Photos of the Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest 2015 (Source:photocontest)

HCM City (VNA) – An awards ceremony for the 2015 Vietnam Heritage Photo Contest was held by Vietnam Heritage Magazine on November 23 in Ho Chi Minh City.

After four months of launching , the contest received 4,740 entries of 537 photographers in and outside the country.

In the single photo category, the photo “Dem hoa dang” (Flower Lantern Night) by Le Trong Khanh received the first prize. “Tranh dua” (Competition) by Tran Bao Hoa and “Khung troi hanh phuc” (Happy Heaven) by Vo Quoc Thanh were awarded the second and third prizes.

In the collection category, first, second and third prizes were presented to a sets of photos “Le cap sac nguoi Dao Do Sa Pa” (A Mature Ceremony of Dao Do Ethic Group in Sa Pa) by Pham Bang, “Tren dong song huyen thai” (On the Legendary River) by Tran Binh An and “Ngay Tet voi tre em H’Mong” (Tet Holiday with H’Mong Ethnic Children) by Tran Dao Si.

Earlier, seven exhibitions with 100 outstanding works from the competition were organised in cities nationwide, including Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Phan Thiet and Hanoi.-VNA