Winners of art photo contest celebrated

Wednesday, 2020-10-14 21:17:06
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A photo collection of Nong Viet Linh from Hanoi wins gold at the contest (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - An awards ceremony for the Vietnam Art Photo Contest and Exhibition 2020 was held in Hanoi on October 14.

Organised by the Department of Art, Photography, and Exhibitions at the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the biennial contest aims to introduce outstanding works to Vietnamese and international audience and review activities in Vietnam’s photography scene in the past previous years.

Open for four months, 12,480 entries from 1,516 photographers around the country were submitted to the contest and 238 are now on display at the capital’s Temple of Literature.

Le Tue from Ho Chi Minh City triumphed in the first category of the contest, while Nguyen Van Dung, also from the southern city, clinched the silver medal.

Huynh Pham Anh Dung from HCM City and Nong Viet Linh from Hanoi won gold in other categories.

The exhibition will remain open until October 23.