Photo contest featuring Vietnam’s landscapes launched
Updated : Sunday, January 14, 2018 9:08 AM (GMT+0700)

Aphoto contest themed “I love Vietnam” was launched in Hanoi on January 10,aiming to increase the archive of photos to promote the country’s tourism. 

A view of the UNESCO-recognised Cu Lao Cham Biosphere Reserve - Source: VNA

The contest, the eighth ofits kind jointly held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism underthe Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Vietnam Association ofPhotogaphic Artists, forms part of the activities marking the 58thfounding anniversary of the Vietnamese tourism sector (July 9).

It also aims to raise theawareness of tourism among the community, lure international tourists toVietnam, and promote domestic tourism, contributing to making tourisma spearhead economic sector in line with Resolution 8-NQ/TW of thePolitburo.

Eligible candidates areprofessional and amateur photographers at home and abroad, who are encouragedto capture the beauty of land and people of Vietnam.

Entries should be sent tothe website: , no later than June 10,2018. 

One first, two second, threethird and five consolation prizes will be presented to the top entries at aceremony by the end of June.

The contest was firstlaunched in 1990 with the latest one held in 2015 under the theme “VietnamToday”, which attracted 5,500 works, including colour and monochrome photos.


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