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ASEAN photo-documentary film exhibition to open in Dong Nai

An exhibition of photos and reportage-documentary films on the ASEAN Community launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications will open in the southern province of Dong Nai on September 24.

The four-day exhibition will feature over 300 photos and nearly 60 reportage and documentary films on people in the ASEAN Community that won awards at the festivals for their photos, reportage and documentary films on ASEAN held in recent years.

The photos, reportage and documentary films reflect the cultures, costumes, traditions, languages, health, education, industries, agriculture, and environment of the people in ASEAN nations.

The event, aimed at promoting the achievements of ASEAN people in such areas as culture, economics, society and religion, manifests a united and dynamic ASEAN with great potential as well as raises the public awareness on the formation of the ASEAN Community.

The exhibition is also an opportunity for Dong Nai to introduce to international friends its potential, advantages, investment opportunities and its current socio-economic situation.

Founded in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) groups 10 member countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.