Baoquocte.vn. TGVN. The excellent works from the ‘Proud of a Border’ contest have promoted the poetic, majestic beauty and unique cultural features of the border region of the country.
On the evening of December 7, in Hanoi, the Central Propaganda Department chaired and coordinated with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, the Vietnam Association of Photographers and other organizations. Related units held the Award Ceremony of the Art Photo Contest with the theme “Proud of a frontier”.
The award ceremony was attended by General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo member, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission, Minister of National Defense; Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Central Propaganda Department Vo Van Thuong – Head of the Central Steering Committee for External Information Work; Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Tran Thanh Man.
Held for the first time and in the difficult context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the art photo contest with the theme “Proud of a border strip” attracted deep attention from all classes of people. , especially professional and amateur photographers.
Within 5 months, the Organizing Committee of the contest received nearly 7,000 entries, with 4,078 single photos and 399 sets of photos by 745 authors from 63 provinces and cities across the country.
Speaking at the awarding ceremony, General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defense highly appreciated the organization and results of the Contest, demonstrating the attractiveness and effectiveness in diversifying information methods of the contest. propaganda on border demarcation, marking and border management.
The encouraging results of the contest are a living proof that shows the deep concern of people from all walks of life, especially photographic artists throughout the country, for the sovereignty of the national borders and territories. country, with the borders of the Fatherland.
According to the Minister of National Defense, the results of information and propaganda work on border demarcation, marking and border management over the past time have made an important contribution to creating consensus and strengthening trust. The valuable support of people from all walks of life for the Party and State has created synergy and enhanced Vietnam’s position and prestige in the international arena.
The Minister of National Defense also asked to strengthen information to actively promote the image of the country and people of Vietnam, the beauty of the country’s border. He suggested that it is necessary to research and coordinate to replicate and spread the meaning and value of this contest for the next years in order to both encourage and motivate photographic artists, while also recognizing and honoring the forces that are today. night firmly defend the border of the Fatherland.
On this occasion, the Organizing Committee and the Award Council selected 21 excellent works to be awarded, including: 2 First prizes, 3 Second prizes, 6 Third prizes and 10 Consolation prizes.
In which, the first prize for single photo belongs to author Duong Tien Dung with the work Pride of Vietnam; The first prize in the photo series was awarded to author Huynh Van Truyen for the work Border control checkpoints and Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control.
At the same time, 196 works were selected to be exhibited at the Military Radio and Television Center from now until the end of December 9.
Attending were Mr. Ngo Dong Hai, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Delegation; Mr. Nguyen Tien Thanh, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council; Mr. Do Phuong Thao, Director of the Information and Propaganda Center, Central Propaganda Department; Mr. Nguyen Cong Dung, Permanent Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper and representatives of leaders of departments, departments, branches of the province and localities in the province attended. A large number of representatives of the units whose candidates entered the final contest area attended and cheered the Contest.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Pham Dong Thuy, Head of the Propaganda Department of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Organizing Committee of the Contest emphasized: The contest was organized thoughtfully and safely, attracting the attention of many levels. industry from the ground up. This is a wide-ranging political activity, contributing to spreading and bringing the Resolution of the Party Congress at all levels to life, as well as an opportunity for delegates to exchange experiences and improve their skills and abilities. knowledge of oral propaganda, thereby, discovering and honoring typical factors in oral propaganda in the new period.
Previously, on September 21-22, 2021, a preliminary round consisted of 3 parts: drafting an outline, a presentation exam and answering questions from the judges. The exam sections were carefully prepared by the candidates in terms of content, collected a lot of documents and images, prepared for the exam in accordance with regulations, combined with elaborate and scientific image presentation.
At the preliminary round, there were 13 candidates who were reporters and propagandists at all levels, selected from 246 reporters from contests of excellent journalists at district and equivalent levels. Thereby, the jury selected the best 5 contestants to participate in the final round.
Head of the Propaganda Department of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Organizing Committee of the Competition Pham Dong Thuy affirmed: Through the contest, we believe and expect that, not only can we select the reporters with the highest achievements, but also create conditions for reporters to have the opportunity to exchange, learn experience, improve their qualifications, presentation skills and innovate content, methods of oral communication to be more effective, to meet requirements in the current period. new paragraph; at the same time, improve the quality of propaganda, contributing to the successful implementation of the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress and the Resolution of Party Congresses at all levels for the 2020-2025 term.”
The 5 finalists had impressive presentations, sticking to the theme of the Resolution, going deep into the focus, the focus, really attractive and convincing. In the end, the Organizing Committee awarded 8 consolation prizes, 2 third prizes, 2 second prizes. The first prize belonged to the reporter, Senior Lieutenant Nguyen Duy Hung, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Thai Binh Province Public Security with the topic “Improving political courage for officers and soldiers of the People’s Public Security in the new period”. . Contestant Nguyen Duy Hung will also be a contestant from Thai Binh province to represent the upcoming 2021 National Excellent Reporter Contest.
The final round was televised live on many social networking platforms: Electronic Thai Binh Newspaper, Thai Binh Provincial Portal, Provincial Electronic Party Member Handbook, Provincial Radio and Television fanpage…