Photo exhibition on Hanoi opens hinh anh 1At the exhibition (Photo: hanoimoi)

Hanoi (VNA) - The Hanoi Art Photography Association on September 25 presented awards to the winners of its 50th art photo contest, themed “Hanoi - Belief and Hope”, and kicked off an exhibition displaying outstanding entries in the competition.

The contest was part of the activities marking the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi.

This year’s 2,491 works submitted by 400 entrants was a record. One first, two second, three third, and 10 consolidation prizes were presented. 

The jury selected 170 photos for display at the exhibition, which lasts until September 27, depicting the lives of Hanoians, the city’s vitality, and its significant buildings, among others.

Hanoi will organise the 6th dragon dancing festival on the morning of October 3 as part of the celebrations of the anniversary, along the pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake. Thirteen teams from districts in the capital will thrill visitors with performances./.