Vietnamese Talents
Local artist wins international photo contest in Spain
  • | VOV | March 05, 2012 08:11 PM

Hoang Quoc Tuan won the first prize at the 11th international photographic contest entitled “A World for All: Overcoming Disabilities” held by the Spanish Organisation for the Blind (ONCE).

Tuan’s work “Khat Vong” (Desire) outdid more than 1,400 entries of 459 amateur and professional photographers from 55 countries and territories around the world to top the list.

“Thay giao nguoi Cham” (Cham ethnic teacher), another work of Vietnamese artist Ngo Quang Phuc, got the third prize.

Vietnam had 13 entries selected for the final round with 59 others, including Spanish photographer Manuel Navarro Forcada’s special work on Vietnamese agent orange victims.

All 72 entries to the final round will be displayed at an exhibition in several cities in Spain.

The contest aims to gather support for people disabilities in one way or another.

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