Vietnamese photographers win most APO prizes

October 10, 2006

16:47′ 09/10/2006 (GMT+7)

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese photographers have won 10 out 18 prizes at an international photo contest held by the Japan-based Asian Productivity Organisation (APO).

According to APO website, this year’s photo contest received a total of 841 entries submitted by 292 shutterbugs from 12 countries.

As in previous photo contests, Vietnam led the field with 633 entries and pocketed all major prizes, said APO.

Photographer Hoang Thach Van from Ho Chi Minh City won the gold prize with a work entitled “Good Season”, while two silver prizes were awarded to two other Vietnamese artists, Dang Ngoc Thai and Thanh Thuy.

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