The Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2017, organized by Vietnam Heritage Magazine, welcomed over 3,400 submissions from Vietnamese and foreign photographers.
Participants were encouraged to submit photos around the topics of nature, tangible heritage, intangible heritage, life and markets in Vietnam to earn 16 prizes including Canon cameras, printers and vouchers for package tours and stays at resorts.
|One-hundred photos are displayed at the award ceremony of the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, November 21, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre|
Opening on July 10, the contest in October shortlisted 100 of the best photos by 66 photographers to be put on public display in museums and universities across the country.
On Tuesday, the award ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City to honor the 16 best photos that captured the most stunning moments of Vietnamese nature, culture and architecture.
The 100 photos on display were also donated to a charitable program to be auctioned for money that will fund the building of anti-flood housing for people in disaster-prone areas of Vietnam.
|First-prize winner Dinh Cong Tam (R) explains his photo. Photo: Tuoi Tre|
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