9th NEFTS Awards to be held in Dubai

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The ninth it­er­a­tion of the Nefta Award—Nepal Film Tech­ni­cians' Award—is sched­uled to be held in De­cem­ber, in the UAE. The Award was pre­vi­ously held in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Qatar. The an­nounce­ment was made by the or­gan­is­ers, dur­ing an event, held in Dubai, on Au­gust 21. The event will be or­gan­ised in as­so­ci­a­tion with Spec­trum Ad­ver­tis­ing and Me­dia Con­sul­tant and Con­cept Vi­sion. Speak­ing dur­ing the meet, Pushkar Lama, chair­per­son of the As­so­ci­a­tion, ex­pressed his ex­cite­ment at the up­com­ing event, and said, “Like pre­vi­ous it­er­a­tions, this year too we are go­ing to host the func­tion over­seas, ow­ing to the ex­cite­ment shown by Nepali mi­grants liv­ing over­seas.” “The func­tion is not just about dis­tribut­ing awards, how­ever,” he added, “it will also see a host of cul­tural per­for­mances, that, we hope, will go on to pro­mote Nepali movie in­dus­try and cul­ture in the world.” NEFTA Film Awards has of­fi­cially de­cided to re­name it­self as NEFTA In­ter­na­tional Film Awards. “As our event is hosted in­ter­na­tion­ally, we agreed that it is bet­ter to name it as an in­ter­na­tional award. Also, with this event our aim is to rep­re­sent Nepali cinema glob­ally,” Lama said. The event is sched­uled to be held on De­cem­ber 21.

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