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Hanoi int’l painting contest marks 1010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi

An international painting contest entitled "I love Hanoi - City for Peace" was held on October 10 at the Ly Thai To Garden in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, as part of activities to mark the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi and the 66th anniversary of the city’s Liberation Day (October 10), and the 17th Congress of the Party Organisation of Hanoi for the 2020-2025 term.

The event, organised by the Union of Friendship Organisations of Hanoi in collaboration with the Municipal Department of Culture and Sports and the Hanoi Cultural Centre, drew the participation of more than 300 children from the capital and several countries such as the Republic of Korea, France, Russia, Belgium, the Philippines, Thailand and Venezuela, who are studying and living in Hanoi.

The contestants featured subjects they are interested in, such as peace, love for Hanoi, nature and environmental protection, and the fight against poverty.

A special prize went to Le Tran Thanh Van, while two first prizes were carried off by Nguyen Ha Phuong and Henning Jolene Mai (Belgian nationality). The organising board also presented three second, five third and 10 consolidation prizes to the contestants./