Photo contest promotes Ba Ria-Vung Tau tourism
Update: Oct 25, 2018
Both Vietnamese and foreigners have been encouraged to join the photo contest Ve Dep Cua Du Lich Ba Ria - Vung Tau (Beauty of Ba Ria - Vung Tau) about Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province and its people.

Organised by the province’s Department of Tourism, in co-operation with its partners, the event aims to promote the area’s tourism.

Images of tourist sites, historic architecture, and traditional culture and lifestyle are encouraged.  

The organisers hope the contest will discover new talents and introduce local people and their lifestyles

Submissions should be original works taken after December 2016. They should not have been submitted in previous competitions or exhibited publicly.

The works should be in black-and-white or colour, and processed without editing.

Organisers said a high priority would be given to entries focusing on creative and unique views and presentations.

Entries may be submitted as a single photograph, a set of photos, or as a photo essay of no more than 10 items, including captions.

Participants should send their work before November 11 to the organising board’s website or

Organisers will award six top prizes and six consolation prizes worth VND68 million (US$3,500) in December.

The best photos will be published in newspapers and exhibited in public places in the province.