A competition on world heritage discovery in Ha Noi officially opened on November 6.
Ha Noi now has four world heritage sites: the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, 82 stone stele records of doctoral laureates in the Temple of Literature, Giong festival at Phu Dong and Soc temples and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing).
Entrants are required to demonstrate their knowledge about these four world heritage sites and propose conservation and development solutions.
Entries can be presented in various forms-written texts, reportages, short films and graphic products and sent to Ha Noi Cultural Fund under Ha Noi’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism on 47 Hang Dau street, Hoan Kiem district, Ha Noi or via email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline will be December 15. The official result will be announced on December 26.
The organizing board will award one first prize (worth VND10 million) for written text category and VND15 million for first prize winner of reportages, short films and graphic products.
The competition is part of activities celebrating Viet Nam Cultural Heritage Day (November 23) and 15 years of UNESCO’s recognition of Ha Noi as a city for peace.