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Halong Bay promoted on Thailand TV channel

2012-04-10 (GMT + 7)

At 16:30 on Sunday 18 & 25 March 2012, Thai Public Broadcasting Service Television (Thai PBS) TV channel broadcasted two episodes of the film about Halong Bay. This film was made by The Spirit of Asia film crew of Thai PBS TV channel. It was about the landscape of Ha Long Bay and the cultural life of the people at Cua Van Fishing Village on Halong Bay. The film was broadcasted in Thailand and English language. This is an opportunity to promote images of Vietnam to Thailand and the world.

Halong-bayTwo episodes were titled “Descending Dragon at Halong” and “The Guardians of Halong Bay”. Episode 1 showed scenes as usually seen in 4-hour tour by ship on Halong Bay. Whereas, episode 2 was about the daily lives at Cua Van Village on Halong Bay in a calm and  romantic view. The village is consider the first Floating Cultural Centre in Vietnam.

The Spirit of Asia film crew visited Halong in late February 2012. Though this is the first time the crew has made a film about landscape and human life on Halong Bay, they have been to Vietnam many times to film about landscape and cultural lifestyles of Vietnamese from Sapa, Dien Bien, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Dalat, Hue, Hoi An, Can Tho, Ha Tien, Phu Quoc ... Up to now, they have produced and broadcasted 20 episodes about Vietnam. Spirit of Asia  program was twice awarded the excellent prize of Thailand press and television in 2010 and 2012.

Source: DLO.

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