National Cultural Heritage Photo Contest and Exhibition Launched

10:00:31 AM | 6/22/2021

The National Cultural Heritage Photo Contest and Exhibition was launched by the Cultural Heritage Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to search for valuable photographic works featuring typical tangible cultural heritages in Vietnam (history, culture, architecture, art and landscape).

This event is to celebrate the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23), and to arouse pride and love for the motherland, preserve, protect and promote cultural heritage values ​​in Vietnam.

Typical works will be selected for exhibitions and photo books, published on media materials on protection and promotion of cultural heritage values.

Candidates are professional or non-professional photographers, Vietnamese citizens or foreigners living and working in Vietnam, aged 18 years or older.

The work content is supposed to clearly illustrate the theme and highlight the value of cultural heritage. It must have a clear message, a new and unique perspective; excellence in photographic techniques and language; creative layout; beautiful light and aesthetic image.

Candidate works will be sent to the Organizing Committee until September 30, 2021 via email:, titled “Photos for the First National Cultural Heritage Photo Contest and Exhibition” or printed photos (size 30x40cm), attached with CD/DVD or USB storing the photos sent by post or in-person to the Organizing Committee at No. 51 Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.

The award ceremony is expected to be held at the end of the fourth quarter of 2021.

By Giang Tu, Vietnam Business Forum