session of VOV Overseas Service won the second prize for its live broadcast program. Here are pictures and audio of the show: