The 8th Art Photo Festival, entitled Hanoi – Tinh Yeu va Cuoc Song (Love and Life in Hanoi), will receive entries from now to July 25, and the final is scheduled to be held in August in Hanoi.

The entries, including single images or collections, must have been taken in Hanoi, featuring Vietnamese and foreign people’s love for the city, the typical lifestyle of Hanoians, old customs, festivals and cultural heritage. 

The organisation also welcomes photos that reflect social, economic and cultural development.

Single images must be digital in jpg format, with a minimum length of at least 3,000 pixels and no more than 5 megabytes. A collection can have a maximum of five photos with the same requirements as the single image.

Each entrant can send two collections to The organisation will give one gold, two silver and three bronze medals and cash prizes to the winning photos.

The award ceremony and exhibition will be held at Vietnam Art Photograph Archives and Exhibition Centre, Hanoi.

The 8th festival will be among a series of cultural activities celebrating the 1,010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi on October 10.