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New cinema constructed at Bitexco tower
Kieu Giang
Thursday,  Nov 8, 2012,23:35 (GMT+7)

New cinema constructed at Bitexco tower

Kieu Giang

By Kieu Giang in HCMC

Ngo Thi Bich Hanh, CEO of BHD Co., Ltd, at the announcement of BHD Star Cineplex Icon 68 at the Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1 - Photo: Kieu Giang

BHD Star Cineplex Icon 68 movie theater is under construction at the Bitexco Financial Tower at 2 Hai Trieu Street in District 1.

The information was announced on Tuesday night at the tower, the tallest building in the city with 68 floors. The cinema, which is located on level 3 and level 4 of the tower, covers an area of over 2,000 square meters with over 1,000 seats divided into seven halls, four with 3D facilities.

The cinema is set to open at the year-end for Christmas and New Year festivities. This is the second BHD Star Cineplex in the city after the Maximark at 3C Ba Thang Hai Street in District 10.

Organizers will hold ‘Vietnamese celebrity’s marks’ where 20 popular artists will leave their handprints on tiles around the Bitexco Financial Tower copying the idea from Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

They will be actresses Minh Hang, Truong Ngoc Anh, Tang Thanh Ha, Thanh Hang, Ngoc Hiep, Phuong Thanh, Anh Thu and Do Hai Yen; actors Chi Bao, Luong Manh Hai, Hieu Hien, Binh Minh, Dustin Nguyen, Johnny Tri Nguyen; directors Nguyen Phan Quang Binh, Nguyen Quang Dung, Vu Ngoc Dang, Le Hoang and directors of photography Ly Thai Dung and Nguyen Tranh. More artists in the fields of music, cinema and television will also leave their handprints every year in December.

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