Vietnam wins four gold medals at 2023 International Art Photo Contest
The award ceremony and opening ceremony of the 12th International Art Photo Contest Exhibition (VN-23) were held at the Temple of Literature (Hanoi) on March 13. The program is sponsored by the International Federation of Fine Art Photography (FIAP), the French Association of Images Without Borders (ISF).
The contest started on September 12, 2022 and ended on January 10, 2023. With 4 themes: Freedom of Color, Freedom of Monochrome, Children and Ideas, VN-23 attracted 10,330 photos of 1,079 authors from 32 countries and territories.
Hosted by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) and sponsored by the International Federation of Photographic Art (Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique, FIAP) and Image Without Frontier (Image sans Frontière - ISF), the contest aimed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Vietnamese photography (March 15, 1953 – 2023).
The organising board presented 71 prizes to best entries, including four gold medals. Vietnamese photographers won 45 prizes at the event, including the four golds.
These photos are now displayed at the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature Complex) in Hanoi.
The exhibits were selected from the more than 10,000 entries sent by 1,073 photographers from 32 countries and territories around the world.
Below are the works winning the gold medals:
The Bang - Hoang Ha