Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2020 winners named

Monday, 2020-09-21 21:15:16
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The photo collection “Muoi ham Tuyet Diem” (Tuyet Diem salt) by Nguyen Ngoc Hoa wins the special prize
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NDO/VNA – Winners of the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2020 were announced on September 21

The annual contest, held by the Vietnam Heritage Magazine, aims to highlight the beauty of Vietnam’s people and nature, particularly its internationally-recognised heritages.

In three months from June 1 to August 31, the organisers received 96 sets of photos, 277 cover photos and 28 single photos.

The organisers presented a total of 16 awards, including two special prizes and two first prizes.

Accordingly, the photo collection “Muoi ham Tuyet Diem” (Tuyet Diem salt) by Nguyen Ngoc Hoa won the special prize, and the first prize of this category went to Nguyen Hai’s “Kham pha hang Tien” (Discover Tien cave).

Meanwhile, in the cover photo category, the works “Mua Thu suoi Yen” (Yen stream in Autumn) of Nguyen Huu Thong and “Nguoi giu hon nghe” (Man who keeps the craft alive) of Le Viet Khanh.

On the day, the 16 awarded works, together with 30 other photos taken in Vietnam’s coastal localities, were put on display at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum. The exhibition will remain open to visitors through September 25.