Illustrative image. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Photographers nationwide are being invited to submit entries for the national exhibition of fine-art photography which will open in Rach Gia, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on the National Day, September 2.

The exhibition will be jointly organised by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists.

According to Vi Kien Thanh, head of the department, the biennial event will focus on the Mekong Delta and Phu Quoc Island which host the National Tourism Year 2016.

This year’s event has two categories – Exploring the Southern Land and Freestyle. The photos on the first category should reflect life, people and landscapes in the 13 Mekong Delta localities.

An entry may be a single photo or a photo series submitted together with a caption of up to 500 words.

Each photographer may submit up to eight entries which have not won or been on display at any national or international exhibition or photo contest. Winners will receive up to 30 million VND (1,340 USD)

Submission deadline is May 31, 2016.

Visit anhnghethuatvietnam2016.com and ape.com.vn for more information.-VNA