Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design 2021 underway hinh anh 1Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design (VFCD) 2021 kicked off on June 14 (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Festival of Creativity & Design (VFCD) 2021 kicked off on June 14, offering a venue for sharing diverse creative experiences, promoting connection among those interested in and passionate about creativity and design.

The event, which lasts until July 18, is organised by RMIT University in Vietnam, in collaboration with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Vietnam National Institute of Culture & Arts Studies (VICAS) and COLAB Vietnam.

As part of the festival, VFCD Graphic Design Contest 2021 themed “Key visual & creative merchandise” hasbeen launched for the first time, running from June 14 to August 3.

The contest challenges young participants to define and express a strong presence for VFCD 2021 under the theme “Creative future: how the cultural and creative industries enhance the social and economic development of Vietnam and promote the smart development of Vietnam’s major cities”.

The contest is open to students, creative practitioners and those who express their interests in Vietnamese culture and creativity aged 18 to 30.

It allows participants to submit their designs as individuals or groups of maximum three members.

The assessment is based on five criteria including creativity, innovation, symbolic thinking, branding orientation and inspiration./.