“The ethnic diversity of northern Vietnam” by Alden Anderson


Earlier, a ceremony to announce and honour the winners of the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2019 was held in Hanoi by the Heritage Magazine under Vietnam Airlines.

Taking photo at the ceremony to announce and honour the winners

Launched from March to August 2019, more than 3,000 entries from photographers, including 183 photo series (about 2,500 photos) for the photo set category and nearly 500 works for the cover photo category were sent to the organizing board.

The Tau Sai festival of the Dao ethnic community with painted heads by Thanh The Vinh

The special prize from the photo set category was awarded to the work collection “The ethnic diversity of northern Vietnam” by Alden Anderson, an American living in Vietnam. Meanwhile, the set of photos “Le Tau Sai cua nguoi Dao Son Dau" (The Tau Sai festival of the Dao ethnic community with painted heads) by Thanh The Vinh took first prize.

Presenting prizes to two winners (Source: baogiaothong.vn)

Regarding the cover photo category, the work “Ngay moi o ho Tuyen Lam" (New day in Tuyen Lam Lake) by Nguyen Tac Tuan won the special prize, while first prize belonged to the work “Cau Long Bien" (Long Bien Bridge) by author Tuan Dao./.

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