The 15th annual Golden Rooster Awards & Hundred Flowers Awards will be given out in eastern China's Hangzhou city this October. It is the top film and TV awards ceremony on China's mainland.
A press conference was held in Beijing on Wednesday afternoon, attended by a line-up of veteran Chinese actors like Xie Fei, Wang Xiaotang and Huang Hong.
Two hostesses from CCTV Film Channel, Yao Miao and Jing Wei, are invited to be the masters of ceremony for this year's awards.
For the first time, actors and filmmakers from Hong Kong and Taiwan will be included on the nomination list.
Various events are scheduled to take place before the final awards ceremony, including polls for nominees both by internet and mobile phone, the selection of the top-ten film shooting sites and a university film festival.
The awards will be given throughout the three-day event starting from October 25th.
(CRI June 29, 2006)