The competition aims to promote the beauty of Vietnam’s sea and islands among art lovers domestically and internationally and honour people with outstanding contribution to socio-economic development and safeguarding the country’s maritime sovereignty. It is open to both amateur and professional photographers, either Vietnamese citizens living at home or overseas or foreigners in Vietnam. Entries are suggested to depict the beauty of Vietnam’s sea and islands and the close ties between them and generations of Vietnamese people; life of soldiers and people in coastal areas and at sea and how people in these areas preserve and promote their distinctive tradition cultures. The entries can also describe activities to protect marine environment and ecosystem and international cooperation to ensure peace and security at sea. They must be submitted at www.anhnghethuatbiendaoquehuong.com before midnight of September 30, 2021.
Winners will be awarded with medals and prizes in cash worth up to VND20 million (US$872) and have their works displayed at an exhibition held by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists.