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Latvian photographer wins five prizes in Vietnam

Hanoi, October 9 (VNA) – Alla Sokolova, a Latvian photographer residing in France, recently won five medals at the ninth International Artistic Photo Contest in Vietnam, held by the Vietnamese Association of Photographic Artists under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art. 

The prizes, including two gold, one silver and two bronze medals, earned her the “green insignia” for the top photographer in the competition. Her two gold medals came from the open and portrait sections. 

Some 965 photographers from 36 countries and territories sent nearly 11,500 entries to the contest from June 1 to August 15. The jury chose 577 photos for exhibition and 88 others for awards in four sections: open, portrait, daily life and landscape. 

An exhibition and award ceremony will be held in Hanoi at the beginning of December.