11th International Art Photo Exhibition opens

Wednesday, 08/06/2022 16:16
On June 7, the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) held a ceremony to present awards of the 11th International Art Photo Contest in Vietnam in 2021 (VN-21) and opened an exhibition of entry photos.

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the awarding ceremony (Source: NDO)

The 11th International Art Photo Contest in Vietnam in 2021 (VN-21) was held by VAPA with the artistic patronage of the International Federation of Artistic Photographers (FIAP), the Photographic Society of America (PSA), and Image sans Frontière (ISF). It was launched on March 31, 2021 and ended receiving photos on July 31, 2021.

16,458 works in four topics, including Freedom for colour photos, Freedom for monochrome photos, Travel and Portraits, by 1,260 photographers were sent to the organizing board.

The VAPA has published a photo collection of the contest, featuring 96 prize-winning photos and works winning Accept certificate by Vietnamese authors.

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and handed over the gold medals and certificates to photographers who won the highest prizes of the contest.

The State President also gave gifts to the VAPA, the contest’s jury and the prize winners and encourage Vietnamese photographers to continue with their hard work and win many high prizes in international arenas./.