Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage photo contest launched - Halong Junk Cruises

Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage photo contest launched

Ha Long Bay – world natural heritage photo contest launched

On the occasion of 20 years of Ha Long’s UNESCO recognition (December 1994 – December 2014), a photo contest was launched on September 8 in Hanoi to honor the unique beauty of the world heritage.

A corner of Ha Long Bay
The contest has been jointly organized by has been organized by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and Quang Ninh provincial Association of Literature and Arts. Read more: Halong bay cruise

According to organizers, professional photographers, hobbyists and enthusiasts who are Vietnamese people, oversea Vietnamese and foreigners living in the country can send their most impressive photos of Ha Long Bay to one of two following addresses: the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (51 Tran Hung Dao street, Hoan Kiem district, Ha noi city), the Quang Ninh provincial Association of Literature and Arts (90 Le Thanh Tong street, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province). Read more: Dragon pearl junk cruiseAlova Gold Cruise

The deadline for submitting entries is October 1.

Submitted photos are black and white or color with the size of 30x40cm, 30x45cm (rectangle photos), 30x30cm (square photos) or 45cm in length (panorama photos) . The number of photos are unlimited but no album is accepted. Photographers are allowed to add a caption of under 100 words to each photo.

The organizing board will award one first prize, two second prizes, three third prizes and five consolation prizes with cash prizes ranging from VND20 million to VND2 million each.

The awards ceremony is set to take place on October 14 at Quang Ninh Museum.

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