Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and Giac Ngo newspaper, a newspaper about Buddhist, yesterday gave 12 prizes to winners of the third photo competition “Monument, beautiful spots and Buddhist festivals”.
Photographer Tran The Phong with the work “Peace” captured the first prize, Vu Duc Loi with “Praying for peace: and Khanh Hung with “Hoi Khanh Pagoda” grasped the second prize. Additionally, the organizer gave 3 third prizes and 6 encouragement prizes to other photographers.
The photo competition takes place on the occasion of 40th anniversary of the first edition of Giac Ngo newspaper (January 1, 1976 - January 1, 2016)
Speaking at the ceremony, Ms Nguyen Thi Le from the municipal Party Committee highly appreciated the contribution of the newspaper in the city’s development wishing that the newspaper will grow more and better its role in informing residents the government’s policies. In addition, Ms. Le lauded the newspaper’s charity activities to help taking care of low-income families in the city and in the country for years.