Thursday, December 2 2021


Photo contest featuring people in COVID-19 fight launched

Update: October, 16/2021 - 07:44


The event aims to highlight doctors, nurses, health workers and soldiers in the battle against COVID-19. Photo courtesy of the organiser

HCM CITY — Amateur and professional photographers nationwide are encouraged to participate in a photo contest capturing Vietnamese people in the COVID-19 fight, has been launched by the HCM City Photography Association.

The contest, Việt Nam Sẽ Chiến Thắng (Việt Nam Will Win), aims to highlight doctors, nurses, health workers and soldiers in the battle against COVID-19. Themes of love, unity, mercy, energy and belief are also included. 

The organiser welcomes photos on the culture and lifestyle of ethnic minority groups. Beautiful images of HCM City and its people in daily life are also included. 

Panoramic and freestyle photos in colour, black and white are encouraged. Traditional methods and photoshopped photos are accepted. 

Female photographer Đoàn Thị Thơ’s work  Đàn Ông Miền Biển (Fisherman). She was invited to be on the jury for the photo Việt Nam Sẽ Thắng launched by HCM City Photography Association. Photo courtesy of the organiser

 “From the contest’s photos, we hope to highlight the Vietnamese spirit in fighting against the virus spread,” said a representative of the association.  

All entries should have been taken after 2020. They can be a single photo or a group of photos (no more than 10) with informative captions.

The winning photos will be exhibited in HCM City. 

The jury includes Đoàn Thị Thơ, Nguyễn Minh Tân and Lý Hoàng Long, members of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP). 

The organiser will give a total of 12 prizes worth VNĐ200 million (US$9,000). 

Photographers can send their works before December 5 to the organiser at 122 Sương Nguyệt Ánh Street, District 3, HCM City. — VNS

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