An exhibition sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Hanoi’s municipality takes place these days in downtown Hanoi walking street until the 11th of August to honor 50 years of ASEAN, a socio-economic bloc of ten countries in Southeast Asia founded in 1967. The ASEAN member states include Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Brunei, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
The exhibition on the theme ASEAN COUNTRIES AND PEOPLE explore life in Asian countries thought the social, cultural and economic point of view to help to promote mutual understanding between the bloc’s members and to continue to develop the ASEAN’s as a united peaceful and prosperous community.
136 photographers (amateur and professional) and 230 Photography were chosen of over 10,000 photo submissions. The ten best works of ten photographers representing each country will be awarded the ASEAN 2017 Cup during the exhibition :
“ASEAN 13 Omar Ali Saifudden Mosque2” by Haji Jumat Bin Haji Taha (Brunei Darussalam)
“We love Malaysia” by Tan Ee Long (Malaysian
“Fluvial Parade Dinagyang Festival” by Raniel Jose Castaneda (Philippines)
“Bac Son Valley” by Vu Kim Khoa (Vietnam)
Bay” by Ho Hon Yew (Singapore)
“Marina– “Releasing” by Wannapong Surarochprajak (Thailand)
“Pacu Jawi” by John Hantoro Pudjoko (Indonesian) “That Luang Stupa in Vientiane” by Ikham Khamlasee (Lao)
“Number of tourists from different” by Phat Dara (Cambodian)
“Kyite htee yoe: The Golden Rock Pagoda” by Nyaung U Than Htay (Myanmar)
The event will start Saturday afternoon at the Ly Thai To Statue Square and on Dinh Tien Hoang Walking Street near Hoan Kiem Lake and will remain open to the public until next August 11.