Vietnamese photographer wins gold at international awards

Update: 06:48 | 19/02/2021
Female Vietnamese photographer Khanh Phan has won two prizes, including a gold, at the 2020 Tokyo International Foto Awards (TIFA).
Vietnamese photographer wins gold at international awards
“The Children Dancing with Gongs”. (Photo courtesy of photographer Khanh Phan)

She clinched the gold in the People/Culture category with her photo “The Children Dancing with Gongs”.

Taken in December 2018, the photo features children dancing with gongs at a festival of the Jrai ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

Khanh also bagged a silver in the Advertising/Travel/Tourism category with a photo entitled “Drying Fish”, which was taken in July 2020 at Long Hai fish market in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

TIFA comprises major categories of Advertising, Architecture, Book, Editorial, Events, Fine Art, Nature, People, Portfolio, and Science. Each has several sub-categories.

The contest aims to recognise, honour, and connect talented photographers from around the world with a new audience in Tokyo’s creative circles.

Vietnamese photographer Bui Huy Trang won gold in the Book/Documentary category last year.

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(Source: VNA)