Wed, 07 Jan 2015. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:58
Photographic Awards of Vietnam Heritage Journey Photo Contest was firstly launched in 2013 by Heritage Magazine. The contest aims to enrich resources and materials and makes a deeper and wider study about Vietnam culture and heritages, and contributes to promote the image of the beautiful country and hospitable people to international friends. Photographs displayed in the exhibition are lively and realistic stories about Vietnamese people and lives throughout three big regions of the country.
In 2014, this was the second time Vietnam Heritage Journey Photo Contest being held with the attendance of more than 1,500 single works and 103 photo collections with the high artistic value. In the photo contest, the organizing committee selected 19 the most outstanding works entering into the final round, in which there were six photo collections receiving the first prize and one holding the special prize. The special prize was awarded for a photo collection of Photographer Hoang Long on a subject of "Maturity rituals of Cham girls, Ninh Thuan Province".
At the award ceremony, the organizing committee also launched Vietnam Heritage Journey Photo Contest 2015. Accordingly, the third photo contest consists of six rounds involving 5 preliminary rounds and the final round to find the best and most typical photographs. After the final round, there will be an imaging program, then the contest will come to the end with a photo contest exhibitions of the most outstanding works. The exhibition will be held at the end of year. According to the organizing committee, the detailed information about the contest’s rules and prizes will be published at the end of January 2015 in website of Heritage Magazine. For those who have interest in this contest can visit Heritage Magazine site and get information about this.
Speaking at the press conference, Deputy Editor of Heritage Magazine, Mr. Nguyen Thuong Thuyet said that Heritage Magazine was released in all domestic and international flights of Vietnam Airlines to introduce the beauty, the richness of Vietnam heritages and culture and contributed to promote the Vietnam sightseeing spots and tourist attraction to international friends. After the press conference, the organizing committee launched Vietnam Heritage Journey Photo Exhibition 2014 with 19 the most outstanding works which were selected in the final round. Vietnam Heritage Journey Photo Exhibition will be opened until January 9th, 2015.