Colour snapshot “A dance to celebrate ChamCultural Day” (Mua nuoc mung ngay van hoa Cham) earned artist Vo TrungKien from An Giang province the first prize.
Duong Van Nhi from Bac Lieu province bagged a gold for his black-and-white photo entitled “Competition” (Tranh tai).
This year’s event marked a surge of number of female artists whoseworks were chosen for display accounting for nearly 10% of the bestparticipating artists.
167 out of 2,419colour and black-and-white entries by 385 artists from 13 cities andprovinces in the area were selected for display between September 4 and10.
The festival, the twenty-eighth of its kind, isco-hosted by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and theLiterature and Art Association.
The 2014 art photo festival plans to take place in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.-VNA