An exhibition with the theme of “Journey of Heritages 2019” has opened in Hanoi with a total of 16 artworks from the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards going on display for visitors to enjoy.
A photograph titled “The Ethnic Diversity of Northern Vietnam” snapped by photographer Alden Anderson is awarded a special prize in the photo collection category.
In total, Alden Anderson’s photo collection features 11 portraits of ethnic people from the north of the country.
A photo records a happy moment shared between an ethnic Pa Then couple.
Taking the first prize at the exhibition is “Tau Sai festival of the Dao ethnic community with painted heads” by Thanh The Vinh.
The Tau Sai festival is held for 48 couples from the communes of Nam Muoi and Nam Lanh in Van Chan district of Yen Bai province.
Thanh The Vinh specialises in taking photographs of people’s daily lives, landscapes, and the cultural heritage of ethnic groups throughout northern Vietnam.
A photo titled “New day in Tuyen Lam Lake” by Nguyen Tac Tuan is named the winner of a special prize in the cover photo category.
This image known as “Long Bien Bridge” snapped by Tuan Dao wins first prize in the cover photo category. This unique picture captures the iconic bridge at sunset.
A photo taken by Le Viet Khanh is awarded the third prize in the photo collection category.
This image featuring Sang Ma Sao hamlet in Bat Xat district of Lao Cai province finishes in third in the cover photo category.
A picture snapped by Nguyen Vu Hau finishes in third place in the photo collection category.
A photo by Nguyen Viet Hong comes in third in the cover photo category.