HCMC Photography Association celebrates 30th anniversary

The Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association celebrated its 30th anniversary on November 27.

            The wining-picture titled "Angels" by Thuy Mai

The Photography Association has currently 400 members, 15 clubs and 22 unions.

Mrs. Than Thi Thu, Head of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, offered certificates of merit to five veteran photographers on the occasion.

She hoped that the municipal photography sector will take more initiatives and make outstanding contributions to the development of the country.

In related news, the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) has announced the 2011 National Best Photography Award.

Accordingly, photographer Thuy Mai of the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau won a cup from VAPA and the Vietnam Union of Literature and Arts Associations for his picture titled “Angels”.

Organizers also awarded 10 A prizes, 13 B prizes and 18 C prizes.

By A.Dung – Translated by Kim Khanh

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