|White sands: Hà My is the latest beach launched last year in Hội An. — VNS Photo Công Thành |Viet Nam News
QUẢNG NAM — Quảng Nam Province has launched a photo contest to promote the sixth Quảng Nam Heritage Festival to be held on June 9-14.
The provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said the contest is open for all Vietnamese and foreign photographers on topics covering nature, cultural events, architecture, sculpture, crafts, daily life and landscapes of Quảng Nam.
Each competitor can send four photo collections with a minimum of eight photos taken between 2015-17.
According to the department, the winner will take home a cash-prize of VNĐ15 million (US$664), while two runners-up will pocket VNĐ3 million ($132) each.
Three third-place photographers will get VNĐ2 million ($88) each, and five encouragement prizes of VNĐ1million ($44) each will be awarded.
The award ceremony and contest winner will be announced on June 5th.
As scheduled, the province will host 35 cultural events during the sixth Quảng Nam Heritage Festival in Hội An.
The opening ceremony of the festival will take place at Tam Thanh beach in Tam Kỳ City on June 9, while the closing ceremony will be in Hội An City on June 14.
The province expects nearly one million visitors to enjoy the festival. — VNS
|Rustic structure: A bamboo bridge spans the Thu Bồn river. — VNS Photo Vũ Công Điền |
|Colourful piece: Artist Nguyễn Thượng Hỷ poses with his painting on coracle in Tam Thanh commune in Tam Kỳ City. — VNS Photo Nguyễn Thượng Hỷ |
|Making waves: Khe Thẻ stream in the mountainous Nông Sơn District in Quảng Nam. — VNS Photo Vũ Công Điền |
|Peaceful: A rural view of the ancient village of Lộc Yên in Tiên Phước District of Quảng Nam Province. — VNS Photo Công Thành |
|Peaceful water: A view of the Trường Giang River in Tam Hải Island commune of Quảng Nam Province. — VNS Photo Công Thành |