A photo contest themed ‘Homeland’s sea and islands’ was launched on June 28th, aiming to introduce and promote the role, potentiality, and beauty of the seas and islands of Vietnam to domestic and international art lovers.
At the launching ceremony. (Photo:VGP)
The event was co-organised by the Central Committee's Propaganda and Training Department, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists.
The competition is open to Vietnamese people and foreigners working and living in Vietnam from all ages. Participants are encouraged to submit photos under specific topics, including the beauty of nature, people in the sea, islands of Vietnam; life moments, daily activities, customs, the habits and cultures of coastal people in Vietnam; photos of visitor’s experiences with local people on sea and islands; protecting the security, order, safety and sovereignty of the sea and islands of the Vietnamese armed forces; praising outstanding inpiduals; economic activities and images showing the friendship cooperation of Vietnam and other countries in the East Sea; cultural works, artforms, festivals in the sea and islands of Vietnam.
Contestants can submit their images through the website: www.anhnghethuatbiendao2018.com. The deadline for applications is midnight on August 31st, 2018.
There is one first prize worth VND 15 million (USD 645), one second prize worth VND 10 million (USD 430), one third prize worth VND 7 million (USD 301), and ten consolation prizes./.