The fine art works honoured included two second and two third prizes: an iron-wood installation by Le Trong Nghia (from Binh Dinh Province), an oil painting by Phung Quoc Tri (from Hanoi), an acrylic painting by Truong Manh Sang (from Bac Kan Province) and a book by Trang Thanh Hien (from Hanoi).

According to President of Vietnam Fine Arts Association Luong Xuan Doan, the organising board received 2,759 submissions by 1,884 artists from around the country.

The art councils selected 1,759 works by 1,453 artists for nine regional fine art exhibitions.

In the field of regional fine art exhibition and fine art criticismawards, two A, nine B, 17 C and 34 consolation prizes were presented to outstanding works.

On the occasion, the Vietnam Fine Arts presented medals to 15 members who have made great contributions to the development of Vietnam’s fine arts.