Photo contests launched in Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge – Da Nang’s tourism promotion centre has launched a photo contest titled ‘Fantastic Da Nang’, which will run from August 20 to November 10. The competition is a chance for both Vietnamese and foreign photographers to show off their photos of the central city.

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Flexible: A woman practices yoga on a surfboard in Da Nang. A photo contest will run from October 30 to November 23. — Photo courtesy Kim Thu


The centre said the contest’s organising committee will collect the best photos on October 20 for the jury to declare the winner and hand out awards on November 10.

Contestants should send photos on the themes of landscapes, destinations, typical buildings, people and tourism events in Da Nang.

The winner will receive a prize of VND20 million (US$857), while the runner-up will bag VND10 million ($428), and two third place prizes will collect VND5 million ($214) each.

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Have a blast: A fireworks performance. The city has hosted an annual international fireworks festival since 2008. — VNS Photo Le Lam


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Calm water: A dragon boat on the Han River at night. — Photo courtesy Tran Trung Thu


This is the second time the contest has been held by the centre after the first successful event in 2017.

The winning photos will be used to promote the city’s tourism and destinations at domestic events and abroad.

Competitors can get more information at www.photo.danangfantasticity.com or fanpage danangfantasticity.

Another photo competition on ‘Preserving the memory of Da Nang’ was launched by the city’s artistic photographers association last week.

Photographers are urged to submit photos related to relics, festivals, arts, crafts, and rituals from October 30 to November 12.

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Structures: Tran Thi Ly Bridge over the Han River. — VNS Photo Cong Thanh


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Illumination: A night on the Han River. — VNS Photo Tran Lam


The association said it will collect the best snaps for publication in an artistic photo book on Da Nang.

An exhibition of 100 photos from the contest will go on public display in December.

The awards ceremony will take place on November 23. 

Source: VNS

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