|The gold medal-winning photo by Trương Tuấn Giang at the 7th festival last year. — Photo coutersy of Hà Nội Photography Association|
HÀ NỘI — Beautiful photos by Hà Nội-based amateurs and professional photographers can be sent to a photo festival held by the Hà Nội Photography Association.
The 8th Art Photo Festival, entitled Hà Nội -Tình Yêu Và Cuộc Sống (Love and Life in Hà Nội), will receive entries from now to July 25, and the final is scheduled to be held in August in Hà Nội.
The entries, including single images or collections, must have been taken in Hà Nội, featuring Vietnamese and foreign people's love for the city, the typical lifestyle of Hanoians, old customs, festivals and cultural heritage.
The organisation also welcomes photos that reflect social, economic and cultural development.
Single images must be digital in jpg format, with a minimum length of at least 3,000 pixels and no more than 5 megabytes. A collection can have a maximum of five photos with the same requirements as the single image.
Each entrant can send two collections to lienhoananhkhuvuc.vn. The organisation will give one gold, two silver and three bronze medals and cash prizes to the winning photos.
The award ceremony and exhibition will be held at Việt Nam Art Photograph Archives and Exhibition Centre, 4 Tôn Thất Thuyết Street, Hà Nội.
The 8th festival will be among a series of cultural activities celebrating the 1,010th anniversary of Thăng Long - Hà Nội on October 10. — VNS