Golden Kite Prize

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To be distinguished from the Golden Kite Awards of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

The Cánh diều vàng "Golden Kite Prize" of the Vietnam Cinema Association are Vietnam's Oscars. The "kite" (diều) refers to the toy, not the bird.[1] They were initiated in March 2003 on the 50th anniversary of the association's establishment in 1953.[2]

The Bông sen vàng Golden Lotus is a better known award, awarded by the Vietnam Film Festival.


  1. ^ 'Chuyện của Pao' đoạt 4 Cánh diều vàng 2006
  2. ^ Cinemaya: the Asian film magazine: Issues 58-62 2003 "A new event occurred in Vietnam on March 15, 2003. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Vietnamese cinema, the Vietnam Cinema Association launched the Golden Kite Prize and Silver Bar Girls Kite Prize for the best feature, ..."