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Photo contest to promote ‘World heritage in Vietnam’

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:20 am

A photography contest entitled ‘World heritage in Vietnam’ has just been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. It runs from January until July.

                             Hoi An ancient town

The competition aims to collect and release collections of various artistic photographic works on Vietnam world’s heritages sites. This is in order to promote and honor these heritage sites, and to educate the public about the preservation of our inheritance.

Vietnam has currently 13 world heritages sites recognized by UNESCO. These include: the Complex of Hue Monuments; Ha Long Bay; My Son Sanctuary; Hoi An Ancient Town; Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park; Hue Royal court music; the Gong Culture in the Central Highlands; love duet singing of Bac Ninh; the chamber music of Ca Tru; the Wood-blocks of Nguyen Dynasty, the Doctoral stone steles in the Temple of Literature; Thang Long Royal Citadel; and the Saint Giong festival.

The best photographs will be chosen and displayed at exhibitions in both Ha Noi and Da Nang on the 66th Anniversary of our National Day – September 2, 2011.

Source: SGGP

Photo exhibition on My Son opens in France

In Uncategorized on November 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm

“A Glimpse of Russia” photo exhibition opens in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on November 1, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Photo exhibitions of life in big cities

In Uncategorized on August 17, 2010 at 3:22 pm

A photo exhibition titled “Colors of life” featuring around 65 pictures of Chinese Vietnamese photographer Tran Quan Lai is being held at the Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association’s office.

                      A photo is on the display “Colors of life”

It is the fourth solo exhibition of the photographer at the age of 72. He has spent 35 years for taking art works of the land and people in the country.

The display will run until August 20 at 122 Suong Nguyet Anh Street in Ho Chi Minh City.


In addition, another exhibition called “Hanoi in me” opened at the Information and Exhibition House, 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi on August 17.

Photo titled “In front of the statue of King Ly Thai To” in the exhibition “Hanoi in me”

The display introduces to audiences 90 color, black and white pictures of the landscapes and daily activities of the people in the capital.

They are selected from photos which have been taken since 2000 by Tat Binh who was born and grow up in Hanoi.

The show is organized by the Hanoi Information and Exhibition Center and Hong Ha Photography Club.

Source: SGGP

Photo exhibition on Chinese heritage in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on August 3, 2010 at 11:19 am

A total of 120 photos on China’s world heritage sites are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

                         Great Wall of China

The photo exhibition themed “China today” is an activity to mark the 60th anniversary of the Vietnam-China diplomatic ties and the Vietnam-China Friendship Year.

Addressing the opening ceremony on August 2, Head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s International Cooperation Department Nguyen Van Tinh said that the 12-day exhibition will help Vietnamese people better understand Chinese land and people through cultural heritage, thus contributing to enhancing the solidarity, friendship and cooperation for development between the two Parties, States and people.

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee recognised 890 heritage sites worldwide in July 2009. China ranked third with 38 sites.

The photo exhibition runs until August 14 at 29 Hang Bai St., Hanoi.

Source: SGGP

City holds photo exhibition highlighting Hanoi’s fine art heritage

In Uncategorized on July 22, 2010 at 11:19 am

More than 100 photos of fine art, ancient architecture and sculptures of Thang Long – Hanoi are being displayed at Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum.

              A photo of stone-statues of the Lion

The pictures illustrated the beauty of the Mot Cot pagoda, built in 1049 during the Ly Dynasty; the Kim Lien pagoda, stone-statues of the Lion of the Ly Dynasty; many Buddhist statues and others.

The exhibition details just a part of the capital’s a huge art heritage, with nearly 1,500 temples and pagodas, more than 25,000 statues, sculptures and other ancient objects.

The display was co-organized by the HCMC Fine Arts Museum and Vietnam Fine Arts University to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of the university and Grand Celebration of the 1000th birthday of the capital. It will run through July 30.

Source: SGGP

Vietnam wins two prizes at FIAP’s photo contest

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2010 at 10:24 am

Vietnam took home two prizes from the FIAP’s 30th International Black and White photo contest and 32nd Young Photographer’s Contest (for those under 16 and between 16 and 21-years-old).

     Photo titled Ngay moi (New day) by Truong Minh Phuong

Truong Minh Phuong, 16, of Ho Chi Minh City was awarded the bronze medal of the young photographer contest for the picture Ngay moi (New day). Meanwhile Martin Meleg from Slovakia won the golden prize for the work “I am looking for a way.”

In the category for black and white photos, the jury awarded the second prize to the Vietnam’s photo collection titled Vuot kho (Overcome difficulties). The photo Di chung da cam (Agent Orange’s remains) by Pham Thi Thu, one of the photos in the Vietnam’s collection, was recognized as the best work. Scotland won first prize at the FIAP world cup.

The photo contest jointly organized by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and Department of fine arts, photography and exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism received more than 20 photo collections, which included over 650 pictures from 43 countries.

The awards ceremony and exhibition of winning photos and other noteworthy selections will be held in Hanoi on August 1-8, during which time FIAP (Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique) will be holding its 30th festival, in Vietnam.

Source: SGGP

Vietnam wins gold medal at FIAP’s photo contest

In Uncategorized on May 25, 2010 at 9:24 am

Photo festival to feature ASEAN nations

In Uncategorized on May 19, 2010 at 1:08 pm

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on May 17 launched a festival on photos, documentaries and TV reportages that feature the land and peoples of ASEAN member countries.

MIC Deputy Minister Do Quy Doan said Vietnam proposed the initiative at the 10th Conference of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) and received agreement from the bloc’s members for its hosting of the first festival.

The event is designed to promote the images of the land, people and process of construction and development of all member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), thus enhancing solidarity and mutual understanding among them, Doan said.

It is also expected to further foster cooperation among the group’s countries in building the ASEAN Community and implementing the ASEAN Charter, as well as celebrating Vietnam ’s ASEAN chairmanship in 2010 and 15 years of its accession to the bloc.

The festival is open to organisations, individuals or groups of authors, who hold citizenships of the ASEAN countries. Each author could send at most five works for each of the genres from May 15 to Sept. 15, 2010.

Prizes, including one first, two second, three third and consolation awards, will be presented to winners on the occasion of the 17 th ASEAN Summit scheduled to take place in Hanoi in October 2010.

Source: SGGP

Photo exhibitions mark national events

In Uncategorized on April 22, 2010 at 6:24 am

An exhibition featuring the anti-American Resistance War for National Salvation, cultural, social and economic achievements and events of Ho Chi Minh City during 35 years is being held at Lam Son Park in District 1 and to run until May 15.

SGGP’s editor in chief Tran The Tuyen (R) and leaders enjoy the photo exhibition in Hanoi.

The display titled “Great victory in Spring 1975- Proud of Ho Chi Minh City’ building and development during 35 years” aims to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the National Reunification Day on April 30 (1975-2010), the Labor Day on May 1, the 120th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (1890-2010) and 1,000th anniversary of the founding of Thang Long – Hanoi.

To mark the 35th anniversary of the publication of the first issue (May 5, 1975-2010) and the National Reunification Day, Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper (SGGP) also opened a photo exhibition called “Moments in 35 years” in Hanoi on April 21.

More than 100 pictures taken by journalists in the display is regarded as a panorama of SGGP Newspaper and Ho Chi Minh City during 35 years, said SGGP’s editor in chief Tran The Tuyen.

They also depict affection of leaders and people in the country for the active and creative newspaper, he added.

The event was attended by Minister of Information and Communication Le Doan Hop, Mr. Andrey G. Kovtun, Russian Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr. Fredesman Turro Gongalez, Cuban Ambassador ,

Source: SGGP