In the morning of February 22nd, 2016 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition coordinated with the Vietnam Photography Artist and Kien Giang Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized to launch Vietnam Art Photo Exhibition 2016 (formerly known as Nationwide Art Photo Exhibition).
Vietnam Art Photo Exhibition
Vietnam Art Photo Exhibition is held every 2 years to review and assess the achievements of creative labor of art photography in Vietnam for two years (2015 and 2016). The exhibition contributes to affirm the policy of the Party and the State in promoting artists creating new works which are valuable in content and art, serve for the spiritual life of the people. In addition, Vietnam Art Photo Exhibition in 2016 is a major art event, contributing to the appearance of cultural arts for the National Tourism Year 2016 – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta.
Theme of the exhibition
The exhibition focuses on two themes: Discover Southern land and Free Creation reflecting contemporary life, the country, the people, the building and defending the Fatherland and other content oriented to truth, goodness and beauty. Photos in exhibition are the single photo or the collection of photos. With photo collection, each set consists of 5 to 8 images and captions with a maximum of 500 words that describe the content of the image. Each author participated in the exhibition sends a maximum of 8 works.
The role of the exhibition
In opening speech at launching ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien emphasized, this is a major exhibition expecting photographers with enthusiastic participation to take beautiful photos introducing the country and people of Vietnam, which emphasizes on innovation in the country’s process of integration and cultural identity of Vietnam. The exhibition is expected to showcase in the city of Rach Gia (Kien Giang) on the occasion of National Day of September 2nd, 2016. This is an important art event in the National Tourism Year 2016 – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta contributing to introduce and promote the beauty Vietnam to international friends.
Photo posted directly on the website: anhnghethuatvietnam2016.vn. More information about the exhibition is available on the website: anhnghethuatvietnam2016.vn and website: ape.gov.vn.