(MOCST)- A total of 391 outstanding artists were honoured with the State titles of People’s Artist and Meritorious Artist at a ceremony held at the Hanoi Opera House on August 29.
|Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the outstanding artists . Photo: Nam Nguyen, Minh Khanh|
84 People’s Artist” titles and 307 Meritorious Artist ” titles honoured this time belong to different ethnic groups like Kinh, Thai, Muong, Tay, Nung, H’Mong, Ede, Jrai and Khmer, and works in various fields such as cinematography, music and theatre. They included 5 “People’s Artist” titles and 8 “Meritorious Artist” titles were presented to artists who were dead.
|Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that the artists will work harder to develop the Vietnamese arts sector and promote Vietnamese culture abroad. Photo: Nam Nguyen, Minh Khanh|
These titles are the State’s most noble awards for artists in recognition of their talents as well as dedication and contributions to the country’s arts sector.