Vietnamese photographers win big at India’s photo contest

Tuesday, 2020-01-14 13:12:14
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The Little Angels by Vietnamese photographer Viet Van won the Golden prize at the first International Photography Awards of India's Apawards.
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NDO/VNA – Vietnamese photographers have won many prizes at the first International Photography Awards of India’s Apawards.

Photo journalist Viet Van from Lao dong (Labour) newspaper brought home four prizes, with a Golden Prize for his work “Little Angels” (tourism category).

He also got a Silver Prize for “Energy of Youth” (street category), along with two certificates of Honourable Mention for “Thinker” (portrait category) and “Ritual Practice” (freedom category).

Viet Van has won more than 60 international prizes throughout his career, including eight first prizes in France, the UK, the US and Australia.

Meanwhile, Nguyen Hong earned one Golden Prize, one Silver Prize, and one Honourable Mention, Doan Hin Hoan seized one Bronze Prize, and Doan Phuoc Sau got one Honourable Mention.

The Grand Prize was awarded to the US photographer Eddie Harwell.

The winning works will be published in the 2019 world photography awards book, according to the organising board.