|A photo of Sa Đéc flower village in spring displayed at the exhibition.|
HCM CITY — An exhibition showcasing photos taken by 22 journalists of Vietnam News Agency (VNA) opened on October 12 at the VNA representative office in HCM City.
The month-long exhibition called Đất Phương Nam (Southern Land) features 55 works, including photo essays on political and social affairs including US President Barack Obama’s official visit to Việt Nam and the collapse of Ghềnh Bridge in Đồng Nai Province.
Photos depicting the beauty of Việt Nam and its people and culture are on display as well, including Sa Đéc flower village in spring, HCM City Pedestrian Book Street, and a teacher bringing hope to children with hearing and speech impairments.
At the exhibition’s opening ceremony, the organisers awarded the “A” prize for a photo essay about the collapse of Ghềnh Bridge by journalist Sỹ Tuyên of the Đồng Nai Province representative office.
Other top prizes were given to photo essays on the collection of dead fish on the Nhiêu Lộc – Thị Nghè canal in HCM City by photojournalist Thanh Vũ of the Photography Department, and the fight against drought and saltwater intrusion in Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta by photojournalist Nguyễn Luân of Việt Nam Pictorial Magazine.
The organisers also gave prizes for photos on the life and work of people in southern provinces.
The exhibition is at the VNA building at 116-118 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai Street in District 3. — VNS