Doan Cong Huynh, head of the MIC’s External Information Department, said the event aims to improve young people’s understanding of the bilateral friendship ties and help Japanese people and youth gain a deeper insight into Vietnam’s land and people in the integration process, helping to foster friendly relations between the two peoples.
The contest will be held from July to October and is open to all youth, citizens, amateur and professional photographers and reporters from Vietnam and Japan.
Photos should capture the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Japan, diplomatic activities, cultural exchanges and economic and political events taking place in both countries, beautiful images of the land, people, customs, and the special cultural characteristics, national construction and socio-economic achievements of the two nations.
The organizing board said there will be one first prize worth VND30 million, two second prizes worth VND10 million each, five third prizes worth VND5 million each and five consolation prizes worth VND2 million each.
Entries can be sent to the organizing board from August 1 to September 30 via post or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.