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Vietnam Photo Expression highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity

07:47 | 11/08/2020

On August 10, UNESCO in partnership with the German Embassy in Hanoi, organizes Vietnam Photo Expression 2020 “Showing we care, Sharing our vision on Culture Diversity” that aims to highlight the beauty of cultural heritage and culture creativity in Vietnam.

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vietnam photo expression highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity
Vietnam Photo Expression 2020 by UNESCO

Individuals are invited to submit photos (maximum 5 photos per person) they have taken in Vietnam. Submissions of photos are called in following categories:

– Landscapes of heritage sites and monuments

– Cultural transmission from generation to generation

– Arts and Creativity

– Harmony of people and nature

The applicants are encouraged to take into account the core UN principles of culturally sensitivity and diversity,gender equality, human rights and environment sustainability in their process of taking and selecting photos for submissions.

The campaign is open to all, professional and amateur, regardless of age, gender, or nationality. Entrants under 18 years of age require the permission of a parent or guardian. By entering this photo campaign, entrants under 18 years of age indicate that they have obtained the permission of a parent or guardian.

Photos must have been taken after January 1, 2019 and can be either colour or black and white. They can be taken with professional equipment, phones, or film cameras scanned to digital, and must not have been previously submitted to any other photo contest.

Entries should be submitted to http://unesco.vietnamphotocenter.com/ no later than November 1, 2020.

vietnam photo expression highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity
One of the entries sent to organisers.

The final photographs will be chosen by UNESCO upon the recommendations of a panel of judges.

The winners will be announced by November 15, with the three top awards winners earning a prize worth USD 1,000 each while top 20 finalists will receive UNESCO certificates.

The contest winners will have their photos exhibited at relevant UNESCO events and functions as well as in UNESCO publications in Vietnam with full credit given to the photographers.

How to submit your photos

Step 1: The applicants access the official website, then select Vietnamese or English version for their process of registering and selecting photos for submissions.

Step 2: The applicants select the Entry Form button to create a new account for registration. Upon successful registration, an email will be automatically sent to the applicants in order to inform the contest rules and how to submit their photos.

Step 3: The applicants click the Photo Upload button to submit their photos. Individuals are invited to submit photos (maximum 5 photos per person) they have taken in Vietnam. When submitting photos, please note that photo details must include the following: Name of individuals in photos (if any), Photo location, Photo date (month and year), Photo content (no more than 200 words for each). The applicants can log out and log back in to continue uploading photos on the website./.

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