A documentary depicting events to mark the 60th anniversary of the LPRP shown to students from 80 lower secondary schools
Introduction: A documentary depicting events to mark the 60th anniversary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party is being shown to students from 80 lower secondary schools at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism’s Cinema Department in Simeuang village, Vientiane.
Story: Screenings are taking place each day from March 17-27 (except Saturday and Sunday) to celebrate Party Day on March 22.
The first screening of the documentary on Tuesday was attended by Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Savankhone Razmountry, and officially opened by the Director General of the Cinema Department, Dr Bounchom Vongphet.
The documentary is a collaboration between the Cinema Department and Vientiane’s Lao Youth Union. The film has been made in honour of the Party’s 60th anniversary (22/3/1955- 22/3/2015), the 60th anniversary of the Lao Youth Union, and the 40th anniversary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Prior to the first screening, certificates of congratulation were presented to donors from various sectors who had supported production of the documentary. Present on the occasion were pupils from lower secondary schools in the districts of Chanthabouly, Sisattanak, Xaysettha and Sikhottabong.
It is said that, the documentary would help the young audience to understand the progress made by the Party over the last 60 years.
On the same occasion, students took part in a quiz about the Party’s
The documentary is also screened in Thakhaek, Nakai, Hinboun and Mahaxay districts in Khammuan province this month.
Source: Lao National Television News in English
Broadcast on March 19, 2015