HA NOI (VNS) — All Vietnamese people and foreigners of all ages and occupations are invited to participate in a photo and writing contest about their feelings for Viet Nam's people and natural landscape.
The contest has been jointly organised by Tuoi Tre (Youth) daily newspaper and Saigontourist, one of the country's largest tourism agencies, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sai Gon liberation which took place on April 30, 1975.
Entitled Tan Huong Ban Sac Viet (Enjoy the Vietnamese Identity), the contest's themes are about beautiful moments which depict the beauty of nature, daily life and traditional customs, festivals, local gastronomy and the hospitality of the Vietnamese people across the country.
In the writing category, the contest welcomes new ideas as well as descriptions of personal experiences of experts and tourists about tourism products, local culture and cuisine.
All written entries should be submitted by October 31, 2014, while the photo entries should be sent by February 28, 2015, to http://bansacviet.tuoitre.vn or to the Tuoi Tre newspaper, 60A Hoang Van Thu Street, Phu Nhuan District, HCM City.
The contest's jury comprises well-known photographers, writers and journalists from HCM City and Vietnamese Artistic Photographers' Associations and the Tuoi Tre newspaper. — VNS