The poster of Kiên Cường Việt Nam - Resilient Vietnam photo contest. It is open for all including both professional and amateur photographers until September 30. — Photo Vietnam Public Relations Network Facebook
HÀ NỘI — A photo contest that aims to spread the impressive images of Vietnamese people in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched.
Organised by Vietnam Public Relations Network (VNPR), the Kiên Cường Việt Nam - Resilient Vietnam photo contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers, with two categories of awards: professional photos and phone photos.
The committee will accept entries till September 30. The awards ceremony is expected to take place on October 10, 2020, virtually on VNPR's Facebook page.
All Vietnamese and foreigners based in Việt Nam, with no age restriction, can send photos to participate in the contest via the website vnpr.vn/kiencuongvietnam or email email@example.com.
The jury of the contest is made up of prestigious Vietnamese photographers and veteran photojournalists of international news agencies as well as leading press organisations in Việt Nam.
The entries must be photos taken in Việt Nam with the theme the efforts of the local people, authorities at all levels, social organisations and enterprises in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and together overcoming difficulties caused by the virus.
Each competitor can submit one or more entries, not exceeding five photos. Photos are taken from January 23 to September 30 are eligible, with full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution or higher for photos taken in the Phone Photo category, and a resolution of more than 3,000 pixels for photos competing in the professional category.
In each entry, besides the photo, participants need to include information about its author, content, time and location of the shoot.
One gold, one silver and one bronze award will be given to best works in each category, in addition to one Inspiration Award.
The top photos selected by the Organising Committee will be displayed at the exhibition entitled Kiên Cường Việt Nam – Resilient Vietnam. The winning works will also have the opportunity to appear in articles and publications of VNPR in domestic and international press. — VNS