Delegates at the launching ceremony (Source: VOV)

Hanoi (VNA)
– A photo contest on “Our water, our life” was launched in Hanoi on July 15.

The event was introduced by the Embassies of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia coordinating with Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists.

Hungarian Ambassador to Vietnam Ory Csaba said it is important to enhance public awareness of water security and climate change in Vietnam as well as around the world.

The contest targets participants aged 18-28 years who are not necessarily professional photographers.

Black and white or coloured photos should be be sent to vietnamwaterexhibition@gmail.com . The entries should have a short description (about 3-5 sentences) and a brief self-introduction, preferably in English.

Each contestant can send a maximum of three photos.

The deadline for submission is September 15, 2016 and the results will be announced on September 30, 2016.

The 20 best photos will be selected and displayed at exhibitions in the aforesaid countries throughout October-November 2016.-VNA