The contest aims to disseminate information about the traditions of patriotism and the will of independence and resilience of the Vietnamese people as well as the contribution of the Vietnam border guard force during the national construction and defense cause.

At the launching ceremony 

All Vietnamese citizens living in Vietnam or abroad are eligible to participate in and could send individuals or sets of photos to the contest.

Photos should be 54x79cm in size and must have never been submitted to other contests or made public in any form.

All entries should be sent to the Office of Information under the Department of Basic Culture, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at No. 86A, the third alley of Le Van Huu Street in Hanoi.

The organizing board plans to award one first prize (worth VND 15 million), two second, three third and 15 consolation prizes. The winners will also receive certificates from the organizers.

The deadline for the entries is November 16 this year.

Translated by Trung Thanh