The Hanoitimes - A Japanese cartoon week in Vietnam, jointly held by the Vietnamese Cinema Department and the Japanese Culture Department, will be held at the National Cinema Centre in Hanoi from January 12-16.
The week will be held by the Cinema Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with the Japan Culture Department.
The event will introduce cartoons produced with the technology of a nation that has a developed cinema. This will contribute to promoting cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Vietnamese people will have opportunity to enjoy eight new cartoons such as Colourful, Summer Wars, Millennial Actress, Mind Game and Redline.
During the film week, the organizing board will hold a meeting between film producers and audiences; and share experiences between Vietnamese and Japanese cartoon producersThe event will feature 8 cartoons including Spirited Away, which won the Oscar prize for best animated feature in 2003.
Meetings between film producers and viewers and between Vietnamese and Japanese film makers will be held as part of the event.