Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2016 launched nationwide

The 5th Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2016 themed “Rivers of Vietnam”, has just been launched for local and foreign photographers living in the country on August 2.

The competition, organized annually by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine with the support of Cannon Vietnam, aims to look for photos of Vietnamese historical, natural and cultural heritages.Participants can send their colorful or black and white single photos or a collection to . Each submission must contain caption, venue, characters, title of work and name of the photographer and a brief description of the photo.

The organization board will present 100 photos to a community-based charity program that builds flood-resistant houses in disadvantaged areas.

100 best pictures will be chosen for a display from October until the end of the Lunar New Year festival at tourist attractions, museums and universities in Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Thiet, Nha Trang, Da Nang and Hanoi.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for November in Ho Chi Minh City.

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