New TV Programme Brings Viet Expats Closer to Homeland
|Ambassador Nguyen Phu Binh, Chairman of the Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese, speaks at the event.|
The Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese in collaboration with VTV’s External Television Department on May 16 announced a new TV programme, named "Dau an Viet Nam" (Vietnam Impressions).
Promoting Vietnamese values
In his remarks, Ambassador Nguyen Phu Binh, Chairman of the Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese said the programme aims to respond to the project honouring the Vietnamese language among the Vietnamese community abroad in the 2023-2030 period.
The programme airs from May 2023 to January 2025 on VTV4 channel. The first issue is about President Ho Chi Minh and will be broadcast on May 19 to celebrate the late leader's 133rd birthday (May 19).
Producers said that the 7-minute programme will be about historical figures, outstanding Vietnamese individuals who are the pride of Vietnam at home and abroad, scientific achievements, or products associated with Vietnamese brands in different fields, including culture, economy, society, education, technology, and science.
The programme will help overseas Vietnamese learn more about the homeland, while promoting Vietnamese brands to the world, said Binh.
Binh went on the say that with about 5.3 million people, the Vietnamese community abroad plays a very important role in national development. Therefore, the Party, State, and Government always pay great attention to overseas Vietnamese.
Measures are needed to help the overseas Vietnamese community preserve and develop the national cultural identity and traditions, wherever they are, he stressed.
|The programme will feature 12 topics this year.|
Building a friendship bridge
Mai Phan Dung, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, emphasised that the programme will help hounor Vietnamese values during the national development process, thus encouraging national pride, exciting patriotism, and improving Vietnamese language ability, especially for young overseas Vietnamese.
|Mai Phan Dung, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaks at the event.|
Hoang Xuan Binh, a Vietnamese in Poland, expressed his wish that the programme will highlight Vietnamese cuisines, which are a source of livelihood of Vietnamese abroad, and also part of Vietnamese cultural quintessence.
The programme is expected to an important channel helping overseas Vietnamese get updates on their homeland’s situation quickly and accurately, seize opportunities for cooperation and development, and act as bridges connecting Vietnam with the world./.
|The programme will feature 12 topics this year, covering President Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese language, the image of lotus in Vietnamese Buddhist culture, Vietnam’s hallmark in international humanitarian/peace mission, traditional martial arts, Vietnam’s hallmarks in the world, Vietnamese rice and ginseng, tangible and intangible cultural heritage in Vietnam, Vietnamese pagodas abroad, and King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong - a symbol of Vietnamese culture, among others.|
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