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Central province launches tourism photo contest

Update: July, 27/2017 - 09:00
Serenity: Woman crosses a bamboo and timber bridge in Quảng Nam.Photo courtesy Vũ Công Điền
Viet Nam News

QUẢNG NAM — The provincial Culture, Sports and Tourism department has launched a photo contest to promote tourism in the central province from July to November.

The department said entrants, foreign and Vietnamese, must send seven photos each. These include photos of the 6th Quảng Nam Heritage Festival (July 7-14, 2017); world heritage sites (Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary, Hội An old town); the world biosphere reserve Chàm Island-Hội An, Chăm Towers, nature, cultural events, crafts and cuisine of Quảng Nam. The deadline for submission is November 30.

Since the contest’s July 2 launch, 148 photos from 77 competitors have been sent in.

According to the department, VNĐ200 million in cash prizes are reserved for the winners, who will be announced at an awards ceremony in December.

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Last year the province hosted 4.4 million tourists, more than 2.2 million of them foreigners. — VNS

Let the sun begin: Beach of Quảng Nam. Photo courtesy Hà Nguyễn
Fish are jumping: Fishing village in Quảng Nam Province. Photo courtesy Hà Nguyễn

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