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Photographic contest on Hoi An

2011-10-28 (GMT + 7)

Hoi An’s authority has launched a photo contest Do thi Hoi An-Dep va chua dep (Hoi An - Good and bad images) open to all residents.

The event is to encourage local people and tourists to show their appreciation and highlight the world cultural heritage town and focus on its ecology, culture and tourism.

The photos can be in color or black and white and must have been taken within the last 12 months and of course have not been part of local and regional competitions or exhibitions.

Entries’ subjects must feature either positive or negative images of the ancient location.

Organizers only accept efforts with information like the time, location and subjects but will refuse photos used with photoshop. Each work must not exceed ten photos but must have a minimum of four photos.

Contestants have to send their entries via post sized between 13x18cm and 30x45cm size or less than 2Mb-size emails under JPEG (.JPG) format.

The contest runs until Tuesday. For further details, contact the Hoi An Department of Culture and Information at 12 Phan Chau Trinh Street, Quang Nam Province,, tel. 0510 3863054 or 0983086717.

One first prize, two second, three third and five consolation awards are up for grabs. The award ceremony is set to be held on November 5 at the Hoi An Museum, 10B Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province.

Source: Saigon times

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