The 2018 Vietnam Artistic Photo Exhibition themed was launched on May 2 at a ceremony in Hanoi, calling for entries from photography lovers across the country, focusing on the natural beauty of Vietnam.
According to VNA, both Vietnamese professional and amateur photographers are invited to take part in the contest. They can send single photographs or a group of photographs on two topics: Ha Long – Quang Ninh – from new angle or a free topic on Vietnam.
|Vietnam Artistic Photo Exhibition officially launched.
The biennial event is co-hosted by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and the Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to review and honour creativity and photographic achievements in Vietnam over the past two years.
At the launching ceremony yesterday, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien said he hoped the organising board would receive many high quality works reflecting vividly the Vietnamese society, its achievements in the process of renewal and integration in the fields of economics, politics, culture, society, security, defence, as well as the beauties of nature, people throughout the country in general and Quang Ninh in particular.
The entries should be submitted directly to website anhnghethuatvietnam2018.com by July 31, 2018. The organisers will give two gold medals, along with VND30 million (US$1,318) in cash, four silver, six bronze and 10 consolation prizes.
The gold medalists of the event will be nominated to receive Ho Chi Minh Awards and the State Awards for Literature and the Arts, according to the NDO.By Phung Nguyen