The 2013 Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards is officially open to all Vietnamese citizens and foreigners living in Vietnam aged 18 or over, from June 19 to September 15.

The competition, the second of its kind, is being co-organised by the Vietnam Heritage magazine and the Ho Chi Minh City’s Cultural Heritage Association, to mark Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23).

Entries can feature natural sceneries as well as the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Vietnam.

The awarding ceremony is scheduled to take place on November 21. Outstanding works will be on display in 10 cities and provinces including Hanoi, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Ho Chi Minh City.-VNA