Spring Newspaper Festival 2017 opens in Hanoi

January 18, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

On January 17 morning, at Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace, Spring Newspaper Festival 2017 has been officially opened with 23 booths of Central and Hanoi press agencies.


Delivering the opening speech, Chairman of Hanoi Journalists Association To Quang Phan stressed: "Spring Newspaper Festival is the political and cultural activity that is indispensable of the media in particular and the Capital's media agencies in general when Tet holiday is coming.

Annual Spring Newspaper Festival is festival of press and is one of the practical activities to bring newspapers to readers and watchers. It helps authors listening to the opinions of the public to improve and enhance quality, help the Capital's press be always a trusted friend, and co-operated with the public."


Expressing his pleasure at the Capital’s Press Festival, Vice Chairman of Vietnam Journalists Association Ho Quang Loi shared: "Hanoi Spring Newspaper Festival 2017 is the very beautiful gathering of the Capital's and countries' press. This is a festival of the press, is an opportunity for journalists to meet and share joy together after a year of work and creative effort, contributing to build the capital and the country.

Attending Spring Newspaper Festival 2017, there are 23 booths of the Capital and Central press agencies, with hundreds of publications that are vividly presented, attractive, diverse. They are all creative products from press agencies. Coming to Spring Newspaper Festival 2017, readers and the Capital’s public will have the panoramic view of the outstanding activities of each press agencies in the past year; innovation and development of the Capital and Central press agencies.

At the opening ceremony of Spring Newspaper Festival 2017, Hanoi Journalists Association presented Hanoi Press Award of Ngo Tat To 2016 and Economic & Urban Newspaper won one second prize, one third prize and two consolation prizes.