The second Ho Chi Minh City International Photography Festival aims to showcase the beauty of Vietnam and its people and celebrate the achievements of Ho Chi Minh City in its development and international integration. The festival will take place at the Ho Chi Minh City Youths' Cultural House from November 29 to December 2 this year.

The Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association signs agreements with organizations to deploy photography-related activities.

As for the third Ho Chi Minh City International Photo Contest, it is sponsored by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), the Photographic Society of America (PSA), the International Society of Photography (ISF), and the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA).

The contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers in Vietnam and around the world, with such themes as “Freedom” (color and monochrome), “World through the Lens” (color and monochrome), and “Children” (color and monochrome). Entries should be sent to the Ho Chi Minh City Photography Association before October 15. Each participant can submit a maximum of four photos per category.

Translated by Trung Thanh