2019 Chinese Movie Festival kicks off in Nay Pyi Taw

Ambassador of China to Myanmar Mr Chen Hai delivers the speech at the opening ceremony of 2019 Chinese Movie Festival in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Ambassador of China to Myanmar Mr Chen Hai delivers the speech at the opening ceremony of 2019 Chinese Movie Festival in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

An opening ceremony of 2019 Chinese Movie Festival was held at Aung Thapyay Cinema, Nay Pyi Taw, yesterday morning.
The 2019 Chinese Movie Festival is being held from 26 September to 2 October at Nay Pyi Taw Aung Thapyay Cinema, Junction City JCGV and Gamonepwint Mingala Cinema in Yangon, Central Point Mingala Cinema in Mandalay and Thida Aye Cinema in Lashio. More varieties of movies compared to last year will be shown to the audience for free and the movies will have Myanmar language dubbing.
At the ceremony in Aung Thapyay Cinema, Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun, Ambassador of China to Myanmar Mr Chen Hai, Information and Public Relations Department Director General U Ye Naing and News and Periodicals Enterprise acting Managing Director U Thet Swe cut the ribbon to open the event.
GNLM DSC 9588 72The opening ceremony was then continued where Ambassador of China to Myanmar Mr Chen Hai spoke of the desire for motion picture and media to become a bridge for deepening and strengthening the interchange and interconnection between the people of the two countries. Myanmar had a long history, rich arts and cultures. It was hoped that the diverse arts works of Myanmar movies also enable to penetrate Chinese market, increasing the Chinese people’s understanding of Myanmar and strengthening the Paukphaw relationship.
Next, Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun said the day’s event was held for Myanmar-China bilateral friendship. Increasing cooperation between the two governments was not sufficient to construct bilateral friendship and it will become a sustainable and long lasting friendship only when there were more interconnection and interchange of cultures, characteristics and traditions between the peoples of the two countries.
The movies shown at the festival were said to be showing the cultures and customs of the Chinese people from all angles and the movie festival is strongly believed to strengthen the bilateral friendship between the two countries, said the Deputy Minister. Afterwards, a movie depicting China’s rural development of a poor village becoming a rich and prosperous village was screened.— MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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