Vietnam’s LGBT community inspires video contest hinh anh 1Vietnamese youth at Viet Pride. A still from the film Red Over the Rainbow.

Hanoi (VNA) – A clip-making contest on promoting the rights and interests of the LGBT community in Vietnam opened for submissions on March 29.

Disseminating the messages of “love without boundary” and “be true to yourself”, the competition looks to discover moving and impressive clips that reflect the dreams and aspiration for love, respect and a normal life among the community. It is a chance for each individual to share his or her ideas on how to build a humane society where differences in gender are respected.

The Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), the US Embassy in Vietnam and the Bread for the World organisation co-oganised the contest.

All entries must be submitted in the form of a clip lasting between 5 and 7 minutes and are encouraged to include subtitles in both Vietnamese and English.

Submissions can be sent to or to CSAGA headquarters at the 4th floor, A9 building, Com Vong street, Dich Vong Hau ward, Cau Giay district, Hanoi.

The deadline for submissions will be May 20.

Ten awards, including one first prize and two second prizes, will be announced at a ceremony scheduled to take place on June 20.

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