Ho Chi Minh prize granted to five artists

Five more artists were presented with the Ho Chi Minh Prize, the Government’s highest award for arts and literature, while another 158 were given the State Prize by the State President, announced Deputy Prime Minister of Culture and Information Le Tien Tho on February 13.

The five people were People’s Artist Nguyen Dinh Quang; poet Vuong Kieu An, who often writes under the name Anh Tho; and film directors Nguyen Hai Ninh, Dang Nhat Minh and Bui Dinh Hac.

The State Prize winners created works that have become significant to the public and the development of the arts. 35 out of them are now dead.