|Smooth beauty: Photo entitled Vì Bình Yên Sông Nước (For the Peaceful Waters) by photographer Đỗ Tuấn Hùng received gold medal in the 25th photo festival of Việt Nam’s Southeastern areas. — Photo courtesy of the organisers|Viet Nam News
BÌNH DƯƠNG — The 25th Southeastern Viet Nam photo festival gave out awards and honour to works by regional artists.
The festival aims to introduce and promote artistic photography, to enhance friendship between photographers and to discover talents.
From over 1,600 entries by 242 photographers, the jury chose 163 works by 100 photographers for the final and exhibition.
One gold medal, two silver medals, four bronze medals and six participation prizes were awarded, and two group prizes went to Bình Dương and Đồng Nai Provinces’ Associations of Arts and Literature.
Besides main prizes, the jury also picked ten photos for Ảnh Đẹp Bình Dương (Bình Dương Beautiful Photos) award and eight others for Bình Dương Trong Tôi (Bình Dương In Me) PhotoMarathon award.
The festival will run until July 22. — VNS