Exhibition of winning pieces from 11th international photo contest opens

23:57 08/06/2022

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc participated in the opening of an exhibition of winning photos from the 11th international photo contest in Vietnam and gave medals to various winners at a ceremony held on June 7 in Hanoi.

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The Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) holds a ceremony on June 7 in Hanoi to give awards to the numerous winners and to open an exhibition showcasing the winning photos.

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President Phuc and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung join other leaders at the event.

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The State leader offers gifts to the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA), the judging panel, and the different winners of the 11th international photo contest in Vietnam.

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President Phuc hands over gold medals to the winners of the photo contest.

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Tran Thi Thu Dong, chairwoman of the VAPA, said the contest is run by the VAPA under the sponsorship of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), the Image Sans Frontiere (ISF), and Photographic Society of America (PSA). It was first launched on March 31, 2021, and concluded on July 31, 2021.

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President Phuc (C) stands alongside other leaders to cut the ribbon to inaugurate an exhibition of winning photos from the 11th international photo contest in Vietnam.

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The contest features four sections, including open colour, open monochrome, travel, and portrait.

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The contest attracts a total of 16,458 entries from 1,260 photographers worldwide.

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Moving forward, the VAPA will continue by launching the 12th international photo contest in Vietnam.

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Entries should be submitted to organisers between June 15 and January 15, 2023, at www.contestvn.com. A ceremony for the winners is due to be held in March next year.
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