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Vietnam wins 20 prizes at Japan international photo contest (December 28, 2004)

'Sunbathe' by Le Hong Linh. 'Dioxin Pain' by Pham Thi Thu.

Vietnam won 20 prizes out of 1,013 entries at the 65th international photo contest held by Asahi Shimbun, Japan, just after the host country with 50 prizes out of 2,981 entries, according to the result recently unveiled at the website http://www.photoasahi.com.

'Go to School' by Nguyen Thi Thanh Son. 'Life in Rocky Area' by Bui Van Thanh.

Vietnamese photographers won 20 prizes. The 20 winning photographs are ‘Cuoc Song O Vung Da’ (Life in Rocky Area) by Bui Van Thanh; ‘Moi Truong’ (Environment) by Hoang Quoc Tuan; ‘Tam Nang’ (Sunbathe) by Le Hong Linh; ‘Sang Som’ (Early Morning) by Le Quang Nhat; ‘Net Dep Tay Nguyen’ (Central Highlands’ Beauty) by Tran Ngoc Tuan; ‘Tren Ho’ (In the River) by Nguyen Manh Sinh; ‘Den Truong’ (Go to School) by Nguyen Thi Thanh Son; ‘Noi Dau Dioxin’ (Dioxin Pain) by Pham Thi Thu, from Ho Chi Minh City; ‘Anh Sang Dep’ (Beautiful Light) by Khac Huong, Nhan Dan newspaper reporter; ‘Suoi Tien’ (Money Stream) by Dang Ngoc Thai, from Hanoi; ‘Hon Doi’ (Sulking) by Long Thanh from Nha Trang; ‘Vung Gio Cat’ (Windy and Sandy Area) by Ly Hoang Long; ‘Hai Anh Em’ (Brothers) by Nguyen Ba Hao; ‘Hai The He’ (Two Generations) by Tran Thiet Dung, from Lam Dong; ‘Ra Khoi’ (Go to the Sea) by Nguyen Huong Vuong; ‘Hoi Ngo’ (Meeting) by Dang Ba Tien; ‘Vuot Song’ (Crossing Waves) by Vuong Quoc Kim, from Dak Lak; ‘Lo Gach Moi’ (New Brick-Kiln) by Nguyen Vinh Hien, from Vinh Long; ‘Hoi Ha’ (Hurry) by Tran Dinh Thuong, from Binh Thuan and ‘Hoi Niem’ (Reminisce) by Truong Vung, from Thua Thien – Hue.

'Meeting' by Dang Ba Tien. 'Windy and Sandy' by Le Hoang Long.

In the same competition in 2003, Vietnam won 15 prizes, behind Japan and China.

Six special prizes out of 130 prize winning works went to Argentina, Moldova, Ukraine and Japan.

'Brothers' by Nguyen Ba Hao. 'Hurry' by Tran Dinh Thuong.

The contest attracted 6,554 entries by 1,258 photographers from 41 countries.

The prize presentation ceremony will be held in May, 2005 after the exhibition of prize winning photos.

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper


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