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HK Digital Entertainment Association and Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. Hold a Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony to Kick-start the Cooperation on Organising the "21st DigiCon6 ASIA Awards" Presentation Ceremony

HONG KONG, Mar. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

The Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association (HKDEA) will join hands with Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc. (TBS), under the sponsorship of Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, to organise the "21st Digicon6 ASIA Awards" Presentation Ceremony in Hong Kong in November 2019. It's the first time for the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards to hold the Presentation Ceremony outside Japan.

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To commemorate the cooperation between HKDEA and TBS in co-organising the Awards Presentation Ceremony in Hong Kong, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) on March 20 to kick-start the cooperation partnership.

A highly prestigious animated short film competition in Asia with over 20 years of history, the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards aim to identity potential creative talent and help promote their digital content. This year, the DigiCon6 ASIA Awards will have 13 participating Asian countries/regions, namely Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Indonesia and the newly added Sri Lanka.

"HKDEA is dedicated to promoting the development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and to elevating the competitiveness of local productions in the International arena," said Gabriel Pang, Chairman of HKDEA, "It is truly the pleasure of the local digital entertainment industry to see the '21st Digicon6 ASIA Awards' Presentation Ceremony to be hosted in Hong Kong. Stepping into its 21st anniversary, the 'Digicon6 ASIA Awards' is not only highly recognized, but also provides an occasion through the awards presentation ceremony that gathers talented creators across the region. It is undoubtedly a prestigious event of the industry."

"We have selected Hong Kong, amongst Asia, because Hong Kong has always been the melting pot of the Chinese and Western cultures," said Mr. Takafumi YUKI, International Alliance Officer of TBS DigiCon6 Headquarters, TBS Holding Inc. "On top of that, Hong Kong's creative industries have blossomed over the years, taking the lead in Asia. We hope the cooperation with HKDEA can spark the exchange of innovation and creativity, and once again recognize the leading role of Hong Kong."

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SOURCE: The Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association