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ASEAN photos on show in Hanoi
Phi Vu
Tuesday,  Aug 8, 2017,23:05 (GMT+7)

ASEAN photos on show in Hanoi

Phi Vu

Visitors are seen at the photo exhibition which is open until August 11 at Ly Thai To Statue Square in Hanoi - PHOTO: TTXVN

An outdoor photo exhibition highlighting landscapes, cultures and peoples of ASEAN member nations is on until August 11 at Ly Thai To Statue Square, Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, the Vietnam News Agency reports.

As part of a series of cultural and artistic events in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the seven-day exhibition with its theme “ASEAN countries and peoples” offers chances for local and regional photographers to meet up and talk about photography as well as promotes mutual understanding between ASEAN members.

About 230 artworks by 136 photographers in the 10 ASEAN countries -- Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam -- are on display during the event, allowing visitors to explore the peoples, cultures and landscapes in the region. 

The photos displayed at the exhibtion were selected from 10,000 entries of 1,200 amateur and professional photographers from ASEAN member nations who took part in the photo contest launched by the Department of Art, Photography and Exhibitions under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

The event is organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the government of Hanoi City.

 

 

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