Press photo contest launched to mark Vietnam's National Day

The Journalism Magazine and Le Bao Minh Joint Stock Company launched a press photo contest themed “Agriculture- Farmer – Rural area”, aiming to mark the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and Vietnam’s National Day (September 2, 1945- 2015) and the 30th anniversary of Journalism Magazine's first publication (March, 1985- 2015).

All journalists, members of the Vietnam Journalist Association, and professional and amateur photographers nationwide can take part in the contest, said the organization board.
Photos have to describe activities as well as life of farmers in rural areas in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fishery in the 1945 -2015 period. 

Through the entries, the organizational board wants to praise beauties of farmers in building and developing the country as well as integrating with neighboring countries in Southeast Asian region.
The entries can send to Vietnam Journalist Association office located at E2 booth, Cau Giay New Urban Area, Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi; and at No. 226/23 Le Van Sy Street, Tan Binh district, HCMC.
The contest will run until December 31, 2015. The closing and award ceremony will be taken place in March, 2016.
Accordingly, the organization board will award one- first prize worth VND 12 million, one- second prize of VND eight million, two- third prizes of VND five million and five consolation prizes which are worth VND two million each.

By T. Quang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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