Photographs celebrate Viet Nam's people and places
PHAN THIET (VNS)— One hundred photos featuring the beautiful landscapes of Viet Nam and the lively daily life of its inhabitants are on display in Phan Thiet City.
The photos were chosen from 2,890 images submitted to the Viet Nam Heritage Photo Awards 2012. The contest, organised by Viet Nam Heritage and HCM City's Cultural Heritage Association, drew the participation of 190 amateur and professional photographers nationwide and eight foreign photographers. It aims to encourage Vietnamese people to preserve their heritage, both cultural and natural.
The exhibition will run until October 31. After Phan Thiet, the photos will be displayed in six other cities: Nha Trang, Hoi An, Ha Long, Can Tho, Ha Noi and HCM City. The event marks the Viet Nam Cultural Heritage Day on November 23.
The awards ceremony will be held on November 22 in HCM City.-VNS