“For Love of Hanoi” awards nominations announced

The Thao & Van Hoa (Sports and Culture) daily of the Vietnam News Agency announced 11 nominations for the 14th “Bui Xuan Phai: For Love of Hanoi” Awards.


There are three nominations for the Work Prize. They are the book and photo exhibition “Hanoi 1967-1975” by photographer Thomas Billhardt, the set of books “Thang Long Kinh ki-Ke cho” and the book “Tay choi”.

The Idea Prize sees four nominations, including the project on rebuilding the architecture of Dien Huu – One Pillar Pagoda by virtual reality technolog.

The awards were initiated in 2008 by the The Thao & Van Hoa daily and Bui Xuan Phai’s family.

The awards have been organised annually to honour late painter Bui Xuan Phai, a founder of modern art in Vietnam./.