Exhibition features urban beauty in Hanoi
Friday, 2017-05-05 09:52:45
NDO—An exhibition, featuring nearly 200 photos reflecting the urban beauty and environmental sanitation of Hanoi officially kicked off on May 4 at the Exhibition House in Trang Tien Street in the capital city.
The exhibits were selected from photos submitted to the contest, themed “Hanoi—A Green, Clean and Beautiful Capital City 2016,” which was launched by the municipal Department of Information and Communications in collaboration with Hanoi Art Photography Association.
From July 15 to November 20, 2016, the organising board received 1,619 single photos and 20 sets of photos by 297 professional and amateur photographers.
At the opening ceremony for the exhibition, one special, two first, three second, six third and 24 consolation prizes were awarded to photographers who produced high-quality works.
The photos provided multi-dimensional images of environmental protection activities, urban planning and the construction of urban civilisation in the capital city.
The contest and exhibition are expected to raise public awareness of building urban order and civilisation, contributing to building a civilised and modern capital.
The exhibition will last until May 8.