Photo exhibition highlights Hanoi’s past, present architecture hinh anh 1At the exhibition (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A photo exhibition featuring the past and present architecture of Hanoi as well as the development of the capital city opened at 45 Trang Tien street on July 13.

The exhibition, co-organised by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and the Hanoi Artistic Photography Association, showcases 132 outstanding works, reflecting a comprehensive picture of Hanoi’s architecture.

The photos captured traditional and modern characteristics as well as historical and cultural values of different structures in Hanoi such as temples, pagodas, buildings, monuments and urban sceneries, according to Vu Quoc Khanh, Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists.

They were selected from 1,446 entries sent by 233 photographers to the sixth Hanoi Art Photography Festival 2017.

The jurymen presented two silver and three bronze medals and five consolidation prizes to the most excellent works. 

The exhibition will run through July 16.-VNA