“Flowers on the Water” by Vietnamese photographer Khanh Pham was named as the winner of the People category.
The Drone Awards is a prestigious photo contest that is open to entries worldwide and is held annually. This year’s version of the competition attracted a total of 4,400 submissions by photographers from 107 countries across the globe. In total, 44 prizes have been awarded to submissions with the winning artworks to be showcased in an exhibit known as Sky’s the Limit in Siena, Italy, in November. An image titled “A Shoal of Colorful Fish” which was taken by Jacek Deneka of Poland was awarded Photo of the Year.
The photo contest covers seven different categories: Abstract, Nature, People, Sport, Wildlife, Urban, and Video. “Island of Love” by Jeremiasz Gądek was the winner of the Nature category.
“Mirror of the Land” by Shihui Liu is named as the runner-up in the Nature category.
“Crabeater Seals on Ice” by Florian Ledoux wins the top prize in the Wildlife category.
“Govinda Players” by Money Sharma is highly commended in the People category.
“Infinity Eight” by Marc Le Cornu receive first prize in the Abstract category.
“Beni Isguen” by George Steinmetz tops the list of entries in the Urban category.
“Waltz of Overpass” is submitted by Ming Li and was one of five photographs to be highly commended in the Urban category.
“After The Snow Storm” is a submission by Jo Son and is announced as the winner of the Sport category.
“The Cooling Tower” by Reginald Van de Velde receive plenty of praise in the Abstract category.
“Soldier Field Blizzard” by Jamie Link is highly rated in the Urban category.
“Humpback Whale feeding” by Florian Ledoux is a strong entry in the Wildlife category.
On Saturday, thousands of residents and tourists flocked to the Dinh River in Khanh Hoa Province for a mesmerizing flower boat festival. The event showcased a stunning display of 28 beautifully decorated flower boats, creating a picturesque scene that captivated all onlookers. Additionally, the festival also included an exhilarating boat race that added an element of excitement and competitiveness to the day's festivities. The atmosphere was filled with joy and awe as spectators marveled at the intricate floral arrangements and cheered on the skilled participants in the race. It was a truly memorable occasion that brought together people from all walks of life to appreciate the beauty of nature and share in a delightful celebration.
Five ambassador wives from Armenia, Morocco, Indonesia, the United States, and the Czech Republic united to showcase their modeling skills at the inaugural event of Vietnam Ao Dai Week 2024, held in Hanoi on February 29th.
On February 29, at 6:30 am (Vietnam time), a commemorative gathering for Merle Ratner took place simultaneously in New York City (USA) and across over 100 virtual platforms around the globe. Among the participants joining the event remotely from Hanoi were Nguyen Ngoc Hung, Vice President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations, and numerous individuals from the Vietnamese community.