An art performance at an activity to start ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 (Source: VNA)

Each ASEAN country will select one film and submit it to the ASEAN Film Week 2020. The films will be translated into Vietnamese.

A film week in celebration of ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 will introduce outstanding works, showing the cultural identity, characteristics and natural beauty, social life and people of ASEAN member countries.

On April 8th, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism approved a plan on the film week to contribute to the continuation of the cultures of ASEAN countries and build ASEAN community peace, stability, dynamism, cohesion and prosperity.

With the slogan "ASEAN cohesion and proactive adaptation", the event will contribute to the implementation of political goals, enhance the role and position of Vietnam as ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020; affirm that Vietnam in the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 will continue its goal of maintaining and contributing to peace, stability and development in the region and the world; affirm the image of a peaceful, friendly, innovative and rich potential Vietnam; promote the country, people, famous landscapes, cultural traditions, and rich humanity of Vietnam./.

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