VOV.VN - A Brazilian Film Week in Vietnam officially kicked off at the National Cinema Center on May 9 in the presence of Brazilian Ambassador to Vietnam Fernando Apparicio da Silva, along with representatives of various foreign embassies and friendship associations in Hanoi.
The five-day festival has been jointly organised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Brazilian Embassy Hanoi, the Cinema Department, and the National Cinema Center.
The event aims to introduce Vietnamese audiences to Brazilian people and the South American country’s cultural characteristics and tightening mutual ties through films of high aesthetic value.
Upon addressing the opening ceremony, Ambassador da Silva expressed his wish that local audiences will gain greater insights into Brazilian culture through the Brazilian Film Week.
Hong Hanh, a local audience member, revealed that she learnt more about Brazil’s world-renowned carnival, a typical cultural event in the Latin American nation, by watching the popular movie Trinta.
Tickets to the event are free and can be obtained from the Brazil Embassy in Hanoi, and the National Cinema Centre.