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Gold won at international photo contest

The photo named 'Way Home' of Nguyen Thai Phien from Ho Chi Minh City won the SDF gold medal of Denmark at the first international photo contest for classical black and white photos. Vietnam joined the contest with 44 works of nine photographers out of 1,033 photos of 155 photographers from 29 countries.

Since 2001, the 'Way Home' has won five international prizes including three gold medals, one silver and one honorary certificate. Particularly, this photo was chosen for permanent exhibition at the Spain Photographic Art Museum since March, 2002.

Besides, the photo 'Grandfather and grandson' of Nguyen Duy Anh of Tien Giang was awarded the Certificate of Honorary of FIAP (the International Federation of Photographic Art).

Ten other photos of Nguyen Dinh Hien, Ly Hoang Long and Vo Van Nghe of Da Nang and Tran Minh Ngoc and Tran Lam of Kien Giang were selected for display at Silkeborg city of Denmark in the prize presentation ceremony held on October 5.

The contest was jointly held by FIAP and the Denmark's Photographic Federation.

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper.


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