Heritage Photo Tour 2015 kicks off

May 27, 2015 | 19:51
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Responding to the National Tourist Year 2015 and the acknowledgement of the  Trang An complex in Ninh Binh province by UNESCO as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site – the first mixed Heritage Site in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, Heritage Magazine has launched new programme titled "Heritage Photo Tour 2015"as part of the Photographic Contest –Heritage Journey 2015.

The Heritage photo tour covers four World Heritage sites in the north, including Thang Long Royal Citadel (Hanoi), Halong Bay (Quang Ninh), Trang An (Ninh Binh) and Ho Fortress (Thanh Hoa). Heritage Magazine cooperates with the United Nations Education, Sciences and Culture Organisation, the Club of World Cultural and Natural Heritages in Vietnam, and the Managing Board of World Heritages in Vietnam to host this programme.

Participants are journalists and photographers with experience in photo journalism in the subjects of Heritage, Tourism and Culture, as well as those who have cooperated with media units, the press and photographic and touristpublications over the past two years. Preference will be given to photographers who have won international and domestic photo awards; awards in the Heritage Journey contests and participants who have cooperated with Heritage Magazine.

Especially participants must submit an application form and a portfolio to present their styleand photo quality with at least 10 picture files of 1MB and above. Applicationswill be received from May 15 - 31, 2015. The list of chosen participants will be announced on June 5.

By By Duc Hanh

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